Available Municipal, State or Federal Arboriculture-Related Positions
MTWFA will advertise tree-related positions for municipal, state, or federal government agencies. Contact the MTWFA office to request a posting. PLEASE NOTE: job postings stating “open until filled” will be removed 90 days after posting. Please contact us if you wish to renew the posting after 90 days. Find more job posting websites and career information in the MTWFA presentation at the 5th Massachusetts Green Careers Conference.
Crew Leader, Forestry – Town of Falmouth, MA
The Town of Falmouth DPW, Parks Department, has an immediate opening for an experienced supervisor to direct and work with a crew that engages in public works construction and maintenance activities; identifies trees and problem situations in need of attention; schedules work; determines appropriate methods and techniques for completing job; assigns subordinates to tasks; oversees and evaluates work. Responsible for the care of trees using hydraulic, truck-mounted bucket hoists; does necessary trimming and pruning to eliminate hazards and preserve beauty of trees on streets and in parks or other public property; performs tree surgery. Operates spraying equipment, chain saws, wood chipper, stump grinder, aerial equipment and miscellaneous other tools and equipment pertinent to forestry and pest control. High school graduation; additional courses in arboriculture or related field preferred; three years’ experience in public works construction and maintenance projects and heavy equipment operation including tree maintenance; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Also required are possession of valid Class B Commercial Driver’s License with Air Brake Endorsement. Valid Hoisting Engineer License, Restriction 2-A or 2-B, and OSHA 10 Certification. Wage is $22.75 – $29.01/hr. Full job description, employment application and instructions for applying can be found at Falmouth Job Opportunities Candidates who submit their application by January 24, 2020 will be given preference. The Town of Falmouth is proud to be an EEO/AA employer. Posted here January 13, 2020.