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City Forester

Provo, UT

Essential Duties: This is professional administrative and supervisory responsibility over the planning, budgeting, evaluation, and coordination of the utility forestry and urban forestry programs of Provo City. The individual appointed to this position will be required to perform the following duties: direct and manage Provo City's urban and utility forestry programs including planning, budgeting, operations, safety, and maintenance; develop and comply with the Utility Forest and Urban Forest Master and Strategic Plan standards for the selection, purchasing, planting, maintenance and protection and removal of forestry resources; prepare and participate in strategic planning for the department and recommend projects to improve and maintain the integrity, reliability, and cost effectiveness of urban and utility forest programs; prepare, propose, and manage expenditures of budget; identify, evaluate, and resolve personnel concerns; conduct performance evaluations and enact discipline if needed; train forestry employees in proper tree care and maintenance; develop safety training programs; conduct weekly safety, training, and staff meetings; evaluate forestry trees for hazards and maintenance requirements related to high voltage power system reliability and urban forestry needs; coordinate with and inspect work of City construction and maintenance crews, private contractors, and developers; manage the municipal tree nursery; assure the continual status of Provo City as a Tree City USA and Tree Line USA by the National Arbor Day Foundation; develop and manage public education campaigns and education materials; consult with other forestry and public relations oriented organizations to garner support for programs and technical advances within the field of urban and utility forestry; oversee the forestry web page; oversee and update forestry inventories; update tree selection guide; and assist other staff members as needed and perform other related duties as required.

Item Details

$1,732 - $2,388 biweekly
Full Time

Contact Details


Phone (801) 852-6198