Utility Forester

Employer: 
Davey Resource Group
Job Field: 
Forestry
Job Type: 
Full Time
Location: 
Florida
Location Detail: 
Ft. Lauderdale
Job Description: 
Inspect utility right-of-ways and access to Right-of-Way (ROW) areas, for compliance with state clearance standards. Identify needed vegetation control work and provide specifications to line-clearance crews. Notify property owners of pending work on their property. Audit for quality work completed by contractors. Discuss and negotiate line-clearance crew access issues. Special projects as assigned. Must be willing to work nights, weekends, holidays and storms as needed.
Qualifications: 
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: ISA Certified Arborist with extensive experience in Utility Forestry or line clearance work; Working knowledge of computers and GIS systems; Ability to drive and operate a 4x4 vehicle. Ability to identify local tree species and knowledge of growth rates. Excellent communication skills and ability to work and hike in rugged terrain and inclement weather. Capable of working independently, time management and organization skills also required. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: ISA Utility Specialist; Two or Four year degree in Forestry, Urban Forestry, Horticulture or related discipline; Florida Commercial Pesticide Applicator’s License, and any GIS/GPS experience highly desireable asset for position. Knowledge and experience in ROW vegetation management, electric utilities, telecommunications and/or pesticide experience a great benefit. Ability to read and follow maps and use GPS/GIS database systems a plus.
How to Apply: 
See http://www.davey.com/work/jobs/utility-forester-(ft-lauderdale).aspx
Deadline: 
10/22/2012 (All day)
Last updated August 25, 2012