Location: Eau Claire
Deadline: October 15, 2014
The City of Eau Claire is currently accepting applications for an Arborist I position in the Forestry Division. An eligibility list for possible future Arborist I recruitments will also be developed. Requires knowledge of tree species, and the care and maintenance of trees and shrubs. Operates and maintains aerial bucket trucks, boom trucks, brush chippers, chain saws, and other mechanical and safety equipment. Employee will be required to climb trees and work with ropes and safety harnesses to perform tree work. Basic computer and recordkeeping skills required. Must possess or obtain within 90 days of hire a valid Class A, B, C and D CDL license with an N endorsement and a valid Wisconsin Pesticide Applicator certification and license (category 3). May occasionally perform weekend and evening work as necessary. There will be a climbing test and a written test for this position. Salary range: $45,302 to $49,925 annually, plus fringe benefits. Online application and job description available at www.eauclairewi.gov/jobs . Application deadline: October 15, 2014. Equal Opportunity Employer.