Tuesday , March 21 2023

Spokane WA Jobs For Temp Seasonal

Website City of Spokane

Job Description:

Performs skilled and technical field work in Urban Forestry. Tasks include assisting in the planting, pruning, care, maintenance, and removal of park, public, and street trees. Duties may also include inspections of permitted commercial tree work and updating the City tree inventory database. Physical demands vary from medium to heavy work and may require significant exertion dependent on tasks assigned. Duties are performed under all weather conditions and terrain.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Pruning trees and shrubs.
  • Maintenance of nursery operations.
  • Updates tree inventory database related to public and street tree work.
  • Assists in site evaluations and tree inspections related to permitted commercial tree work.
  • Assists in the diagnosis and treatment of tree and shrub diseases and pests.
  • Performs all work in compliance with current policies, specifications, standards of practice and standards of care established by the City of Spokane, the International
  • Society of Arboriculture, and the American National Standards Institute.
  • Removal of trees and shrubs.
  • Provides general support to Urban Forestry staff, projects, and events.
  • Tending, watering, mulching, planting, and transplanting trees and shrubs.

Job Requirements:

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, other staff members and the general public.
  • Stand for up to four hours consecutively with one 15-minute break, to read standard print and text displayed on a computer monitor, to operate a computer and other office equipment, and to exchange information by email, telephone and/or in person.
  • Perform tasks requiring moderate levels of physical labor, potentially under unfavorable weather conditions.
  • Lift and carry, push and/or pull, or move items weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Understand and follow oral and/or written instructions.
  • Communicate effectively with tact.
  • Perform related work as required.
  • Safely operate equipment around the public and co-workers.

Job Qualification:

  • AND one year of work experience in arboriculture, horticulture, urban forestry, or closely related field.
  • Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license with no restrictions.
  • One year of college education specific to arboriculture, horticulture, or urban forestry may substitute for one year of work experience.
  • Two years of high school, trade school, or equivalent,

Job Details:

Company: City of Spokane

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Information Technology

Job Location: Spokane, WA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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