Forestry Crew Leader/City Forester
The City of Sun Prairie’s Parks, Recreation, & Forestry Department is seeking a Forestry Crew Leader/City Forester to manage the City’s urban forest. Provides recommendations to establish and implement short and long terms management plans, identifies and applies for grant opportunities, assists in drafting and revising city policies and ordinances as they relate to its urban forest, and operates a wide variety of light and heavy equipment to conduct regular tree maintenance and tree removal activities. This position ensures that forestry-related projects and programs assigned by the Parks and Forestry Division Manager are accomplished in a prompt and effective manner.
Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Forestry, Forest Management, or related filed is desired. Minimum of 3 years of experience in Urban Forestry related programs and services. Requires a valid CDL with air brake certification, or the ability to obtain within six months of employment. Requires a Certified Arborist credential through the International Society of Arboriculture, or the ability to obtain within 6 months of employment.
Starts: $55,000 – $60,000. Excellent benefits including 2 weeks of vacation upon hire, paid parent/caregiver leave, and State retirement system. Deadline: 10/22/2021
The City of Sun Prairie is committed to advancing equity, honoring our diverse identity, and creating an inclusive culture. Go to www.cityofsunprairie.com to complete an online application. (608) 825-1174