This is a Part-time Public Service Assistant position for the City of Fremont to assist the Urban Forestry Program with updating the City-wide Tree Inventory database, tree canopy assessment, and Urban Forest Management Plan. The primary function of this position is to perform data entry of records and administrative assistance as assigned with an emphasis in database maintenance. It will consist of approximately 70% in-office with the possibility of teleworking for a portion of that time and 30% in the field verifying data.
SALARY AND BENEFITS
The hourly salary range for this position is $19.00—$43.70 depending on qualifications. This temporary assignment does not include benefits.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
· Make maintenance recommendations on street and public trees.
· Enter historical maintenance data into spreadsheets, data fields, and reports.
· Ability to articulate Arboriculture, Urban Forestry, or Landscape Architecture knowledge.
· Draft letters, reports, and summaries.
· Read and understand GIS layers.
· Perform data acquisition on GIS and non-GIS datasets.
· Create maps and exhibits.
· Assist in the preparation of administrative documents such as letters, reports, and mapping requests.
· Technical problem solving.
The ideal applicant will have the ability to communicate and articulate clearly, have strong attention to detail, be capable of using mobile devices, and should be familiar with Microsoft Office, Teams, Excel and Word. The ideal applicant would also possess some knowledge of GIS principles, familiarity with computer software, and ESRI Arc desktop.
Any combination of education and/or experience that has provided the knowledge and skills necessary for satisfactory job performance would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and skills would be completion or be enrolled in college course work in Urban Forestry, Business Administration, GIS, Geography, or a related field. Formal Municipal Urban Forestry work experience will be considered in place of formal education. Computer experience is required.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS, RECRUITMENT & SELECTION PROCESS
Interested candidates are encouraged to apply online as soon as possible. The position will remain open until filled. To be considered for this position, submit a completed City application, resume, and completed supplemental questionnaire through the online application system at www.fremont.gov/tempjobs. Highly competitive candidates may be invited to participate in an individual and/or panel interviews, fingerprints, and other related components. Only those candidates who have the best combination of qualifications in relation to the requirements and duties of the position will continue in the selection process.