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Job Announcement: Tree Care Specialist
The Public Works Department for the City of Carmel-by-the-Sea seeks a highly-motivated, service-oriented team member for the full-time role of Tree Care Specialist. The selected candidate will perform routine and semi-skilled tree care duties including planting, watering, trimming, pruning, and removing trees and stumps in addition to completing a variety of forestry, parks, and beach maintenance duties.
Located in Monterey County along the Pacific Ocean, Carmel is a city rich in coastal resources, cultural heritage, and history. It boasts a unique urban forest of over 10,000 public trees, a world-class beach, sensitive habitats, and a variety of parks, trails, and open spaces including the 8-acre North Dunes and the 34-acre Mission Trail Nature Preserve. The City also has a significant amount of unimproved right of way, a linear greenbelt and over 80 acres of parks throughout the City. More information can be found at: https://ci.carmel.ca.us
Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the above representative duties, knowledge and skills. This is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class. Employees may be assigned duties which are not listed above. Reasonable accommodations will be made as required.
Any combination equivalent to experience and training that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be:
Please note: In terms of the work schedule for this position, it will normally be 40 hours, Monday – Friday each week with the daily work hours determined by the supervisor. However, the City will maintain the flexibility to schedule weekend work in lieu of, or in addition to, the normal Monday – Friday schedule as operational needs dictate.
To be considered, please submit an on-line application at https://www.calopps.org/city-of-carmel-by-the-sea . Applications will be screened in relation to the criteria indicated in this announcement.
Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications and whose qualifications most closely align with those needed will be invited to interview.
This recruitment is open-until-filled with the first review of applications to begin Monday, August 12.
Retirement is through the California Public Employees Retirement System (PERS).
Deferred Compensation Plan (IRS 457)
Participation in a governmental 457 deferred compensation plan (City contribution of $25.00/month with City match of up to $50.00/month)
Vacation & Sick Leave
Location: Public Works Building, City of Carmel-by-the-Sea, 93921
Recruitment Contact: Jane Wilson
T (831) 620-2017 E firstname.lastname@example.org
Carmel-by-the-Sea is an equal employment opportunity employer and encourages all qualified individuals to submit an application for this opportunity. The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.