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Commerce => Job Opportunities => Topic started by: Stamp on September 07, 2006, 07:54:59 AM

Title: City Forester in Kansa City, MO. Deadline is October 30th
Post by: Stamp on September 07, 2006, 07:54:59 AM
CITY FORESTER

The City of KCMO, Parks and Recreation Department, Landscape Services Division is seeking a candidate to fill the City Forester position (reference #101766). Normal work days and hours: Monday Friday, 7:00 a.m. 3:30 p.m. Position is responsible for managing the Forestry Operations and the City's urban forest sections. Responsibilities include the overall management of four Foresters, the care and maintenance of trees located on City streets, on boulevards, and in park areas. Position serves as a Forestry expert liaison with both City officials and staff, and the public. Knowledge in forestry and arboricultural practices in their application to planting, care and maintenance of an urban forest required. This position also provides technical knowledge with regards to tree management systems, strategic business plans, and tree maintenance plans. Requires an accredited Bachelor's degree in horticulture, forestry, or a related field and 3 years of professional experience in forestry or nursery work, including 1 year in a supervisory capacity. Salary: $3,444-$5,637/month. Applications accepted until October 30, 2006. Applications submitted by fax or online must be received by the published application deadline, midnight, C.T.  Applications submitted in person or by USPS mail must be received by the published application deadline, 5:00 P.M., C.T.  Non-residents, if appointed, must establish residency within the city limits of Kansas City, MO within nine months of appointment. Positions require successful completion of a pre-employment criminal history/background check as a condition of employment. The evaluation of applications is based only on the information submitted. Therefore, in order to have your application properly considered, you should include all relevant dates, i.e., attendance at educational institution, date degree(s) conferred, etc. Further, you should provide a detailed description of relevant work experience and dates, including months/years of employment. Failure to submit a completed application may eliminate you from the selection process. Please submit applications/resumes online at www.kcmo.org. The City of Kansas City, Missouri is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce.

Contact:
City of Kansas City, MO
Parks and Recreation Department
414 E 12th St
Kansas City, MO  64106