Arborist/Crewperson

Website Village of Mount Horeb Public Services Dept.

ARBORIST/CREWPERSON

Public Services Department

The Village of Mount Horeb is accepting applications for an Arborist/Crewperson position for the Public Services Department.  This position will identify, evaluate, prune, plant, remove and maintain trees and landscape plants along Village streets and in Village parks.  Responsible for assisting with park maintenance including buildings, grounds, athletic fields and aquatic center.  Assist with snow removal operations.  Must be able to operate and maintain a variety of equipment including aerial bucket trucks, brush chippers, front-end loaders, backhoe, skid-steer, mowers, dump trucks, chain saws, etc. May occasionally perform weekend and evening work as necessary.  Must be able to perform emergency forestry operations under hazardous conditions.

Must possess a valid Wisconsin driver’s license.   A Commercial Driver’s License with BC endorsements required or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire.  High school diploma/GED and two years professional experience in urban forestry or related field required.  Bachelors or Associates Degree in Urban Forestry, Arboriculture or related field is desired.  Ability to obtain arborist certification through International Society of Arboriculture within one year is preferred.

Wage for this full-time position is dependent on qualifications, with minimum $24/hr. starting wage with an excellent benefit package including paid training and memberships.

Applications and job description are available on the Village of Mount Horeb web site at www.mounthorebwi.info or can be picked up at the Village Office located in the Municipal Building, 138 E. Main Street, Mount Horeb, WI during office hours.  Resumes are welcome but must be submitted with an application.  Review of applications will begin immediately.  Recruitment to remain open until position is filled.  For further information or to submit an application including references, please contact Public Services Director Jeff Gorman at jeff.gorman@mounthorebwi.info or (608) 437-3351.  You can also mail your application to ATTN:  Jeff Gorman, Village of Mount Horeb, 138 E. Main St., Mount Horeb, WI  53572.

To apply for this job please visit www.mounthorebwi.info.