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City Forester

CITY OF RUSTON Date: March 21, 2018 POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT The City of Ruston is recruiting for the following position: TITLE: CITY FORESTER Reports to: Electric Utility Manager SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Develops, writes and administers the City of Ruston’s Urban Forestry Plan and manages the City of Ruston’s Utility Forestry Program, Including the supervision of contract right-of-way maintenance crews. Must be willing to respond to work related after hours call-outs. REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree in horticulture, forestry, arboriculture plus two (2) EDU/EXPERINECE years of experience in a comprehensive urban and/or utility forestry Program, of which at least one (1) year must have been in a supervisory Capacity or an equivalent combination of directly related education And/or experience. SKILLS: Must have knowledge of Contract Management systems; internet Software; spreadsheet software and word processing software, ability To add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure. LICENSES: Valid Louisiana Driver’s License CLOSING DATE: Open until filled STARTING PAY: 20.89 BENEFITS: PTO, Insurance & Retirement APPLYING INSTRUCTIONS Interested applicants should submit a resume and a letter of interest to City of Ruston Attn: Personnel, P.O. Box 2069, Ruston LA. 71273; by fax: 318-251-2229; stop by City Hall, room 211 for an application; or visit our website at PRE-EMPLOYMENT PHYSICAL AND DRUG TESTING IS REQUIRED THE CITY OF RUSTON IS AN “AT WILL” EMPLOYER THE CITY OF RUSTON IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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