Associate Forester (R18-587)
Portland General Electric - Portland, OR , USA
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APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 9, 2018
Portland General Electric values the energy of teamwork, diversity, and innovation to provide our customers with safe and reliable power. As Oregon’s largest provider of electric service, PGE is helping to shape Oregon’s energy future.
What is it like to work at PGE? Well, it’s fun. It’s challenging. It’s enriching. And with the average employee spending nearly 14 years with us, we think you’ll like it too.
You’ll work with talented coworkers in a supportive and results-oriented environment. Our progressive vision and commitment to excellence in our service and operations will keep you and your coworkers engaged and aimed towards excellence.
Are you ready to be part of an essential, dynamic and motivating company? Join our team – apply for a position today.
Associate Forester (R18-587) 4 openings
In this position you will be responsible for managing clearance activities in and around electrical facilities, perform safety and contractor audits to ensure PGE standards and specifications are met, and represent PGE’s forestry department while working with PGE stakeholders to coordinate tree and herbicide work across PGE service territory.
- Degree in earth science, horticulture, geology, forestry, natural resources or similar fields, preferred.
- Typically, 2 or more years in utility forestry process including tree trimming, arborist work and landscape work.
- Must have a valid driver’s license with evidence of a safe driving record
- Current valid Oregon State Pesticide Consultant license
- ISA Arborist Certification
- ISA TRAQ and Utility Specialist credential, preferred
- Thorough knowledge of forestry best practices and regulations impacting vegetation management
PGE is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. PGE will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.?
To be considered for this position, please complete the following employment application by the deadline:
https://PGN.igreentree.com/CSS_External/CSSPage_Referred.ASP?Req=R18-587.If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 503-464-7250.
Interested in the extras? PGE offers a range of competitive benefits including medical insurance, paid vacation, a company matching gift program, tuition reimbursement and retirement savings that includes a 401(k) plan with matching company contributions and a PGE stock purchase plan. Additionally, PGE provides robust on-the-job development and training opportunities, as well as incentives for meeting company goals and encouraging health, safety and community volunteerism.
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