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Utility Arborist

City of Redding - Redding, California , United States

Starting Date :

Location of job:
Redding, Callifornia

Posted By: :
Christopher Jeffery

Job Description:

Apply online at www.cityofredding.org/jobs

Wage: $36.72 per hour plus great benefits!

The City of Redding Electric Utility in California is seeking to fill two new full-time Utility Arborist positions. The Utility Arborist prunes, shapes, and removes trees and vegetation using hand tools, power tools, and other equipment; operates aerial devices; and works from elevated platforms.  View our website to learn more and apply!

A generous benefit package includes accrued paid leaves, holidays, health, dental, vision, long term disability, and life insurance along with a CALPERS retirement program and a retirement health insurance contribution.

Typical Qualifications:

Education & Experience: Any combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying; typical education would include a high school diploma or equivalent. Typical experience would include two years of line clearance tree trimming experience.
Special Requirements:   Must meet CAL/OSHA Title 8 requirements for line clearance tree trimming (18 months minimum experience).  Must currently possess and maintain certification as a "Certified Arborist" issued by the International Society of Arboriculture (copy of certification must be attached to employment application - see Application Process below). Possession of California Class B driver's license, or the ability to acquire one within ten days of appointment. Must be able to enter and work in confined spaces, participate in the Confined Space Program, and perform confined space rescue.

About the City of Redding, California:

Redding was recently ranked as the 29th Most Dynamic Metropolitan Area in the United States in a study published by the Walton Family Foundation and Heartland Forward,  cited as one of the 'Coolest Towns in America' by the Matador Network, listed as TIME Magazine's US Capital of Kayaking and one of Forbes' Top 10 Trout-Fishing Towns in North America - the only city in the West to earn the honor. Redding shines as a beacon of natural beauty, rich history and innovative growth.

Redding is labeled the sunniest city in California, and the second sunniest city in the United States by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. This allows for residents and visitors to take advantage of the pristine rivers and lakes and dynamic landscapes that Redding provides, so much so that the Los Angeles Times lists Redding as one of the 10 Best Places to Picnic in the West and National Public Radio (NPR) features Redding as an "Outdoor Paradise"!

Contact Information

Christopher Jeffery
Redding, California 96001, United States
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