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Utility Forester / Contract Arborist

Deadline:
Employer:
ArborMetrics Solutions
Job Field:
Fisheries
Forestry
Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management
GIS/Technology
Community Forestry & Arboriculture
Job Type:
Seasonal, Temporary, Internship
Location:
Georgia
Location Detail:
Various locations around the state of Georgia
Job Description:

ArborMetrics Solutions, LLC. (AMS) is seeking a motivated and highly skilled individual to provide planning, scheduling, reporting, and project management for utility right-of-way vegetation management programs.

 

Duties include but are not limited to:

• Could work alongside an experienced full-time AMS Utility Forester.

• Inspect right-of-ways to assess vegetation conditions and determine required maintenance activities.

• Assist with developing bid package maps and work manifests.

• Research easement and land rights for widths, rights, and restrictions.

• Meet with landowners to explain vegetation management work.

• Mark work in the field where required.

• Respond to public concerns and questions about the work.

• Assist in the development of public relations materials.

• Respond to contractor questions concerning work specifications and requirements.

• Document work activity using GIS-equipped computer and custom work planning software.

• Inspect work completed by contractors for compliance with utility specifications.

• Assist in the management of contractors during storm restoration operations.

• Provide support and assistance on special projects as assigned by the utility.

Qualifications:

 Due to the inherently dangerous nature of the industry and the requirements to work with or around hazardous equipment, employees must be able to maintain attention and concentration for extended periods of time.

• Currently pursuing a 2-4 year degree in Forestry, Natural Resource Sciences/Management, Horticulture or related field.

• Working knowledge of out Integrated Vegetation Management (IVM), techniques and equipment used for vegetation management preferred.

• Excellent personal computing skills, GIS knowledge preferred.

• Valid driver’s license.

Miscellaneous:

N/A

Salary:
Hourly compensation will be discussed during interviews.
Benefits:

No health benefits are provided for this position

How to Apply:

To apply, please email a resume and references to the following recipients and include in the body of the email your hometown to be considered for local positions. 

Send with "GA - Summer Internship Program" in the subject line of the email.

slowe@arbormetrics.com

bhasselbach@arbormetrics.com