Business / Organization Name: 
City of New Bedford
Contact Person: 
Personnel Dept.
Phone Number: 
508-979-1444
Street Address: 
133 William St., Room 314
City: 
New Bedford
State: 
MA
Zip Code: 
02740
Job Title: 
City Arborist
Job Type: 
Aboriculture
Job Description: 
Serves as Arborist for the Greening the Gateway Cities (GGC) Program, which is a State-funded grant that lasts through June 30, 2019. Assesses, plans, manages and implements tree care for public and private trees in accordance with the grant; plants, trims and removes trees along public spaces; conducts other large-scale vegetation management projects; responds to tree emergencies including downed trees and limbs.
Stockbridge Majors: 
Aboriculture
Landscape Contracting
Plant and Soil Sciences
Sustainable Horticulture
Application Deadline: 
Monday, July 31, 2017
Application Requirements (resume, cover letter, etc.): 
For application/complete job description, please visit www.newbedford-ma.gov or contact the Personnel Dept., 133 William St., Room 314, 508-979-1444. Resumes are accepted with a completed employment application.
Minimum Qualifications: 
Two years of college-level coursework or an Associate’s degree in Arboriculture or related field. At least one year of experience with landscaping, management, heavy equipment operations or a related field. Any equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be a Certified Arborist and hold a hoisting license (either State or I.S.A.). Valid Massachusetts driver’s license.
Wage, Salary & Benefits Description: 
$46,853 - $58,571 Health/life insurance, paid sick, holidays, vacation, personal time.