The city of Portsmouth, NH is seeking an arborist professional who is accomplished and confident with their ability to maintain its urban tree canopy. The ideal candidate has sound decision making skills, with regard to both tree health and workplace safety and culture. This is a skilled position involving the knowledge and responsibility to care for trees and shrubs. The successful candidate shall possess very technical skills involving tree pruning and removal while climbing and operating an aerial lift. Incumbent is expected to understand project or task objectives, identify and execute the appropriate tasks, use tools correctly, and successfully complete assigned work with minimal instruction.
Performance is subject to review according to the City’s personnel plan through observation, reports, and the results achieved.
The City offers a generous compensation and benefits package that includes retirement, paid time off including vacation, holidays, medical & dental insurance, flexible spending account, professional development, career growth, longevity incentives, and more!
Please visit Work with us | City of Portsmouth for more information.