Parks and Trees

Montpelier Tree Management Assistant  
Job opening


Care for and improve the health of downtown trees and street trees, and other trees under the care of the city of Montpelier, under general direction from the Director of Parks and Trees, and the Parks and Trees Supervisor. 

The focus of this position is to prepare for, and address, the impacts of Emerald Ash Borer in Montpelier. However this position will also include assisting with a variety of tasks as we work to clear out a backlog of tasks.

Activities will include, but are not limited to:
- Pruning
- Planting
- Removal of Hazard Trees
- Inventory
- Care of tree nursery
- Tree equipment maintenance


The position will entail having or gaining training or certification for safe performance of the following tasks/skills:
- Flagging
- Chainsaw Use
- Working from a bucket truck
- Tree climbing and working on ropes
- Identification of signs and symptoms related to Emerald Ash Borer
- Applying pesticides related to Emerald Ash 
The tree management assistant will help lead job trainees, volunteers and community service groups to perform tasks and meet tree related goals. 


Other expectations:
Follows all Department policies and procedures and ensures program policy and city safety guidelines are maintained.
Identifies opportunities for improvement of services and implements changes to standard operating procedures to enhance services.
Performs related duties as required.
This position is 16-20 hours per week and is temporary, only currently funded until July.
Send resume and cover letter to gbeyer@montpelier-vt.org or Montpelier Parks and Trees
39 Main Str
Montpelier, VT 05602

Follows all Department policies and procedures and ensures program policy and city safety guidelines are maintained.

Identifies opportunities for improvement of services and implements changes to standard operating procedures to enhance services.

Performs related duties as required.

This position is 16-20 hours per week and is temporary, only currently funded until July.

Send resume and cover letter to gbeyer@montpelier-vt.org or Montpelier Parks and Trees

39 Main Str

Montpelier, VT 05602



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