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New Job Forester 2 In Saskatchewan

Forester 2
Forester 2

Forester 2

Company : Government of Saskatchewan
Salary : $19.50–$24.44 an hour
Location : Saskatchewan

Full Description

Forester 2 - GEN002013
Employment Type : Expression of Interest for SGEU Term less than 9 months
Location(s) : SK-Rgna-Regina
Ministry : 536 Provincial Capital Commission
Salary Range : $19.501 - $24.440 Hourly
Grade : SGEU.03.

The Provincial Capital Commission is currently seeking a term Forester 2. This position is involved in tree pruning including identification of trees and knowledge of what to prune from ground level within Wascana Centre.

Duties include:

  • Perform tree pruning from ground level and aerial truck;
  • Identification of trees and shrubs, and knowledge of what to prune;
  • Assist in the care and maintenance of trees and shrubs; (e.g. watering, staking, etc.)
  • Follow maps/plans and plant trees accordingly;
  • Prepare sites for landscaping and planting;
  • Operate various equipment used in forestry operations; (e.g. chainsaw, truck with aerial lift attachments, tree spader, and water truck).
  • Perform basic maintenance on equipment;
  • Perform outside physical labour in all weather conditions and work in a safe manner;
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships and deal courteously with all staff and the public;
  • Lead small crews; and
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications would include:

  • Technical knowledge of tree identification and characteristics, tree and shrub pruning, and disease and pest identification and treatment;
  • Ability to read and interpret planting design plans;
  • Ability to operate and maintain required equipment and tools competently and safely;
  • Ability to perform outside physical labour in all weather conditions and work in accordance with our safety program;
  • Ability to deal courteously with staff and members of the general public; and
  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.

The successful candidate will typically have a Diploma in Forestry or related education and experience, a Certified Arborist designation a willingness to obtain, and a minimum of 18 months of job related experience in an urban forest or arboriculture. Must also possess a valid Class 5 driver's license.

We are committed to workplace diversity.

Hours of Work : C - SGEU Regulated 37.33 - one day off every three weeks
Number of Openings : 1

Closing Date: Jun 15, 2022, 12:59:00 AM