The Town of Wellesley DPW is seeking an Assistant Superintendent for the Park and Tree Division of the Department of Public Works. Under the direction of the Superintendent of the Park and Highway Division, the Assistant Superintendent is responsible for the management and implementation of the Park and Tree Program. The successful candidate plans, schedules and directs the day to day operations of the Park and Tree Program of the Park and Highway Division and serves as advisor and liaison in coordinating programs with other Town boards and commissions, and members of the public. The incumbent also serves as Town Arborist and Deputy Tree Warden for the Natural Resources Commission and is responsible for the administration of MGL Chapters 45, 87 & 132.
Requirements: BS degree in Arboriculture, Urban Forestry, Park Administration or equivalent; a minimum of five (5) years experience in Arboriculture and Landscape Management or equivalent; Massachusetts Pesticide License for Right of Ways Category #40; Massachusetts Certified Arborist or Massachusetts Certified Landscape Professional; training and/or experience in hazard tree identification and training and/or experience in electric distribution tree clearance programs. A working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, email and Internet, along with effective leadership skills, experience in dealing with the public, the ability to communicate clearly orally and in writing and strong time management and organizational skills are also required. Preferred: Valid MA Class B CDL, hoisting engineer’s license, knowledge of GIS, knowledge in lake management and treatment techniques, experience in dealing with the media, making technical presentations at professional and public meetings and testifying as an expert witness.
The annual salary range for this position is $62,600 - $95,800. To apply, submit a Town job application or a cover letter and resume to the Human Resources Department, 525 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA 02482 or email as a Word or PDF document to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, August 24, 2018.
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