Alachua County Board of County Commissioners
Gainesville, FL United States
Closing Date: 05/29/2020
Bachelor's degree in forestry, arboriculture, or plant sciences such as botany or horticulture or a related field, and three years' experience in tree protection and management, or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Applicants within six months of meeting the minimum education/experience requirement may be considered for trainee status. A valid Florida Driver License is required and a Motor Vehicle Record that meets the requirements of Alachua County policy # 6-7; Motor Vehicle Records will be reviewed prior to employment. If in the past 24-month period, the record shows more than 3 moving traffic violations, and/or a conviction/pending charge for driving under the influence, the minimum qualifications are not met for the position. Must possess International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Arborist Certification, or must obtain within one year of hire date. Please apply on-line at http://www.alachuacounty.us/employment. Please direct inquiries regarding this position to (352) 374-5219.
Applicants with disabilities will be accommodated in the application process. Preference in initial appointment will be given to eligible veterans and spouses of disabled veterans. ALL OFFERS OF EMPLOYMENT WILL BE CONTINGENT UPON SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF A PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG TEST TDD (352) 491-4431 AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M.F.V.D.