Barrie Employment

Website City of Barrie

Job Description:

The Operations Department is comprised of three Branches: Parks and Forestry; Roads, Stormwater, Rail and Fleet Operations; and Solid Waste and Technical Operations. Key responsibilities include the operation and maintenance of the City’s public works infrastructure and system, the operation of the City’s landfill and the collection of solid waste, and maintenance of the Corporation Fleet Assets.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Under the general guidance and direction of the Forestry Foreperson, the Forestry Journeyperson 2 position is part of a front-line team directly responsible for performing all required maintenance of municipal trees within the City of Barrie.
  • Maintenance activities include the inspection, pruning, removal and replacement of trees on streets and in active and passive parkland throughout the City.
  • This position assists the Forestry Journeyperson 1 and Forestry Foreperson positions with day-to-day responsibilities related to urban arboriculture and is integral in ensuring that the citizens of Barrie enjoy a safe urban forest along with all of the benefits that a healthy urban forest canopy provides.

Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated ability to deal with the public in a courteous and efficient manner to promote a high standard of customer service and public relations at all times
  • Two (2) years of experience performing duties related to the above mentioned major responsibilities within an arboriculture and/or urban forestry work environment
  • Working knowledge of all aspects of urban arboriculture
  • One (1) year College Certificate in Arboriculture, Urban Forestry, or related discipline
  • Chainsaw Safety and Cutting Techniques Certificate from an accredited association, organization, or institution
  • Basic computer literacy utilizing Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, Word), tree inventory software and computerized maintenance management system software
  • Working knowledge of chainsaw maintenance
  • Valid Ontario Class “D” Driver’s Licence with a “Z” endorsement in good standing

Job Details:

Company: City of Barrie

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Barrie, Ontario, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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