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Utility Forestry Arborist (Assoc. & Mid-Level)- SLC, UT - #54506

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Date: Aug 12, 2019

Location: Salt Lake City, UT, US, 84116

Company: PacifiCorp

General Purpose

Associate level:

Under general supervision manages a group of individuals and territory to ensure vegetation is controlled according to established procedures. 

In addition to the above, the Mid-Level role includes the following: 

Manages a group of individuals and territory.

Responsibilities

Associate level responsibilities of this position include the following:

  • Under supervision coordinate, administer, and implement company forestry vegetation management distribution and transmission system rights-of-way. 
  • Under direction of management may plan, assign and review work of contract personnel performing vegetation management, line clearance, vegetation management. 
  • Under direction of management ensure compliance with company's vegetation management specifications. Implement system procedures, safety and training programs and record keeping systems.
  • Adhere to vegetation management budget.
  • Work closely with the contractor to effectively administer the program. 
  • Coordinate information on vegetation conditions, clearances and work quality.
  • Assist with managing production records, maintenance history, and service interruption data for planning, and budget forecasting and allocation. 
  • Actively participate in professional arboricultural organizations, to stay abreast of the latest innovations and developments in the industry, but also to help establish the credibility of PacifiCorp's vegetation management program.
  • Represent the company with the public, providing credibility.

In addition to the above, the mid-level responsibilities include the following: 

  • Plan, assign and review work of contract personnel performing vegetation management, line clearance, vegetation management. 
  • Ensure compliance with company's vegetation management specifications. Implement system procedures, safety and training programs and record keeping systems.
  • Appropriately allocate resources.
  • Administer record keeping and cost control programs.
  • Manage production records, maintenance history, and service interruption data for planning, and budget forecasting and allocation. 
  • Offer technical instruction to personal involved in the program: the public, government, and Operations staff and Management.  
  • Liaison with governmental agencies.
Requirements

Associate Level Requirements for this position include the following:

  • Bachelor's degree in Vegetation Management, Forestry, or a related field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Basic related experience.
  • Familiarity with distribution line clearance practices and procedures.
  • Basic knowledge of federal, state and local laws and regulations applying to vegetation management.
  • Basic knowledge of current vegetation management techniques.
  • Basic knowledge of applicable herbicide/pesticide regulations.
  • Ability to attain certified pesticide applicator's license.
  • Travel may be required.

In addition to the above, the Mid-Level role includes the following: 

  • A minimum of three years of related experience.
  • Working knowledge of distribution line clearance practices and procedures.
  • Thorough knowledge of federal, state and local laws and regulations applying to vegetation management.
  • Thorough knowledge of current vegetation management techniques.
  • Thorough knowledge of applicable herbicide/pesticide regulations.
  • Certified pesticide applicator's license.
  • Leadership and teamwork skills to provide input into policy decisions, and to mobilize resources to produce desired business results.
  • Travel may be required.
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Additional Information

Req Id: 54506

Company Code: PacifiCorp

Primary Location: Salt Lake City

Department: Pacificorp

Schedule: FULLTIME

Personnel Subarea: Assoc. Level: Non-Exempt; Mid-Level - Exempt

Hiring Range: 52,900 - 81,200 

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.

At PacifiCorp, we encourage everyone to work together. We embrace diversity and value the distinct perspectives of all our employees. We strive to cultivate a workplace that connects each employee to the organization and enables all individuals to participate and contribute to their full potential.  

It is PacifiCorp's policy to provide and promote equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants in accordance with local, state and federal laws and regulations governing personnel activities. In accordance with federal guidelines, PacifiCorp is committed to a program of affirmative action. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening.


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