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Urban Forester

Location: Grants Pass
Salary: $50,808 - $64,290

Check out this opportunity to join the City as an Urban Forester!  Bring your desire to plant, cultivate, prune and maintain trees in the beautiful City of Grants Pass.


The Urban Forester will conduct inspections of tree health and safety, determine approved street trees, developing permit conditions, assisting with review of landscape plans, incorporate best management practices for the public tree canopy, present tree-related topics to Boards and Committees, oversee the heritage and memorial tree programs, and respond to customer inquiries.

Typical work hours will be Monday through Friday, 8 hours per day.

Here is a video about working for the City as an Urban Forester:

This position is covered in the Teamster bargaining unit and incumbents must live within a 30 minute drive of their regularly assigned work site.  Candidates must meet this requirement by the end of the 12-month trial service period.

The benefits for this position include, medical, dental, vision and prescription for all qualified family members for premiums of $115 per month.  Time off benefits include vacation and sick leave. 

Salary incentives for this position:
$75 per month for Associate's Degree
$150 per month for Bachelor's Degree
**Maximum amount for degree eligible is $150.

Questions regarding this role direct to: or 541-450-6050. 

Employer Info

101 NW A Street
Grants Pass, Oregon 97526


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