Urban Forester/Landscape Management Specialist
Town of Leesburg
Public Works and Capital Projects
Closing Date: Open until filled
This position involves responsible professional Landscape and Urban Forestry Management work within the Department of Public Works and Capital Projects. Incumbent develops and implements plans for tree canopy enhancement and public facility landscape projects. Recommends and enforces appropriate tree protection measures. Manages contracted and in-house tree maintenance and landscape services. Reviews development plans for compliance with tree-related town ordinances. Provides public information and education related to urban forestry, and provides technical arboricultural advice and assistance to various Town departments.
Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university in Landscape Architecture, Arboriculture, Urban Forestry or a related field; minimum of two (2) years of relevant professional experience; possession of a valid driver's license and a safe driving record.
Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree in Landscape Architecture, Arboriculture, Urban Forestry or a related field; ability to provide landscape architecture design support for Town government projects; experience in the development of master plans and design elements for Town parks, open space, and public right of way; International Society of Arboriculture Certification; Landscape Architect Certification; bilingual in English/Spanish.
TO APPLY: Please visit www.leesburgva.gov/jobs for more information and to apply online. Resumes may be submitted as supplemental only. EOE/ADA.