Nassau County

Job Description

POSITION: Arborist 
DEPARTMENT: Planning & Economic Opportunity 
REPORTS: Planning & Economic Opportunity 
FLSA STATUS: Exempt 
PAY GRADE: 108

Salary Range: $51,619.85-$78,545.69
Requisition: 10091-1
Apply At: Applications will be accepted until filled. For additional information and to apply please visit www.nassaucountyfl.com or the Human Resources Department located at 96135 Nassau Place, Suite 5, Yulee, Florida 32097, Telephone (904) 530-6075 or Fax (904) 321-5797. Drug Free Workplace. This position is eligible for Veterans’ Preference in accordance with applicable laws.


GENERAL DESCRIPTION:
This position is responsible for the reviewandmonitoring of construction and development projects
for compliance with applicable landscape codes and policies, as well as safeguarding Nassau
County's tree assets from disease, potential construction impacts and unpermitted removal of
trees. This position will also be responsible for providing support in administering a future land
conservation program. Work involves review of potential development projects and issue
resolution associated with the County's overall planning policies and community development
direction. Work involves considerable public contact, often of a sensitive nature and requires the
exercise of patience, sound judgment, tact and diplomacy. This position requires availability
(occasionally outside of normal operating hours) to respond to tree emergencies and assist in
emergency storm events.

 

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