PP&R Urban Forestry Permitting Supervisor
Portland Parks & Recreation is seeking an Urban Forestry Permitting Supervisor.
The Urban Forestry Permitting Supervisor is a key leadership and implementation position in the regulation of the City of Portland's urban forest. PP&R Urban Forestry is responsible for management of the City's 1.5 million park and street trees, uncounted private trees, and ensuring the future of the city's forest assets, through regulatory, operations, science and education programs. The position supervises up to 15 tree inspectors and customer service, technical and administrative staff, and oversees day-to-day operation of a regulatory program to ensure compliance with City urban forestry codes, ordinances and goals.
The incumbent must have strong people-management skills to create a professional, cohesive and high-performance team with a service-oriented work ethic, and must be skilled in promoting workplace diversity and creating a positive work environment. The Urban Forestry Permitting Supervisor must be versed in urban forest management and arboricultural practices and standards, principles and practices of urban forest and municipal regulation and permitting and be familiar with industry trends. This position requires communication and collaboration with a broad range of stakeholders, from other city bureaus to public issue groups and private citizens.
See the full position description and application here.
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