Home Job Board Naturalization Team Lead (Landscape Technician III)
|City of Edmonton||
Posted Date: March 13, 2023
Closing Date: March 21, 2023
Do you want to be a part of the team that is leading work essential to tackling the City Plan’s goal of 2 million new trees? We are seeking a passionate and skilled individual to join our team as a Landscape Technician III, and lead our Naturalization Team. As a key member of our team, you will be responsible for leading naturalization projects and overseeing the Root for Trees program across the City of Edmonton, in alignment with the City Plan, Breathe Strategy and the Urban Forest Asset Management Plan and the new Naturalization, Restoration and Reclamation Plan. You will have the opportunity to work on a variety of naturalization projects, including planting trees, converting maintained areas to a more natural state, and creating a more sustainable and resilient city. If you have a passion for environmental stewardship, a strong understanding of naturalization and restoration techniques, and the ability to lead a team towards a common goal, we encourage you to apply and help us make Edmonton a more beautiful, livable, and sustainable city for all.
Reporting to the Supervisor, Operations Program Delivery and Partnerships (OPDP), the Naturalization Team Lead will be responsible for leading and supervising professional technical staff to champion naturalization programs city-wide for public property, as well as evaluate future opportunities for private property. We are looking for a collaborative leader with experience inspiring and leading teams for results. Working in an integrated business model you will use your technical skills, unique perspective and collaborative mindset to find creative solutions to complex problems. You will succeed in this role if you are passionate about your craft, and can contribute to the unit’s completion of work tasks in a respectful, inclusive and service-minded way.
Some of your key responsibilities shall include:
Applicants may be tested
The City of Edmonton is committed to inclusive, respectful and equitable workplaces that represent the communities we serve. We continuously improve our systems, policies and practices to remove barriers and ensure our employees, in all their diversity, can succeed. We value applicants with a diverse range of skills, experiences and competencies, and encourage you to apply. To learn more, see the Art of Inclusion: Our Diversity and Inclusion Framework here: https://bit.ly/3hd2d95
The City of Edmonton strives to provide reasonable access and accommodations throughout the application and selection process. If you would like to request accommodation at any stage of the process, please contact Employment@edmonton.ca.
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Up to 1 permanent, full-time position
Hours of Work: 40 hours per week, Evening and weekend shifts may be required.
The weekly hours of work for this position are currently under review and may change at a future time. Any changes will be made in accordance with the City of Edmonton/Civic Service Union 52 collective agreement and the incumbent will be notified in advance.
Salary: $41.901 – $52.659 (Hourly); $87,489.290 – $109,951.990(Annually)
Talent Acquisition Consultant: KE/RA
How to Apply
Apply online at https://edmonton.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=45996&tz=GMT-07%3A00&tzname=America%2FDenver
The Alberta Recreation & Parks Association would like to acknowledge the First Nations, the Métis, and all of the people across Alberta who share a history and a deep connection with this land. We dedicate ourselves to moving forward in partnership with Indigenous communities in the spirit of reconciliation and collaboration.