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Utilities Service, LLC Biologist - Ecologist - Utility Forester Planner w/DL Non-Union in Marion, Indiana

We are currently seeking a Utility Arborist/Work Planner to join our team.

Location:

Fort Wayne, IN

Type of Positions:

Full Time/Permanent

Pay Rate:

Starting at over $18.64 (Minimum 40hr/week)

Benefits:

Health benefits and 401k available

Company vehicle

Responsibilities:

  • Survey vegetative condition of utility right of ways and identify the work necessary to clear them to the utility provider’s standard.

  • Communicate utility’s vegetation management plan to customers.

  • Counsel customers about compatible plant species to place near power lines.

  • Input planned work into GIS based software

  • Perform various duties assigned by utility foresters.

  • Assist with storm damage assessment.

Qualifications:

  • Valid Driver’s license.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Forestry/Natural Resources related field required.

  • Thorough knowledge of woody plant species, including but not limited to, ability to identify and knowledge of growth characteristics.

  • Ability to work outside in a safe, productive manner in all weather conditions.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Good organization skills.

  • Great verbal and written communication skills.

  • Proficient computer skills, with background in GIS software.

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

Required license or certification:

  • Driver's License

Physical Requirements:

Rarely = less than 10%:

Occasionally = up to 33%:

Frequently = up to 66%:

Continuously = 67% to 100%:

Activity:

R

O

F

C

Activity:

R

O

F

C

Standing

X

Seeing

X

Walking

X

Reading

X

Sitting

X

Reaching

X

Stooping

X

Range of Motion

X

Kneeling

X

Hearing - Speech Range

X

Squatting

X

Depth Perception

X

Body Twisting

X

Color Vision

X

Crawling

X

Lifting

X

Sense of Touch

X

Carrying

X

Manual Dexterity

X

Pushing

X

Speaking Clearly

X

Pulling

X

Seeing Distant

X

Climbing Ladders

X

Climbing On/Off Truck

X

Climbing Stairs

X

Climbing Poles

X

Balancing

X

Gripping

X

Lifting up to 10 lbs

X

Lifting over 10 lbs to 50 lbs

X

Lifting up to 50 lbs

X

Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without a reasonable accommodation. Individuals with a disability who desire a reasonable accommodation should contact the ADA Coordinator at 1-800-248-8733, ext 1339.

An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and vets.

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