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Botanic Technician I

City of Portland, Portland, OR

Job - Government

Close Date: 06/17/2019

The City of Portland, Parks & Recreation is seeking a Botanic Technician I. These positions perform natural resource restoration and trail work as assigned. Assignments for natural resource restoration includes removing non-native vegetation with hand and power landscaping equipment and herbicides, planting native plants in natural area locations; applying knowledge of botany, horticulture and/or natural resources to assignments. Trail project work assignments such as performing soft surface trail construction and maintenance, analyzing trail conditions, grading and rerouting soft surface trails as directed, utilizes landscaping hand tools and power tools, maintains bridges, crib walls, drainage features, rock walls, turnpikes and other infrastructure, transporting supplies and equipment to remote locations. Individuals in these positions will need to effectively navigate and work in remote areas, including off trail in areas of uneven terrain and in extreme weather. The current vacancy for Botanic Technician exists in the City Nature West -Natural Areas.
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