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Lead Arborist - Zoo
It all began with a ROAR over 100 years ago!
San Diego Zoo Global is a conservation organization dedicated to the science of saving endangered species worldwide. San Diego Zoo Global operates three world-class facilities: the San Diego Zoo, the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, and the San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research. Our organization's vision - we will lead the fight against extinction.
Help us to make a difference for wildlife and begin your adventure with a career at the San Diego Zoo. Join the dedicated crew who are passionate about what they do and strive to create unforgettable experiences for our guests. Share your knowledge, skills and commitment to provide GRRREAT Customer Service and be a part of the ROAR with San Diego Zoo Global!
Put your Passion for Wildlife to Work
LOCATION - Horticulture
Duration – Year round
- The Society has a very conservative grooming policy. Tattoos may not be visible or must be appropriately covered while on duty. Jewelry may be worn if it does not detract from a well-groomed look or create a safety hazard. No facial or tongue piercing.
- Located at the San Diego Zoo in Balboa park, this adventure offers ZOO Perks which include discounts on food/premium products, free and discounted admission to local attractions, and accrual of vacation and sick time (exception for some grants).
(Union position) Starting hourly wage: $27.78
The Lead Arborist, under general direction, supervises and performs tree care, removals and assessments at the zoo. Applicants must have at least five years experience in tree climbing, as well as at least three years supervisory experience for work crew situations. Competency with various computer programs for work scheduling and data documentation (such as MS Word/MS Excel) is necessary. An example of experience criteria would be at least five years of documented experience in the tree care industry, supplemented by specialized arboricultural training and/or education. Considerable experience with pruning, shaping, rigging, takedowns and removals with heavy equipment, i.e., cranes, loaders, etc. preferred. Experience in creating and executing regular safety training is highly desirable. Candidates must have in-depth knowledge of tree diseases and pest problems and be acquainted with common tree species identification. Selected candidates must be able to move moderate to heavy objects, work from elevated positions, and operate assigned tools and equipment. An arborist and/or tree trimmer certification from the ISA, TCIA or equivalent is required. Good verbal and written communication skills are necessary. Applicants must have a valid California driver license. Scheduled workdays are Monday-Friday, approximately 40 hours per week. (Posted 9/6/18)
Deadline to submit your application: Thursday, September 20, 2018
San Diego Zoo Global is a smoke-free workplace
THIS EMPLOYER PARTICIPATES IN E-VERIFY
SAN DIEGO ZOO GLOBAL IS AN EEO/AA/DISABILITY/PROTECTED VETERAN EMPLOYER
The Lead Arborist performs all job assignments with a positive attitude that supports San Diego Zoo Global's mission and vision of saving species worldwide by uniting our expertise in animal care and conservation science with our dedication to inspiring passion for nature and leading the fight against extinction. The Lead Arborist under direction, plans, supervises and participates in the work of a crew engaged in tree maintenance, trimming, and pruning. This position reports to the Horticulture Supervisor/Manager.
This class is distinguished from the Senior Arborist in that the Lead Arborist consistently demonstrates leadership qualities as well as the desire and ability to engage in positive working relationships while supporting and mentoring senior and non-senior staff and exercising supervisory responsibilities over the tree maintenance crew.
Plans, coordinates, supervises, inspects
Directs the work of tree maintenance personnel
Trains tree maintenance personnel
Ensures tree personnel observe safety rules and practices
Maintains logs and records
Maintains and services tools and equipment
Inspects grounds for safety hazards relating to trees
Researches diseases and other problems of trees
Researches methods of tree care and maintenance
Orders supplies, equipment and material
Collects samples of animal forage for dietary analysis and research
Works with tree maintenance crew
Meets requirements, or higher, in all categories of annual performance evaluation
Adheres to all SDZG and department policies and practices
Models punctuality and professionalism
Exemplifies the highest standard of work ethics
Performs consistently above the organization's performance standards
Practices the GRRREAT Customer Service Standards
Works with tree maintenance crew in the trimming, pruning felling, planting and transplanting of trees and shrubbery
Uses rigging such as ropes, lines, tackle, and work crew
Uses various tree trimming tools such as pruners, pole saws, loppers and brush chipper
Assists in removing whole trees and tree stumps from the ground
Assists other tree trimming personnel from the ground
Observe location of people and dead tree branches
Performs related duties and responsibilities as required.
College education, training and/or experience which clearly demonstrates the essential functions, knowledge and skills listed; an example of which would be five or more years of experience as a skilled, journey-level tree maintenance work; ISA certified Arborist is required; valid California driver license is required.
Methods, tools and equipment
Material used in trimming, felling, and pruning of trees and shrubbery
Diseases of ornamental and shade trees
Characteristics of ornamental and shade trees
Safety practices for tree trimming and pruning
Methods and practices of training and supervision
Effective leadership practices
Supervise and train employees
Plan, direct and participate in the work of a small tree maintenance crew
Communicate and work effectively with others
Deal tactfully and courteously with the others
Respond to cautions from co-workers
Work in a team environment and motivate others
Observe location of people and dead tree branches
Operate motorized equipment and vehicles
Competently perform the essential functions outlined above
Perform each Essential job function at a high level
Work at varies heights; avoid flying debris; work in uneven terrain with exposure to varying weather conditions, dust, and allergens and noise.
This position has been identified as one requiring at least occasional lifting in excess of 50 pounds; frequently move moderate to heavy objects; standing, bending, squatting, twisting, reaching, work from elevated positions; operate assigned tools and equipment; etc.
ALL NEW HIRES ARE SUBJECT TO PASSING A DRUG SCREEN.
SOME EMPLOYMENT IS CONTINGENT UPON PASSING PRE-PLACEMENT TESTING.
The team directly supporting testing and certification functions for products and solutions in conjunction with the CTO/WSS Solutions Architecture & Engineering organization. PQA collaboration labs are leveraged across our internal voice, contract center, video, SBC, trading technologies and regulatory call recording product towers. We certify all aspects of daily tasks in addition to validating highly complex networking solutions. The staff resources working in this position will be responsible for the product testing, configuration and certification of enterprise collaboration environments.
Key Responsibilities & Professional Competencies
Directly support the Unified Collaboration Architecture & Engineering organization for executing component and solution test and certification functions
Build and maintain lab servers, patch management, security remediations. Candidate must possess strong record keeping and engineering documentation acumen
Test and evaluate hardware and software to determine efficiency, reliability and compatibility with existing systems. Including headsets, webcams, laptop, desktop, virtualized desktop
Provide local software and hardware support requiring complex integrated configurations in the areas of: SONUS Session Border Controller, LAN/WAN, Cisco CUCM, Cisco Unity Connection and all Cisco Unified Collaboration platforms
Develop and write procedures for installation, use and troubleshooting of Integrated Hardware and Software and prepare instruction manuals and training guides as assigned
Assist in the development of project supporting information to include Bill of Materials (BOMs), cost estimates and equipment placement requests
Candidate must have working knowledge of physical and logical enterprise network security methodologies
Manage lab equipment ordering, shipping, receiving and asset management
Must be highly motivated and a self-directed individual
MSFT/Cisco CCNA/CCNP/CCIE/Citrix/VMWARE Collaboration certifications or equivalent work experience necessary. Primary job functions are highly technical, interview process will be technical
BA or BS in Telecommunications, Data Communications or Computer Science or related field or relevant work experience
2+ Years Microsoft Skype/Lync experience or similar
Knowledge of SONUS/Ribbon GSX SBC and SIP & TDM Trunking a plus
Experience with QoS configurations, jitter, diagnosing and tuning QoS and performing bandwidth analysis
Knowledge of WireShark, Netmon, Snooper, LOPper is required
Knowledge of LAN/WAN communications, switches and routers
Knowledge of ISDN, H.323, H248, MGCP, SIP, RTP/RTCP, codecs G.729 & g.711 required
Experience with configuration and support experience in a complex multi-layered network environment
Experience with Windows Active Directory
Excellent customer service skills including reporting, organization, written and oral communication and task prioritization
Participate in cross-functional teams and ability to work effectively in a geographically dispersed team
Comfortable working under tight deadlines, comfortable identifying problematic issues and reporting up efficiently
Excellent troubleshooting and analytical skills
Capable of quickly learning new technologies and procedures, as well as being willing to train others in procedures mastered as part of implementations
Primary Technologies: Cisco, Microsoft, Sonus/Ribbon, VMWare, Cisco UCS, Hardware Load Balancing, Windows Server, Virtualized Desktop, Citrix ZenDesktop, Citrix RTOP
Additional Technologies a plus: Cisco Unity Connection, CER , SIP, SONUS SBC, ACME, Broadsoft, NICE Recording, Voice Gateways, IP Phones, Avaya, Genesys, Aspect, Jabber, CUCILync, OneX
Experience with Skype REST API a plus
Maintains landscapes at multiple residential, commercial and industrial properties according to maintenance program guidelines and company policies. Uses personal protective equipment provided by Company.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities (may include other duties as assigned) Lawn care: Operates walk-behind powered rotary mower to cut lawns.
Trims and edges around walks, driveways, flower beds and walls using powered line trimmer. Removes lawn clippings, leaves, other debris or litter from grounds, using rake, broom, or powered backpack blower. Prunes trees and shrubs using hand and pole saws, hand pruners, loppers and hedge shears.
Weeds and grubs around trees, shrubs, and flower beds using hand weeder, trowel, or hoe. Applies granular and liquid fertilizers and pesticides using walk-behind spreader and liquid sprayer. Measures or mixes and selects applicator setting according to product instructions.
Cleans equipment after each use. Systems maintenance: Maintains and repairs irrigation systems.
Visually inspects systems in operation and measures coverage. Removes and replaces malfunctioning controller, valves, pipes, risers, and sprinkler heads or components. Equipment Maintenance:
Maintains tools and equipment in operating condition. Cleans, fuels, changes oil, and replaces filters and spark plugs on gasoline-powered mowers, trimmers and blowers. Replaces expended trimmer monofilament line and removes, sharpens and replaces mower blades. Scrapes or brushes debris, washes, lubricates and sharpens cutting surfaces on hand tools.
Education Minimum high school diploma or equivalent. Experience Minimum 3 years related landscape maintenance experience.
Other Requirements Familiarity with function, safe use and maintenance of variety of basic hand and power tools. Familiarity with design, function and maintenance of irrigation systems.
Valid driver's license.
Physical Demands Regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. Frequently required to climb or balance and taste or smell; occasionally required to sit. Regularly required to lift up to 50 pounds; occasionally required to lift up to 100 pounds with assistance.
Requires close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Work Environment Regularly exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather); work near moving mechanical parts; and outdoor weather conditions. Frequently works in high, precarious places; exposed to fumes, airborne particles and vibration.
Occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock. Noise level regularly ranges from loud to moderate.
Sewer (Hdt (Huntsville, Al))
The primary function of this position is operating a sewing machine to join, assemble, hem, reinforce, or repair articles by performing the following duties:
Primary and Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Operates all types of sewing machines with single and/or double needle
Places spool of thread on spindle of machine and draws thread through machine guides, tensions, and eye of needle
Inserts bobbin into shuttle and draws thread through slot in shuttle wall or draws thread through guide and lopper eye
Presses knee lever, depresses pedal, or moves hand lever to raise presser foot
Positions parts to be sewn under presser foot and needle and lowers presser foot
Starts, stops, and controls speed of machine with pedal
Locks end of material with back-stitch
Guides parts under needle following edges, seams, guides on machine bed or markings on part
Makes sure all pattern marks line up to each other
Observes face and back stitching to detect defects and notifies supervisor when defects are caused by machine malfunction
Observes workmanship at previously made parts and subassemblies to detect defects and notifies supervisor or quality control inspector
Performs any repair or corrective sewing as required by the supervisor
Selects sewing supplies such as binding, braid, cord, piping, tape, thread or webbing, according to specifications or color of material
Cuts excess thread or material. Oils and cleans machine in accordance with the maintenance instructions
Cleans work station area on a daily basis
Reports daily activities using labor report cards
Supports, communicates, reinforces and defends the mission, values and culture of the organization
Adheres to all quality and safety standards
Supports other projects and performs duties as assigned
Secondary Duties and Responsibilities
- May participate in lean/six sigma/quality/safety initiatives as required
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