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Water-By-Bike Tree Ambassador Supervisor

Company: City of Cambridge
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Cambridge DPW seeks a qualified individual to supervise the Water-By-Bike Tree Ambassador program. The supervisor will work with a group of approximately 6 summer interns to lead and coordinate daily activities to support work objectives related to the Water-By-Bike summer program. Specific duties include but are not limited to the following:
Coordinate watering routes with DPW staff for each team of interns and monitor progress throughout the day.
Supervise Water-By-Bike interns and ensure professional presentation and behavior.
Coordinate maintenance and repairs to bicycles and other equipment.
Inspect, water, and maintain selected young trees throughout the City.
Ride a bike with a trailer attached loaded with equipment and connect equipment to fire hydrants to water trees and fill 'Gator Bags' with water. Weed existing tree wells.
Record watering progress with mapping program on tablet.
Interact with residents and businesses and promote urban tree care and benefits.
Responsibly represent the Cambridge Department of Public Works - Parks and Forestry Division.
Perform related tasks as needed.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
College coursework in urban forestry, environmental science, urban planning, or education preferred. Bachelor's degree preferred. Equivalent experience may substitute for education.
Demonstrated experience in supervisory role and team-building.
Enthusiasm and flexibility; ability to "think on one's feet" to revise and/or adapt to schedule changes.
A demonstrated interest in environmental stewardship and ability to engage with the public on these issues.
Familiarity with Cambridge preferred.
Must be comfortable riding a bicycle in urban environment.
The City of Cambridge's workforce, like the community it serves, is diverse. Applicants must have the ability to work and interact effectively with individuals and groups with a variety of identities, cultures, languages, backgrounds, and ideologies.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: Moderate physical activity including lifting, bending, squatting, stretching, pushing, dragging, reaching, and pulling. Exposure to all weather conditions. Work outside for extended periods of time. Ride a bike for several miles a day. Pre-employment Physical Examination may be required.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Supervised by DPW Superintendent of Urban Forestry and Landscapes
RATE: $20.00/hour
APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Internal applicants submit a job bidding form and 2 copies of both your resume and cover letter; external applicants submit both your resume and cover letter via email to: employment@cambridgema.gov or to Personnel Dept, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA 02139. Fax 617-349-4312
THE CITY OF CAMBRIDGE IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, SEX, RELIGION, AGE, NATIONAL ORIGIN, DISABILITY OR ANY OTHER PROTECTED CATEGORY. WOMEN, MINORITIES, VETERANS, MEMBERS OF THE LGBTQ+ COMMUNITY, AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. CITY OF CAMBRIDGE RESIDENTS ARE ESPECIALLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. AUXILIARY AIDS AND SERVICES, WRITTEN MATERIALS IN ALTERNATIVE FORMATS, AND REASONABLE MODIFICATIONS IN POLICIES AND PROCEDURES WILL BE PROVIDED TO QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES FREE OF CHARGE, UPON REQUEST. The City is committed to advancing a workforce culture of antiracism, diversity, equity, and inclusion.
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Keywords: City of Cambridge, Cambridge , Water-By-Bike Tree Ambassador Supervisor, Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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