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Forsyth County seeks County Arborist

Georgia's Forsyth County is looking to fill the position of County Arborist. The purpose of this position is to implement all County activities and programs related to tree protection and preservation, including enforcement of all applicable County ordinances through plan review, site inspections, and public education.

Forsyth County, Georgia, is located 25 miles north of Atlanta with a population just over 250,000.

Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Forestry or closely related field; supplemented by three (3) years previous experience and/or training that includes forestry, tree preservation, landscape architecture, site plan review, code compliance, and personal computer operations; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.  Also:

  • Must possess and maintain valid Certified Arborist certification from International Society of Arboriculture. 
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license.

To learn more about the functions of this job and to apply, click here and type "County Arborist" in the search field.  You may also download a full description of the position and its requirements by clicking here.