Rockville is regarded as one of America's leading small cities for work, for play and for life. It is the vibrant, highly educated, business-friendly home to some of the nation's and the world's most prominent biomed and technology companies and is adjacent to the world's most powerful city, Washington, D.C.
Rockville is a city that remembers and reveres its roots, its commitment to citizen-centric public service, to the planet and to the connectivity of its neighborhoods and residents.Rockville is a place one can truly and proudly call "my hometown." It is a place that looks and feels like home, where people and government work to maintain the intimacy and warmth that "hometown" connotes. A place where, despite our differences, neighbors know and care about each other and the community they share.
This position is responsible for performing difficult professional and administrative work ensuring preservation, protection, and replacement of the City's tree canopy and urban forest through the preparation, review, and analysis of landscaping plans. This work requires a proactive approach, relies heavily on professional experience due implementing and ensuring compliance with regulations relating to trees in general, and the following codes/regulations in particular: the Rockville Forest and Tree Preservation Ordinance, Rockville Forest Conservation Manual, Maryland Department of Natural Resources Forest Conservation Act, Maryland Forest Conservation Technical Manual and State Roadside Tree Law. The position assists the Parks management team and the Department of Public Works with the overall objectives of their respective CIP programs, with meaningful impact. The position also is responsible for some field inspections for the appropriate implementation of landscape plans for private and public development projects. The work is performed under the general managerial review of the Chief of Zoning.