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Tree Trimmer

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City Of Burbank Burbank , CA 91506

Posted 3 months ago

Definition Benefits Supplemental Questions

Under direct supervision, to trim, prune, plant, and perform semi-skilled tree maintenance; remove trees on municipal properties; climb trees and operate aerial devices and other tree maintenance equipment for the purpose of tree and root pruning; and perform related work as required.

Essential Functions:

Trims, prunes, and maintains trees on municipal properties, working from the ground, from ladders, in aerial devices, and by climbing trees with the aid of ropes and climbing saddles; uses small and large power equipment and hand tools to cut and trim trees; plants, removes, irrigates, cultivates, applies pesticides, and fertilizes trees and shrubs; cuts and removes concrete; makes immediate minor repairs to damaged irrigation systems; may be required to drive a light or heavy-duty truck and/or operate a crane truck; operates stump remover, root cutters, brush chippers, and skip loader and attachments; ensures safety of property and persons by placing warning devices and other safety apparatus at job sites; may be required to perform additional functions including, but not limited to, landscape maintenance of parks and other municipal properties; drives on City business.

Minimum Qualifications:

Employment Standards: Knowledge of the characteristics of shade and ornamental trees used in the urban forest; the methods and equipment used in planting, pruning, trimming, and removing trees and shrubs.

One year of recent paid full-time experience in general tree maintenance, or related work. Employees in this classification, who are required by applicable laws and regulations to have respiratory protection, shall comply with the American National Standards Institute's requirements on Practices for Respiratory Protection; possess and maintain physical condition required to perform essential functions of the classification which include the physical ability to: lift, pull, lower, and carry considerable amounts of weight (for weight in excess of 50 pounds, tools or other appropriate assistance are recommended to perform the function); bend in all directions; climb ladders; stoop; kneel; reach; twist; squeeze with arms and hands; stand for extended periods of time. A valid California Class "C" driver's license or equivalent and certification as a Certified Tree Worker by the International Society of Arboriculture Western Chapter are required at time of appointment.

A valid California Class "A" driver's license or equivalent within one year of appointment.

A crane certification may be required based on job assignment. All required licenses and certificates must be maintained throughout employment in this classification.

Skill in using power saws, shears, axes, pruning tools, ladders, aerial devices, and other standard tree trimming tools and equipment. Ability to observe and ensure safe practices and procedures; climb trees using appropriate equipment; operate an aerial device; perform heavy manual labor; follow written and oral directions; safely drive a light or heavy-duty truck; work holidays, weekends, after hours, and outdoors in a variety of weather conditions while exposed to the elements; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, fellow employees, and the public.

Education/Training: One year of recent paid full-time experience in general tree maintenance, or related work.


Special Conditions &

Requirements:
Employees in this classification, who are required by applicable laws and regulations to have respiratory protection, shall comply with the American National Standards Institute's requirements on Practices for Respiratory Protection; possess and maintain physical condition required to perform essential functions of the classification which include the physical ability to: lift, pull, lower, and carry considerable amounts of weight (for weight in excess of 50 pounds, tools or other appropriate assistance are recommended to perform the function); bend in all directions; climb ladders; stoop; kneel; reach; twist; squeeze with arms and hands; stand for extended periods of time.

License & Certificates: A valid California Class "C" driver's license or equivalent and certification as a Certified Tree Worker by the International Society of Arboriculture are required at time of appointment.

A valid California Class "A" driver's license or equivalent within one year of appointment.

A crane certification may be required based on job assignment. All required licenses and certificates must be maintained throughout employment in this classification.

Supplemental Information:

Selection Process: All applicants will be reviewed and only those candidates determined to be most qualified on the basis of experience, training and education, as submitted, will be invited to participate further in the selection process. Testing may consist of the following:

Supplemental Questionnaire

Written Examination

Performance Examination



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Tree Trimmer

Expired Job

City Of Burbank