To perform various tree and shrub maintenance, planting, and removal activities for the Department of Parks and Recreation - Urban Forestry.
Essential Job Functions:
Operates tree planting and tree-trimming tools and equipment, including chippers, aerial lift truck, stump grinder, and tree spade; operates a bucket truck and earth-moving equipment, including backhoe, Bobcat, bulldozer, dump truck, and front-end loader, to prepare sites for planting, transplanting, and removal of trees. Operates chain saw, pole saw, hand saw, power saw, hand shears, pruner, power hedge trimmer, and other hand and power tools for tree maintenance and trimming; utilizes shovels, rakes and other hand tools to prepare and maintain areas around trees. Operates tree watering equipment. Operates light and heavy duty trucks with trailers to transport equipment and materials and to pick up equipment and supplies. Performs tree care duties including fertilizing, mulching, planting, pruning, removing diseased/hazardous trees and limbs, and watering. Operates equipment requiring a Commercial Driver’s License in the performance of the essential job functions.
Minimum Qualifications and Additional Requirements:
These knowledge, skills, and abilities are usually, although not always, acquired through completion of eighth (8th) grade, one (1) year of experience in tree maintenance, landscaping, or a related area, to have included aerial experience; and one (1) year of supervisory or leadership experience. Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.
Must possess a valid Arkansas Class B (Commercial Vehicle) Driver’s License with Air Brakes endorsement within ninety (90) days of employment and maintain licensure for the duration of employment in this position.
This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise.
City of Little Rock, AR - 5 months ago