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Tree Trimmer I/II
>> ONLY CITY EMPLOYEES MAY APPLY FOR THIS POSITION. <<
Minimum Starting Salary:
Tree Trimmer I: $12.31 per hour (Grade L03)
Tree Trimmer II: $13.74 per hour (Grade L04)
NATURE OF WORK:
Performs skilled work trimming, pruning, and felling trees; removing diseased, broken, or hazardous limbs from trees; or the removal of entire tree when required. Operates heavy trucks such as bucket trucks, claw loaders, etc. for trimming or removal of brush or wood. Work is performed under supervision of a Crew Leader and is reviewed while in progress and upon completion for results obtained. Work is performed outdoors and employee is exposed to weather conditions, insects, and extreme heights.
TREE TRIMMER I: High school graduate and one year experience in tree trimming including knowledge of tree maintenance procedures, use of climbing saddle, pruning saw, chain saw, ropes and knots, chipper, and A-frame; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Florida Commercial Driver License (CDL) Class B required.
TREE TRIMMER II requires an additional year of experience as specified above, as well as ability to tie and know when to use the various knots; knowledge and application of different types of cuts; basic pruning skills; and knowledge of work-site and safety procedures. Employee will be required to demonstrate these knowledge and skills prior to promotion.
FLORIDA COMMERCIAL DRIVER LICENSE NUMBER (CLASS B MINIMUM) AND EXPIRATION DATE MUST BE SUBMITTED AT TIME OF APPLICATION EITHER ONLINE OR WITH PAPER APPLICATION TO CITY HALL, FIRST FLOOR PERSONNEL BY CLOSING DATE. APPLICATIONS WITHOUT CDL COPY OR NUMBER WILL BE SCREENED AS NOT QUALIFIED.