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TREE SERVICE TECHNICIAN II
City of Greenville
City of Greenville
 

Job Location: Greenville, SC
Job Type: Full Time
Department: PARKS & RECREATION
TREE SERVICE TECHNICIAN II - 0319 Salary

$31,054.40 - $46,592.00 Annually


Location

SC, SC



Job Type

Full Time


Department

PARKS & RECREATION



Job Number

00290


Division

PARKS & GROUNDS






Closing

9/20/2019 11:59 PM Eastern




Job Description

Brief Description of the Job:
Assists in performing tree services operations such as tree removal and tree pruning. Responsible for the installation of the City`s Holiday light displays. Installs and remove City`s street pole banners. Supports special events and other specialized activities. On call for tree emergencies and weather related events.

Job Duties

Essential Functions:
Remove Trees (55%): Assist with the set up and cleanup of each job site. Responsible for the removal of trees on City property and the disposal of all debris. Assist with the removal of the stump. Be on call for tree emergencies; assist in removal of fallen/hazardous trees; work under adverse conditions for extended periods.

Trim Trees (20%): Assist in performing tree pruning and trimming services. Operate chain saws, etc., to service trees including remove branches. Chip branches or load into dump truck after removing from tree. Clean-up work area. Maintain equipment when needed. Perform preventative maintenance on tree servicing equipment.

Hang and Maintain Holiday Lights (10%): Provide City Holiday light display. Install and maintain power circuits. Use bucket trucks to display/remove lights in trees, and fabricate necessary materials to hold lights in place. Load lights and equipment. Set up truck, drive to site, and assist bucket operators by handing lights to hang.

Assist with Special Events (10%): Support special events and activities by hanging and removing promotional banners, etc. from street poles. Assist with the set up and clean-up of special events.

Repair & Replace Ball Field Lights (5%): Assist with the repair and replacement of athletic field/court lights.

Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Physical Demands
Overall Strength Demands: Very Heavy strength demands include exerting over 100 pounds occasionally, 50-100 pounds frequently, or from 20 up to 50 pounds constantly.

Physical Demands: Continuously requires standing, walking, lifting, carrying, sitting, reaching, handling, kneeling, crawling, pushing/pulling, climbing, vision, balancing, bending, crouching, hearing, twisting, and talking.

Machines, Tools, Equipment, and Work Aids: Chainsaw, ropes, lowering device, racks, shovels, blowers, hand tools, files, signage, tractor, dump truck, front end loader, bucket truck, light trailer, and telephones.

Computer Equipment and Software: None.

Working Conditions
Overall Working Conditions: Disagreeable: Frequent exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards.

Environmental Factors: Daily exposure to extreme temperature, wetness and/or humidity, respiratory hazards, noise and vibration, and physical hazards.

Health and Safety: Constant exposure to mechanical hazards, chemical hazards, electrical hazards, fire hazards, explosives, and physical danger or abuse. Rare exposure to communicable diseases.

Primary Work Location: Outdoors.

Protective Equipment Required: Safety glasses, safety vest, ear plugs or ear muffs, steel-toed boots, chainsaw chaps, gloves, seat belts, safety belts (harness), and hard hat.

Non-Physical Demands
Frequently requires time pressures, irregular schedule/overtime, working closely with others as part of a team, tedious or exacting work, and noisy/distracting environment. Occasionally requires emergency situations, frequent change of tasks, and performing multiple tasks simultaneously.


Qualifications

Job Requirements
Formal Education: High school diploma or equivalent plus six months to one year of advanced study or training in Arboriculture / Tree Maintenance are required.

Experience: Over one year of experience in Arboriculture / Tree Maintenance is required.

Driver`s License Required: Must have or obtain a valid South Caroline Commercial Learner`s Permit (CLP) within 3 weeks of hire. Must have or obtain a valid Class B South Carolina Commercial Driver`s License (CDL) with air brake provisions within 3 months of hire.

Certifications and Other Requirements: None.




How To Apply:
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Our office hours are 8:00 am-5:00 pm Monday - Friday.

The City of Greenville will provide reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified individuals. The City of Greenville does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, disability status or age in employment or provision of services.
 
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