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Tree Trimmer

Location: Columbia SC
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TREE TRIMMER - FORESTRY & BEAUTIFICATION

105

$28,866.01 - 36,058.27 

 

JOB SUMMARY

This position performs skilled and semi-skilled work involved in pruning and removing trees in City rights-of-way and on other City properties; and performs other work as required. This class works according to some procedures but decides how or when to do things; work is reviewed regularly by supervisor.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Prunes or removes trees in City rights-of-way and on other properties as directed;
  • Drives and operates trucks and bucket truck; operates specialized tree felling equipment, small and large chain saws, wood chippers stump grinders and other tools and equipment as necessary to complete assigned duties;
  • Loads / unloads materials onto vehicles;
  • Cleans and removes debris from work sites;
  • Inspects equipment to ensure proper and safe working condition; reports defects or required maintenance to the supervisor;
  • Performs routine maintenance and cleaning of assigned tools and equipment;
  • Assists in providing instruction and leadership of lower-level crew members as assigned;
  • Performs all work in compliance with all policies and procedures and standards of quality and safety;
  • Attends training as required to enhance job knowledge and skills; and
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS TO PERFORM WORK:

  • High school diploma or GED;
  • Six (6) months relevant prior work experience;
  • Valid South Carolina Class “D” Driver’s License;
  • Be able to obtain South Carolina Class “B” Driver’s License within one (1) year from the date of hire or promotion.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

 

The work is considered heavy in nature and involves constantly lifting, pushing or raising objects, exerting between 50 and 75 pounds of force on a recurring basis and over 100 pounds of force on a frequent basis. 

Employer Info

2910 Colonial Dr
Columbia, South Carolina 29203
803-545-3860
forestry@columbiasc.gov

Categories

  • Municipal

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