TREE SERVICE TECHNICIAN II
Location: GREENVILLE SC
CITY OF GREENVILLE (SC)
invites applications for the position of:
TREE SERVICE TECHNICIAN II - 0319
SALARY: $14.93 - $22.40 Hourly
$31,054.40 - $46,592.00 Annually
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. Oncall for tree emergencies and weather related events.
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.
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.
Overall Working C onditions: 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.
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.
Formal Education: High school diploma or equivalent plus six months to one year of advanced study or training in Arboriculture / Tree Maintenance are required.
E xperience: 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.
APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
206 S. Main St
Greenville, SC 29601
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