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Tree Technician I-IV

Location: Frederick, MD
Salary: $22.46-$27.91/Hour

The Tree Technician I-IV performs general and increasingly skilled tree maintenance and care involving moderate responsibility, complexity, and variety. Under the general supervision of the Arborist, and using sophisticated rigging techniques, the jobholder prunes away dead or excess branches from trees or shrubs to maintain proper clearance of the right- of-way for roads, sidewalks, or utilities, or to improve appearance, health, structure, and value of trees on public properties, City parks, and around public buildings in The City of Frederick. Prunes or trims trees or shrubs using a variety of saws and other tools, both power and hand; clears limbs from signs, street lights and overhead lines; operates hydraulic lift bucket; removes stumps; chips brush; cuts and removes roots; removes diseased, standing or fallen trees; performs Integrated Pest Management operations through injections, spray, fertilization, and air spading; plants, transplants, stakes, ties and fertilizes a variety of street and shade trees; performs after hours emergency work. The jobholder is an essential employee meaning they are responsible for providing services that are critical functions required to maintain order, peace, safety, and the well- being of residents and visitors to The City of Frederick in the event of a critical incident. As such, the jobholder will be required to respond to emergencies as needed throughout the Department of Public Works when directed to do so.

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111 Airport Drive East
Frederick, Maryland 21701


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