SALARY: $20.38 - $28.80 Hourly FINAL FILING DATE: 12/13/18 – 5:00 p.m. PST EXAM: #003640-18-PW-2
LOCATION: Sacramento, CA JOB TYPE: Full Time DEPARTMENT: City of Sacramento- Public Works
To prune and remove trees along City streets and to perform other related maintenance duties.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Depending upon assignment, duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Climb trees using ropes, cables, climbing saddles, and spurs and operate aerial tower truck to remove undesired branches, limbs, and trees; lower removed portions to the ground with bull ropes.
Operate chain and hand saws, power or pole pruners, axes, and other hand tools for felling trees or cutting felled trees; operate chipper and brush truck.
Remove overhanging branches and split or broken limbs after a storm.
Prune trees for clearance of overhead utility facilities excluding high voltage line clearance.
Sharpen and maintain tools, ropes, and other safety equipment.
Participate in planting, transplanting and seeding of trees.
Bolt and cable split trees.
Perform related duties as assigned.
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:
Any combination equivalent to experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Three years of qualifying experience pruning and removing large trees.
Possession of a valid California Class B Driver License is required at the time of appointment and is a condition of continued employment. Loss of the Class B License is a cause for discipline. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to physical disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
THE SELECTION PROCEDURE
Application: (Pass/Fail) – All applicants must complete and submit online a City of Sacramento employment application by the final filing deadline (5:00 pm on Thursday, December 13, 2018);
For complete job information and application details visit our website at cityofsacramento.org
ONLY ONLINE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED