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Los Angeles Unified School District seeks Tree Surgeons

10/16/2017 - Los Angeles, CA

Tree Surgeon
$22.31 - $27.80/Hourly

The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) is hiring Tree Surgeons to trim, shape, and prune trees and perform basic tree surgery, as part of the Maintenance & Operations Branch.

Typical duties include:
Trims, prunes, shapes, and fells trees.
Plants and transplants trees, balling and boxing trees when necessary.
Cleans, treats, and fills tree cavities.
Eliminates hazardous conditions by cabling and bracing trees or removing branches.
Prunes, trims, and shapes vines and shrubbery and strips vines from buildings.
Operates hand and power tools and equipment, including those used in cutting and chipping tree
trunks and branches.
Operates a truck and aerial boom for tree pruning.
Feeds branches into a chipper.
*Please visit our career page for an exhaustive list of duties 

Entrance Qualifications:
(1) Education: Graduation from high school or evidence of equivalent educational proficiency, preferably supplemented by courses in tree surgery, arboriculture, horticulture, or agriculture.

(2) Experience: Two years of experience in tree surgery that includes trimming, pruning, and felling. Experience must also include the trimming of tall trees using ropes, safety belts, and other climbing apparatus.

(3)  Special Physical Requirement: Agility to climb tall trees by means of ropes, safety belts, and other climbing apparatus 

Benefits:
LAUSD offers a complete benefits package, which includes fully paid medical, dental, and vision coverage for the employee and all dependents; Two weeks of paid vacation to start. Three weeks after five years of year-round paid service. Paid vacation, days of sick leave, twelve paid holidays and participation in the CalPERS retirement plan.

Application: 
Apply directly online at www.lausdjobs.org by clicking on Jobs Open to the Public (non LAUSD Employees) or LAUSD Promotional Opportunities (current LAUSD Employees). For assistance with the application process, please submit a "help desk service request form" located to the left of the Quick Links on our job webpage, www.lausdjobs.org.  


City of Chico Seeks Senior Tree Maintenance Worker

9/22/2017 - Chico, CA

Job Description
To view the full Senior Maintenance Worker job description, click here.

Typical Duties for this position in the Street Trees Division:
- Operate boom trucks, loaders, stump grinder, brush chippers, tractors, power saws, trucks, sprayers, and other equipment and tools.
- Operate chipping equipment, and feed limbs and brush into the machines.
- Load debris and refuse onto trucks and haul it away for disposal.
- Clean, sharpen, and lubricate tools and equipment.
- Cut down trees as directed by assigned supervisor.
- Clear sites, streets, and grounds of woody and herbaceous materials, such as tree stumps and fallen trees and limbs.
- Climb trees using ropes, or climb ladders to gain access to work areas.
- Hoist tools and equipment, and lower branches with ropes or block and tackle.
- Collect debris and refuse from tree trimming and removal operations into piles, using shovels, rakes or other tools.
- Cut away dead and excess branches from trees, using climbing equipment or buckets of extended truck booms, and/or chainsaws, hooks, handsaws, shears, and clippers.
- Inspect trees to determine if they have diseases or pest problems.
- Spray and fertilize trees to treat diseased or unhealthy trees, including mixing chemicals and calibrating spray equipment.
- Water trees and operate water truck.
- Plant, stake and mulch trees and shrubs to Z60.1 standards
- Conduct all tree work to ANSI A300 standards.
- Work safely to Z133.1 standards.
- Assist in tree inventory and tree assessment surveys.
- Requisition and maintain records of tools and equipment.
- Keep records and make reports of supplies used.
- Coordinate and Supervise others engaged in tree trimming work and train lower-level employees.
- Perform related duties as assigned.

Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications:
Experience & Education:  One year of experience performing duties similar to those assigned to the Maintenance Worker class.  Specialized training in public works construction and maintenance work including light and moderately heavy equipment operation.
 
Additional Requirement:  Possession of a valid Class B California Driver License.

For more information and to apply: Senior Tree Maintenance Worker


Integrity Tree Service seeks Tree Climbers

1/20/2017 - Phoenix, AZ

Integrity Tree Service is seeking an experienced tree climber to join our award-winning team.  Candidates must have tree climbing experience and demonstrate safe and approved climbing and pruning skills. Rigging and tree removal experience is preferred.  Advanced training, crew leadership and career opportunities are available.  Starting Pay is $12 to $24/hour DOE plus benefits including: 401 (k), health insurance, paid holidays and paid vacations.

To apply, send a message or completed employment application to slundahl@itreeservice.com  
A printable application is available at http://itreeservice.com/pdfs/application.pdf

Since 1989, Integrity Tree Service has been providing quality tree care in the greater Phoenix area.

-First TCIA-Accredited Tree Service in Arizona
-Accredited Member of the Better Business Bureau
-Recipient of the BBB Business Ethics Award
-Recipient of the Phoenix Chamber of Commerce Impact Award
-Drug Free Workplace
-Equal Opportunity Employer

For other available employment opportunities, visit our website at http://itreeservice.com/employment.html

Come work with Integrity!