(Open to Internal and External Applicants)
-Option to underfill at Arborist Trainee level-
*Skill testing tentatively scheduled the week of October 28th*
Trims, fells, and cares for trees; operates a variety of vehicles and other equipment.
At least three years of experience in performing arboriculture principles and techniques consistent with the accepted practices outlined by the International Society of Arboriculture such as tree planting, tree pest/disease identification, tree trimming, rigging, tree identification, transplanting, etc. Plus, candidate must pass appropriate skills test. Must possess and maintain the following depending on department assignment within the probationary period: A valid Class “A” CDL with tanker endorsement; A valid State Public Operator’s License (Ornamental and Turf Category or Right-of-Way); CPR and First Aide Certification; a valid International Society of Arboriculture Certified Arborist certificate; a Tree Care Industry Association Electrical Hazard Awareness Program certification. Must pass pre-employment drug testing and submit to periodic drug testing as required by applicable laws. Some assignments may require weekend and/or evening work. Subject to emergency call-in.
See Job Description for Essential Duties and Qualifications.
(See Arborist Trainee for requirements as an underfill.)
$12.33 - $17.75 Hourly is complete Salary Range for Arborist.
$11.68 - $16.88 Hourly is complete Salary Range for Arborist Trainee.
(Starting salary is typically at the beginning of the range depending on individual qualifications and budget authorization.)
5:00 p.m., Friday, October 18, 2013.
(Applications/Resumes submitted by mail must be postmarked the day of the application deadline.)
CITY EMPLOYEES must submit a resume or employment application by the stated deadline.
ALL CANDIDATES SUBMITTING A RESUME SHOULD INCLUDE SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER.
NOTE: To receive credit for college education, you must submit your college transcript with your application. Based on the number and quality of applicants, applications may be reviewed for qualifications beyond the minimums stated herein. Education and experience shall be evaluated with regard to recency and quality, as well as quantity, per Merit Rule 5.8.
The ELIGIBLE LIST established as a result of this job posting will be used for a minimum of six months or until the list is exhausted. Individuals must apply now in order to be considered for future openings of this position. Eligible applicants will have the option of having their name withheld from consideration for specific vacancies if they choose.
To ensure consideration, CITY EMPLOYEES wishing to transfer or take a voluntary demotion for the current vacancy should indicate their interest to the Human Resources Department by completing the appropriate form by the application deadline.
According to Merit Rule 10.1(c), no CITY EMPLOYEE “shall be deemed eligible for promotional examination whose last service rating was not satisfactory.”
Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin or disability. Individuals with disabilities should request reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act prior to testing or appointment. Proof of United States Citizenship/Authorization to Work in The United States as established by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986 is a condition of employment. Pre-employment drug testing required.