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Tree Worker
CITY OF FRANKLIN, TENNESSEE
Invites applications for the position of:
Tree Worker
Parks Department
 
Apply on-line at: www.franklintn.gov/jobs                                                                  Deadline to apply: Open until filled
Salary: $14.62 - $20.64/HR
Purpose of Job
 Assists in work associated with planting and trimming of trees, irrigation systems maintenance, and general grounds work as associated with the overall tree care of City owned property. Requires the use of specialized equipment associated with tree trimming.
 
Essential Job Duties 
 Tree and lawn maintenance  
  • Climbs trees, operates tree trimming and climbing equipment in a safe and effective manner; performs heavy manual labor in varied assignments.
  • Assists in propagating and cultivating a wide variety of trees and performs a wide range of gardening work, such as fertilizing different varieties of trees using root feeding and soil additive techniques; transplanting trees; pruning and trimming shrubs, trees, and other plants to remove defects and excess branches and to obtain a proper balance between roots and top growth; mows and trims lawns and lays mulch.
  • Assists in maintaining park trees; removal or pruning of all park trees; access both street and park trees: including spraying trees with pesticides. Assists in tree maintenance and removals throughout the parks system and city right-of-ways.
 Maintains and transports equipment  
  • Performs general inspections of all equipment including fluids, belts, and blades before using.
  • Performs general maintenance of equipment including cleaning, greasing, and blade sharpening.
  • Cleans and maintains all equipment and work areas.
  • Loads and unloads all equipment for transportation to worksites.
Position: Tree Worker
Organization: Franklin Parks Department
Location: Franklin,  TN 
United States
Salary: $16.44 - $17.90/HR
Posting Start Date: 2/8/2021
Date Posted: 2/8/2021
Requirements Qualifications
Education and Experience: The required knowledge, skill, and abilities to satisfactorily perform job duties are normally acquired through attainment of a High School Diploma or GED, plus six months to one year of related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
Certifications: TN Driver’s License and CDL License                 
EOE/Drug-free Workplace
  
Apply on-line at: www.franklintn.gov/jobs    Deadline to apply: Open until filled
Status: This listing expires on: 4/10/2021
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Franklin Parks Department
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Franklin,  TN 
United States
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