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Forestry Technician II - Parks Department
CITY OF FRANKLIN, TENNESSEE
Invites applications for the position of: Forestry Technician II Parks Department

Purpose of Job
Under general supervision uses comprehensive knowledge to perform work associated with the planting, care and maintenance, and removal of trees on City-owned property, parks, and rights-of-way. This job requires the use of specialized equipment associated with urban forestry.

Essential Job Duties
A. Tree Maintenance
• Operates various equipment and tools which are used for daily tree work projects.
• Operates all equipment and tools in a safe and effective manner.
• Daily communication with Urban Forestry Supervisor
• Knowledge of principles, procedures, and methods of arboriculture
• Ability to make appropriate decisions regarding diseased and potentially hazardous trees.
• Performs heavy manual labor on varied assignments
• Implements work zone safety procedures.
• Leads pruning and maintaining trees on city property, parks, and right-of-way.
• Leads planting, transplanting, watering, fertilization, mulching projects.

B. Maintains and transports equipment
• Performs general inspections of all equipment including fluids, belts, and filters.
• Performs general maintenance of all equipment including cleaning, greasing, sharpening.
• Clean and maintain all work and equipment storage areas.
• Loads and unloads all equipment for transporting to work sites.
Position: Forestry Technician II - Parks Department
Organization: City of Franklin Parks Department
Location: Frankllin,  TN 
United States
Salary: $18.51 - $20.14/HR
Posting Start Date: 9/30/2021
Date Posted: 9/30/2021
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 two (2) years related tree trimming experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be able to operate various types of tree operations equipment (Bucket Truck, Chipper Truck, and Chain Saws)

Certifications: TN Driver’s License, CDL License Required
Apply on-line at: http://www.franklintn.gov/jobs
EOE/Drug-free Workplace
Status: This listing expires on: 10/30/2021
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Frankllin,  TN 
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