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Forestry Technician II
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
Organization: Franklin Parks Department
Location: Franklin,  TN 
United States
Salary: $18.51 - $20.14/HR
Posting Start Date: 11/22/2021
Date Posted: 11/22/2021
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
 
EOE/Drug-free Workplace
 
Apply on-line at: www.franklintn.gov/jobs                                                          Deadline to apply: Until Filled
Status: This listing expires on: 1/22/2022
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