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Forestry Technician I
Under supervision, assists in 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 
  • Operates various equipment and tools which are used for daily tree work projects.
  • Operates equipment and tools in a safe and effective manner.
  • Performs heavy manual labor on varied assignments
  • Assist with implementing work zone safety procedures.
  • Assist with pruning and maintaining trees on city property, parks, and right-of-way.
  • Assist with planting, transplanting, watering, fertilization, and applying mulch.
       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. 
Primary challenges of this position include:
  • Understanding good arboriculture practices.
  • Being able to work with and maintain a wide variety of trees. 
Operates and maintains chainsaws, pole saws, woodchippers, stump grinders, commercial grade lawn mower, string trimmer, and blowers
Position: Forestry Technician I
Organization: Franklin Parks Department
Location: Franklin,  TN 
United States
Salary: $16.44 per hour
Posting Start Date: 11/22/2021
Date Posted: 11/22/2021
Requirements Qualifications: 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
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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Franklin Parks Department

Franklin,  TN 
United States