Los Angeles Unified School District

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Los Angeles Unified School District Los Angeles, CA, USA
Mar 04, 2019
Full time
Job Description A Senior Tree Surgeon assists the Tree Maintenance Supervisor in planning and supervising tree surgery and tree trimming work, estimates job costs, and performs skilled tree surgery and trimming. Job Responsibilities Some of the core duties that job incumbents will perform, may require that he/she: Supervises the work of personnel performing tree surgery and tree trimming. Inspects trees on school and office sites and determines the best methods of performing tree surgery and trimming. Estimates labor and material costs of proposed tree work. Inspects work progress and the quality of work performed. Climbs, repairs, trims, tops, prunes, and shapes trees. Boxes, balls, cables, braces, and fells trees. Strips or supervises the stripping of vines from buildings. Operates hand and power tools and equipment. Inspects hand and power tools for serviceability and safety. Sharpens or supervises the sharpening of cutting edges. Changes or supervises the changing of blades inside chippers and on chain saws. Performs the more difficult tree surgery work. Maintains records of time expended on jobs. May act for the Tree Maintenance Supervisor during absences.   Minimum Requirements Education: Graduation from high school or evidence of equivalent educational proficiency, preferably supplemented by courses in tree surgery arboriculture, horticulture, agriculture and supervision.   Experience: Three years of experience in tree surgery that includes trimming, pruning, and felling. Experience must also include the trimming of tall tress using ropes, safety belts, and other climbing apparatus.
Los Angeles Unified School District Los Angeles, CA, USA
Mar 04, 2019
Full time
Job Description The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) is hiring Tree Surgeons to trim, shape, prune trees, and perform basic tree surgery, as part of the Maintenance & Operations Branch   Job Responsibilities The duties consist of, but are not limited to, the following:   Trims, prunes, shapes, and fells trees Plants and transplants trees, balling and boxing trees when necessary Cleans, treats, and fills tree cavities Eliminates hazardous conditions by cabling and bracing trees or removing branches Prunes, trims, and shapes vines and shrubbery and strips vines from buildings Operates hand and power tools and equipment, including those used in cutting and chipping tree trunks and branches Operates a truck and aerial boom for tree pruning Feeds branches into a chipper   Qualifications Education: Graduation from high school or evidence of equivalent educational proficiency, preferably supplemented by courses in tree surgery, arboriculture, horticulture, or agriculture   Experience Two years of experience in tree surgery that includes trimming, pruning, and felling. Experience must also include the trimming of tall trees using ropes, safety belts, and other climbing apparatus   SPECIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:   Agility to climb tall trees by means of ropes, safety belts, and other climbing apparatus       Benefits Insurance: Paid premiums for your choice of several medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans   Retirement: Membership in the California Public Employee Retirement System (CalPERS)   Vacation: Two Weeks of Paid vacation to start; three weeks after five years of year-round paid service   Paid Holidays: 12 days     Interested candidates should visit LAUSD’s Talent Acquisition & Selection Branch site to apply and for more details about the entire position