Los Angeles Unified School District Los Angeles, CA, USA
May 24, 2018Full time
JOB DUTES Some of the primary job duties performed are: -Trims, prunes, shapes, and fells trees. -Plants and transplants trees, balling and boxing trees when necessary. Visit us at www.lausdjobs.org -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. -Operates stump grinding equipment and track loaders. -Feeds branches into a chipper. -Loads trees, branches, and debris into trucks and cleans up grounds. -Performs minor maintenance and sharpening of hand and power tools. -Performs minor repairs to safety belts and other climbing apparatus. -May aerate soil around trees and large shrubs. -May perform deep irrigation and fertilization of trees. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS 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 TO APPLY Click HERE or visit http://www.lausdjobs.org and click on the link "Jobs Open to the Publc" Search for "Tree Surgeon"