Laborer Tree Tapping Job Description Sample
Laborer I - Golden Peanut AND Tree Nuts (Seed Division) - Headland, AL
LABORER I – Headland, AL
Golden Peanut and Tree Nuts
This is a full time, hourly position
For more than a century, the people of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE:ADM), have transformed crops into products that serve the vital needs of a growing world. Today, we're one of the world's largest agricultural processors and food ingredient providers, with more than 31,000 employees serving customers in more than 170 countries. With a global value chain that includes more than 500 crop procurement locations, 270 ingredient manufacturing facilities, 44 innovation centers and the world's premier crop transportation network, we connect the harvest to the home, making products for food, animal feed, chemical and energy uses
Must be able to work up to 12 hour shifts at day or night, including weekends, holidays and overtime (as needed)
Team player with appropriate interpersonal skills
Maintain attendance record in accordance with company policy
Able to meet the physical requirements of the job including, but not limited to: prolonged periods of standing, working at various heights (can't be afraid of heights), bending, kneeling, climbing stairs and ladders and work in a variety of conditions (hot, cold, etc.)
Ability to lift 50 lbs
Must be able to operate a Skid Steer, Manlift and Forklift
Must currently have a valid Driver's License and must maintain a valid Driver's License, while employed by ADM
High School graduate or equivalent preferred
Commitment to ADM's goal of achieving a zero injury culture
Full compliance with all Employee Safety and Food Safety laws, regulations and rules of Golden Peanut Company and ADM
Under limited supervision, collects, visually analyzes and documents foreign material findings on various sizes and types of peanuts in a safe, effective and efficient manner
Maintain, monitor, clean and adjust equipment as required
Maintains work area in clean condition, addressing sanitation and safety
Maintain paperwork in assigned area in regards to safety, sanitation, maintenance and processing equipment operation
Communicate with team/shift employees concerning proper operation of equipment, changes in flow rates or processing capabilities, safety concerns, product quality issues and maintenance issues
Conducts job tasks with a positive, safe attitude and maintains a safe work record
Maintains production rates
Ability to understand and perform assigned job tasks easily and independently, while flexible enough to work in team settings
Performs quality checks and records as required, reporting issues as needed
Perform other duties assigned by Supervisor or Lead Person
General housekeeping duties
This position is located at our Headland, Alabama (Seed Division)
Relocation assistance is not available with this position
This position offers a complete benefit package, including: 401K/ESOP, health, life and dental insurance
ADM requires the successful completion of a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen, physical, background check and a Pulmonary Function Test (PFT is due to respirator requirement)
General Tree Laborer
Come join Fox Forestry!
Fox Forestry is a dynamic Forestry company looking for someone to grow with us. The job will include tree, gardening, and landscape work along the coast of Maine. Tasks will include raking, weeding, hauling brush, pruning, general landscaping work, clean-up of job sites, and shop maintenance.
Provide assistance to Tree Climbers as a general laborer.*
Operate equipment, such as wood chipper, loaders, chainsaw, and other equipment and tools.*
Adhere to all safety rules and company regulations.*
Pruning, removal, and general tree care.*
General laborers who prove to have good attitudes and work ethics may have room for growth and promotion within the company.
Job Type: Full-time
Engineer II - Tapping
Support tapping and stopping operations company wide by reviewing and developing job designs, tracking and scheduling tapping and stopping work, developing programs and procedures for these operations as well as training individuals performing tapping functions.
Develop processes and procedures for developing and reviewing tapping and stopping job plans and implement the processes and procedures.
Track tapping and stopping jobs.
Develop processes and procedures for performing tapping and stopping functions.
Develop and implement training for tap and stop personnel.
Develop processes and procedures and other support functions for the M&R Department.
Develop and track budgets for tapping and stopping operations.
Knowledge & Skills
Knowledge of tapping and stopping equipment and design of tapping and stopping jobs
Knowledge of pipeline systems and the design of pipeline construction and maintenance projects
Knowledge of regulator station and meter set design and operation
Knowledge of UGI Safety policies and procedures
Knowledge of UGI MSP, GOM, CPG Operations Procedures Manual, and relevant sections of Federal code 192 that pertain to Regulation, and PA Title 52, Chapter 59 relating to metering.
Working knowledge of UGI computer systems (DOJM, Walker, OPS, CIS, Seagate, CAD, Business Intelligence, ADP)
- Typical office conditions and field engineering and project oversite activities.
- Bachelors degree in Engineering
- 3-5 years of gas industry experience with design and construction of pipeline, tapping and stopping jobs and regulator stations and meter set design
Founded in 1925, MacLean-Fogg is a worldwide enterprise currently operating 40 global manufacturing facilities across 5 continents with annual sales in excess of one billion (USD) and a workforce of over 4,000 people. MacLean-Fogg is a privately held enterprise headquartered in Mundelein, IL USA and is comprised of two primary businesses, MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions and MacLean Power Systems. MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions (MFCS) is a leading manufacturer of fastener components, engineered components and engineered plastics for automotive, heavy truck, and other diverse industries. MacLean Power Systems (MPS) is a leading manufacturer of products for electric utility, telecommunications and civil markets.
TAPPING OPERATOR- The Tapping Operator performs duties required to operate automatic tapping machines with minimal assistance. In addition, this position performs quality control checks to assure that parts meet specifications.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Understands, interprets, and responds immediately to SPC chart variances
Works from general instructions from the Tapping Supervisor or lead person
Assures that accurate records of production and downtime are maintained
Performs minor machine maintenance, including greasing, and adding lubricants and materials
Uses a variety of hand tools
Checks the quality of parts using the correct gages
Operates multiple machines
Fills out first piece sample tag and rejected material notification form
Supports continuous quality improvement
Minimum Education: High School Diploma or GED
Working knowledge of all tapping machines
Consistently maintains no more than two quality control rejections in any six-month period (a rejected part is defined as one that is nonfunctional)
Receptive to ongoing training
EOE – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
District Tree Superintendent
COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS
TYPE OF RECRUITMENT
Open Competitive Job Opportunity
APPLICATION FILING DATES
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 7:00 a.m. Pacific Standard Time (PST), until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure at any time without prior notice.
This announcement is a rebulletin to revise Job Title Classification and Salary. Persons who have applied need not to reapply, but may submit additional information by the last day of filling. The information must include the correct examination title and number.
Essential Job Functions
A District Tree Superintendent is responsible for performing a combination of the following essential job functions: plans, assigns and schedules work for subordinate staff; assigns, reviews and monitors work tasks within established timelines and standards; ensures unit priorities are implemented and are consistent with Department mission, goals, and objectives; distributes work among crew according to project requirements; ensures through subordinate supervisors, adherence to safety requirements for the protection of the public and employees (e.g.; Safety Data Sheet [SDS], California Occupation Safety and Health Act [Cal/OSHA]); identifies and provides training to subordinate staff and/or provides opportunities for training; provides training and direction to crew as needed; ensures staff is trained; informs staff of changes to pertinent laws, explains laws, rules, regulations and policies as directed; maintains the Department's system of discipline to improve performance; coaches/counsels employees on how to improve performance, in accordance with Departmental policies and procedures; monitors and evaluates the work of subordinate staff to recognize, improve and/or enhance performance; ensures staff's work meets standards and is in accordance with departmental guidelines and requirements; communicates performance expectations and documents performance in accordance to Departmental policy and procedures; provides performance feedback to employees on a regular basis, or as needed; meets with customers regarding tree care; responds to customer requests and/or inquiries and responds to emergency requests in a timely manner as defined by department standards and policy; provides thorough information, including appropriate referrals, when needed in accordance with policies, guidelines, and procedures; ensures that customer requests are followed up with and completed in a timely manner; meets with construction inspectors, contract administrators, and contractors to discuss contract specifications, work expectations, contract progress, corrective solutions, and quality control; meets and attends conferences with County officials, civic groups, community improvement associations, and public utilities in order to develop and carry out plans for tree planting, maintenance, and care within the district; inspects trees to ensure they are maintained according to International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) standards with respect to elements such as overall appearance, tree safety and health; inspects tree stock prior to planting to ensure it meets department standards; evaluates and makes recommendations for tree care; ensures the proper species and location for planting; ensures trees are planted, trimmed, and maintained in accordance to Departmental standards; verifies trees are removed as instructed; ensures trees are removed in a safe manner as defined by Departmental and ISA standards; ensures Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is used in accordance to Departmental and ISA standards; ensures that contracted maintenance is inspected and completed per contract specifications and department policies, procedures, and guidelines; creates, modifies and maintains records and reports; inspects and maintains tools and equipment such as ropes, harnesses, saddles, and chainsaws to ensure safe and efficient operation; may participate in the work of district crews in an emergency; may perform various activities pertaining to arboricultural care of trees in and around hazardous conditions such as overhead utility lines or within major highways requiring lane closures impacting high-speed and heavy-volume traffic; and drives a light vehicle in the performance of district work and may be required to drive, in an emergency, equipment with gross vehicle weight rating of 26,001 pounds or more.
Three years of paid experience at the journey level* in climbing trees, performing crown restoration, removing hazardous branches or trees, using rigging and related knots, and using tree trimming tools and equipment, one year of which must have been at the level of County of Los Angeles class of Tree Trimmer Working Supervisor.
A valid California Class C Driver License is required to perform job-related essential functions. Some positions may require a valid California Class A or B Driver License, and may require special endorsements to operate assigned vehicles.
License Information: All successful applicants for this position will be required to obtain a copy of his/her driving record from the California State Department of Motor Vehicles before being appointed.
A copy of your driving record must be presented at the time of your appointment. License must not be suspended, restricted or revoked. AN APPLICANT WHOSE DRIVING RECORD SHOWS FOUR OR MORE MOVING VIOLATIONS WITHIN THE LAST TWO YEARS WILL NOT BE APPOINTED.
Physical Class III - Moderate: Includes standing or walking most of the time, with bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching; includes working on irregular surfaces, occasionally lifting objects weighting over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION
- Journey-level experience is defined as possessing the required knowledge, skills, and training to perform a full range and diversity of work independently and reliably. Positions at this level operate with fairly significant freedom from day-to-day supervision and need little or no guidance on such matters as selecting appropriate problem solving methods and techniques, locating appropriate regulations, or applying proper procedures to carry out work.
Experience at the level of a Tree Trimmer Working Supervisor in the service of the County of Los Angeles is defined as: supervises and participates in the arboricultural care of trees, including climbing, rigging, trimming, crown reduction, crown restoration, planting, and removal of trees and stumps.
- A valid International Society of Arboriculture certification as a Certified Arborist.
- A valid International Society of Arboriculture Tree Risk Assessment Qualification.
This examination will consist of two parts:
Part I: A written test weighted at 50% covering knowledge related to tree maintenance, supervision, and safety operations.
Only those candidates who achieve a 70% or higher on the written test (Part I) will be eligible to compete in the interview (Part II) portion of the examination.
THE WRITTEN TEST IS NOT REVIEWABLE PER CIVIL SERVICE RULE 7.19.
Part II: An interview weighted 50% covering training, experience, personal fitness, and general knowledge and abilities to perform the duties of the position.
Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on each weighted part of the examination in order to be placed on the eligible register.
Final results will be sent by U.S. postal mail. Test scores cannot be disclosed over the phone.
The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in the examination will be placed on the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of eligibility.
NO PERSON MAY COMPETE IN THIS EXAMINATION MORE THAN ONCE EVERY TWELVE (12) MONTHS.
Applications will be processed on an as-received basis and those receiving a passing score will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly.
FINGERPRINTING AND SECURITY CLEARANCE: Before a final appointment is made to this position, candidates are subject to security clearance which includes fingerprinting.
An individual may be withheld from appointment, if he/she has a conviction record incompatible with the essential duties of the position for which he/she has applied. Any false statement or omission of material fact may cause forfeiture of employment rights. Information presented on employment applications, resumes and during the examination process is subject to verification. Disqualifying factors may include but are not limited to: felony convictions, certain job-related misdemeanor convictions, certain serious traffic convictions or patterns of traffic violations (e.g., 4 or more moving violations within the past 2 years, failure to appear, at-fault accidents, and driving under the influence), illegal use of certain controlled substances and/or poor employment history.
The resulting eligible register for this examination will be used to fill vacancies in the Department of Public Works, Road Maintenance Division.
APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION
Fill out your application completely. Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job.
The acceptance of your application will depend on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Selection Requirements. Please be sure your application shows complete information, including dates for education and jobs held which relate to this position.
In the space provided for education, include the names and addresses of schools attended, titles of courses completed, dates completed, and number of credits earned. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, description of work performed, and salary earned. All information supplied by applicants is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination or selection process.
Please note that ALL information included in the application materials is subject to VERIFICATION at any point during the examination and hiring process, including after an appointment has been made.
FALSIFICATION of any information may result in DISQUALIFICATION or RESCISSION OF APPOINTMENT.
Utilizing VERBIAGE from Class Specification and/or Selection Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION and you may be DISQUALIFIED.
FILE USING ONE OF THE METHODS BELOW:
Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply" button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website.
We must receive your application by 5:30 p.m., Pacific Standard Time (PST), on the last day of filing.
Note: if you are unable to attach required documents, you must fax them to (626) 979-5440 within fifteen (15) calendar days from filing. Please include your name, exam number, and exam title on the faxed documents.
FILING BY U.S. MAIL OR IN PERSON
We must receive your completed application at the address below by 5:30 p.m., Pacific Standard Time (PST), on the last day of filing.
Department of Public Works
Human Resources Division
900 South Fremont Avenue, Lobby Floor
Alhambra, CA 91803-1331
Phone No.: (626) 458-2141
Office Hours: Monday through Thursday, ONLY, between 7:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. (PST). Please note this office is closed on Fridays.
SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER
Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number.
NO SHARING USER ID AND PASSWORD
All applicants must file their application online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record.
COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT LIBRARIES
For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County.
Department Contact Name: Norma Aparicio
Department Contact Phone: (626) 458-2141
Department Contact Fax: (626) 979-5440
Department Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
ADA Coordinator Phone: (626) 458-2141
Teletype Phone: (626) 282-7829
California Relay Services: (800) 735-2922
Tree Maintenance Worker I
Under supervision, prunes, removes and cares for City of Augusta trees as directed; performs basic tree surgery; does related work as required.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Climbs trees, rigs rope for tree removal, and trims trees.
Ensures adherence to current safe work practices and procedures related to tree maintenance and removal activities including electrical hazard awareness.
Operates a variety of maintenance equipment, including skid steer loader (Bobcat) trencher, water tank truck, aerial truck, brush chipper, stump grinder, chain saws, and other related equipment as training allows.
Responds to emergencies as needed.
Education: High School diploma or GED
Experience: One (1) year of experience in tree climbing, rope rigging for tree removal, maintaining, trimming, and caring for trees and related equipment
Licensing: Possession of a valid driver's license with good driving history. If State license is other than Georgia or South Carolina, applicant must obtain a license in Georgia or South Carolina within 30 days of employment.
This position requires driving a county vehicle.
Knowledge of Safe Work practices
Knowledge of purposes of general construction tools and equipment and ability to use them in the area of work assigned
Knowledge of Preventative Maintenance techniques and procedures
Knowledge of basic knots and ability to tie them including but not limited to: bowline, Blake's hitch, taut line hitch, and clove hitch
Knowledge of safety procedures including electrical hazard awareness and aerial rescue
Knowledge of hazardous chemicals, herbicides and fertilizers and the ability to use them safely and effectively
Knowledge of work zone traffic control and warning signs
Ability to work out of aerial bucket
Ability to use tools and equipment used in tree maintenance
This position does require staff call up in an emergency situation.
Depending upon area of assignment:
Positions in this class typically require: Intermittent sitting, standing, stooping, crouching, walking, occasional lifting of light objects less than 75 lbs., reaching, pulling, fingering, and repetitive motions. Work is not performed in an office setting.
Disclaimer: The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to this job.
Part-Time Shift Leader - Brentwood Lone Tree Way - Brentwood, CA
CAREER TYPE: Retail
LOCATION:Brentwood, CA 94513, US
Days, Nights, Week-ends
Commensurate with Experience
Ensures company standards are met in the event a Store Leader is unavailable and to ensure Associates comply with policies and procedures. Assist the Store Leader in the development and compliance with policies and procedures. Upholds and executes the vision and mission of Yogurtland and assist others in doing the same.
THTK – Totally Honest, Totally Kind – We work and live with great integrity, transparency and compassion.
Humble – We are modest, respectful, open and never arrogant, despite our successes. We grow by giving and accepting honest feedback, even when it is personally challenging.
Heart & Soul – We seek a quality of expression that touches our deepest relationships beyond the surface. This prospective permeates the way we live, the way we work and the choice that we make.
Team Play – We are brought together by our shared principles and philosophies. With this common bond, we learn and grow from and better each other.
Same Store Sales.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Cash Handling (drawer balancing, safe deposits, etc.) is accountable for funds.
Assisting with shift scheduling.
Coordinate and communicate individual Associates duties throughout shift.
Assist in training, coaching and development of newly hired Associates.
Follows and ensures Associates adhere to meal and break periods.
Taste product to ensure quality standards are met.
Is the "role-model" for outstanding customer service and overall Associate standards.
Ensures cleanliness, health and safety standards are maintained at all times.
Other job-related activities as requested by Store Leader.
Ability to maintain confidential information in the strictest of confidence.
1 year previous supervisory experience preferred but not required.
Ability to maintain a fast pace.
Ability to problem solve quickly and effectively.
Effective customer service skills delivered with a friendly disposition.
Basic management skills.
Ability to handle responsibility.
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely.
Ability to lead others in always upholding company standards.
OTHER REQUIREMENTS (LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS)
- Food Handler's Card (If required by local city or county).
Continuous (67-100%)Walking, standing, hand use, cash register.Frequent (34-66%)Bending, neck flexion, twisting and lifting up to 25 lbs from shoulder to shoulder, carrying up to 25-40 lbs up to 100 feet, pushing and pulling, fine manipulation, firm grasping, reach above to below shoulder, key board.Occasional (11-33%)Squatting, climbing, kneeling, lifting up to 50 lbs from floor to shoulder, gross manipulation.Seldom (1-10%)Sitting, climbing, and lifting up to 10-25 lbs from floor to above head, lifting 26-50 lbs from waist to above head, carrying up to 50 lbs up to 200 feet, 10 key.
As an absolute condition of employment, associates are required upon hire, to sign certain confidentiality and non-disclosure agreement(s).
Statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the general function(s) of the job, level of knowledge and skill(s) typically preferred or required, and scope of responsibility entailed. Statement(s) contained herein should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirement(s) or function(s). Employee(s) may perform other duties, as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absence(s), equalize peak work periods, or otherwise balance workload(s).
Equipment Operator II - Tree Crew - Road & Bridge
The County of Volusia is seeking an Equipment Operator II for the Road and Bridge Division. This position may be assigned to the east or west side of the County and will be responsible for cutting down, pruning, or trimming branches, leaves, and roots from trees to prevent damage and destruction or for aesthetic purposes. Candidate must have experience operating chainsaws, bucket trucks, prentice loaders, front end loaders, and tandem trucks
NOTE: This position requires the ability to work at elevated heights, and be available to work after hours.
(NOTE: These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position.)
Operates ten wheel trucks.
Operates bucket truck and trims trees from bucket.
Operates tractor equipped with a sickle bar or pulling moving machinery and equipment.
Operates small gasoline powered machinery such as cement mixers, air compressors and hammers, pumping equipment and saws.
Sets flags, barricades and signs for maintenance of traffic.
Operates rotary crane on tracks. Picks up, spots, and places materials where indicated by supervisor.
Operates truck carrying fuel, lubricants, and lubrication equipment.
Performs routine field lubrication of light, medium, and heavy rolling stock and equipment.
Performs daily safety inspections of assigned equipment prior to and after use.
Performs routine service and maintenance.
Occasionally may operate a simple flatbed or dump truck, or a variety of minor powered machinery and equipment.
Participates generally in the laboring work of the crew as workload
May be assigned to other county locations based upon operational needs.
Attends work on a regular and consistent basis.
Must adhere to Federal, State, County and Local ordinances.
Responds to emergency situations.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Completion of the eighth (8th) grade AND two (2) years of experience in the operation and routine maintenance of moderately medium sized construction and automotive equipment. Possession of a valid Florida CDL class B with airbrakes endorsement within six (6) months of appointment. A comparable amount of education, training, or experience may be substituted for the minimum requirements. The preferred candidate, having met the minimum requirements, will have a CDL Class B with airbrakes endorsement, AND at least five (5) years of experience operating a chainsaw, AND at least three (3) years of experience operating a bucket truck, prentice loader, front end loader, and tandem truck.
- Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license at time of hire.
NOTE: A pre-employment skills test will be required
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledge of the operating and repair characteristics of medium and heavy public works equipment.
Knowledge of the component parts, operating principles, and maintenance needs of medium and heavy equipment.
Knowledge of the occupational hazards and necessary safety precautions in the operation of medium and heavy equipment.
Knowledge of traffic laws and other regulations governing the operation of equipment.
If assigned to Airport, knowledge of Federal Aviation Administration safety regulations.
Able to service various types of relatively heavy equipment.
Able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Able to work under stressful conditions.
Able to interact effectively with others.
Must be able to relocate to other county locations based upon operational needs.
Physical Demands: Heavy work. Able to push (arm and leg), pull, reach, climb, sit, see (near and far acuity, depth perception, field of vision,) turn (neck, body), handle. Major visual functions are acuity, far and near, field of vision and accommodation. Visual acuity (peripheral vision and depth perception) necessary to operate a motorized vehicle.
Environmental Demands: (Demands may change depending on division/service center and equipment of assignment.) Outside work. Exposure to inclement weather (heat, humidity, cold, rain), fumes, odors, noise, vibration, dust, poor ventilation.
Mental Demands: Able to read and comprehend operational and safety instructions, procedures, rules, policies, warnings, memos. Able to write simple sentences relaying information, data, and details. Able to perform basic math.
Volusia County is a drug free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce.
Tree Trimmer-Equipment Operator (Bc-08)
Position Information Benefits Supplemental Questions
Operates and maintains a heavy ladder truck and attachments and medium-sized construction equipment in trimming, pruning, planting, transplanting, spraying and caring for shade and ornamental trees and shrubs; and performs other related duties as required.
Duties may include but are not limited to: driving and maintaining a truck with attached ladder to and from jobs sites; operating a hydraulic powered ladder in raising and lowering tree trimmers engaged in tree trimming; operating a crane in lifting heavy branches and in transplanting trees; operating a winch attachment to remove tree stumps; operating a root-stump cutter; using various types of trucks and tools to trim, prune, shape, plant and transplant, remove, and relocate trees and shrubs; treating and dressing cut surfaces to protect trees from further infestation; assisting with cleaning up tree trimming debris; maintaining tree trimming equipment; assisting in sealing off work area by setting up traffic signs, requesting the towing of illegally parked vehicles, and redirecting vehicular and pedestrian traffic; responding to emergency calls; responding to inquiries and complaints relating to job assignments; and operating light motorized vehicles.
Additional Job Information:At time of application, you must be a citizen, national or permanent resident alien of the United States or a non-citizen eligible under federal law for unrestricted employment.
- Subject to funding availability.*
- Only ONLINE applications will be accepted.
- Paper applications will NOT be accepted.
There is one vacancy with the Department of Parks and Recreation. Position requires responding to emergency work which may include working after hours/nights/weekends/holidays. This list may be used for future vacancies in this and/or other departments.
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Minimum Qualification Requirements:
Experience and/or training of sufficient scope and quality to show competence in the care and maintenance of grounds and landscaped areas, including the trimming, pruning and care of trees and shrubs, and in the operation of a heavy truck and hydraulic equipment.
Such experience must have shown demonstrated knowledge of tree trimming techniques and practices; characteristics and growing habits of principal shade and ornamental trees; common tree diseases and infestations; tree surgery techniques and the use of appropriate insecticides, fungicides and fertilizers; care and use of hand and power tools and equipment used in tree trimming; safety equipment, practices and procedures applicable to the work; the functions, capacities and methods of operating trucks and construction equipment representative of the class; hazards and safety precautions applicable to the operation of trucks and construction equipment; laws and regulations governing the operation of motor vehicles on streets and highways and the ability to climb trees with or without spikes; work above ground and withstand varying heights; diagnose and treat conditions harmful to trees; and operate and maintain heavy trucks and construction equipment representative of the class skillfully and safely.
AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION, the following license and certifications are required:
1.Valid commercial driver's license (The current vacancy requires a CDL Class B or higher).
2.Current State Department of Transportation medical examination certificate.
3.Current Certified Arborist or Tree Worker (International Society of Arboriculture) certificate.
4.Current State Hoisting Machine Operator's Certification.
5.Current National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) certificate.
Verification Requirement: You must submit evidence of the above license and certificates. Please attach an electronic copy of the license and certificates OR mail or drop off a photocopy by the closing date of this recruitment to the following address: Department of Human Resources, 650 South King Street, Honolulu, HI 96813.
Prior to Appointment:
Current Certificate of Fitness for Crane and Hoist Operator.
Prior to Completion of Probation:
Obtain and maintain current First Aid/CPR and AED certificates.
NOTE: All of the above certificates and licenses must be maintained on a current basis.
Examination Process:TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE EVALUATION: In addition to meeting the above minimum qualifications, your application will be further evaluated. Your score will be based on the quality, quantity, and/or recency of your training and experience.
Training and Experience Evaluation..........................................100%
Tree Trimmer, Facilities Services - (8083C) - #24817
The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptance—academic and artistic, political and cultural—make it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.
Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html.
Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: April 19, 2018
Facilities Services works to maintain a campus built environment that is conducive to teaching, learning and research. We strive to continuously improve the campus in partnership with all members of the campus community. The performs tasks requiring the highly specialized skills of the electrician trade.
The hours of work are Monday through Friday, 6:30 AM. – 3:00 P.M.
Work primarily outdoors under the supervision of the Lead Arborist. Follows ISA standards, proper safety procedures using appropriate PPE, Facilities Services Code of Conduct, and Grounds Services operating procedures. Inspects, climbs, cables, braces, prunes, and removes, trees and shrubs. Performs all clean-up activities associated with tree work.
Operates trucks and other tree industry equipment in the course of work.
Uses basic/advanced tree climbing techniques such as up and down, foot locking, aerial rescue, lateral/side-by-side; climbs trees using climbing aids and safety devices in the process of trimming trees
Works primarily with hand saw, pruning shears, chain saw wood chipper, Bobcat® with grapple and stump grinder attachments, aerial lift, Hobs lowering device, and climbing and rigging ropes.
Maintains power tools, hand tools, ropes, rigging devices, and saddles. Cleans and sharpens tools and power saws. Cleans and systemizes trucks.
Inspects and diagnoses trees for various plant pathologies including bacterial and fungal diseases, insect problems, and nutritional deficiencies. Also inspects for construction damage, hazardous trees. Takes corrective action as required, and/or as assigned.
Responsibilities also include ensuring that proper pedestrian or vehicular traffic controls are in place when appropriate and that all safety measures and practices are in place and followed at all times.
Works cooperatively with other Facilities Services units, Capital Project staff, and other campus customers, and outside agencies such as PG&E and the City of Berkeley.
Annually recommends equipment and supplies required by the tree crew.
Attends ISA or WCISA sponsored events or reads articles/study guides to accumulate the appropriate amount of CEUs to maintain ISA Arborist certification.
Conducts and maintains inventory for equipment and tools
Fills out their time cards each day and prior to scheduled time off.
May train or assist in the training of personnel as assigned
Adhere to all university and departmental safety guidelines.
Attend job-related and safety training as required.
Use required or appropriate PPE.
Follow appropriate safety procedures, and the proper use and care of equipment such as the chainsaw, wood chipper and aerial lift.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Must be a Certified Arborist or obtain certification within One year of Employment.
Must be able to communicate effectively with co-workers, subordinates, supervisors, and the general public.
Must be able to work cooperatively in a group setting.
Must know and follow the ANSI A300-Tree, Shrub, and other Woody Maintenance Standard and Pruning Practices, Part 1-Pruning and Part 3-Support Systems
Must know the sate and proper use of a hand saw, pruning shear, chain saw wood chipper, Bobcat® with grapple and stump grinder attachments, aerial lift, Hobs lowering device, and climbing and rigging ropes.
Must be able to drive one-ton trucks the Hi-Ranger aerial lift, and proficiently position the wood chipper while driving in reverse.
Knowledge and ability to properly operate, and provide daily/weekly basic maintenance of landscape maintenance equipment such as: chain saw, and wood chipper.
Must have 2 years of experience in climbing trees, performing crown restoration, removing hazardous branches or trees, using rigging and related knots, and using tree trimming tools and equipment.
Must have the ability to work with CMMS system organization, management, and maintenance; general work order/ work flow management and asset maintenance (using CMMS software) Maximo Work Order System.
Must be proficient in tree climbing using climbing saddle and ropes, and also proficient in rigging.
Salary & Benefits
Hourly salary rate: $23.14
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
How to Apply
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
A valid driver's license and DMV check for driving record is required.
This position is governed by the terms and conditions in the agreement for the Service Unit (SX) between the University of California and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME). The current bargaining agreement manual can be found at:
Employment is contingent upon passing a physical exam.
Conviction History Background
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see: http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf
For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:
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