Deadline: December 15, 2017
Looking for 3 individuals for skilled work involving all phases of the care and maintenance of City trees. Work involves responsibility for the pruning, repairing, spraying, and removal of City trees; the preparation and planting of new trees; and the operation and maintenance of specialized tree care equipment. Much of the work is hazardous, requires considerable strength and agility, and is performed outdoors in all types of weather. Assignments are received from working supervisors and include general details on each job to be performed, although the employee is expected to apply some independent judgment. Work is performed in crews under the leadership of an Arborist II.
Qualifications: High school graduate or equivalent.
Necessary Special Requirements: Possession of a valid driver’s license. Valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) is required or the ability to obtain within 60 days of appointment. Successful completion of the City of Lincoln’s First Class Arborist Examination within 6 months of appointment. Nebraska Certified Pesticide Applicator License within 6 months of appointment.