Performs work in the trimming, removing, spraying, cultivating general care of trees and shrubs in the public right of way and other locations as assigned. Essential duties include but are not limited to the following: trimming and removal of trees using roping and rigging techniques, operates and performs routine maintenance of chainsaws, sprays trees, shrubs, weeds and fence lines with pesticides, operates trucks and equipment used in forestry or landscape work and follows all Departmental safety procedures including, but not limited to, the utilization of designated personal protective equipment. Must be available for emergency overtime. Good communication skills and a working knowledge of the Department of Public Works in order to respond to resident's inquiries is a must. Other duties as assigned by Department.
Candidates must have a valid Michigan driver's license throughout the length of employment. Successful applicants must have and maintain a valid Group A CDL with A & N Endorsements. Successful applicants are required to obtain EHAP Certification, MIOSHA Aerial Lift Certification and State of Michigan Pesticide Application Certification Category 6: Right of Way within 6 months.
General Requirements and/or Disclaimers
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties of personnel so classified. Other duties may be assigned by the General Foreman and/or designee.
This is a full-time position covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the City of Taylor and AFSCME Local 1128. Compensation includes hourly rate plus attractive benefits package: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, paid time off, paid holidays, and participation in defined contribution plan. Questions regarding the contract agreement and employment terms may be directed towards the Human Resource Department at 734-374-1369. HOW TO APPLY:
Complete an online application at www.cityoftaylor.com/jobs
. Your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications. Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be contacted regarding the next steps in the application process.
The City of Taylor is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of such factors as race, color, age, sex, national origin, religion, citizenship, handicap, height, weight and marital status. Under the State Persons With Disabilities Act and the Federal Americans With Disabilities Act, an employer has a legal obligation to accommodate an employee's or job applicant's disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the employer. A person with a disability may allege a violation against an employer regarding a failure to accommodate his or her condition under Michigan law only if the person notifies the employer in writing of the need for accommodation within 182 days after the date the person knew or reasonably should have known that an accommodation was needed.
The City of Taylor is an Equal Opportunity Employer