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VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
November 16, 2020

JOB NO.: UN-20-88 CLOSING DATE: Open until filled
POSITION: Tree Cutter RATE: $21.10 per hour
DEPARTMENT: Street Maintenance/Urban Forestry FULL TIME 
(1st shift)
DUTIES:

Performs work involving the pruning, care and treatment of trees. Remove dead or decaying trees and/or tree limbs using saws, shears and similar tools. Plants, transplants or removes trees and shrubs. Fertilizes and sprays trees, shrubs, etc. Operate various forestry equipment including dump truck, stump grinder, brush chipper, aerial truck, etc. Perform preventative maintenance and reports needed repairs and damages to vehicles. Works any shift, overtime, weekends and holidays as required. Performs other duties as assigned and assists employees as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

High school diploma or equivalent preferred; will consider applicants without diploma based upon experience demonstrating required abilities and skills. Specialized training and experience in the maintenance cutting and care of trees. Incumbent must be able to read and write and possess an understanding of methods and uses of tree climbing safety, tools and equipment of the trade. Must obtain and maintain a Commercial Drivers License with the proper endorsements.

Pursuant to Federal Regulations 51.55(e) and (k)(6), the City of Evansville does not
discriminate on the basis of handicapped status in admission to or access to, or treatment of employment in its programs and activities.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States.  However, we are not able to sponsor visas.