Tree Surgeon – LADWP Jobs

Website LADWP

Job Description:

The salary range for positions in the Department of Water and Power is $75,919 to $94,335

Job Responsibilities:

  • A Tree Surgeon climbs, prunes, trims, treats, sprays, plants, fertilizes, transplants and removes trees along City streets and highways, in City parks, over or on private property, and on public grounds to eliminate hazardous conditions; prevent interference with traffic, traffic signals and high and low voltage conductors and equipment; and to preserve and maintain the trees.

Job Requirements:

  • One year of full-time paid experience as a tree surgeon, which includes climbing trees using spurs, climbers, ropes and safety belts and using power saws, aerial lifts, power winches, booms or similar equipment.
  • One year of full-time paid experience with the City of Los Angeles as a Tree Surgeon Assistant or in a class at that level performing tree trimming or treatment work; or

Qualification & Experience:

  • A valid California Class B driver’s license and valid medical certificate approved by the State of California Department of Motor Vehicles are required for all positions either prior to the appointment or prior to the end of probation. Some positions may require the license and certificate prior to the appointment, while other positions may require the license and certificate to be obtained prior to completion of the six-month probation period.  Candidates may not be eligible for appointment to these positions if their record within the last 36 months reflects three or more moving violations and/or at-fault accidents, or a conviction of a major moving violation (such as DUI). Candidates will be asked to submit a commercial driving history in accordance with the California Department of Motor Vehicles CVS 1808.1.

Job Details:

Company: Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP)

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Management

Job Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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