Tree Trimmers

Recruitment #210414-UNCF-107

Introduction

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

   
To apply for this position, email your cover letter and resume to: recruiter@travelok.com
 
Please indicate the job title and location that you are applying for with Tourism.

Resumes will be accepted until April 21, 2021 at 5PM.
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Tree Trimmers 

The Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department’s (OTRD) mission is to advance the exceptional quality of life in Oklahoma by preserving, maintaining, and promoting our natural assets and cultural amenities.

OTRD is seeking two unclassified Tree Trimmer positions to operate equipment for the trimming and removal of trees.  These positions will travel statewide with a maintenance crew.  This position is seasonal through September 30, 2021.  The hourly rate is $13 per hour and per diem is provided for travel expenses.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:
• Drives trucks to transport trees, branches and/or materials; may load and unload truck assisted by others.
• Operates heavy equipment and trucks, tractors, removal dumps, loaders, booms, chippers, and chipper trucks.
• Trim and remove trees along streets and park grounds to eliminate hazardous conditions, prevent interference with traffic, overhead utility lines, and protect our natural park resources.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
• Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of tree removal and tree trimming equipment.
• Ability and willingness to complete manual tree working including climbing, stooping, and bending in rough conditions.
• Skill in other maintenance operating equipment; and in following oral and written instructions.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
One year of experience in tree removal, tree trimming and transportation of material.  Experience in general landscaping is preferred. 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Applicants must be willing and able to fulfill all job-related travel normally associated with this position. 

Conclusion

Veteran’s preference points apply only for initial appointment in the classified service.