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$33.69-$46.15 Hourly / $5,839.00-$7,999.00 Monthly / $70,070.00-$95,992.00 Yearly
According to Civil Service Commission Rule 109, the duties specified below are representative of the range of duties assigned to this job code/class and are not intended to be an inclusive list.
Knowledge: Methods, materials and equipment used in trimming and caring for trees; mechanical aptitude in the use of power saws and other equipment.
Ability or Skill to: Perform necessary roping and rigging connected with this work.
These minimum qualifications establish the education, training, experience, special skills and/or license(s) which are required for employment in the classification. Please note, additional qualifications (i.e., special conditions) may apply to a particular position and will be stated on the exam/job announcement.
Possession of a high school diploma or equivalent (GED or High School Proficiency Examination).
Three (3) years of verified journey-level experience as a tree work professional. Duties must have included climbing trees of considerable height for the purpose of removing tree limbs, treetops or entire tree in accordance with safety standards. Experience in pruning trees from a ladder is not qualifying experience.
License and Certification:
Possession of a valid California Class C driver’s license at the time of application; AND
Possession of a valid California Class B driver’s license with no air brakes restriction is required upon completion of the probationary period.
Successful completion of an Arborist Technician Apprenticeship Program approved and registered with the California Division of Apprenticeship Standards.
Safety Sensitive Positions Requirements: In compliance with the Department of Transportation Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991 employing the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) regulations, drug and alcohol testing for employees in "safety-sensitive" positions are required. The selected applicants for safety-sensitive positions will be required to pass a Pre-Employment drug test prior to appointment and shall be subject to Random, Post-Accident, Reasonable Suspicion, Return-To-Duty, and Follow-Up testing during employment. Prior to appointment to an FMCSA position, each applicant who has participated in a DOT drug and alcohol testing program within the immediately preceding two years will be required to sign a consent form authorizing the City to contact his/her prior employers concerning his/her drug and alcohol test history.
To: 3436 Arborist Technician Supervisor I AMENDED DATE: 09/04/01; 10/31/14; 05/26/17; 03/27/18; 05/29/19; 09/11/19 REASON FOR AMENDMENT: To accurately reflect the current tasks, knowledge, skills & abilities, and minimum qualifications. Business unit(s): COMMN SFMTA
To: 3436 Arborist Technician Supervisor I
AMENDED DATE: 09/04/01; 10/31/14; 05/26/17; 03/27/18; 05/29/19; 09/11/19
REASON FOR AMENDMENT: To accurately reflect the current tasks, knowledge, skills & abilities, and minimum qualifications.
Business unit(s): COMMN SFMTA