$16.60-$28.13 Hourly / $34,528.00-$58,510.40 Yearly
Salary Grade: 916
Occasionally directs helpers, assistants, seasonal employees, interns, volunteers or temporary employees and may temporarily act in a higher capacity.
Removes dead, broken, and diseased branches and fronds, branches overhanging power or phone lines, branches obscuring or interfering with traffic visibility or flow, and branches constituting potential or actual hazards to life or property.
Removes, treats and patches diseased areas on trees to prevent further deterioration.
Transplants large trees using cranes and backhoes, protects and supports trees for handling and transportation on flat bed trailer truck, boxes or balls trees for storage or transportation.
Prunes and shapes trees and shrubs to enhance beauty and growth.
Removes and disposes of dead, storm damaged, or undesirable trees and shrubs.
Sprays and dusts pesticides on shrubs and trees to control pests and disease, installs cables and supports to assure proper tree growth and shape.
Prepares activity reports and maintains inventory of tools and equipment.
Utilizes a variety of hand and power tools such as shovels, rakes, sledge hammers, wrenches, hand power saws, shears and loppers, trimming knives, axes and picks.
Installs, diagnoses and repairs irrigation systems and equipment.
Operates pickup and dump trucks, backhoes, hydraulic lift truck, flatbed trailer truck, power chippers and similar equipment.
Installs equipment and materials for facilities and surrounding areas by planning, laying out, assembling and installing new equipment, concrete tables, benches and irrigation equipment.
Digs trenches and excavations, pours concrete, blue stakes designated areas, stripes parking lots and paints.
Maintains and repairs facilities and surrounding areas by performing inspections, taking samples, troubleshooting problems, repairing broken equipment or fixtures, maintaining grounds, caring for tools, picking up litter and removing graffiti.
Monitors chlorination equipment and maintains commercial swimming pool equipment.
Trains personnel on safety regulations and the use of tools and equipment, maintains work activity logs, reports and forms, loads and transports materials and equipment, cleans work areas, responds to emergencies, cleans storm damaged areas and performs safety checks on equipment.
75 LB Lift Test
Unless Aquatic Maintenance Specialist, Construction Maintenance Specialist, or Tree Steward, then:
NIDA Drug Test
If Aquatics then, also:
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Occupational Group Code: 21
Occupational Group Description: Parks Maintenance
EEO Job Category Code: H
EEO Job Category Description: Service Maintenance
Organizational Level: First Level Employee, Occasionally Directs
Bargaining Unit: AFSCME
The following information pertains to driving requirements for this classification with the City of Tucson. Under "Driving Level" None, Secondary or Primary, refers to the driving responsibility as it relates to the essential functions of the classification. License Type, is just that, the type of Arizona Driving License required for the classification. If the position requires a Commercial Drivers License (CDL), the endorsements will be listed under "Endorsements." Under Safety Sensitive a "Yes" means employees with this classification are subject to pre-employment and random drug testing. License Type A,B,C,D,or M may require the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage. Exceptions to classification driving requirement's may exist based on position.
Driving Level: Primary
License Type: Valid and Unrestricted D - Driver (Irrigators) or CDL B (Aquatics Maintenance Specialists, Construction Maintenance Specialists, and Tree Stewards)
CDL Endorsements: Hazardous Materials (for some positions)
Safety Sensitive: No