ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents of this class.)DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (which are not in any hierarchical order)
- Contacts citizens so that vehicles can be moved from job site.
- Establishes a safe working zone and job site.
- Operates or oversees a variety of tree trimming equipment (e.g., saws, chippers, stump grinders, lightning loaders, bucket truck) to remove hazards.
- Removes, hauls and disposes of trash, sod, dirt, stumps.
- Replaces sod as necessary to restore job site.
- Knowledge of equipment, methods, and techniques appropriate to department assignment.
- Knowledge of operation of a variety of heavy and light equipment and vehicles.
- Knowledge of basic preventive maintenance on assigned equipment.
- Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions.
- Knowledge of OSHA regulations regarding line clearance.
- Skill in instructing, and training skilled and un-skilled workers.
- Skill in operating and working around moving equipment.
- Skill in utilizing public relations techniques in responding to inquiries and complaints.
- Skill in communicating effectively, orally and in writing.
- Skill in following safety practices and recognizing hazards.
- Skill in using hand and power tools.
- Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
- Ability to establish cooperative work relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Eight Grade education, and two (2) years of related experience, or any equivalent combination of training and experience. High school diploma or GED, preferred. OSHA line clearance certification and a valid Florida Class B driver’s license are required.
Last revision date: March 2007