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Salary: $3,120.00 - $3,759.00
Posted: 07/17/2013

Job Description:

To be eligible for consideration you must meet the minimum qualifications. Please note: Possession of minimum qualifications will be verified prior to interview and/or appointment. If it is determined an applicant does not meet the minimum qualifications, the application will be forwarded to the State Personnel Board for review and the applicant's name may be removed from the eligibility list. You must have passed the examination for this classification and be in a reachable rank on a current certified list, or a current state employee eligible to transfer.

Climbs trees by means of ropes or climbers; uses safety belts and other required rigging; trims or removes limbs and branches; uses both power and hand saws and similar equipment; treats cut surfaces to protect from fungi and insects; lowers cut limbs and branches by slings or lines; occasionally fells and removes entire tree; plants, cultivates and irrigates trees; cuts brush and weeds along the highway; maintains and cares for tree climbing and trimming equipment. Acts as flagman for traffic control; uses aerial equipment and pneumatic tools; applies chemicals for insects, disease and weed control. Oversee Special Program People, instructing them on various jobs and the Code of Safe practices. Perform other duties as required along with spraying.

Standard State application (STD 678) is required. Pending personnel approval. Applications will be screened. Interviews may be held.

Send your Statement of Qualifications and STD 678 application to:
East Region Office
Department of Transportation
Attention: Maria Carmody
1940 S. Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

Questions regarding the job can be directed to: Email Maria Carmody

Emailed and/or faxed resumes/applications will not be accepted.
Confirmation/receipt of mailed submittals can only be provided for by Certified Mail.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
Tree Maintenance Worker 907 - 640 - 9381 - 033
Location County
District 7 - East Region - Tree Crew LOS ANGELES
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Maintenance - East Region
1940 S. Workman Mill Road
Whittier, 90601
Maria Carmody
(562) 692-0823

Special Requirements:
Valid Class 'C' Drivers Lic

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