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TREE TRIMMER-HEAVY TRUCK DRIVER (BC-07)

at City and County of Honolulu

Pay: up to $51012.00/year
Salary : $4,251.00/Month
Posted: 10/12/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2402185
Categories: Drivers

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Job Title:TREE TRIMMER-HEAVY TRUCK DRIVER (BC-07)
Opening Date/Time: Sun. 04/07/19 12:00 AM Hawaii Time
Closing Date/Time:Continuous
Salary:$4,251.00/Month
Job Type:Full-Time Permanent
Location:Oahu, Hawaii
Department:Department of Human Resources
 
Performs skilled work in trimming, pruning, planting, transplanting, spraying and caring for shade and ornamental trees and shrubs; operates a heavy truck and other mechanized equipment; and performs other related duties as required.
 Additional Job Information:
At time of application, you must be a citizen, national or permanent resident alien of the United States or a non-citizen eligible under federal law for unrestricted employment.

***Subject to funding availability.***

1) Only ONLINE applications will be accepted. 

2) Paper applications will NOT be accepted.

There are four (4) vacancies with the Department of Parks and Recreation, Division of Urban Forestry.  This position is required to respond to emergency work which includes working in storms, working under or near fallen trees, exposure to traffic under poor visibility conditions, securing area of electric lines felled by trees, and off-road conditions during work hours and after hours (nights, weekends and holidays).  List may be used to fill future vacancies in this department.
 
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 Minimum Qualification Requirements:
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT:
Experience and/or training of sufficient scope and quality to show competence in the care and maintenance of grounds and landscaped areas, including the trimming, pruning and care of trees and shrubs, and some truck driving.

Such experience must have demonstrated knowledge of proper tree trimming techniques and practices; common tree diseases and infestations; the use of appropriate insecticides, fungicides and fertilizers; and demonstrated the ability to climb trees with or without spikes; diagnose and treat conditions harmful to trees; and operate heavy trucks.
 
LICENSE/CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS:
AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION, the following license and certificates are required:
1. Valid commercial driver's license with proper endorsements (The current vacancy requires a CDL Class B or higher). 
2. Current State Department of Transportation medical examination certificate.
3. Current Certified Arborist or Tree Worker (International Society of Arboriculture) certificate.

Verification Requirement:  You must submit a copy of your valid CDL Class B or higher, current DOT medical examination certificate, and current Certified Arborist or Tree Worker (ISA) certificate within 7 days of filing this application. Mail or drop off: Department of Human Resources, 650 South King Street, 10th Floor, Honolulu, HI 96813.

Prior to Appointment:
4. Current Certificate of Fitness for Crane and Hoist Operator.

Prior to Completion of Probation:
5. Obtain and maintain current First Aid/CPR and AED certificates.
 
NOTE:  All of the above license and certificates must be maintained on a current basis.
 Examination Process:
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE EVALUATION: In addition to meeting the above minimum qualifications, your application will be further evaluated. Your score will be based on the quality, quantity, and/or recency of your training and experience.

EXAMINATION WEIGHT:
Training and Experience Evaluation..........................................100%