Tree Trimmer II

  • CITY OF ATLANTA, GA
  • Atlanta, Georgia
  • Mar 08, 2024
Full Time Forestry Grounds and Landscaping Services
  • Salary: $48,000/annually USD Annually
  • Salary Top: 48000 USD Annually

Job Description

At the City of Atlanta, we are passionate about building and improving our community. Our police officers, firefighters and building inspectors keep our citizens safe. Our Public Works staff keeps our City clean and helps maintain, build and improve our City’s infrastructure. Our City planners help envision and shape future City growth. Our Parks & Recreation professionals enhance our quality of life.

Our engineers help keep our drinking water clean, the largest airport in the world (by passenger volume) operating and our buildings maintained. Along with the host of Finance, Procurement, and Human Resources professionals whose support is vital, we are the City of Atlanta! If you are seeking a meaningful role where you can make a real difference improving and growing our City, we welcome you to explore the job opportunities we have to offer.

Posting: Open Until Filled

Salary: $48,000/annually

Serves as lead worker on a tree trimming crew. This position is the advanced journey level of the tree trimming series, which provides expertise in pruning trees, and removing limbs or trees from Parks Recreation and Cultural Affairs regulated areas.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

These are typical responsibilities for this position and should not be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. May perform other duties as assigned.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, pruning trees, removing limbs, evaluating work sites, maintaining equipment, processing associated paperwork, providing general direction on work assignments, and monitoring the work of other crew members. The Tree Trimmer, Senior may also supervise a crew in the absence of the Forestry Crew Supervisor. Incumbents in this position work independently, exercise significant judgment and decision making ability related to routine assignments, and use limited discretion in handling emergency situations. Incumbents in this position report to the Forestry Crew Supervisor who evaluates work on the basis of results achieved. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, pruning trees, removing limbs, evaluating work sites, maintaining equipment, processing associated paperwork, providing general direction on work assignments, and monitoring the work of other crew members. The Tree Trimmer, Senior may also supervise a crew in the absence of the Forestry Crew Supervisor. Incumbents in this position work independently, exercise significant judgment and decision making ability related to routine assignments, and use limited discretion in handling emergency situations. Incumbents in this position report to the Forestry Crew Supervisor who evaluates work on the basis of result

Minimum Qualifications - Education and Experience
  • Must obtain a Class B Georgia Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) within 6 months of hire.
  • Must have at least 2 years of experience in removing trees by climbing with and without tree spikes.
  • Must be able to operate various types of tree operations equipment (Bucket Truck, Chipper Truck, Dump Truck and Chain Saws)


Essential Capabilities and Work Environment Required physical, lifting, and sensory capabilities are requirements to perform the job successfully. Typical environmental conditions associated with job.

The City of Atlanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DPR2024

Base Pay

48,000

Job Address

Atlanta, Georgia United States View Map