Tree Trimmers / Pruners

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Full-Time
All Florida Locations
Posted 2 years ago

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION
Using sophisticated climbing and rigging techniques, cut away dead or excess branches from trees or shrubs
to maintain right-of-way for roads, sidewalks, or utilities, or to improve appearance, health, and value of
tree. Prune or treat trees or shrubs using handsaws, hand pruners, clippers, and power pruners. Works off
the ground in the tree canopy and may use truck-mounted lifts.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Trimming, thinning, topping, and removal of trees, limbs and brush
• Climbs trees to reach branches using climbing equipment
• Removes low limbs, which do not require climbing
• Removes dead, diseased or otherwise hazardous trees and/or branches and shrubs
• Fells large trees, bracing and cabling larger leaders and limbs
• Performs planting, cultivating, transplanting, pruning, and shearing of shrubs and trees
• Uses ropes, pruning poles, files and other tools and equipment in pruning activities
• Operates machinery such as chain saws, bucket truck, brush chippers, stump grinders, etc. to maintain
trees and shrubs
• Performs daily inspection and routine maintenance on equipment used
• May perform hazard and health inspection of municipal trees
Types of machines, tools and other special equipment used to perform job duties: Operate boom trucks, loaders,
stump chippers, brush chippers, tractors, power saws, trucks, sprayers, and other equipment and tools.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Must have a min of three (3) years of experience climbing trees, and/or 1 year landscape experience. Must have
Broward County Tree Trimmers Certificate

Job Features

Job CategoryTree Trimer / Pruners

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