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|The employee in this position performs all aspects of tree maintenance and regularly responds to emergency situations involving City trees; and performs a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned areas of responsibility. Employees at this...|
|Posted On:||Friday, 23rd April 2021|
|Category:||Regular Full Time|
|Department:||Parks and Recreation|
|Shift:||7:00 am to 3:00 pm, may vary|
Fort Wayne, IN
200 E. Berry Street
|Pay Rate:||$20.1187-$22.5892 per hour|
The employee in this position performs all aspects of tree maintenance and regularly responds to emergency situations involving City trees; and performs a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned areas of responsibility. Employees at this level are required to be fully trained in all procedures related to assigned area of responsibility and be experienced and competent in the operation of all assigned equipment. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative samples of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. The incumbent is expected to exercise good judgment, independence, initiative, and professional expertise in conducting day-to-day operations. All work duties and activities must be performed in accordance with the City safety rules and operating regulations, policies and procedures as well as federal, state, and local regulations.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the ability to interact with the public, City incumbents, and outside agencies with patience, tact, respect, and professionalism and the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Other duties may be assigned as necessary.
The incumbent is responsible to manage their performance in accordance with this job description and the performance expectations provided to them by management. If at any time the incumbent is unsure of their role or specific responsibilities, it is the incumbent’s responsibility to refer to their job description and ask for clarification from their supervisor. Management will work with the incumbent, as needed, to ensure performance expectations are clearly communicated and performance goals are achieved.
Incumbent is a member of a crew mix that varies from five (5) to fifteen (15) full-time and seasonal employees in the Forestry Division of the Parks Department. Carries out responsibilities in accordance with the City of Fort Wayne and Park Department policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees; assigning, and directing workers; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively to customers or employees of the Parks and Recreation Department.
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral or schedule form. Must have practical knowledge of tools, machinery, equipment, variety of trees, pruning and tree removal.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Valid Indiana Driver's License and has current CDL A permit with valid CDL physical and the ability to obtain an actual CDL A license w/air brakes, endorsement within 90 days of hire (this will be at the individual’s expense). Upon receipt of Indiana Commercial Driver's License (CDL), Class A individual must be able to maintain CDL certification.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and climb or balance. The employee frequently is required to pull, push, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 75 pounds and carry the weight a minimum of 50 feet. High manual dexterity required. Exposure to unfavorable health or safety conditions is frequent with daily physical demands involving major injury or loss of life.
All applications for currently posted positions will be submitted on line at www.cityoffortwayne.org. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older. Reasonable accommodations for persons with a known disabling condition will be considered in accordance with State and Federal Law.
(Those individuals who accept employment with the City and live outside one of the six contiguous Indiana counties that border Allen County (DeKalb, Whitley, Noble, Huntington, Wells, and Adams) will have six (6) months from their start date to become residents of either Allen County or one of the six counties listed above. Policy and Procedure Number 204 Page: 1 of 1).
Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to age, race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran's status, national origin, or sexual orientation. Reasonable accommodations for persons with a known disabling condition will be considered in accordance with State and Federal Law.