Brief Job Description (essential functions of the position):
Under direction of the Director of Maintenance, supervises the crews assigned to the general maintenance of trees under the jurisdiction of the Boston Parks & Recreation Dept. and does related work as required.
At least three (3) years of fulltime, or equivalent part time, experience in the technical aspects of tree maintenance, one (1) year of which must have been in a supervisory capacity. Must have considerable knowledge of tree maintenance and the operation, maintenance and management of tree related equipment; ability to plan, supervise and train tree maintenance personnel; ability to program tree maintenance activities; ability to identify trees, tree problems and recommend remedial action; ability to provide advice in purchasing tree maintenance equipment and supplies; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, associates, contractors, administrators and the general public. Ability to excercise good judgement and focus on detail as required by the job.
Must have a current valid Massachusetts Driver License (CDL license preferred).
Pre-employment drug test required.
MUST BE AVAILABLE TO RESPOND TO EMERGENCIES 24 HRS. PER DAY/ SEVEN DAYS PER WEEK.
Employment Site: Working out of Franklin Park Service Yard.
Boston Residency required.
Union/Salary Plan/Grade: AFSCME/RA1-18
Hours per week: 40
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