Utility Arborist

Utility Arborist

  • Full Time
Wage or Salary:
$36.72 per hour

Apply online at : Https://www.cityofredding.org/jobs

The City of Redding is establishing an eligibility list to fill a new full-time Utility Arborist vacancy. The Utility Arborist prunes, shapes, and removes trees and vegetation using hand tools, power tools, and other equipment; operates aerial devices; and works from elevated platforms.  Ideal candidates should have an ISA Arborist and Journeyman Tree Trimmer certification with 18 months line clearance tree trimming experience and a California Class B driver’s license or ability to obtain one.

A generous benefit package includes accrued paid leaves, holidays, health, dental, vision, long term disability, and life insurance along with a CALPERS retirement program and a retirement health insurance contribution.

City of Redding employees work to make this city a better place to live, work and play. City of Redding employees enjoy competitive salaries and comprehensive benefit packages – all within an organization that is focused on making positive changes happen in Redding. Join our team!

Examples of Duties:

Operate aerial devices, brush chippers, and works from elevated platforms; prune, shape and remove trees, including tree pruning in close proximity to high voltage power lines, using gas, hydraulic and power chain saws, rope rigging, other hand tools and equipment; clear and remove limbs, branches and vegetation in close proximity to high and low voltage power lines, poles and transformers; hang banners and other special projects for City departments requiring an aerial device; clean, sharpen and maintain tools and equipment; may be called to duty outside regular work hours for both scheduled and emergency work; will be required, on occasion, to climb trees to remove vegetation and prune trees; apply Tree Growth Regulators (TGR’s); and perform related duties as assigned.


Additional Information:

Veterans Credit: Veterans who have received an honorable discharge from the military service and receive a passing score on the examination will have 2 points added to their final examination score. To obtain this credit, veterans MUST provide a copy of the DD214, indicating honorable discharge, WITH EACH EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION BEFORE THE CLOSING DATE.

Test Requirements:  The examination process may include a written examination, practical exercise, oral board interview, or any combination thereof.

Please contact the Personnel Department by the closing date if you require accommodation in the interview/examination process.  Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation.


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