Position: forestry Worker
Salary Range: $18.25 - $22.96 hourly
Department/Bureau: Department of Environmental Services/Building & Parks/Forestry
Typical work activities:
Performs skilled tree maintenance such as planting, cabling, bracing, bolting, spraying, pruning, and removing trees;
Identifies tree maintenance needs in the field and refers them to supervisor;
Operates and maintains heavy equipment;
Climbs trees using saddle and rope;
Identifies pests, disease, and structural hazards in trees and reports these to the supervisor;
Responds to questions related to forestry and other City services while performing work in the field;
Performs required preventive maintenance for assigned vehicles and equipment;
High School Diploma or G.E.D.; AND
I. A. Associate's degree in Forestry or a closely related field.
B. One (1) year of tree maintenance experience which must include performing the following tasks:
1) Operating and working from aerial lift trucks;
2) Tree climbing, using saddle and rope;
3) Trimming and removing large trees including stumps.
II. Two (2) years of experience as described in I-B.
III. Possession of a Tree Worker Certification issued by the International Society of Arboriculture;
IV. Successful completion of the City of Rochester's Forestry Worker Trainee program.
1. Valid NYS Class D driver's license at time of appointment.
2. Valid Commercial Driver's License (NYS Class B), without airbrake restrictions, within six (6) months after
date of appointment.
Applications may be obtained at City Hall, on the City's website: www.cityofrochester.gov, or by sending
a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Human Resource Management, City Hall, 30 Church Street, Room 103A, Rochester, NY 14614.
CITY RESIDENCY IS REQUIRED WITHIN ONE YEAR OF HIRE