Organization: City of Kansas City, MO
Deadline: Open until filled
(Job Opening ID #512355)
(Parks & Recreation Department/Forestry Division/1520 West 9th Street)
Two full-time positions available. Normal Work Days/Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Plants, sprays, prunes, removes trees along public streets and on public grounds. Operates all ranges
of equipment to include, but not limited to, aerial lift trucks, hauling trucks, clam trucks, chain
saws, various types of pruning saws, chippers, backhoes, log trucks, tree spades, bobcats, forklifts,
stump grinders. Inspects, evaluates, reports tree-related problems. First responder to storm events
and tree related emergency call out. Ascends trees with a climbing rope/saddle or aerial lift truck.
Works in high and hazardous locations. Assists in training less experienced trimmers in all areas
of tree related work. Work may involve the responsibility for leading/training other field personnel.
Participates in a variety of tasks incidental to the work. Much of the work is hazardous and requires
considerable strength and agility. Uses independent judgment when necessary to avoid possible
hazards to personnel, private property, the public.
REQUIRES 6 months of experience in tree
trimming work. Must possess a valid state-issued driver’s license in accordance with City of KCMO
policies. May be required to possess a valid MO Class A, B or C CDL prior to the end of the
probationary period as determined by the department. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen
and post-offer physical examination as prescribed by the City.
Apply: Interested applicants must apply by the posted application deadline date. Please have them visit our website at www.kcmo.gov/careers >Apply Now link. In the latest job postings section, select jobs>Click Apply for Selected Jobs. If further assistance is needed or if there are any questions please contact our office directly at 816-513-1903 or via email.