Forestry Technician Senior – City of Austin

Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.

  1. Prune trees for public safety, aesthetics, and tree health.
  2. Plant and water trees throughout the City.
  3. Operate power tools and/or heavy equipment, i.e., brush truck, water truck, winch truck, back hoe, bobcat, etc. to remove/maintain trees, stumps, branches, and debris.
  4. Operate aquatic weed harvester to clear away weeds, shrubs, etc. from lakes.
  5. Operate vehicles used in tree forestation and maintenance.
  6. Inspect trees for disease or pests and treat accordingly.
  7. Clean and maintain tools and equipment.
  8. Operate two-way radio.
  9. Answer citizen questions and provide assistance.

Responsibilities– Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised:

  • Provides leadership, guidance, and technical support to others.

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