Tree Maintenance Officer

Construct Personnel

Campbellfield, VIC

Posted 1/12/2021

POSITION OBJECTIVE(S): * In association with the Team Leader Arboriculture, assist in the implementation of Council’s Tree Maintenance Program to ensure that trees are in a condition which benefits both the public and the Council.

  • Drive Council’s vehicle (GCM) to transport crew members and supplies to various locations with the Municipality.
  • Where required assist in the supervision, training and development of support employees within the Tree Maintenance Crew. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: [In association with the Team Leader Arboriculture, assist in the implement tree pruning and/or tree removal works: ]:

 Implement works required, as determined by tree assessment in order to maintain trees in a safe and healthy condition.

 Prune and/or remove trees within the municipality where necessary, using elevated work platform and associated equipment to carry out allotted tasks.

 Feed all appropriate pruning into the chipper in a safe manner and cut to size trunk matter for easy loading into trucks.

 To deliver chipped materials to Public Reserves, Parks etc. as required.

 Ensure work site is appropriately signed and that works are performed in a manner that ensures the safety of staff and the public.

 Perform “ground observer” works when elevated platform is in operation.

 Assist in the removal of fallen or damaged trees following storms and other emergency situations including work outside normal working hours as required.

 Ensure the work site is left in a safe, clean and tidy condition following works.  Poison tree stumps when required after removal using appropriate herbicides and techniques, ensuring herbicides are used in accordance with safe working practices.

 To assist in the establishment of new trees within the city.

1. [Assist in maintaining of tree pruning equipment]:

 Ensure work site is appropriately signed and that works are performed in a manner that ensures the safety of staff and the public.

 Ensure that tools and equipment are maintained in good working condition e.g. fuelled, oiled, mixing fuel when required, sharpened, etc.

 Ensure that all equipment, tools and poisons are secure at all times.

 Maintain the chipper and truck example: Daily pre-start checklist and report maintenance requirements to the workshop staff.

 Assist with sharpening of chainsaw used by Parks and Gardens Open Spaces and other staff.

 Assist other crews in carrying out their duties, particularly those requiring the use of the chipper equipment or elevated platform.

 Collect and return truck keys and other keys to appropriate key presses/cabinets on a daily basis.

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Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Casual

Salary: $26.00 – $31.00 per hour

Experience:

  • Chainsaw Operation: 1 year (Required)
  • vegetation control: 1 year (Required)

License/Certification:

  • Medium Rigid (Required)
  • Drivers License (Required)

Work Remotely:

  • No

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https://www.humejoblink.com.au/job/14941267