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    Summary

    The primary purpose of this position is to provide care, maintenance and cultivation of trees throughout the National Mall and Memorial Parks and the Reservation One, the White House.

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    Responsibilities

    • Perform mature tree pruning, hazard reduction pruning and vista pruning.
    • Perform rigging and removal techniques in topping, sectioning, lifting of large or technical trees.
    • Use tools and equipment such as chainsaws, stump grinders, brush chippers, aerial platforms and spray equipment to perform all facts of tree maintenance work.
    • Use industry standard climbing methods in scaling trees, such as ladders and safety ropes.
    • Operate a crane to remove trees and limbs as well and maneuver large trees for planting.
    • Operate equipment such as a stump grinder, brush chipper and/or wood chipper.
    • Operate various motorized heavy equipment (e.g. winch, chipper, stake body, aerial lift, crew cab and heavy duty forklifts).
    • Perform preventative maintenance and safety inspections for: pick up trucks, winch trucks, chipper trucks, crane trucks, stakebody trucks, dump trucks, aerial lift trucks, crew cab trucks and heavy duty forklifts.
    • Climb trees up to 120 feet.
    • Incorporate the techniques of Integrated Pest Management (cultural, mechanical, biological and chemical) to control pest problems.
    • Inspect, diagnose and identify hazardous trees for annual tree condition assessment and corrective action determinations.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    9

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/535441300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.