Under direct supervision, the Forestry Technician provides
professional tree care in City parks, right of way and other public
properties. Work involves performing tree maintenance such as
pruning, removals, planting, monitoring, staking, fertilization,
Examples of Duties
Performs street tree pruning by removing hazardous trees, storm
cleanup and pruning of young and newly planted trees.
Plants trees by providing assistance and guidance to the public
and volunteers during planting events; performs mulching, staking,
and watering with water truck during new tree establishment.
Installs new irrigation and performs irrigation checks and
repairs. Weeds and applies fertilizer and herbicide.
Performs vehicles and equipment maintenance bi-monthly.
Maintains all chainsaws and power pruners by cleaning and
sharpening to keep them safe and operational.
Experience and Training
High school graduation or GED equivalent.
At least one (1) year of experience as a forestry technician or
in a similar position.
Certificates and Licenses Required
Valid Texas Driver's License or ability to obtain prior to
Must obtain a CDL License within three months of employment.