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Forestry Supervisor I - Louisville, KY #7725098

Company: City of Louisville, KY

Date: 11/22/2020

City: Louisville, KY

Employment type: Full-time

Description


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:


Supervises tree removal and maintenance work crews in parks, parkways, and public thoroughfares


Exercises supervision over subordinate personnel


Examples of Duties


UNDER GENERAL SUPERVISION


Prepares reports on programs and completes special projects


Enforces safety procedures to insure safe operation of equipment and employee safety


Inspects work sites to determine work methods and procedures, machinery, equipment, tools and materials


Provides technical assistance and instruction concerning the operation and use of equipment and chemicals, and removal of damaged limbs and branches


Supervises work crews involved in grass cutting, pruning, spraying, treating, felling, planting, transplanting and removal of trees and shrubs


Oversees the cleanup of tree and shrubbery debris from parks and parkways, trails and lake areas and provides technical assistance and instruction


Designs forestry trail layouts, supervises the construction of rustic structures and installation of trail signs, and stocks lakes with fish and wildlife


Operates vehicles and equipment to remove debris from park areas, and transports employees and equipment to and from work sites


Performs related work


Minimum Requirements


Bachelor's degree


Agriculture


Forestry


Park Management


Related field


EQUIVALENCY


Four years of forestry, forest ranger, or park management experience


An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted


OTHER MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS


Must wear safety equipment as mandated by OSHA


Must be on 24 hour call


Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS


Must be certified as a Pesticide Applicator in the State of Kentucky or obtain within one year of employment (KRS 217B)


Must possess and maintain a valid Class A Commercial Driver?s License (CDL) or obtain within six months of employment


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS


Meets regular and punctual attendance standards and any special needs of the position as determined by management, including mandatory overtime and performing related work


Climbs trees exceeding 100 feet in height


Climbs trees using the rope and saddle method


Lifts and carries items weighing up to 70 pounds


Lifts and carries items weighing over 70 pounds in a team setting


Spends prolonged periods of time sitting, standing, walking, carrying, stooping and climbing


Spends prolonged periods of time exposed to the elements


Supplemental Information


EOE


NU/08


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