|DEFINITION: This position assists Forestry Staff in maintaining City-owned trees located in parks, greenways, around public buildings and along public right-of-ways. Must be 18 yrs. of age and possess a valid Colorado driver’s license. CDL license is preferred. ISA certification is desirable. PRINCIPAL DUTIES: Under general supervision of the Forestry Supervisor performs a wide variety of semi-skilled and skilled tasks related to tree care operations, tree planting, equipment operation and grounds maintenance. Operates a wide variety of small to large sized equipment used in the maintenance of trees, such as hand saw & pruners, chain saws, wood chipper, stump grinder, sprayer, water truck, pick-up trucks, etc. Prunes trees to division and industry standards. Cleans up brush after pruning and removal operations. Plants trees and performs tree care maintenance operations. Operates and maintains a brush chipper and various sizes of chain saws. Works on field crew with other technicians or contractors. Performs equipment repair, adjustments, and lubrication.