Journeyman Tree Trimmer
POSITION: JOURNEYMAN TREE TRIMMER
HEADQUARTERS: Port Angeles
STATUS: Regular, Full-time, Non-exempt Represented Position
WORK WEEK: Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
SUPERVISOR: Operations Superintendent
RATE OF PAY: $38.99 per hour (effective 5/1/2019 through 4/30/2020)
CLOSE DATE: Until filled. First review is August 20, 2019.
POSITION OBJECTIVE: To safely perform line clearance tree trimming and other vegetation maintenance activities near energized or de-energized overhead conductors, to facilitate accomplishment of the District’s mission and goals.
REQUIREMENTS: The District expects all employees to provide high quality and reliable service to its customers. To accomplish this, a high standard of professionalism, cooperation and team effort between individual employees, as well as among all departments, is required. The attached job description details the job functions, skills, knowledge, abilities, experience, training, working conditions and other requirements to fulfill this position.
SELECTION PROCESS: Applicants must complete and submit an Application for Employment, Supplemental Questionnaire, and provide an Employment Driving Abstract.
Candidates’ abilities and qualifications will be evaluated using examinations to determine math and reading skills; ability to learn, understand instructions, and solve problems; and physical ability to perform job functions.
Candidates’ abilities and qualifications will be evaluated using a cognitive test, technical test, the bid form and an interview to determine: knowledge of fundamentals of vehicle and equipment operations; knowledge of tree trimming operations in close proximity of high voltage power lines; knowledge of brushing operations along utility right-of-ways; ability to read maps and blueprints; communications skills; ability to make decisions; and other skills and abilities needed to fulfill the requirements of this position.
Candidates will be evaluated using work history, letters of commendation or discipline, participation in District programs, and training courses completed.
Based upon these evaluations and Section 7.3.2 of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, District Management will make the selection.
POSITION CLOSING DATE: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. First review is August 20, 2019.
PO Box 1000
Carlsborg, WA 98324
Applicants must complete an employment application and supplemental questionnaire, along with copies of relevant professional and training certificates.