Recreation and Parks
$5,839.00 - $7,999.00 Monthly
No Application Deadline
This is a Temporary Provisional (TPV) appointment, this is not a Permanent appointment. A provisional appointee must participate and be successful in the upcoming Civil Service examination for this classification and be selected through an open competitive process in order to be considered for permanent appointment. Provisional appointments may not exceed three (3) years. Provisional appointees serve at the discretion of the appointing officer and are not guaranteed permanent selection.
About SF Recreation and Parks Department:
The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department manages and maintains more than 220 parks, playgrounds and open spaces in the city, including two outside of city limits: Sharp Park in Pacifica and Camp Mather in the High Sierras. Our 4,100-acre system includes 25 recreation centers, 9 swimming pools, 5 golf courses and numerous athletic facilities, including sports courts, ball diamonds, soccer fields and gymnasiums. Included in the department’s responsibilities are Golden Gate Park, Coit Tower, the Marina Yacht Harbor, the Palace of Fine Arts and Lake Merced.More than 2,000 talented individuals comprise our team, from gardeners, foresters and recreation leaders to park patrol officers, custodians, electricians, painters and more. Our core mission, as it has been throughout our history, is to provide opportunities for San Francisco residents and visitors alike to gather, play, learn, relax, and enjoy nature in the city. Learn more about us at: https://sfrecpark.org/
Under general supervision, the 3434 Arborist Technician performs duties involving the maintenance and removal of trees and other vegetation and performs related duties as required. The essential functions of the class include climbing up trees and/or using aerial lift equipment to reach dead, damaged or unwanted limbs or tree tops for removal and pruning, or for purposes of complete tree removal; performing various types of rigging with cranes, skitters, tractors and other heavy equipment; preparing brush for disposal, operating chipper and driving aerial lift equipment vehicles, heavy loader trucks or other required vehicles. Nature of work involves exposure to a high risk of physical injury to the employee and constant vigilance to public safety. Positions in this job code require considerable physical demands, manual dexterity with frequent exposure to arduous and disagreeable working conditions, including inclement weather.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Camp Mather Assignment Requirement:
This position will be required to temporarily live and perform duties at Camp Mather, a campground operated by the Recreation and Parks Department, located in the Sierra Mountains near Yosemite. Camp Mather work crew assignments typically lasts between two (2) and eight (8) weeks during the spring and fall seasons before and after Camp Mather season. Additional work periods at Camp Mather may be required. Room and board is provided at Camp Mather and a REC vehicle is supplied.
These minimum qualifications establish the education, training, experience, special skills and/or license(s) which are required for employment in the classification. Please note, additional qualifications (i.e., special conditions) may apply to a particular position and will be stated on the exam/job announcement.
License and Certification:
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