Skilled Trades Worker – Tree Maintenance

Public Works Department

Full-time, Non-exempt

Pay Range: $18.11/hr – $21.73/hr DOQ

To provide the City with an aesthetically pleasing tree program. This is manual work involving tree trimming and/or tree removal, required some knowledge acquired through training or work experience. General supervision received in accordance with specific instructions and defined procedures.

Essential Duties:

  • Assists in the maintenance, care, removal and planting of trees and any related duties assigned.
  • Makes minor repairs to equipment.
  • Makes sure all equipment is operated safely and is in a safe operating condition.
  • Deals with the public daily and frequently deals with other department employees.
  • Driver trucks and operates chainsaws and other small hand tools.
  • Is crossed trained somewhat to fill in for any position for short terms.
  • A lot of the job is removal of debris and general clean-up.
  • Subject to be called back for emergency work.
  • Cleaning of all equipment.
  • Performs related functions as assigned.


  • High school graduation or GED required.
  • Some basic knowledge of the use and care of tools used in the Forestry Division s Operation.
  • Must possess a valid Florida Commercial Driver s License class B or higher.
  • A comparable amount of education and/or experience can be substituted for the minimum qualifications.
  • Complete the required National Incident Management System (NIMS) training within 6 months of completion of probationary period

A comprehensive job description is available upon request.

This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment. Employers can only use E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed the Form I-9. E-Verify Works for Everyone For more information on E-Verify, or if you believe that your employer has violated its E-Verify responsibilities, please contact DHS.

The City of Mount Dora is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Mount Dora will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

Mount Dora is a drug-free, smoke-free, EOE.