PTS Maint Wkr I-Urban Forestry

City of Santa Clarita, CA Valencia, CA
Description/Duties & Responsibilities Benefits Supplemental Questions

The City of Santa Clarita has a part-time, temporary, and seasonal (PTS) position available in Urban Forestry area of the Administrative Services Department. Under supervision, the PTS General Maintenance Worker will assist in maintaining the trees throughout the City.

16-40 Hours/Week

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Prepare and plant trees along city right of ways, trails and parks.

* Remove weeds from tree wells and along city right of way, including medians.

* Assist staff with pruning, removing and stump grinding of City-maintained trees.

* Required to use hand tools such as shovels, picks, loppers, tree pruners, etc.

* Required use of weed-whippers, chain saws, chippers, and occasional use of other power equipment.

* To help staff with projects, either working together or independently.

* Ability to lift 50 pounds minimum.

Education and Experience:•High School Diploma or GED Certificate.

* Knowledge of tree care, landscape/grounds maintenance, and small power equipment usage.

* Experience working in the landscape or tree maintenance field.

* Valid California Driver's License with safe driving record.

Additional Information:An online completed City application form is required to apply for this position. All employment information must be provided on the application. Providing a resume is not a substitute for completing this section of the application. Applications left incomplete or with a reference to attachments may be rejected.

All offers of employment with the City of Santa Clarita are made contingent upon receipt of proof of legal right to work in the United States and successful completion of a post-offer pre-employment physical, drug screen, Physical Abilities Test, and Department of Justice fingerprinting. Criminal offender information will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. The City uses the E-Verify program to electronically confirm work authorization of newly hired employees.

Part-time, temporary, and seasonal (PTS) workers are at-will. Generally PTS employees are limited to no more than 1,000 hours.

In addition, PTS employees may be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull-Notice Program. This program authorizes the City to receive a driver record report upon enrollment and during employment.

For more information and to apply online, please visit

The City of Santa Clarita is an Equal Opportunity Employer