Forestry Technician I

City of Missouri
Full Time $34,409 - $43,013 Per year MO Missouri Park & Recreation Association, 2018 William St, Jefferson City, MO 65109, United States


This is a full-time (Laborers and Helpers) position in the Parks and Recreation Department. An individual in this position will maintain landscaping and hardscaping in City parks, facilities, and rights-of-way. Reports to City Forester/Horticulturist

Examples of Work

  • Mow and trim areas; remove weeds & litter; report problems or safety concerns; maintain City provided equipment; assist with overall upkeep of landscape areas.
  • Perform routine maintenance on facilities, grounds and landscaped right-of-ways. 
  • Perform landscape duties such as planting, pruning, fertilizing, mulching, weeding and watering the City's trees, shrubs and flowers.
  • Operate & perform routine maintenance on light equipment, such as chainsaws, trimmers, blowers, chippers, and power washers.
  • Demonstrate safe work zone practices in park and right-of-way locations.  
  • Assist other departments with major construction projects, special events and the Emergency Operations Team during natural disasters.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
  • Subject to 24-hour recall.

Education, Experience, or Certification

High School Diploma or General Educational Development (GED) Certificate, a Class C driver’s license, and one (1) year of grounds maintenance or construction experience required.

Supplemental Information

The Department of Human Resources & Organizational Development may consider an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience.