Park Maintenance/Municipal Arborist


REPORTS TO:           Park Superintendent             FLSA STATUS:  Non-Exempt
PAY RANGE:            $29.18 hourly                          CIVIL SERVICE STATUS:  Classified

DEPARTMENT:         Park Dept.                      EMPLOYMENT STATUS:  Full-time        

Human Resources, City Hall
100 S. Market St.
Troy, OH 43573


Under the general direction of the Parks Superintendent, performs landscape maintenance, grounds maintenance, and arborist duties of parks, city facilities, and green spaces.  Cares for, maintains, and assures the health of the City’s trees in accordance with ANSI Z133, ANSI A300, and ISA best management practices.


Associates Degree in Arboriculture, Urban Forestry or a related field or an equivalent combination of related education or experience in arboriculture, urban forestry, and park maintenance. 

Considerable knowledge of urban forestry work including: tree diseases, pests, and treatments, ability to use climbing equipment, and ropes and rigging techniques commonly used in tree pruning and removal operations. 

The ability to operate medium to heavy equipment used in parks and urban forestry maintenance including: aerial lift truck, brush chipper, stump grinder, skid loader, backhoe, front-end loader, tank sprayer, tractors, mowers, snow plows, salting equipment, and landscape maintenance equipment.

Valid Ohio Commercial Driver’s License*.  Valid Ohio Pesticide Commercial Applicator License preferred*; ISA Certified Arborist Certification preferred*.  Completion of ODNR Tree Commission Academy within 3 years of appointment.

*Required to be obtained within one (1) year of appointment.

 The above is a brief abridgement of the job qualifications. A copy of the position description in its entirety may be obtained at the Human Resources Office.


Any applicants interested in the above position must submit a written letter of request for consideration, an application, including copies of all applicable certifications to the Human Resources Department.  This position will remain open until filled. 

Human Resources, City Hall
100 S. Market St.
Troy, OH 43573

Copies Furnished: President, AFSCME, Local 1342
All Department Bulletin Boards

The City of Troy is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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