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Tree Trimmer 


This position receives direct supervision from a Tree Trimming Crew Leader, or in certain situations to a Lineman or Line Crew Leader. Trims or removes limbs from trees around or over high voltage lines, to remove trees. Acquires permission to cut and trim trees around power lines on customer's property. Assists line construction crew as needed. Learns and acquires knowledge to advance to tree crew leader. Operates chain saws, chippers and drive a Class A rated Bucket Truck. Cuts underbrush.

Position Requirements Must have a high school diploma or G.E.D. certificate.

Must have a valid Georgia Class 'A' Commercial Driver's License or the ability to acquire one within the first six months of employment

Must have experience as a tree trimmer

Must have ability to climb trees with rope or climber gaffs or should have ability and willingness to acquire skills in climbing.

Must be able to perform heavy manual duty work in all types of weather.

Should have the ability to learn a wide variety of skilled tasks required in line construction and maintenance work.

Have knowledge of electric distribution lines and their voltage and danger.

Must have safety knowledge as it relates to electric distribution tree trimming including First Aid, CPR and proper use of PPE.

Should have the ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.

Must live within a 30 minute driving distance to the Electric Department Operating center.
Physical/Environmental Requirements The primary work environment of this position is in field, the candidate will be exposed to extreme weather conditions and will be required to perform manual tasks. These tasks will include but are not limited to the following (lifting, pulling, pushing, climbing and walking over rough terrain).  
Location City of Thomasville  
About the Organization Our Vision

A progressive and unified community providing an inviting place to live, work, play and prosper.

Our Mission

In partnership with our community, Team Thomasville will deliver excellent and dependable public services while building trusting relationships through openness, inclusion and innovation.

Our Values

Trustworthy & Dependable
We are dedicated to provide reliable services to our citizens and community.

Equal & Inclusive
We will empower a diverse and progressive culture to strengthen community partnerships.

Accountability & Transparent
We will maintain business practices that build community trust with openness, integrity and accountability.

Modern & Innovative
We will execute creative plans and innovative strategies to bring sustainable growth to our entire community.  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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