***non-merit Benefits Eligible Temporary*** Forestry Maintenance Worker (maintenance Worker)

Location
Chantilly, Virginia
Salary
$31,127.62 - $51,879.98 Annually
Posted
May 22, 2021
Closes
Jun 26, 2021
Ref
21-01033
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Job Announcement

Performs a variety of semi-skilled manual tree maintenance; removes diseased, dead, or undesirable trees from parkland and other designated county-owned property. Duties include chipping brush, assist aerial lift operators and felling operations, and operate all forestry-related equipment. Assist with all site safety requirements. Maintain and document all equipment including chainsaws, chippers, trucks, and aerial lifts. Saw chain sharpening, grease, and lube all equipment per manufacturer and/or supervisor instructions, keep all equipment clean and well-maintained.

Duties Include:
  • Crew support including, job site clean-up, brush chipping, chainsaw use.
  • Compliance with industry safety standards (ANSI Z-133)
  • Participation in weekly and scheduled safety meetings.
  • Assists with general crew duties including shop, equipment, and tool maintenance.
  • Active participation in training on the job and in house.
  • Must be a team player, willing to learn and able to share in all required job duties.
Location : Forestry Operations, 4501 Brookfield Corporate Drive, Chantilly.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 6:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Salary: Starting at $15.14 per hours. *Benefits eligible.

Note: *This position is scheduled to work a minimum 1,040 hours and no more than a maximum of 1,560 hours in a calendar year. This position is eligible to receive limited benefits, including: Medical/Vision/Dental Insurance Coverage, Flexible Spending Program, and Deferred Compensation.

To apply: Send your resume to FCPAJOBS@Fairfaxcounty.gov.

If you have any questions, please email FCPAJOBS@Fairfaxcounty.gov or visit us online at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/jobs-internships

Employment Standards

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to completion of the tenth grade.
  • One year of experience in ground and building maintenance.
  • Must be eligible to work in Virginia, possess a Social Security card, and have access to reliable transportation.
  • Must be physically able to life 50 pounds.
  • Ability to spend extended periods of time standing, walking, and ability to traverse rough and uneven terrain to inspect remote park areas.
  • Must be able to work in varying weather conditions.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to high school graduation or a G.E.D. issued by a state Department of Education.
  • Experience working in natural areas or parks, use of forestry equipment such as chainsaws, chippers and pruning tools.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a check of the Child Protective Services Registry, and a driver's license check to the satisfaction of the employer.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or status as a veteran in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

R easonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.

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