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Job opening: Arborist

Salary: $23 - 26 per hour
City: Shiloh
Published at: Apr 03 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
Open to the first 100 applicants or until 04/11/2024 whichever comes first. All applications submitted by 11:59 (EST) on the closing day will receive consideration. A selectee receiving a first appointment to the Federal Government (Civil Service) is entitled only to the lowest step of the grade for which selected. The display of a salary range on this vacancy shall not be construed as granting an entitlement to a higher rate of pay.


Summary (Continued): This is a term position (more than 1 year) with an initial appointment expecting to last at least 13 months but may be extended up to a total of four years, or more based on any changes to regulations governing the number of years term appointments may last, without further competition. Term positions do not convey permanent status in the Federal service. The National Park Service retains the right to extend the duration of this appointment after selection and/or appointment, based on changes to the regulation governing the number of years term appointments may last. This change, which may be made at the agency's sole discretion and without further competition, shall not be construed or interpreted as the granting of a right to a selectee or employee to such an extension. No extension to a term appointment shall be granted to a selectee/employee to an amount of time that exceeds the maximum number of years authorized under any present or current regulation, unless such regulation expressly allows such action. DUTIES: As an Arborist, you will perform the following duties: Performs annual and comprehensive condition assessment of trees, determining their health and structural stability. Performs risk and hazard assessment of trees, determining their defects and potential to fail. Ascends and descends trees using ropes and climbing gaffs. Performs arboricultural operations. Plants and prunes trees and shrubs. Develops and executes basic rigging plans that identify the methods and techniques that will be used to lower tree parts. Installs tree support systems including static and dynamic cables, braces, and props to provide additional structural support to a tree. Assist in all aspects of cultural landscape preservation including monument and turf management principles. Operates and maintains hand tools including handsaws, hand pruners, pole saws, and pole pruners; and power equipment including chainsaws, gas powered pole saws, gas powered back-pack blowers, etc. Operates and maintains specialty equipment including wood chippers to chip brush or stump grinder to remove stumps.



To qualify for this position, you must have sufficient knowledge and ability in the following job-related factors: Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision (SCREEN OUT) Dexterity and Safety Technical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic) Use of Measuring Instruments Ability to Interpret Instructions, Specification, etc. (includes blueprint reading) Ability to Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment Knowledge of Materials If your knowledge and ability in the SCREEN OUT factor above is not sufficient, you will receive no further consideration. In preparing your application, describe in detail the experience and training which you have had that specifically prepared you for this job and to perform the duties described for this job. Experience should be clearly described and documented in your resume. The qualifications reviewer will not assume performance of such duties by Job Titles alone. Address your knowledge, skills and/or abilities in the areas shown in the job-related factors. Volunteer Experience: Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.


There is no substitution of education for experience for Wage Grade (WG) positions.


  • Address Shiloh National Military Park DO NOT SEND MAIL 1055 Pittsburg Landing Road Shiloh, TN 38376 US
  • Name: Deanne Kimball
  • Phone: 0000000000
  • Email: [email protected]