Landscape Maintenance

3408 Apprentice Arborist Technician I

  • Salary: $21.65-$25.60 Hourly

3409 Apprentice Arborist Technician 2

  • Salary: $27.55-$31.49 Hourly

Apprentices are initially hired in classification 3408 Apprentice Arborist Technician I and advance to class 3409 Apprentice Arborist Technician II upon meeting education and training requirements. Arborist Technicians are highly-skilled professionals that provide all aspects of tree care, from planting and pruning to managing diseases and insects.

This three year program is for San Francisco Arborist Technicians. Some training concepts include: Climbing techniques, rigging procedures, operating a chainsaw, operating a chipper, pruning and removing trees and shrubs, plant health care and pesticide application techniques, and safety standards.

Next Recruitment: November 2018

Sign up to be notified when a job in this class opens: https://www.jobapscloud.com/SF/auditor/classspecs.asp

Resources:

To learn more about the Apprentice Arborist Technician program for the City and County of San Francisco, contact DHR.ApprenticeshipSF@sfgov.org

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3410 Apprentice Gardener

  • Salary: $19.64-$28.58 Hourly

The 3410 Apprentice Gardener program has developed into a nationally recognized program that blends the virtues of experiential on-the-job training with traditional classroom studies. Topics covered during the two-year program include soil management, composting, pest control, landscape planning, irrigation, tools and equipment, best practices, and urban horticulture issues.

Next Recruitment: November 2018

Sign up to be notified when a job in this class opens: https://www.jobapscloud.com/SF/auditor/classspecs.asp

Resources:

To learn more about the Apprentice Arborist Technician program for the City and County of San Francisco, contact DHR.ApprenticeshipSF@sfgov.org

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7501 Environmental Service Worker/ Apprentice General Laborer

  • Salary: $17.31-$27.65 Hourly

The two year Laborers’ apprenticeship program is for those with little or no experience in the construction trades who want to begin a career as a General Construction Craft Laborer for the City. It is a combination of work in the field and classroom instruction.

Apprentices learn to perform many of the types of construction such as pouring concrete and laying asphalt, and many safety-related duties such as flagging and traffic control. Graduates of approved City Build and the Glenn Eagles pre-apprenticeship programs are given priority over those who have not completed such a program.

Next Recruitment: November 2018

Sign up to be notified when a job in this class opens: https://www.jobapscloud.com/SF/auditor/classspecs.asp

 

Resources:

To learn more about the Apprentice Arborist Technician program for the City and County of San Francisco, contact DHR.ApprenticeshipSF@sfgov.org

To learn more about The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC), visit the website at http://www.nawic.org/nawic/default.asp

To learn more about CityBuild please contact Nara Babakhanyan at Nara.Babakhanyan@sfgov.org or by calling (415)-701-4878.

To learn more about the Construction Craft Laborer (CCL) program, visit the website at www.norcaltc.org. Once there, go to “Become an Apprentice.” There will be additional information including a list of recognized pre-apprenticeship programs with their contact information.

 

ApprenticeshipSF Partner Resources:

  • For wrap around services and support contact Bayview YMCA Workforce Development & Transitional Age Youth Program. Demetrius Durham, Sr. Director of Transition, Re-Engagement & Employment Services. ddurham@ymcasf.net
  • The Entry to Apprenticeship Workshop is a good place to begin for information about a good-paying career in the construction trades. http://tradeswomen.org/programs/

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