The Muscogee Nation   okmulgee, OK   Full-time     Other
Posted on March 13, 2023






Description: This is specialized position in arbor care service with an emphasis on safety and accident prevention. An employee is responsible for arbor care service to be rendered to tribal properties within the Muscogee (Creek) boundaries. Provide goals and objectives, mitigation measures, and priorities ensuring compliance with federal, state, and local regulations and guidelines. Improve tribal properties by mitigating risk of arbor debris around structures, service line and any other properties when called upon. Be knowledgeable of emergency preparedness and responsive to security functions. Develop plans and a strategy to prevent loss of life and reduce property damage from any disaster by exercising and coordinating preparedness plans and assisting with other emergency response departments within our tribes. Work is performed under general supervision of the Arbor Services Supervisor.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Knowledge of equipment (Chainsaws, pole saws, ropes, ladders, hydraulic lifts, chippers).
  • Lifting and moving of heavy objects.
  • Working at extreme heights.
  • Physical ability and knowledge proper climbing techniques and rope applications.
  • Physical ability and knowledge of working in and around high voltage power lines.
  • Seek opportunities to advance knowledge of arbor care through training, collaboration and self study.
  • Safely remove trees or tree limbs from personal property without damage.
  • Demonstrate interpersonal relationships in a manner, which enhances communication, promotes conflict resolution and facilitates the development of any desired outcome.
  • Able to work and communicate with all levels of public sector employees.
  • Knowledge and ability to work safely without incident.
  • Performs all other related work as required
  • Be able to work efficiently during prolonged and stressful disaster events.
  • Setting up job site with work area safety a priority. Responsible for marking off and identifying work zone with safety in mind.
  • Additional duties to this position is that of ground support to the operation and maintenance of the equipment required to carry out tree climbing chain saw operation, bucket chain saw operation, and any other above ground chain saw job tasks.
  • Other responsibilities may include providing technical or functional lead crew over less experienced personnel when applicable.
  • Knowledge of all aspects of job tasks associated with all facets of Arbor service.
  • Presume the responsibilities upon the absence of the ACS Crew Lead.


Minimum Requirements:

  • High School graduate or equivalent. Knowledge of tree care removal and equipment.
  • Must have a Valid Oklahoma Driver’s License.

Preferred Requirements: Certification such as CPR and Arborist are a plus. Must be physically fit to perform job related tasks. Any training in boom operated man lifts, training for working in and around power lines and tree climbing experience. Safety is a must.


Muscogee (Creek) and Indian Preference