Tree Warden

Responsibilities

Responsible for the administrative and manual work for all public shade trees within the Town of Sandwich as required for their:

  • Care
  • Control and assessment
  • Inventory
  • Maintenance
  • Preservation

Tree Care

The Tree Warden division plans, manages and implements a public shade tree-care program. It also performs and supervises other related arborist duties including Insect and pest control. Other duties include:

  • Cavities in trees fills
  • Dead or dangerous trees and limbs removal
  • Overhanging branches Removal
  • Plants and transplants trees
  • Tree surgery

Roadside Maintenance

Tree Warden assists in roadside maintenance and supervision, including, pruning, mowing, brushing, etc.

Grant Writing

This division writes grant applications for horticultural and landscape preservation or enhancement and implements the grant.

Public Safety

The Three warden performs a variety of other DPW functions responding to emergency calls regarding public safety, tree and road issues, and any storm related activities including snow and ice removal.