• August 4, 2017

    FORESTER – Conroe, TX

    Conroe

    FORESTER – Conroe, TX

    Required Education: BSF from SAF accredited school of forestry.

    Position hire date is September 5, 2017 Texas A&M Forest Service

    Salary: $36,000 with benefits/retirement

    https://greatjobs.tamu.edu

    Equipping traditional and new land and property owners from diverse backgrounds to make informed decisions regarding forest land management. Building capacity among urban communities and partners through innovative programming. Includes local administration of rural forestry programs, local leadership pertaining to natural resource issues, community and urban forestry, and direct landowner assistance.

    Delivery of Agency public affairs programs, including: conservation education activities for youth and adult learners and participation in local economic development organizations. Under the direction of the District Forester or Regional Forester, supervision of staff and management of local agency service programs. Includes oversight of employee activities, facilities, training, grounds, equipment, reporting, etc. Support of local county forest landowners association(s), Texas Master Gardener and Texas Master Naturalist programs and a variety of for profit and non-profit organizations. Includes attending board and membership meetings, assisting with meeting programs, and development of association newsletter. Administration and support of local protection and emergency response programs in rural and urban interface urban and rural forest pest mitigation, wildland fire suppression, capacity building, etc. Be able to work weekends and afterhours to reach audience.

    May include long hours in a harsh environmental conditions such as smoke, wind, rain, and extreme temperatures. Persons serving in emergency response must meet a physical fitness standard which includes successfully completing a 2-mile walk in 30 minutes or less with a 25 pound pack and obtain required NWCG training and Red Card Certification as determined by TFS Red Card Committee. Emergency response may result in exposure to emotionally stressful situations for extended periods of time. Must carry cell phone to facilitate 24/7 communications. Must live within 30 minutes of workstation to facilitate rapid after-hours fire response. Employee must manage/account for assigned credit cards in accordance with state law and agency policies.

    This Forester position is considered a training position with a training/mentoring period of up to 2 or more years. Once the training period is complete the employee will be expected to start assuming the duties of District Forester I in the Conroe District.

    Occasional Duties Work is often outdoors and in a harsh environment such as smoke, rough terrain, dusty roads, etc. Must meet a physical fitness standard which includes successfully completing a two-mile walk in 30 minutes or less with 25 pounds and obtain required NWCG training and Red Card Certification as determined by TFS Red Card Committee. Emergency response may result in exposure to emotionally stressful situations for extended periods of time.

    Contact email: jwarner@tfs.tamu.edu
  • August 4, 2017

    Resource Specialist I – Conroe, TX

    Conroe

    $12 per hour – full time

    Visit: http://greatjobs.tamu.edu

    Position will be hired on September 5, 2017

    Support District Forester with delivery of all Resource Development and Resource Protection programs. Tasks may include preparation of tract/stand maps, collecting property and stand data, direct interaction with clientele, drafting of management plans, capacity building, conservation education, fire prevention, and special projects. Serve as a wildland firefighter and/or emergency responder on a statewide basis. Duties will include operations of heavy firefighting equipment, use of hand firefighting tools, and perform ground reconnaissance on wildfires. Employee must meet and maintain a physical fitness standard which includes successfully completing a 2-mile walk in 30 minutes or less while carrying a 25lb pack and obtain required NWCF training Red Card Certification. Employee will carry a communication device to facilitate 24/7 availability. Will be required to respond to dispatcher within 30 minutes receiving an emergency notification alert.

    Employee must live within 30 minutes of assigned work station to facilitate timely emergency response.

    Required Education: High School Graduate or equivalent.

    Required Experience: Have or obtain a Texas Class B within 6 months and/or a Class A within 2 years of employment and have a driving record within the agency requirements.. Good communication skills and basic computer skills are required. Experience as a Forest Technician with a sate or federal forestry agency or forest industry and a thorough knowledge of heavy equipment is preferred.

    Contact email: jwarner@tfs.tamu.edu
  • July 20, 2017

    Urban Forest Specialist – Temp/Hourly

    Austin

    The Urban Forest Specialist will assist the Austin ISD Arborist with the District’s Urban Tree Inventory using Arbor Pro GIS software. This process involves visiting Austin ISD schools and facilities, accurately identifying the tree species on site, mapping their location, photographing them, and indicating the health status and maintenance needs of each tree. This inventory will: 1. identify tree care needs, 2. prioritize hazard tree risk mitigation, 3. assist in planning for schoolyard and construction projects, 4. identify tree-deficient schools for future plantings, 5. enable the District to strategically plan for long-term urban forest tree care and hazard prevention. This inventory will also be shared with the City of Austin. In addition to conducting the tree inventory, the specialist will assist in the following tasks: 1. conduct tree care site assessments before and after tree care work is performed by the contracted service provider, 2. coordinate and attend tree plantings and landscape related events at schools, and 3. assist in outreach with relevant stakeholders at the school and community levels, and 4. Perform occasional minor pruning at ground level. The position is funded through the City of Austin Urban Forest Grant and is part-time for one year (approximately 19.50 hours/week, may vary depending on nature of activities from week to week).

    https://www.applitrack.com/austinisd/onlineapp/JobPostings/view.asp?Category=07+-+Temporary%2fHourly&all=cat&AppliTrackJobId=23531&AppliTrackLayoutMode=detail&AppliTrackViewPosting=1

    Contact email: lisa.killander@austinisd.org
  • June 15, 2017

    Climber

    College Station

    Top Point Tree is looking for an experienced climber with time in the industry and great people skills. We need someone with at least 2 years climbing experience, knowledgeable in arboriculture practices, good driving record, and motivated to grow within a small company. We encourage employees to obtain certifications and will provide a significant amount of educational material. Top Point Tree is a small family owned and operated company located in College Station, TX. The company is growing quickly in this awesome town and we are leading the way in 5 star reviews across the board. Pay ranges from $18/hr – $25/hr with commission opportunities to make even more than that! Come join our team to be apart of something truly special!

    You may email us below or call 979-773-3242

    Contact email: colby.lee.tpt@gmail.com
  • June 12, 2017

    Tree Climber/Worker

    Houston

    Anderson Arbor Services, Ltd. is looking for an experienced tree climber to work in the Houston area. Applicants must demonstrate safe and efficient tree climbing skills and appropriate tree trimming and rigging experience. Valid driver’s license is a bonus, but not required. Clean background required. Compensation will vary according to experience and skill level, starting at $12 – $14 per hour. Anderson Arbor Services, Ltd. is a comprehensive tree care company based in Houston, TX. Please email jobs@andersonarbor.net if interested.

    Contact email: jobs@andersonarbor.net
  • June 12, 2017

    Arborist Representative

    DFW

    Fannin Tree Farm is looking for a motivated individual to join our team. We are located in Frisco, Texas and service the Dallas-Fort Worth Area. Our current opening is for an Arborist Representative to join our tree care team. This representative must have experience with working one-on-one with clients to meet and exceed their expectations. Duties may include; interacting with clients, prescribing pruning and treatment protocols, as well as estimating tree pruning, removal, plant healthcare treatments, and tree installations. The ideal candidate will have a 4-year degree from an accredited university in Horticulture, Agronomy, Forestry, Entomology, Plant Pathology, or related area within the green industry. Experience will include 1-3 years in customer service, or sales role. Must be able to lift 50lbs, work in various weather conditions. Compensation will be determined based on experience. Please send resumes and cover letters to ronny@fannintreefarm.com

    Contact email: ronny@fannintreefarm.com
  • June 8, 2017

    Tree Service Groundsman/Driver

    Houston

    Looking to hire a full-time/hourly, year-round groundsman/driver for a busy tree service company (Anderson Arbor Services, Ltd. in Houston, TX). Experience with chainsaws and equipment helpful but not required. Will train. Must have valid drivers license and clean driving record. We offer competitive wages, paid holidays, training and the opportunity to grow in the company.

    Responsibilities: Preparing and loading tools on trucks, driving standard shift truck and trailer, removing tree debris from job area, cleaning up tree debris and stump grindings, other duties as necessary.

    Requirements: Must have a VALID drivers license and clean driving record. Must be able to drive standard shift vehicles. Must be able to communicate. Must be able to read a road map or GPS.

    Contact email: jobs@andersonarbor.net
  • May 30, 2017

    Arborists

    Houston

    ArborTrue Env Svs LLC is hiring full time and part time ISA Certified Arborists. Must be ISA Certified or Certification eligible. Positions fill immediately. Our company has been in the tree business for over 10 years in the Houston Area. We provide services in all aspects of tree care and are actively shaping the Houston market with an enthusiastic staff. We believe in family time, enjoying your profession, and professional and personal development. We assist our staff and arborists with continuing education.

    Candidate should be able to consult with clients in person, over phone, email and teleconference. Have a positive attitude and pleasant communication. Must be able to sell and manage tree removals, trimming, fertilization and health care. Compensation formats are versatile from Salary + Commission to Commission only. If you are interested in this position please call 832-510-8746 or email to arborist@arbortrue.com.

    Contact email: arborist@arbortrue.com
  • May 25, 2017

    Work Planner

    Austin

    Wright Tree Service is currently seeking a Work Planner to start in the Austin, TX area on a full-time basis. Wright Tree Service provides vegetation management, storm restoration, and work planning services to utility companies and their communities across the country.

    Essential Functions:

    ◦Obtains oral or written permission/notification from property owner, municipal, business to trim, remove or apply herbicide to trees. Secures appropriate permits when necessary. Arranges with customer or property owner to obtain access and advises of any interruption if applicable. Explains work to be done and sets timelines.

    ◦Responsible for the maintenance and accuracy of all records and reports related to permission/notification from customer/home owner to General Foreman and crew personnel.

    ◦Plans and lays out work for crew members. Considers factors such as the ability to get power equipment to locations, time required to complete work, clean-up time, equipment available, weather conditions and special instructions by customers/homeowners.

    ◦Has an understanding and follow all applicable work methods pertaining to line clearance work.

    ◦Inspects right of ways to assess vegetation conditions and determine required maintenance.

    ◦Responds to questions and concerns regarding work specifications and requirements.

    ◦Inspects work completed by crew/contractors for compliance and utility specifications.

    ◦Assists in the management of crew/contractors during storm restoration operations.

    ◦Provides support and assistance on special projects as assigned by the utility.

    ◦May work on rough terrain due to nature of responsibilities.

    ◦Performs other related duties as required or assigned.

    Minimum Requirements:

    ◦Minimum of 3 years’ experience working on tree trimming or clearing crews and/or has successfully completed applicable performance reviews.

    ◦Must be able to achieve ISA Certified Arborist & ISA Utility Specialist within 1 year of employment.

    ◦Texas Dept of Agriculture Commercial Pesticide Applicatory License (Category 5) preferred or ability to obtain within 6 months.

    ◦Must be able to read, write, and speak English.

    ◦Possess excellent leadership skills and be able to handle stressful situations along with being able to multi-task.

    ◦Basic knowledge of trees, including identification, growth habits and correct arboricultural techniques for the trimming, pruning, repairing, maintaining and removing, as applies to working in close proximity to energized conductors.

    ◦Knowledge and understanding of the American National Standards for Tree Care Operations (ANSI Z133.1-2000).

    ◦Basic knowledge of electrical circuit and must be skilled in the reading and understanding of circuit maps.

    ◦Ability to communicate professionally, both verbal and in writing, with the general public, customers, and fellow employees.

    ◦Must be able to wear necessary personal protective equipment (PPE) as required.

    ◦Ability to enter and exit a vehicle numerous times per day.

    ◦Must be able to withstand exposure to all kinds of weather while completing work tasks such as rain, heat, sun, cold, snow.

    ◦Ability to communicate with others and represent Wright Tree Service in a professional manner.

    ◦Ability to work long hours and overtime during emergencies (including holidays, weekends, storm work) and will be subject to call-out work.

    ◦Must have valid driver’s license and be able to pass a pre-employment drug test.

    ◦Possess valid First-Aid and CPR cards.

    Contact email: rebbert@wrighttree.com
  • May 25, 2017

    Climber – Corpus Christi

    Corpus Christi

    Experienced climber/trimmer that needs no training to be able to spike palm trees and climb and rig and trim with ropes. I have equipment as well.

     

    Kalbfleisch & Sons Tree Service

    Mark Kalbfleisch

    Certified Arborist

    ISA# TX-4189A

    6226 Cornell Dr.

    Corpus Christi, TX 78414

    361-232-3900 cell

    Contact email: ccfam8@gmail.com
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