• December 18, 2017

    IT Geospatial Analyst Senior position

    Austin

    The City of Austin has an IT Geospatial Analyst Senior position. The purpose of this position is to lead geospatial analysis projects related to urban forestry such as urban tree canopy cover analysis, map assets and resources, and facilitate data collection and storage related to urban forest health initiatives. Visit the City’s website to find more information and to apply. https://www.austincityjobs.org/postings/63788

    Contact email:
  • December 18, 2017

    Sales Arborist, Experienced Climbers, Crew Leaders and Groundsmen

    Austin

    Monster Tree Service is coming to Austin!

    Monster Tree is an established and successful full-service company that is growing nationally and in the Austin area. We currently have openings for a Sales Arborist, Experienced Climbers, Crew Leaders and Groundsmen If you are motivated, career oriented and dedicated to a higher standard of tree care, then we would like to meet you!

    Contact Valerie Bowser, National Talent Director vbowser@whymonster.com

    Contact email: vbowser@whymonster.com
  • December 18, 2017

    City Forester Dallas

    City of Dallas

    https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/dallas/jobs/1930660/city-forester

    JOB

    The salary listed on the job posting is the starting salary range; amount offered will depend upon qualifications.For information related to Essential Functions, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required to Perform Work, and Working Conditions & Hazards of this position, click here. Locate and click on the position title to view the job classification specification.For evaluation purposes, acceptable qualifying experience for all positions must have been in a paid capacity unless noted otherwise in the minimum qualifications for the posted position.Additionally, 30+ hours per week will be counted as full-time employment and will receive full credit for the amount of time employed. A minimum of 15 through 29 work hours per week will be counted as part-time employment and will receive half credit for the amount of time employed.Vacancies currently available in the following department(s): Public Works Department

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in a biology, environmental science, forestry, arboriculture or horticulture field. EXPERIENCE: Four (4) years of experience in general urban forestry or arboriculture which includes planting/cultivation/maintenance of trees and control of insects/pests/diseases.AND Two (2) years of supervisory/project management responsibilities. EQUIVALENCY(IES): A High School Diploma or GED plus eight (8) years of the required experience including two (2) years supervisory/project management responsibilities will meet the education and experience requirements. An Associate’s degree in any field plus six (6) years of the required experience including two (2) years supervisory/project management responsibilities will meet the education and experience requirements. A Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in a non-stated field plus six (6) years of the required experience including two (2) years supervisory/project management responsibilities will meet the education and experience requirements. A Master’s degree in a biology, environmental science, forestry, arboriculture or horticulture field plus two (2) years of the required experience including two (2) years supervisory/project management responsibilities will meet the education and experience requirements. LICENSE(S) and/or CERTIFICATION(S): Valid driver’s license with good driving record. Must obtain an International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Arborist Certification within one (1) year of appointment. OTHER REQUIREMENT(S): Subject to twenty-four/seven (24/7) on-call status. Subject to work in inclement weather conditions. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITY(IES): Knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Basic PC and MSOffice or similar software skills. Effective oral and written communication skills. Ability to establish rapport, motivate employees, and create a mood of cooperation for effective problem solving and development of cost effective approached. Ability to maintain excellent internal and external customer service. PREFERENCE(S): General knowledge of tree preservation techniques and ability to interpret construction drawings is preferred. State and federal partnerships, project management for park and recreation areas as well as municipal forestry experience and/or community relations experience is a plus.

    Contact email:
  • November 27, 2017

    Job Announcement – Conservation Education Coordinator

    College Station

    Texas A&M Forest Service is seeking a Conservation Education Coordinator. This position will help implement the agency’s communications strategic plan and integrate critical conservation programs such as Project Learning Tree, Tree Trails, Nature Challenge and Wildfire Curriculum while supporting the Forest Literacy Plan and agency mission to inspire exploration, appreciation and conservation of our natural world. The most competitive applicants will demonstrate:
    • ability to connect with people;
    • effective communication through talks, presentations and written material;
    • experience delivering environmental education information using a variety of methods including online tools; and
    • ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
    Location: College Station, TX

    Salary: $40,000 per year

    Major duties:
    • Develop and deliver programs: Connect children and families to nature through agency programs such as Tree Trails, Nature Challenge and Project Learning Tree. Serve as state co-coordinator of Texas Project Learning Tree in deep coordination with Texas Forestry Association. Lead the implementation and maintence of the Texas Forest Literacy Plan
    • Develop and implement curriculum: Write curriculum in in adherence with the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS), Texas A&M Forest Service messages and agency communications team goals and strategies. Serve as lead instructor in the delivery of program curriculum. Support and coordinate educational and outreach events, vounteers and educators.
    • Provide training to: Natural resource professionals, educators, internal personnel.
    • Provide resources such as project management, curriculum, electronic tools, presentation tools, access to expertise, activities and materials, cache of handouts for internal personnel, educators, children, public, natural resource professionals, landowners and civic leaders.
    • Partnership development: Work cooperatively to present conservation education programming and cohesive messaging.
    Occasional duties:
    • Work with and manage volunteers;
    • Serve as Outreach Coordinator liaison to USDA Forest Service;
    • Promote forestry vocations among students, underserved groups (children and adults), life-long learners of all ages and niche groups such as urban audiences and wildland fire communities;
    • Capitalize on public relations and media relations opportunities. Help coordinate and organize public events (i.e. Arbor Day, Earth Day, Evirothon, Forestry Field Days);
    • Utilize toolbox of communications tools to promote and raise awareness of conservation education messages;
    • Seek, write, administer and implement grants for alternate funding in support of conservation education;
    • Maintain websites and social media pages; and
    • Professional organization participation.
    Education: Bachelor’s degree in education and/or natural science. Master’s degree preferred. Proficiency in MS Office. Must have or be able to obtain a Texas driver license within 30 days of employment and have a driving record that meets agency requirements.

    Essential Knowledge and Required Skills: Writing curriculum. Teaching diverse audiences. Public speaking and presentation delivery. Marketing – to include traditional media and new technology. Media relations experience. Able to develop and implement environmental educational programs. Able to organize and lead public events. Develop and maintain effective working partnerships. Grant writing, administration and implementation. Budget planning, maintenance and administration.

    Comments: Some work may occur after hours and require out of town travel. Employment is contingent upon the agency’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by agency procedures, including the completion of a criminal history check. Finalists will be required to furnish a copy of official transcript documenting degree conferred. Texas law requires all males 18-25 show proof of compliance with federal Selective Service law to be eligible for employment.

    Working Conditions: Office with minimal field work

    Employment Status: Full-time position with full benefits

    Closing date: Open until filled

    Application Procedure:
    Interested persons may obtain more information at http://tfsweb.tamu.edu/jobs. Use this link for direct access to the announcement.

    Linda Moon, Communications and Marketing Manager, (979) 458-6614, lmoon@tfs.tamu.edu

    Contact email: lmoon@tfs.tamu.edu
  • October 5, 2017

    MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN I AND II – Sunset Valley

    Sunset Valley

     

    The City of Sunset Valley’s Public Works Department is seeking responsible people as full-time Maintenance Technicians. Duties include grounds maintenance, water and wastewater utility work, street maintenance, trail and greenspace maintenance, construction projects, carpentry, and vehicle maintenance. High School Graduate/GED and valid TX Driver’s License are required. Water/Wastewater certifications, construction or landscaping experience, as well as bilingual are a plus. Applicant must pass a criminal history check and drug screening. Salary $12.00+hr DOQ, plus benefits. EOE.

    Contact email: cmeredith@sunsetvalley.org
  • September 8, 2017

    Location Manager, Plant Health Care Technicians and Climbers

    Midland

    Tree Loving Care is West Texas oldest and most respected arboricultural services company and has several positions available Location manager-Manager`needed an to manage the Midland office. Ideal candidate will have skills in all areas of arboriculture and, if not Certified Arborist, will be able to become certified within 6 months of employment. Candidate will manage work flow, hire and train new employees, coordinate with home office on all office functions, do some sales as will as work with crews on occasion.

    Compensation will be salary plus bonuses. Other benefits include one week paid vacation after one year, company participation in retirement account and health insurance and continuing education.

    Climbers, ground men and Plant Health Care Technician-Midland and Lubbock office both need experienced and beginner climbers and ground men and experienced Plant Health Care Technicians. Hourly employees are paid an hourly rate from $10-15 plus skill modifiers that can increase pay up to $4 per hour plus an hour and may receive performance bonuses that can increase pay up to $2 per hour. Benefits include paid vacation, company participation in retirement and healthcare.

    Contact James Tuttle at james.tuttle@treelovingcare.com or 877-594-8733

    Contact email: james.tuttle@treelovingcare.com
  • August 28, 2017

    Operations Coordinator

    Houston

    Operations Coordinator

    Job Posting

    Excellent career opportunity for a positive go-getter who is organized and wants to grow as a manager. Some management experience is desirable but not required. However, management aptitude is essential.

    Must be a problem-solver who is eager to learn and works well with others. Must have reliable transportation and good communication skills, both oral and written. You will be the right-hand person to the business owner and will coordinate operations for a residential and commercial for a Tree Care Company who is Nationally accredited by the Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA), based in NW Houston. Must be able to speak English and some Spanish.

    Duties include:

    • Coordinate field staff and promote safety for all
    • Manage daily production related tasks and run weekly production reports
    • Communicate daily with owner and office staff, as well as field crews; be supportive of all staff
    • Handle customer complaints and maintain good customer relations
    • Maintain all equipment and keep equipment inventory up to date
    • Ensure the accreditation procedures are followed and maintain proper documentation
    • Set a positive tone

    Benefits

    Company vehicle ,

    Company Phone

    Paid 1 week Vacation after 1 Year of employment

     

    Minimum of two years of experience in the tree care industry desired, but you will be mentored by the owner. You will spend some time in the office but most days will be in the field. Competitive salary with opportunity for growth. Currently no company health insurance is available. Send resume to growthcoach4u@gmail.com.

    Jones Road Tree Services is Nationally Accredited by the TCIA.

    Contact email: glenn@glennsmithcoaching.com
  • 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

    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
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