• August 1, 2018

    PLANT HEALTH CARE TECHNICIAN – DFW

    If you enjoy the great outdoors, we are looking for you – our next great team member! Preservation Tree Services is currently seeking a Plant Health Care (PHC) Technician for our Turf and Tree divisions. Driver’s license required. Bilingual a plus. Offering competitive pay, on-the-job and ongoing training, safety culture, 401K/health/dental benefits. All employees are eligible for annual paid time off. EEOE.

    Visit https://preservationtree.com/careers/application to fill out and send an employment application or send your resume, position you are seeking and salary requirements to trees@preservationtree.com or mail to our Dallas office:

    Preservation Tree Services

    2222 Empire Central Dr.

    Dallas TX 75235

    Contact email:
  • August 1, 2018

    TREE CLIMBER – DFW

    If you enjoy the great outdoors, we are looking for you – our next great team member! Preservation Tree Services is currently seeking a Tree Climber for our Tree Care division. Driver’s license required. Bilingual a plus. Offering competitive pay, ongoing and on-the-job training, safety culture, 401K/health/dental benefits. All employees are eligible for annual paid time off. EEOE.

    Visit https://preservationtree.com/careers/application to fill out and send an employment application or send your resume, position you are seeking and salary requirements to trees@preservationtree.com or mail to our Dallas office:

    Preservation Tree Services

    2222 Empire Central Dr.

    Dallas TX 75235

    Contact email:
  • August 1, 2018

    TREE CREW LEADER – DFW

    If you enjoy the great outdoors, we are looking for you – our next great team member! Preservation Tree Services is currently seeking a Tree Crew Leader for our Tree Care division. Driver’s license required. Bilingual a plus. Offering competitive pay, ongoing and on-the-job training, safety culture, 401K/health/dental benefits. All employees are eligible for annual paid time off. EEOE.

    Visit https://preservationtree.com/careers/application to fill out and send an employment application or send your resume, position you are seeking and salary requirements to trees@preservationtree.com or mail to our Dallas office:

    Preservation Tree Services

    2222 Empire Central Dr.

    Dallas TX 75235

    Contact email:
  • July 30, 2018

    Work Planner-Austin Texas

    Work Planner for Asplundh Tree Experts LLC, contracting for Austin Energy to generate work plans to clear electric facilities.

    We are currently seeking a Work Planner to join our team.

    Essential Functions

    -Obtains oral or written permission from property owners to trim or remove trees and apply herbicides. Discusses issues such as obtaining access, power interruption, work to be done, etc., with customer or property owner.

    -Discusses responsibility for apparent damage to property, repairs for minor damage, and refers controversial cases to the General Foreperson.

    -Travels from Job site to job site frequently as necessary.

    -Works in all temperatures and weather and will be exposed to nature, i.e., irritating plants and biting or stinging insects, dust, etc.

    -May work around excessive noise from machines, chain saws, wood chippers and other equipment with hearing protection -May work on unlevel terrain -May be exposed to dogs and other animals -Attendance requirements are Monday through Friday, 8 hours per day.

    Minimum Requirements

    -Must have a minimum of 12 months of line clearance work experience.

    -Due to the inherently dangerous nature of the industry and requirements to work with or around hazardous equipment, employees must be able to maintain attention and concentration for extended periods of time -Must be able to wear necessary PPE as necessary.

    -Must be able to safely drive an approved company vehicle.

    -Must be able to enter and exit a vehicle numerous times a day.

    -Must be able to withstand exposure to all kinds of weather while completing work assignments, i.e., rain, heat, sun, cold.

    -Must be able to traverse various terrains.

    -Must be able to write, read and comprehend written and verbal job instructions/information.

    -Must be able to communicate and handle confrontations professionally.

    -Must have transportation to and from the startup location.

    -Must be able to pass a background check.

    -Must pass a pre-employment drug test.

    -Position requires employee to work at least two (2) Saturdays per month in a 40-hour week.

    -Must be able to understand the contract with Customer and adhere to it.

    -Effective written and oral communication skills.

    -Basic knowledge and identification of flora and fauna indigenous to the area.

    -Skill in establishing and maintaining good working relationships with Customer’s personnel, the Company’s personnel and the public.

    -Strong knowledge of and ability to interpret engineering drawings and maps and utilize the information to increase personal and crew efficiency -Strong negotiating skills.

    -Good conflict resolution skills.

    -Skills in planning and completing projects within the required time frame.

    -Obtain Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) licensure with 6 months of employment date.

    jpate2@asplundh.com

    Contact email:
  • July 24, 2018

    CLIMBING ARBORIST & FOREMEN TRAINEES – Austin

    The Davey Tree Expert Company is looking to hire CLIMBING ARBORIST & FOREMEN TRAINEES

     

    Job Type: Full Time

     

    Education Level Required: High School Diploma / GED Work Experience Required: Less than 1 year Travel Expectations: Up to 25%

     

    Davey Tree operations in Austin TX are seeking both Climbing Arborist –Trainees and Foreman – Trainees to join our Residential/Commercial Tree Care team in Texas’ South and North Austin Metro area. Those with prior experience in Forestry, Landscape or working at height are encouraged to apply. Trainees will work directly with the territory’s crew leaders & foremen to learn all aspects of Arboricultural operations. After familiarization with ground duties such as job-site setup, chipping, and chainsaw operation, Trainees will learn skills necessary for pruning trees to ANSI A300 guidelines. Trainees will progress through Davey’s Career Development Program as they learn to utilize ropes for ascending and working in trees.

     

    Duties:

    -Function as a member of a tree crew while progressively learning new skills

    -Make satisfactory progress in Davey’s Career Development Program -Operate chainsaws, chippers, stump grinders, and other equipment as needed on job-sites

    -Utilize ropes for work positioning at heights up to 60 feet, while pruning or removing trees

    – Maintain issued personal gear, crew gear, and equipment -Learn tree Identification and ANSI A300 Pruning guidelines

     

    Qualifications:

    -Background in Forestry, Urban Forestry, Landscaping, or working at heights

    -Demonstrated ability to report for work regularly and punctually

    -Valid Driver’s License, Commercial Driver’s License highly valuable

    -Willingness to work outdoors in Austin area during a variety of weather conditions -Knowledge of common tree species in Austin area is helpful

     

    Additional Information:

    This is a full-time, hourly position with opportunity for overtime. Compensation is based on experience, with incentives for completing training and certifications. Davey provides all PPE, uniforms, climbing gear, and related equipment. Davey is Employee Owned and offers benefits including health and 401k. Pre-employment drug screen and e-verify are required. Davey is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

     

    The Davey Tree Expert Company has U.S. and Canadian operations in more than 47 states and five provinces and provides a variety of tree care, grounds maintenance and consulting services for the residential, utility, commercial, and government markets. Founded in 1880, Davey has been employee-owned for 35 years and has more than 8,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World.

     

    To apply go to jobs.davey.com and search Requisition Number 30685 and/or 30686. If you need any assistance at any time please contact us at 1-800-445-8733 ext. 1108.

     

    Contact email:
  • July 23, 2018

    Arborist I – UT Austin

    Austin

    Job title: Arborist I

    FLSA status: Non-exempt

    Posting number: 18-06-28-01-5410

    Basic Information –

    Date available: Immediately

    Position duration: Funding expected to continue Position open to: all applicants Monthly salary: $2716 Hours per week: 40.00 Standard from 600AM to 230PM

    Location: Austin (main campus)

    Hiring department: FS-Landscape Services, http://www.utexas.edu/facilities/services/land.html

    Number of vacancies: 1

    General notes –

    Work schedule may vary. Overtime may be required with little or no advance notice. Job offer contingent upon applicant clearing a security background check. Applications will be reviewed online by the hiring department.

    Additional Information –

    Purpose of position: To provide basic tree work to maintain the health and appearance of The University of Texas at Austin campus urban forest.

    Essential functions: Performs tree care duties to include pruning, watering, fertilizing, planting, removing, brush hauling, stump grinding, and plant health care. Safely operates specialized arboricultural equipment to include chain saws, aerial lift devices, tree climbing saddles and ropes, ladders, tractors, skid loaders, brush truck, dump trucks, stump grinders, sprayers, air spade, and other equipment. Controls traffic around work-site, answers questions, and provides information on urban forestry activities. Maintains and cleans all equipment and filters, keeps blades sharp, and reports other maintenance needs to supervisor. Cleans, maintains, and safely operates university vehicles and equipment. Follows and readily accepts oral and written instructions related to tree work, maintains work schedule set by supervisor, and completes routine paperwork, electronic time sheets, and other UT related electronic forms. Wears appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) for the task, follows safety rules, and maintains safe working conditions.

    Licenses: Class “C” Operator’s Driver’s License. Applicant selected must provide a current three year Driving Record from the current state of residence. If not currently a Texas resident, must obtain a Texas Driver’s License within 30 days after entering Texas as a new resident.

    Marginal/Incidental functions: Ability to pull, push, and lift up to 78 lbs. Adheres to and performs related functions as assigned, and works overtime in support of special events, emergencies, and planned after hours work.

    Required qualifications: High school graduation or GED. One year of experience in tree maintenance work and operating specialized arboricultural equipment, such as chain saws, aerial lift devices, chippers, stump grinders, sprayers, tractors, skid loaders, dump trucks, and other heavy duty equipment used in tree maintenance work. Ability to work aloft in trees at heights above 50 feet. Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers, office staff, and the university community. Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment, as well as independently. Demonstrated stable work history and work ethic. Punctual attendance and available for work. Ability to pull, push, and lift up to 78 lbs. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

    Preferred qualifications: More than one year experience as an arborist in a commercial or institutional setting. More than one year experience operating specialized arboricultural equipment. Specific training or certifications in arboriculture or safety operations.

    Working conditions: Uniforms and/or personal protection equipment (furnished). May work in all weather conditions. May work in extreme temperatures. May work around chemical fumes. May work around biohazards. May work around chemicals. May work around electrical and mechanical hazards. Use of manual dexterity. Climbing of stairs. Climbing of ladders. Lifting and moving. May twist, grasp, and bend. Works effectively as a team member and independently with open and clear communication. Promotes and exercises good safety habits. Maintain acceptable driver rating as established in Policy: UTS157 Section 2.5.4.

    Apply online:

    https://utdirect.utexas.edu/apps/hr/jobs/nlogon/180628015410

    Contact email:
  • June 19, 2018

    Tree Climber Trainees, Grounds Persons, Drivers

    Melissa, TX

    We are located in Melissa, TX, and serve Collin, Grayson, and Fannin counties.

    New Leaf Tree and Shrub Care is growing and is looking for good people to join our team. We are a small family owned business, and treat our employees as such. New Leaf is a customer focused tree care business, and we pride ourselves in doing the right thing for trees and our clients. We encourage advancement and certifications for our employees, and help in every aspect of your career path.

    Qualifications: No experience necessary. You will drive the company trucks so a drivers license and a clean DMV report is important. CDL is not required but is a plus.

    Pay: Starts at $14.00 per hour for inexperienced team members.

    We offer paid holidays and full time employment.

    New Leaf is always looking for motivated, team oriented people ranging from Climbers, groundpersons to PHC techs as well.

    We are located in Melissa, TX, and serve Collin, Grayson, and Fannin counties.

    Contact email: lee@newleaftreeandshrubcare.com
  • March 30, 2018

    Arborist – San Antonio

    San Antonio

    We are looking for a trainable individual either certified or interested in being certified. Would prefer a climb capable applicant but we are willing to train.This is a full time, year round position with benefits. We are a large company with a great benefit package. We are focused primarily on commercial work and many of our jobs are equipment supported. We have an off site grinding division and a compost facility attached to this side of our company.

    Please give me a call at 210-240-6249 to discuss or send a resume to Scotta@urbansoiltx.com

    Contact email: Scotta@urbansoiltx.com
  • March 23, 2018

    City Forester – City of Fort Worth

    Fort Worth

    The City of Fort Worth is seeking to hire a City Forester who will be responsible for managing the Park & Recreation Forestry team, the oldest municipal forestry program and one of the largest in the State of Texas.

     

    For more information and to apply visit the City’s website here: https://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm04/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=FORTWORTH&cws=37&rid=42552

    Contact email: melinda.adams@fortworthtexas.gov
  • March 22, 2018

    Bucket Truck Operator – Austin

    Austin

    K5 Services, LLC is hiring for experienced bucket operators for line clearance jobs around the Austin area.

    50-60 hrs. per week

    Pay starting at $28/hr.

    Valid Tx DL a plus

    Must pass background check and drug screen Call Justin @ 325-347-7006

    Contact email: jfisherk5@gmail.com
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