• July 16, 2019

    Climber/Crewleader – Austin

    Full Canopy Tree Care, a north Austin (Leander) based tree service, seeks to hire an experienced Climber/Crewleader.

    Interested candidates should demonstrate the following minimum job skills/experience:

    ◦Proficiency in rope and saddle climbing techniques, rigging techniques, tree felling techniques, and proper arboriculture pruning practices ◦Experience towing equipment trailers and chippers ◦Experience in the safe operation of chainsaws, chippers, aerial lifts, and stump grinders ◦Commitment to a safety-first company culture ◦A valid driver’s license with a clean driving record

    Preferred candidates will have:

    ◦Experience managing and leading teams of climbers and groundcrew in the tree care industry ◦Mechanical aptitude ◦ISA Certifications such as: Certified Tree Worker or Certified Arborist ◦CDL – Commercial Driver’s License

    Full Canopy Tree Care is a family-owned business which has proudly served the Austin TX metro area since 2003. The hourly wage for this full time position ($18 to $28 per hour) is dependent upon experience, skills, and certifications. Overtime is available. Full Canopy can provide training, opportunities for tree industry certifications and career advancement to team members who demonstrate aptitude.

    Please call (512) 336-8733 to ask questions or schedule an initial phone interview, or send a resume listing skills, job experience, job history, and salary history by email to info@fullcanopy.com.

    Contact email: info@fullcanopy.com
  • June 21, 2019

    Tree Trimmers – Seattle

    Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) is currently seeking Tree Trimmers to join our Natural Resources Unit.

    Under general supervision, this position will perform tree tasks to maintain the health and condition of the urban forest to provide a safe environment, reduce risks related to trees, protect and preserve the urban forest canopy for park users. The most competitive candidates for this position will have an ISA Arborist Certification, a passion for preserving and caring for trees and experience working with storm damaged trees and hazard tree felling.

    Job Responsibilities

    • Participates in the work of a tree crew.
    • Prunes, and removes green belt, arterial, park, and street trees to provide public safety and maintain healthy trees.
    • Climbs trees of varying heights using rope, saddles, spurs, ladders, or aerial hydraulic lift truck in order to safely prune or remove trees.
    • Fells trees and salvages fallen timber, removes trees and stumps.
    • Responds to emergency calls to remove damaged sections or entire trees.
    • Maintains, inspects, and operates a variety of equipment such as hydraulic aerial lift trucks, hand and power saws, compressors, wood chippers, winches, blowers, and stump cutters.
    • Weeds tree pits; fertilizes, waters, and prunes young trees; sprays or injects trees for insects, diseases or weed control.
    • Evaluates tree health for potential hazard to property and public safety.
    • ArcGIS Applications for Tree Inventory data collection.
    • Performs other related duties of a comparable level/type as assigned

    More info here

    Contact email: Christopher.Rippey@seattle.gov
  • June 7, 2019

    Urban Forestry Project Manager – DFW

    The Texas Trees Foundation is currently seeking an Urban Forestry Project Manager to direct and oversee our urban forestry initiatives.

    Position Description: The Urban Forestry Project Manager is responsible for the coordination, implementation, and tracking of urban forestry related projects and the advancement of the Texas Trees Foundation mission in North Texas. This requires setting goals, establishing timelines and budgets, collaboration with partners, coordinating activities across teams, and tracking progress and results. The Urban Forestry Project Manager will lead and develop urban forestry consulting projects and oversee the successful completion of all Foundation tree planting projects. Primary focus area: North Texas.

    This is a full-time position, which provides competitive pay commensurate with experience; 75% health insurance coverage; vacation; personal and sick time and a supportive and engaging work environment with opportunities for professional development. Flexible schedule averaging 40 hours per week.

    Click here for a job description.

    To Apply: Send resume, cover letter and references to: Matt Grubisich, matt@texastrees.org by July 30, 2019.

    Contact email: matt@texastrees.org
  • May 31, 2019

    Climber and Groundsmen – Denton

    We are a local and established tree service company in Denton for over 15 years. We are looking to expand our team with quality, hardworking Climbers and Groundsmen. Please see the job description and requirements below. We look forward to hearing from you.

    Teamwork and good moral values

    Have 2 or more years experience in grounds work and climbing Be authorized to work in the United States.

    Must be able to operate and maintain chainsaws Communicate proficiently Work hard and be ready to work in different outdoor conditions Must take direction well Able to operate a chipper truck, larger work trucks and heavy machinery a plus Must have a valid drivers license Back Ground check required

     

    All resumes and inquiries must be sent to office@samuelstreeservice.com before any phone calls are made. We look forward to hearing from you.

    Contact email: office@samuelstreeservice.com
  • May 31, 2019

    Forestry Technician – City of Austin

    The Forestry Technician is responsible for performing proactive and reactive tree maintenance, as well as tree-related emergency response on city owned parkland. This includes operating a wide variety of hand tools and heavy equipment, often working aloft to prune and remove trees though the use of an aerial lift or secured tree climbing. Less frequently, this position will inspect trees for health and reporting findings to the Horticulturist Supervisor. Additionally, the Forestry Technician will provide support for public outreach and education events by working with stakeholders, citizens and other various workgroups. Please follow the link for more information.

    https://www.austincityjobs.org/postings/75935

    Posted until 6/21/2019.

    Contact email: Amanda.Hancock@austintexas.gov
  • May 28, 2019

    Arborist / Tree Worker position – San Antonio

    Urban is hiring an Arborist / Tree Worker position for San Antonio, TX We are looking for someone to join our tree service. Qualifications or skills the applicant will need to learn: Tree identification, stump grinder operation, chainsaw operation, safety and maintenance, Chipper operation, Tree felling and removal, proper pruning techniques, rigging and climbing knowledge , aerial lift operation. ISA Arborist or Climber Certification a plus. Driver License Required. CDL Driver optimal. Spanish language a plus.

    Pay dependent on qualifications and experience. This is a full time, year round job with benefits.
    Please send a resume to Scott Anderson at scotta@urbansoiltx.com

    Contact email: scotta@urbansoiltx.com
  • May 13, 2019

    Utility Work Planner – Austin, TX

    • Must be able to achieve TX Dept of Agriculture Commercial Pesticide Applicator License within 6 months of employment
    • Must be able to achieve ISA Certified Arborist & ISA Utility Specialist within 1 year of employment.
    • Possess valid drivers license
    • 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 write, read, and comprehend written and verbal job instructions/information.
    • 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 9, 2019

    PUBLIC SERVICE TECHNICIAN – VEGETATION – League City

    nicole.winter@leaguecitytx.gov

    To apply online, please visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/leaguecity

    PUBLIC SERVICE TECHNICIAN – VEGETATION

    Operate light to heavy construction equipment. Routinely mows ditches, right of ways, trims trees, and clears vegetation.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED) At least one (1) year experience in equipment operation or in a related field required.

    Required Licenses or Certifications

    Texas Operator License: Class ”A” with Tanker Endorsement

    Any combination of education, training, and experience, which provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities needed for this position, may be substituted or evaluated at the discretion of the City.

    Contact email:
  • May 7, 2019

    Member Services Specialist – Texas Chapter ISA

    Texas

    BASIC FUNCTION:
    As an independent contractor, the Member Services Specialist will assist in the planning and delivery of member, certification and volunteer services for the Texas Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture (ISAT).

    NATURE AND SCOPE:
    The Member Services Specialist will work with the Executive Director to develop and implement operational plans for increasing the number, involvement, and retention of members, volunteers and certification and qualification holders. This position will also be a key liaison with members, certification holders, volunteers and relevant ISAT Committees.

    REPORTS TO: Executive Director

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Member, Certification and Volunteer Services

    • Develop and implement operational plans for increasing the number, involvement, and retention of members, volunteers and certificants.
    • Manage the day-to-day member, volunteer and certificant recruitment, deployment, recognition, and retention activities of the ISAT office.
    • Respond to member, certificant and volunteer inquiries for information.
    • Work with the Certification Chair to develop and coordinate regional Certified Arborist preparation courses and testing and assigning CEU’s to events.
    • Assist the Publicity and Outreach Committee with coordinating member and volunteer services and social media.
    • Assist with communication links to members such as the In the Shade newsletter, TreEmail and the web site.
    • Provide regular reporting on progress to increase members, volunteers and certificants.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Candidate must be a proven team player with at least 4 years hands-on experience organizational development and operations and marketing/sales.
    • Demonstrated understanding of best practices in member satisfaction, certification programs, volunteerism and team development.
    • Demonstrated understanding of concepts of nonprofit business organization.
    • Demonstrated understanding of office management and accounting.
    • Must be able to work as an independent contractor on a flexible schedule from a home office for 10-15 hours/week. The position is paid $1,290/month.
    • Must be available off-hours as situations warrant. Must be able to travel occasionally to meet operational needs. Travel expenses will be reimbursed.

    TO APPLY:

    All applicants must send a cover letter, resume and complete contact information for at least three references. Applications must be submitted by May 31, 2019 to John Giedraitis, ISAT Executive Director at jpg@isatexas.com, 2013 Oakwood Trail, College Station, Texas 77845. Email or call 979.324.1029 for more information.

     

    Click here to download the job announcement

    Contact email: jpg@isatexas.com
  • April 26, 2019

    Tree Climbers – Grand Prairie

    Tree Climber’s Wanted!

    Arbor Masters Tree & Landscape is currently looking for 2 tree climbers for our Tree Division. We are a family owned tree and landscape company serving residential and commercial customers in Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Texas for over 60 years! CDL is a plus! Salary will be based on position and experience.

    Arbor Masters offers top wages and excellent benefits that include:

    Health insurance

    Dental insurance

    Paid holidays

    Paid vacation

    401k Plan with company match

    Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

    Career Advancement

    Job Type: Full-time

     

    Salary: $11.00- $18.00 (based upon position and experience) Job Type: Full-time

    Contact email: hlittle@arbormasters.com
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