• October 19, 2018

    Tree Climber – DFW

    Tree Climber

    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

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  • October 19, 2018

    Tree Crew Leader – DFW

    Tree Crew Leader

    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

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  • October 17, 2018

    Tree Planter – Harris County

    Interested in growing and planting trees? Like history? Drive a truck and haul a trailer? Play in the dirt with auger bits? Looking for a hardworking, not afraid of sweat, person to become part of Harris County Pct. 4 Parks Department Legacy Trees Project team. We are passing history forward and growing strong Texas Trees for schools, gardens, and communities while also contributing to pollinator habitat areas and flooding mitigation along the Spring Creek Greenway. A Greenway designed to expand just over 40 miles. Want to make a difference? Join Harris County Legacy Trees team. Send your resume with a cover letter and one letter of recommendation to lcarlton@hcp4.net. If you have any questions you may also call 713-274-4173.

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  • October 10, 2018

    Program Manager II (Urban Forestry Program Manager) – Austin

    The Urban Forestry Program Manager II supports the City of Austin Public Works Department in the Office of the City Engineer Division. This position is responsible for the Public Works Urban Forestry Program. The purpose of the program is to provide maintenance of trees and vegetation in the public Right-of-Way. This position is responsible for a full range of supervisory duties including conducting evaluations.

    • Undergraduate or graduate degree in Forestry or Natural Resource Management.
    • Current International Society of Arboriculture Certified Arborist.
    • Four years of experience or more in a leadership capacity in a municipal forestry program.
    • Four years of experience or more developing and implementing urban forest management plans.
    • Four years of experience or more supervising employees in a forestry or construction environment.
    • Two years of experience or more with tree inventory asset management software.
    • Two years of experience or more developing and overseeing contracts.

    https://www.austincityjobs.org/postings/70527

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  • October 4, 2018

    Arborist II – Rice University

    Rice University Job Opportunity for an Arborist II. As Lead Arborist, the Arborist II is responsible for leading the arboriculture function. The Arborist II creates and implements plans to care for and maintain trees and shrubs on campus with the goal of promoting the health, safety, and vigor of campus trees. The Arborist II diagnoses, reports and addresses tree pest, nutrient, environmental, and structural problems. In addition, the Arborist II recommends corrective measures and oversees these measures. 5 years + experience required and ISA Certification preferred.

     

    Please apply online at rice.edu

     

    Details available at https://jobs.rice.edu/postings/16400

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  • October 4, 2018

    Certified Arborists/Pre-inspectors – Redding, California

    Tetra Tech is a large provider of consulting engineering services with core expertise in water, environment, infrastructure, natural resources, energy, and international development. We have 16,000 employees, 400 offices, and produced 2.6 billion in revenue for fiscal year 2016. Tetra Tech has been highly ranked by Engineering News-Record (ENR) across multiple industries, including #1 in water for fourteen consecutive years. We are a national leader in planning, design, construction, and performance monitoring for engineering and technical projects across the world.

    We are looking to hire Certified Arborists/Pre-inspectors to be an integral part of our operations in Redding/Lake County, California and surrounding areas. The Primary role of the Arborists/Pre-inspectors will be to mark for removal of all fire-damaged trees that present a safety hazard to the general public. The Arborists/Pre-Inspectors will be performing pre-inspection (PI) work to support the vegetation management program. Must be able to work 6 days a week, 10-12 hours per day. Travel expenses covered by Tetra Tech for the duration of the project, expected to last until end of December.

    This is a great opportunity to make a significant career impact and to embed oneself with one of the most reputable consulting engineering firms in the United States.

    The application for the position is posted at the following link: https://tetratech.taleo.net/careersection/surge/jobdetail.ftl?job=10500000083&lang=en.

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  • October 4, 2018

    Urban Forester/Arborist – City of Irving

    Position: Urban Forester/Arborist

    Department: Parks and Recreation

    Organization: City of Irving

    This position is responsible for reviewing, planning and issuing permits and inspecting landscaping in the field, ensuring compliance with the City of Irving’s Landscaping and Tree Preservation Ordinance; working with landscape architects, developers and citizens to maximize the city’s urban forest; and working to maintain and preserve the appearance of city lands. Duties include verifying that all city landscaping and tree mitigation requirements are met; working with commercial property owners, developers and design professionals to identify existing tree species onsite and maximize preservation of the urban forest; retaining detailed records of all site visits, including periodic reporting to managers and/or department director; coordinating urban forestry activities with other divisions, outside agencies and organizations; monitoring and evaluating urban forestry programs, methods and procedures; supervising forestry and horticulture crews, daily work assignments, and training and managing personnel; providing information to citizens concerning urban forestry; providing community outreach and developing presentations for neighborhood associations, organizations and clubs; and assisting with tree-related contracts and vendor member agreements. A Bachelor’s Degree in urban forestry, landscaping architecture or related field, or equivalent; three (3) years of professional experience in the field of arboriculture or landscape architecture; Arborist certification issued through the International Society of Arboriculture; and a valid Texas driver’s license are required. Current registration as a Landscape Architect in the State of Texas and Chemical Applicator licensure issued through the Texas Department of Agriculture are beneficial, but not required. A résumé must be submitted with application. Starting pay is $4,444 – $4,759 per month ($53,328 – $57,108 annually), dependent upon qualifications. PAY GRADE GG20 / FULL PAY RANGE $4,444 – $6,263 PER MONTH ($53,328 – $75,156 ANNUALLY)

    To apply, interested parties should visit this URL: https://www.cityofirving.org/2673/Employment-Opportunities.

    For contact information, please use the City of Irving’s Human Resources Department main line: (972) 721-2696.

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  • September 14, 2018

    Seeking Experienced Groundsman – Fairview

    Seeking Experienced Groundsman (Tree Care Industry) D&J Arborist, Tree Services Fairview, TX

    We are a growing organization with upward mobility options looking for a Groundsman to join our team. The ideal candidate will have ambition to advance their skills. This position has growth potential.

    Experience:

    • 1-2 Years’ Experience in the Tree Care Industry

    Responsibilities & Requirements Include:

    • Must have a valid driver’s license and clean driving record.
    • Excellent work ethic and ability to perform work tasks outdoors in all weather conditions.
    • Duties include assisting climbers with removal and trimming of trees. This includes but is not limited to the use of chainsaws, pole saws, chipper and other tools of the industry.
    • Safely drive work vehicles to job sites.
    • Practice safe working procedures.
    • Good communication skills.
    • Bilingual a plus.

    Education:

    • High School graduate or GED equivalent.

    To apply, please send resume to kristi@djarborist.com or call 214-440-9633.

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  • August 22, 2018

    Line Clearance Climber Trainee – Fort Worth

    Wright Tree Service provides vegetation management, storm restoration, and work planning services to utility companies and their communities across the country. Safety is always our highest value. That focus is guided by our “Brother’s Keeper” pledge to keep both ourselves and others safe. We abide by the highest ethical standards, knowing our service is critical to utilities and their customers, and we work as a team to deliver creative solutions to our clients. Finally, we are proud of our family-founded history and have worked to retain those family values in our culture since becoming employee-owned in 2002. Wright Tree Service is currently seeking Line Clearance Climber Trainee to start in the Fort Worth, TX area.

    Job Responsibilities

    Operate chainsaws to cut brush, logs, and stumps of larger trees. Work from the ground using gasoline powered chainsaws.

    Load and unload trucks with logs, stumps, brush and debris and/or feeds brush into a wood chipper. Will gather brush and carry to chipper area.

    Work around hazardous equipment.

    Work around excessive noise from machines, chainsaws, wood chipper and must wear proper personal protective equipment.

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

    May work on rough terrain.

    Help enforce on-the-job safety practices for crew members.

    Safeguard employees and public from hazards in and around the work area. Cooperate with customers, police, and fire departments when blocking streets or driveways. Set up barriers, warning signs, flags, etc. to protect employees as well as the public. Trained to perform tree and bucket rescue.

    Apply herbicides and growth regulators to stumps and brush.

    Drive a truck with an attached brush chipper or other trailing unit such as trailer, etc.

    Keep work area picked up and orderly.

    Carry and lay out tools and equipment at work site.

    Service truck, chipper, and equipment; maintain them in a neat, clean, and specified mechanical order. Report the need for equipment and truck maintenance to Crew Foreman or General Foreman.

    Performs other related duties as required or assigned.

    Minimum Requirements

    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.

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

    Must be able to communicate with others and represent Wright Tree Service in a professional manner.

    Possess the ability to lift, move, and maneuver up to 50 pounds on an infrequent basis and up to 30 pounds on a frequent basis.

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

    Ability to operate and service all required tools and equipment.

    Maintain a herbicide applicator or operators certification and license as required by Wright Tree Service and local, state, and federal law.

    Must have valid First-Aid and CPR cards.

     

    Contact Christina Brown cbrown@wrightservicecorp.com

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  • August 21, 2018

    TreeFolks is Hiring – Multiple Positions – Austin

    • Neighborwoods Program Assistant (Full-Time, Temporary)
    • Neighborwoods Intern (Unpaid)
    • Environmental Education Intern (Unpaid)
    • Video and Graphic Design Intern (Unpaid)
    • Development and Social Media Intern (Unpaid)

    Click on this link to be redirected to our job site.

    If you know someone who might be interested in any of these opportunities, please tell them to email admin@treefolks.org with their resume and cover letter.

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