• 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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  • August 20, 2018

    Certified Arborist/ Salesman/ Foreman – DFW

    The Company:

    Acorn Tree is a full-service tree company located and serving the Dallas-Ft. Worth market since 1996. The Acorn Tree motto is “Rooted in Trust” … and that’s the commitment we make to our clients. With over 200 Google reviews averaging 4.9 stars, Acorn tree strives to give every customer a great experience. Not only do we value our clients but our employees, as well. We know that great customer service starts with great employees!

    The Scoop:

    Acorn Tree is one of the leading tree company’s in the Dallas-Ft. Worth market. We are currently looking for an experienced Certified Arborist/ Salesman/ Foreman dedicated to tree preservation, exceptional tree maintenance and care. We are looking for only those who are tree professionals possessing a high commitment to customer service, strong and reliable work ethic, and those who thrive working in a team environment.

    Acorn Tree is reviewing applicants with successful experience and exceptional knowledge in tree maintenance and management services, crew safety, proper tree trimming/removal techniques and someone who exemplifies a strong work ethic, reliability, professionalism, customer service and teamwork philosophy.

    The Position:

    Minimum Requirements for this position include-

    • ISA Certification
    • At least (2+) years of experience
    • Ability to identify plants, diagnose problems and recommend action
    • Ability to work in the U.S

    Responsibilities:

    • Providing great customer service, estimate and interactions.
    • Knowledge and ability to identify native trees and shrubs.
    • Supervises Jobs for the day – Delegates duties and task to ensure job is done efficiently
    • Ability to perform PCH injections and has thorough knowledge of doing so
    • Safety supervision, training and accountability

    General Information:

    • Work schedule is Monday- Friday (including some Saturdays, subject to business needs) equating to approximately (50) hours +/- per week.
    • Will be eligible for paid company holidays and vacation time.
    • Located in Dallas-Ft. Worth market in the Mid-Cities area close to DFW airport
    • Company is looking to expand into the Dallas market

    Call us Today!

    Acorn Tree Service

    817-915-8049

     

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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