• March 16, 2020

    Climber – Denton

    We are a local and established tree service company in Denton for over 16 years. We are looking to expand our team with quality, hardworking Climbers. 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 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

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  • March 16, 2020

    Urban Forestry Coordinator

    Reports to: Urban Forestry Manager Classification: Full time permanent; exempt Salary Scale Equivalent: Salary is commensurate with experience.

    Job Purpose: The Urban and Community Forester assists and supports urban forestry programs, projects and education outreach to advance urban forestry in North Texas through the Texas Trees Foundation.

    Essential Functions:

    • Coordinate and implement planting projects within prescribed time frame and funding parameters • Manage and track all projects and creates final reports as needed • Utilize technology and research to quantify the value of tree planting projects and projected benefits • Utilize the GIS based Dallas Roadmap to prioritize planting locations and projects in the City of Dallas • Coordinate and implement educational outreach efforts • Give presentations on urban forestry, tree care, maintenance and tree protection and other related topics to advance urban forestry and Texas Trees Foundation • Write related articles for the Foundation Newsletter and post relevant information to Facebook and the Foundations website • Assist with consulting projects such as i-Eco and tree inventories • Prepare project bids and assist with proposals • Implement annual tree give-away initiatives • Seek opportunities for new projects, tree sales, and consulting • Manage the Texas Trees Foundation TXU Energy Urban Tree Farm • Coordinate and direct volunteer days at Tree Farm and identify, coordinate and manage additional volunteer opportunities for planting projects and related activities • Represent Texas Trees Foundation at local, state and national conferences and meetings • Works effectively and provides input in program and project design • Maintains memberships in appropriate organizations • Performs other related duties as assigned

    Relationships and Roles:

    • Demonstrates the ability to interact and cooperate with all company employees.
    • Commitment to the mission of the Texas Trees Foundation.
    • Builds trust, values others, communicates effectively, drives execution, fosters innovation, focuses on the customer, collaborates with others, solves problems creatively, and demonstrates high integrity.
    • Maintains professional internal and external relationships that meet company core values.
    • Participates as a member of Texas Trees Foundation Management Team by helping to develop organization-wide production plans, advising and receiving advice to/from other department managers, and providing leadership and technical assistance when and where needed elsewhere in the Foundation.

    Qualifications/Skills Required: The successful candidate will poses:

    • Bachelor’s degree in urban forestry or closely related field from an SAF accredited university and two to five years experience and/or training in urban forestry; experience may substitute for education • Certified Arborist through the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA), or the ability to become certified within 6 months of hire date.
    • Experience with ArcMap and GIS tree inventories and mapping a plus • Experience with itree related software • Experience with urban forestry, agricultural, or natural resources-related work • Experience working with municipal forestry programs • Ability to organize and implement tree-planting programs • Excellent time management and organization skills with a high attention to details • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills • Ability to encourage, motivate, and build effective teams, creating mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members and volunteers • Good computer skills and the ability to develop and provide reports in Microsoft Office products.
    • Experience with Earthscapes or other landscape design software a plus • Excellent oral and written communication skills • Presentation skills • Ability and willingness to work flexible schedules, including weekends and other events as required • Occasional overnight travel required • Ability to safely lift objects in excess of 50 lbs

    This is a full time position, which provides competitive pay commensurate with experience; 50% health insurance coverage; vacation; and a supportive and engaging work environment with opportunities for professional development. May include some evenings and weekend work.

    To Apply: Send resume, cover letter and references to: Zach Wirtz, zach@texastrees.org

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  • February 20, 2020

    Climber – Denton

    We are a local and established tree service company in Denton for over 16 years. We are looking to expand our team with quality, hardworking Climbers. 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 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
  • February 20, 2020

    Tree Reviewer with Austin’s City Arborist Program

    The City of Austin’s Community Tree Preservation Division is seeking someone to fill the position of Planner II, III, or Senior within the City Arborist program. The primary functions of the job are reviewing commercial and residential plans for compliance with the City of Austin’s Land Development Code and assisting walk-in customers in the Development Assistance Center. The ideal candidate will possess arboriculture experience, knowledge of land use regulations, and strong customer service skills.

    The Planner II, III and Senior positions are part of the City Arborist Program in the Development Services Department. This posting will hire one position.

    Potential duties may include:

    1. Provide customer service in the Development Assistance Center for general questions related to City of Austin tree preservation regulations. This role will review site plan corrections and exemptions administered through the Development Assistance Center.
    2. Review residential and site plan development plans. This position is responsible for reviewing and analyzing construction plans and processing permit applications related to land development. This position is expected to review and comment on tree ordinances and regulations, perform field work, attend meetings, and assist internal employees and the public with the integration of regulations, processes and procedures.

    Knowledge of arboriculture, construction and local land development regulations is needed for this position. Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills are also needed for this position; in this role you must successfully perform daily interactions with the public, construction professionals, other stakeholders, and internal employees.

    Notes to Applicants:

    The Development Services Department assists homeowners, business owners, and contractors when they build, demolish, remodel or perform any type of construction to ensure compliance with applicable city and building codes.

    A detailed complete online City of Austin employment application is required to help us better evaluate your qualifications, and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position.

    A cover letter and resume must be submitted, but will not substitute for a complete online City of Austin employment application.

    Employment history dates must include month and year. Please verify that the employment history, dates, month, and year, on your resume exactly match the online employment application.

    Learn more and apply here: https://www.austincityjobs.org/postings/81920

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  • February 12, 2020

    Ground Operations Specialist – Fort Worth

    We are Blue Ox Urban Forestry, a highly-rated small business based out of Fort Worth, Texas. Check out our reviews on Yelp and Google and you’ll see that we do things a little differently. Our mission is to preserve our urban forest and promote a community-wide passion for arboriculture by taking a three-step approach: prioritize science-based methodologies in all services; invest in the growth and happiness of our employees; and build lasting and meaningful relationships with clients through hands-on participation.

    While Blue Ox is ready to grow at a rapid pace, we will never lose sight of our mission. We focus every day on maintaining the family-like community we have created with our employees and clients alike, where everyone is treated with equal value and mutual respect. We are always on the hunt for individuals who share these values, and who are excited to put in some hard work and take advantage of the unique benefits that come with working for a locally-owned small business.

    ABOUT THE PERKS

    In addition to hourly pay and bonuses, Blue Ox is always willing to pay for tree-care-related education. Any classes, conferences, certifications or literature that our employees think will benefit their arboricultural career can be approved and funded by the company. We also have some company traditions that are financially beneficial, and we’re always adding more. We are passionate about creating a company culture that embodies our Core Values:

    • Treat our environment and community with respect • Bring passion and positivity to every day • Deliver quality without sacrificing safety • Empower ourselves and others through learning • Don’t forget to play

    Some of our traditions include our annual company retreat (all expenses paid), Kicks for Commitment (hand-select your own brand-new, high-quality, totally-free pair of work boots on your one-year anniversary with Blue Ox), and PPE Pop Quiz Payouts (earn some quick cash for acing a monthly pop quiz all about safety).

    ABOUT THE POSITION

    Ground Operations Specialist

    Status: Non-exempt, $12-17/hour

    Direct report: Crew Leader

    Requirements:

    ✓ 0-2 years experience on a tree crew

    ✓ Valid driver’s license a plus

    ✓ Pass standard vision and hearing tests ✓ Maintain attention and concentration for extended periods of time ✓ Wear all necessary PPE any time it is required ✓ Enter and exit a vehicle numerous times a day ✓ Withstand exposure to all kinds of weather while completing work assignments, i.e. rain, heat, sun, cold ✓ Be able to traverse various terrains ✓ Be able to write, read and comprehend written and verbal job instructions/information.

    ✓ Be able to communicate with others

    ✓ Be able to maintain attention during dangerous tasks ✓ Be able to lift, move and maneuver up to 80 pounds on an infrequent basis, and up to 50 pounds on a frequent basis ✓ Have endurance necessary to perform these duties throughout a standard eight or ten hour day ✓ Be able to work long hours and overtime during/immediately following weather or other tree-related emergencies (including holidays, weekends, etc.) ✓ Have sufficient eyesight to judge distances, and the coordination to get and use the appropriate equipment and tools ✓ Be able to operate and service all required tools and equipment ✓ Have transportation to and from the start-up location ✓ Pass a pre-employment drug test and have a clean driver safety record if applying for a position that requires driving company vehicles

    Responsibilities:

    ✓ Be punctual and reliable every day, and maintain good communication with your supervisor regarding anticipated absences, late arrivals, early departures, etc.

    ✓ Operate a chainsaw to piece up brush and logs ✓ Use chainsaws, hand saws, and pole saws to prune from the ground or rooftops ✓ Make pruning cuts according to ANSI A300 standards ✓ Assist the climber with rigging line operations by lowering cut limbs safely to the ground ✓ Gather, stack, and haul brush and logs and feed it into a chipper or load onto a trailer ✓ Service and clean chipper, chainsaws, pole saws, and other equipment as needed ✓ Work around hazardous equipment ✓ Work around excessive noise from machinery with ear protection ✓ Work in all temperatures and weather and be exposed to nature (i.e., irritating plants, biting or stinging insects, dust, etc) ✓ Work on un-level terrain and from rooftops ✓ Work around falling limbs with proper protection ✓ Any additional tasks as specified by supervisors

    Contact email: info@blueoxuf.com
  • February 12, 2020

    Staff Forester/Ecologist – College Station

    Texas A&M Forest Service seeks a Staff Forester/Ecologist to support the development and maintenance of statewide community forestry initiatives. Located at the TFS Headquarters in College Station, this position will work cooperatively with leadership team to implement the Healthy Tree Healthy Lives initiative in Texas and support dedicated funding projects to achieve program and Agency mission. This is a full-time, temporary position funded through September 2022, with possibility of continued employment.

    https://tfsweb.tamu.edu/Careers/

    https://tamus.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/TFS_External/job/College-Station-TFS/Staff-Forester-I_R-028042

    Contact email: griley@tfs.tamu.edu
  • January 28, 2020

    Sales Territory Manager for the South Central (Texas and Louisiana)

    Rainbow Treecare Scientific Advancements (RTSA) is creating extraordinary breakthroughs in the green industry across the United States. A fundamental premise of Rainbow is the integrity of our people, products and services. For more than 40 years, Rainbow has been dedicated to scientifically proven-methods and we believe in continuous education, research and discovery as we support and grow as leaders in our industry. Our plant health care products and services are guaranteed to give complete customer satisfaction while delivering unprecedented service, performance, quality and value.

    Do you have what it takes to join a high powered professional sales team and one of the most dynamic and entrepreneurial companies in the industry? Are you ambitious, energetic, highly adaptable, and inspired by innovation?

    We are currently looking for a Sales Territory Manager for the South Central (Texas and Louisiana) market to join our team to serve existing clients, grow new business with landscape professionals, landscape maintenance companies, tree care companies, golf courses, cities and government organizations. The Sales Territory Manager would be responsible for identifying and establishing relationships with potential clients and fostering relationships with current clients that will increase product use, value, service, and customer satisfaction.

    Responsibilities and Duties:

    *Create a positive RTSA client experience by providing top-tier customer services using a consultative selling approach and a commitment to serve clients.

    *Attend conferences, meetings, and industry events to create awareness and develop relationships with key influencers inside companies, green industry associations and others within the green industry.

    *Identify new business opportunities with current and future product lines for Rainbow.

    *Research and discover the needs of clients to best serve them in growing their plant health care business with Rainbow products, protocols and application equipment.

    *Collaborate and contribute as a committed, dedicated and coachable sales professional during team meetings.

    *Develop and regularly update a working prospect list for the territory.

    *Meet or exceed aligned upon sales goals within the territory on Rainbow’s core products.

    *Prepare and deliver PowerPoint presentations and sales presentations that enroll and create opportunities to serve clients.

    Qualifications and Skills:

    *Passion for the preservation and protection of trees and shrubs in the urban environment with a high level of integrity and accountability towards serving clients and providing science-based, researched-backed solutions.

    *Demonstrate diplomacy, maturity, self-confidence and a positive attitude.

    *Driven to serve clients.

    *Ability to adapt to an increasingly changing sales environment.

    *Show genuine interest in the needs and opinions of others.

    *Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse population.

    *Ability to organize, prioritize and multitask.

    *Ability to work with a high degree of autonomy.

    *3+ years of green industry sales experience required in B2B sales or related field.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    *This position requires a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Agriculture, Horticulture, or Business.

    *This position requires someone who is well networked in nursery, landscape and urban forestry associations in the territory.

    *Ideally candidates will have sales or business experience in the landscape professional/landscape maintenance industry.

    *Experience with and proficiency in Microsoft Dynamics CRM.

    *This position would have a home-based office and ideally located in a major metro area within the territory.

    *This position would require 50% travel in the territory.

    Our mission is to develop science backed products and protocols that achieve predictable results and to help educate and train green industry professionals how to get these results. We are a progressive firm with a clear vision and solid values, dedicated to serving our clients. Rainbow offers a competitive compensation package including medical and dental benefits, 401K, ESOP, life insurance, short and long-term disability, flexible spending accounts, vacation and holiday pay, casual atmosphere, and more.

    Please submit your resume https://www.treecarescience.com/about-rainbow/careers/employment-application or jagar@treecarescience.com or call Jason at 952-252-0533.

     

    Contact email: jagar@treecarescience.com
  • January 28, 2020

    Forestry Technician – Round Rock

    Forestry Technician

    SALARY: Hourly $15.21 – $17.74

    OPENING DATE: 01/06/20

    CLOSING DATE: 01/20/20 11:59 PM

    DESCRIPTION:

    Under direct supervision, the Forestry Technician provides professional tree care in City parks, right of way and other public properties. Work involves performing tree maintenance such as pruning, removals, planting, monitoring, staking, fertilization, and watering.

    EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

    Performs street tree pruning by removing hazardous trees, storm cleanup and pruning of young and newly planted trees.

    Plants trees by providing assistance and guidance to the public and volunteers during planting events; performs mulching, staking, and watering with water truck during new tree establishment.

    Installs new irrigation and performs irrigation checks and repairs. Weeds and applies fertilizer and herbicide.

    Performs vehicles and equipment maintenance bi-monthly.

    Maintains all chainsaws and power pruners by cleaning and sharpening to keep them safe and operational.

    EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:

    High school graduation or GED equivalent.

    At least one (1) year of experience as a forestry technician or in a similar position.

    CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:

    Valid Texas Class C Driver’s License or ability to obtain prior to employment.

    CDL License within three (3) months of employment.

    Contact email: work@roundrocktexas.gov
  • January 6, 2020

    Forestry Worker – City of Dallas

    Forestry Worker (Public Works Urban Forestry) The Forestry Worker position in Public Works Urban Forestry will perform tree maintenance on median trees. This maintenance may include (but is not limited to): pruning, removal, planting and watering. Experience in the safe operation of chippers, chainsaws, aerial lifts and skid steers preferred but not required.

    To apply visit City of Dallas job opportunities:

    https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/dallas/jobs/2620718/forestry-worker-public-works-urban-forestry?page=6&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

    Contact email: kristoffer.rasmussen@dallascityhall.com
  • December 16, 2019

    Tree Climber – Houston

    • Perform basic and advanced tree pruning techniques required to safely trim and remove trees near obstacles and in high-risk situations.
    • Perform all general tree care; have general working knowledge and maintenance of the equipment used and requirements to complete work.
    • Assist the ground crew with job site cleanup.
    • Minimum 2 years experience.
    • Clean driving record, CDL a plus.
    • Only experienced applicants will be considered.
    Contact email: dmauk@jonesroadtreeservice.com
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