• February 24, 2021

    Sales Arborist – Sugarland

    So, what sets Monster Tree Service apart from other employers? Extensive experience, state-of-the-art equipment, a true love and commitment to the environment, superb customer service, a rapidly growing footprint, dynamic work ethic, a unique philosophy, and most important…the Monster Team!

    If you are looking to be part of a team that is growing and changing the Tree Care Industry in a positive way while providing great career opportunities, we want to speak to you.

    We currently have an outstanding opportunity for an experienced Sales Arborist in our Sugarland location.

    As a Sales Arborist at Monster Tree Service you will be responsible for maintaining the highest level of customer satisfaction, estimating job costs and achieving budgeted sales goals for your territory. This is accomplished through constant communication and daily in-person appointments with customers and prospects. Our Sales Arborist will maintain constant communication with the owner and office staff to communicate daily visits, customer quotes and services scheduled.

    Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

    • Build and implement a Territory Sales Plan for his/her Territory in conjunction with Franchise Owner
    • Diagnose and provide on-site estimates, review scope of work with the customer.
    • Actively pursue the customer commitment to scheduling the work
    • Review neighboring properties for work opportunities.
    • Utilize sales process tools, software and other technologies to streamline the process for the customer.
    • Attend home shows and other opportunities to demonstrate Monster Tree Service capabilities.
    • Maintain arborist certification through continuing education credits

    Candidate Qualifications:

    • Minimum of 2 years industry sales experience or 5 years of related industry experience
    • Bachelor’s Degree in the green industry or related field preferred
    • Prior field and supervisory experience is very helpful
    • ISA Certification or the ability to obtain
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Valid driver’s License and a clean driving record

    This position offers competitive compensation, benefits and the use of a company vehicle for work.

    https://jobs.jobvite.com/monster-tree-service/job/olTIefwU/apply

     

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  • February 24, 2021

    Austin Parks and Recreation – Horticulturist Supervisor (Forestry Program)

    Applications are only accepted through through the City’s website here: https://www.austincityjobs.org/postings/86862

    This Horticulturist Supervisor position is responsible for leading the tree planting and establishment program for the City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department. This Horticulturist Supervisor reports to the Urban Forestry Program Manager and is responsible for the supervision of seven (7) Forestry staff members involved in planning, coordinating and implementing Tree Planting and Establishment projects across the City of Austin’s 300 Park properties. Duties include, but are not limited to:

    • Schedule and dispatch tree planting and watering crews daily.
    • Develop tree planting and establishment plans, working with internal and external stakeholders.
    • Develop and implement long and short-range goals for tree planting, tree watering, volunteer engagement and internal coordination.
    • Recommend budgetary needs for programs, including personnel and equipment.

    Salary Range $24.92 – $32.40 per hour.

    Closing date 3/3/2021

    Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.

    1. Develops and implements programs and standard operating procedures for vegetation management and conservation of natural areas and/or cultivated landscapes.
    2. Develops and implements Integrated Pest Management Programs and/or unit safety programs, ensuring compliance with local, state and federal laws.
    3. Develops, recommends, implements and monitors programs, facilities, projects, and guidelines at city facilities/cooperative ventures.
    4. Develops and implements long and short-range goals, i.e., facility maintenance and improvements, water, pesticide, and traffic management, revenue, public outreach and education, etc.
    5. Recommends budgetary needs for programs, including personnel and equipment.
    6. Supervises citizen surveys to determine trend for citizen satisfaction.
    7. Supervises purchasing for the work unit.
    8. Coordinates activities with other divisions, sections, departments, organizations, citywide events, etc.
    9. Generates and presents data, cost estimates, reports to both internal and external customers.
    10. Performs contract management duties, i.e., draft, write, and coordinate contracts.
    11. Acts as the representative of the Director of Parks and Recreation at meetings, in planning workshops, etc.
    12. Recommends solutions, develops partnerships, and/or participates in arbitration of disputes between the City and stakeholder groups.
    13. Supports workshops and other educational programs or events.

    Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised:

    Responsible for the full range of supervisory activities including selection, training, evaluation, counseling and recommendation for dismissal.

    Location Central Maintenance Complex 2525 S Lakeshore Blvd Monday – Friday, 6:00AM – 2:30PM.

    The City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department (PARD) provides, protects and preserves a park system that promotes quality recreational, cultural and outdoor experiences for the Austin community. Working with the City of Austin provides a number of health and welfare benefits, such as medical, paid leave time, a great retirement plan, training opportunities and more! Click HERE for more information.

    Full job description and link to apply can be found here: https://www.austincityjobs.org/postings/86862

     

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  • February 11, 2021

    Parks Field Supervisor – Waco

    Parks Field Supervisor CDL |Parks & Recreation – Parks | REQ 1272-1 Job Family: MANAGEMENT SUPERVISORY Posting Start Date: 12/07/2020 | Closing Date: Open Until Filled MINIMUM HOURLY RATE: $17.63
    Hours: Monday – Friday 7:00 to 3:30 May be required to work evenings, weekends and holidays and over-time.

    PRIMARY DUTY: Under basic supervision, supervises work crews cleaning and maintaining City parks, grounds and equipment; prioritizes and assigns work and verifies the quality of work completed.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Supervises and leads staff in maintaining and cleaning City parks and facilities; works independently and makes appropriate decisions based on work experience; duties may vary according to job assignment.
    • Assigns work, assures appropriate tools, equipment and materials are at the job site; monitors work site to assure that safety rules and regulations are followed and that the work zone and all equipment are in safe operating condition; reviews the work of assigned staff to assure the work quality and timely accomplishment of assigned duties and responsibilities; supervises setup for special events.
    • Supervises a variety of administrative activities including records management, employee scheduling, payroll reporting and work activity reports; purchases supplies, maintains inventories and assures that adequate materials, supplies and tools are available.
    • Supports the relationship between the City of Waco and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned.
    • Ability to troubleshoot and maintain irrigation system.
    • May be required to respond afterhours, including holidays and weekends, in the event of a departmental or City-wide emergency.
    • Driving is essential.

    KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
    Knowledge:
    • City policies and procedures.
    • Methods, materials and equipment used in the maintenance of municipal parks.
    • Occupational hazards and safety precautions, including proper use and storage of chemicals and OSHA Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) for hazardous chemicals used in the workplace.
    • Geography, roads and landmarks of City and surrounding areas.

    Skill in:
    • Enforcing City procedures and safe work practices.
    • Prioritizing and assigning work and supervising work crews.
    • Working independently to complete daily activities according to work schedule.
    • Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with co-workers.
    • Communicating effectively verbally and in writing.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
    Associate’s Degree in Landscape Management, Earth Sciences, or a related field is required; AND five years’ experience in landscaping/grounds maintenance; OR an equivalent combination of education and

    LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION:
    • Must possess a valid Texas Commercial Driver’s License.
    • According to the needs of the City, specific training and certifications may be required.
    Job Requirements
    This job description is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required. City management has exclusive rights to alter this job description at any time without notice. Employees will be required to follow any other job related instructions and to perform any other job related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an ‘at-will’ relationship.

    The City of Waco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from eligible and qualified persons regardless of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

    The City of Waco provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, please contact the Human Resource Office at (254) 750-5740

    Contact email: careers@wacotx.gov
  • February 9, 2021

    Business Sales Developer – Dallas – Fort Worth, Texas or Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

    Dedicated to scientifically proven methods, Rainbow Tree Company is continually educating our employees since beginning in 1976; we have built our business by being on the cutting edge of what gets the best results. We are commitment to not only ourselves but to our clients to do excellent work but to deliver extraordinary service. We believe in ongoing improvement as we grow in the community.

    Do you have what it takes to join a high powered professional team of one of the most dynamic and entrepreneurial companies in the industry? Are you ambitious, energetic, highly adaptable, and inspired by innovation? If so, we’re looking for a Business Sales Developer to join our Utility Vegetation Management Team to join our team! Preferred locations are Dallas Forth Worth, Texas or Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

    Rainbow Tree Company is looking to hire highly talented and motivated Business Sales Developer into our Vegetation Management team. You will work alongside cross-functional teams to identify new opportunities and execute upon those ideas. Are you are a person who is exceptionally skilled at building personal relationships and navigating complex marketing organizations and agencies? Do you thrive in finding and establishing new business connections and enjoy “the hunt”? You are thoughtful, personable and willing to do what it takes to successfully execute a partnership?

    What you will do:

    · Call on and enroll Utilities into a breakthrough Tree Growth Management Solution as well as integrate our program throughout our clients system as appropriate.

    · Work with Rainbow colleagues to strategize each account and then create actions in order to best engage and integrate our solution into their program.

    · Present educational materials at industry events.

    · Work with the production team to ensure treatments are being delivered as promised and with customer service to ensure your client’s customers are being handled.

    · Assure that Rainbow keeps its promises to clients and be the advocate to ensure we are delivering what we said we would.

    · Identify new and existing customer opportunities.

    · Use existing network to identify new business opportunities.

    · Determine customer-specific solutions.

    · Conduct face-to-face meetings.

    · Responding to RFP’s.

    Requirements:

    · 3-5 years Business Development / Sales experience.

    · This position requires 50% travel and is based in the territory being served.

    · Exceptional public relations/interpersonal skills, and organizational skills.

    · Ability to speak in public to educate and motivate, coach and mentor individuals as well team members.

    Preferred Requirement:

    · AA or BS Degree in urban forestry, Natural Resource Science/Management, Horticulture, biology, environmental science or related field and/or 3-5 year experience in utilities or vegetation management field.

    · Certification as an ISA Arborist is a plus or ability to obtain certification within one year

    Physical Demands and Work Environment:
    Work is performed outdoors in any weather element throughout urban and rural settings. May be required to bend, reach, stoop, and lift objects; may be exposed to safety hazards and dangerous tools and equipment; safety precautions must be followed, including use of safety equipment.

    You should know:
    We offer a fantastic Total Rewards Package that includes things like a wide selection of health plans, Paid PTO, 401(k) retirement plan with company matching, professional development, volunteer programs, employee assistance program, paid company training as we often will promote within and many more perks.

    At Rainbow Tree Company, we celebrate our differences and are a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.

    Contact email: jsullivan@rainbowtreecare.com
  • January 26, 2021

    Tree Farm Manager – DFW , Aledo and Anna, Texas

    Please share! WE ARE HIRING a Tree Farm Manager! Salary range is $50,000 – $60,000/year based on experience. Contact for other benefits. Based in our Aledo, Texas office to manage tree farms, one in Aledo and one in Anna, Tx with occasional travel to our Tomball, Texas tree farm. Approximately 25,000 trees in total. Actively manage tree health, irrigation, farm maintenance, fertilization, and pest control. Job includes managing other EDI employees and/or sub contractors.

    Environmental Design, Inc.

    Contact email: jobs@treemover.com
  • January 21, 2021

    Foreman – Houston

    The purpose of this position is to manage the crew daily, including ensuring efficiency and safety

    Qualifications:

    1. Teachable
    2. Attention to detail
    3. Positive attitude and good problem solver
    4. Comfortable with multi-tasking but able to focus without being easily distracted

    Responsibilities:

    1. Supervises and manages crew; leads by example
    2. Ensures that each crew member is trained appropriately for each designed job assignment
    3. Participates in and conducts all job site safety briefings with crew members
    4. Ensures that each crew member utilizes all required person protective equipment
    5. Understands and instructs crew members on proper job site security procedures; participates in all safety training sessions
    6. Ensures that all tree work is performed in accordance with industry and company standards
    7. Ensures that all equipment safety and maintenance procedures are followed
    8. Interacts with clientele in order to help ensure job satisfaction
    9. Supervises all crew members during the performance of all assigned work
    10. Reports for duty at the designated location on time each day
    11. Follows directions from supervisor and text estimating job duration for each job
    12. Communicates well with all crew members, supervisors and client
    13. Monitors all tools equipment and machinery for needed maintenance
    14. Track and record all job expenses and hours worked accurately
    15. Maintain clean safe job site

    Key Performance:

    1. Accuracy with data details
    2. Punctuality
    3. Organization and efficient
    4. Bilingual a must
    5. CDL Required with airbrake endorsement
    6. Required knowledge of crane/ grapple loader
    Contact email: accounting@jonesroadtreeservice.com
  • January 7, 2021

    Senior Horticulturist – Tree Establishment & Community Outreach – City of San Antonio

    SALARY: $19.03 – $28.54 Hourly

    $39,580.84 – $59,371.78 Annually

    OPENING DATE: 12/23/20

    For more information regarding the position, visit the City of San Antonio’s employment website at the following link for a complete job description and to submit your application:

    http://agency.governmentjobs.com/sanantoniotx/default.cfm

    CLOSING DATE: 01/19/21 11:59 PM

    Grant Funded: No

    Work Hours: 6:30 am – 3:00 pm, Tuesday – Saturday, with seasonal schedule adjustments to include some evenings and weekends. Shifts are subject to change to accommodate evening coverage, rotating weekends, and holiday shift work, as dictated by business needs.

    JOB SUMMARY:

    Under direction, is responsible for scheduling and administering programs in the field of horticulture, floriculture, arboriculture, and agronomy. Working conditions are primarily outside with frequent exposure to temperature extremes. Exercises functional supervision over assigned staff.

    Work Hours: 6:30 am – 3:00 pm, Tuesday – Saturday, with seasonal schedule adjustments to include some evenings and weekends. Shifts are subject to change to accommodate evening coverage, rotating weekends, and holiday shift work, as dictated by business needs.

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

    Directs installation, care, maintenance, and improvement of assigned plant collections, plantings, and park areas.

    Prepares budget for assigned area and monitors expenditures.

    Prepares, schedules, and directs operations to develop and curate scientific, educational, exhibition, and ornamental plantings, plant, or collections.

    Performs field supervision over assigned staff.

    Coordinates and supervises assigned operations including landscape installation, hardscape maintenance systems, mechanical maintenance, and pest and disease control.

    Assures proper and safe operation of physical plant including operation of utilities, machinery, and public facilities; utilizes basic landscaping equipment as needed.

    Develops and presents scientific/lay presentations to staff, general public, groups, schools, clubs, etc.

    Fosters involvement by horticultural and botanical societies.

    Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.

    JOB REQUIREMENTS:

    Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university.

    Three (3) years of increasingly responsible experience in plant propagation and the care and maintenance of ornamental plants, to include one (1) year of supervisory experience.

    Valid Class “C” Driver’s License OR valid driver’s license from another state with the ability to obtain a valid Texas Driver’s License within 30 days of becoming a Texas resident. Use of your own vehicle may at times be required and proof of Liability Insurance will be required.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    Certified Arborist highly desirable.

    Two (2) years of experience with large-scale tree planting, watering, and maintenance.

    Experience with ArcMap GIS.

    Experience with personal computer and software.

    Knowledge of Central and South Texas trees.

    Bilingual in English and Spanish.

    Applicant Information:

    If selected for this position, official transcripts, diplomas, certifications and licenses must be submitted at the time of processing. Unofficial transcripts and copies of other relevant documents may be attached to the application for consideration in advance.

    Please be advised that if selected for this position, information regarding employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position will be needed for employment verification. Applicants claiming military service to meet the experience requirement for this position may attach a DD214 to the application.

    Unless otherwise stated, applicants are permitted to substitute two years of related full-time experience for one year of higher education or one year of related higher education for two years of experience in order to meet the minimum requirements of the job. One year of full-time experience is defined as 30 or more hours worked per week for 12 months. One year of higher education is defined as 30 credit hours completed at an accredited college or university.

    Applicants selected for employment with the City of San Antonio in this position must receive satisfactory results from pre-employment drug testing and background checks. If required for the position, a physical, motor vehicle record evaluation, and additional background checks may be conducted.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

    Knowledge of management, planning, and maintenance of horticultural planting operations.

    Knowledge of plant physiology, pathology, propagation, floriculture, arboriculture, and agronomy.

    Knowledge of Texas native plants, their water needs, habitat, and appropriate soils.

    Knowledge of rare and endangered plants and research methods.

    Knowledge of plant taxonomy and the uses of the plants for food, medicine fiber, oil, etc.

    Knowledge of plant diseases and methods of control for insects and fungus.

    Knowledge of tree surgery and safety precautions to protect employees and the public.

    Knowledge of principles and practices of supervision, training, and personnel management.

    Skill in utilizing basic office equipment.

    Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.

    Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City staff and the general public.

    Ability to perform scientific and statistical analysis of horticultural problems.

    Ability to maintain accurate records and prepare comprehensive reports.

    Ability to perform all physical requirements of the position, with or without accommodations.

    Contact email: dawnette.escobedo@sanantonio.gov
  • December 8, 2020

    TRAQ certified Arborists or Certified Foresters – California

    • We are looking for TRAQ certified Arborists or Certified Foresters for a roughly 9-month assignment in the Napa Valley area of California.
    Per Diem (meals and incidental expenses) will be reimbursed at the GSA rate(s) for this geographic location.

    PPE will be provided, and updated California COVID 19 regulations will be upheld and implemented to ensure the safety of our staff

    Payout
    $40/hour
    $66 Per Diem*
    Other
    Lodging included
    Vehicle Rental included
    9 Months estimated duration

    Additional Position Description & Requirements:
    • Must hold a Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ) certification with the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) or SAF Certified Forester.
    • Perform Individual Property and Segment of ROW Hazard Tree Assessments and delineate those trees that are determined to be hazard trees within the definition of this Program; mark those hazard trees with a marking approved by the IMT on each property or segment of ROW.
    • Document all trees that are marked with an IMT-approved, ESRI- compatible data collection software. Data collected will include:
     Unique identification numbers for all trees,
     The number of trees (on each property) on a site assessment map,
     Each tree’s tree species, height, tree diameter (at 4.5 feet above ground level), tree GPS coordinates, and Photographs of each tree before removal showing: The unique identification number on the tree trunk, diameter on the measuring tape and the relative height of tree showing distance to eligible target i.e roadway.
    • Review the hazard tree assessment, prepared for that property, with the Assessment and Monitoring Consultant’s Crew Leader (CL) to determine if to be considered, prior to commencing with the work
    • Perform monitoring and oversight of the felling and removal of Hazard Trees.
    • Document with the IMT approved ESRI- compatible data collection software, all hazard trees removed, to include the following items:
     Photograph after removal showing the identification number on the remaining stump.
     Date of removal and GPS coordinates of each tree felled.

    Alejandro Fernandez Favreau
    Co-Founder / Business Development

    +1-281-918-9051

    Contact email: afernandez@backtonew.us
  • November 23, 2020

    URBAN FORESTER, Parks and Recreation Department, City of Plano

    Applications must be made via this link

    SERVE

    At the City of Plano, our values make us who we are and guide us as we SERVE our city. As members of Team Plano, our organizational Values (what is most important to us) make up the acronym, SERVE (Stewardship Engaged Respectful Visionary Excellence).

    Job Details

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

    • Plans, develops, coordinates, inspects, and administers City tree plantings, landscape, and other improvement projects in parks, medians and right-of-way, and other public areas.
    • Manages Capital Improvement Program installation construction projects and other professional services contracts.
    • Researches, develops, and administers long-range planning for the sustainable management of the City’s urban forest and related natural resources.
    • Develops and plans tree inventories and management plans.
    • Researches and applies for grants to support urban forestry projects.
    • Engages the community in outreach, management plans, existing park renovations, and tree planning projects; determines needs and solicits feedback.
    • Develops technical specifications related to public landscape capital improvement projects and ensure that City standards are met and are developed with normally accepted construction practices and procedures.
    • Prepares bid documents; reads and interprets plans for review; develops project scopes.
    • Coordinates and directs projects affecting public with other City departments and agencies.
    • Updates and oversees the park and median tree inventories through the use of software systems, maintenance plans, and programs for the sustainable management of urban forests and landscape.
    • Plans, coordinates and hosts Arbor Day ceremonies and community tree planting events; oversees the City’s Tree USA certification annually.
    • Collaborates with resource specialists inside and outside the organization to foster an urban tree maintenance control program which includes detection, evaluation of severity, determination of treatment, and implementation of measures to prevent or suppress potential, threatening, or emerging insect infestations.
    • Train, develop, and assist other City departments, supervisors and employees in proper tree care and protection issues.
    • Prepares various documents; prepares and delivers formal presentations to Council, Parks and Recreation Planning Boards, and other boards, commissions, and citizen organizations.
    • Monitors, evaluates and oversees the health and safety of the urban forest and publicly communicates maintenance objectives.
    • Regular and consistent attendance for the assigned work schedule is essential.
    • Analyze and make recommendations to correct cultural, structure or pathological problems in the landscape; prioritize and act on citizen service requests, determine financial requirements of projects and programs.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

    Knowledge of: Principles and practices of arboriculture, horticulture, construction techniques, irrigation systems; Federal, State, and local environmental and land use issues and ordinances applicable to urban forestry; State and Federal guidelines for grant administration; basic landscape design principles and methods.

    Skill in: Communicating clearly both verbally and in writing; using computers; adapting to new technology; making measurements using surveying equipment; completing complex mathematical calculations and measurements; reading and interpreting plans and blue prints; preparing landscape plans and bid documents; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Forestry, Urban Forestry, Environmental Science, Horticulture, or related field.
    • Two (2) years of urban forestry experience within a municipality.

    LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:

    • Texas Class C driver’s license (must obtain within 30 days of hire per state law).
    • International Society of Arborists (ISA) certification.

     

    Contact email:
  • November 23, 2020

    Certified Arborist/Estimator – Austin

    We are looking for a full-time Arborist/estimator to join our team. Candidates must be a ISA Certified Arborist and have 3-5 years of verifiable, Arboriculture sales experience. Additional ISA certifications and/or a degree in a relatable field are a plus, but are not required. We offer a competitive salary+commission compensation (based upon experience) with bonus opportunities, paid time off, paid holidays, retirement option upon eligibility and a company vehicle for use while completing company business. Applicants must have a valid driver’s license and have reliable transportation to and from work. Bilingual Spanish and English speakers are a plus.

    Contact email: James@arboristaustin.com
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