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Sacramento Tree Foundation Seeks Community Forester III

12/12/2017 - Sacramento, CA

PRINCIPLE DUTIES:
Community Education 35%
- Lead workshops, clinics, and presentations on young tree care best practices such as pruning, watering, etc.
- Support the development, implementation, and distribution of educational materials in print and electronic forms.
- Identify and attend community events and other outreach opportunities appropriate to market Tree Foundation programs and offer educational opportunities.
- Build and maintain relationships with neighborhood groups and public partners to support community planting projects.
- Work with Tree Foundation’s “NeighborWoods” team to grow community leadership and action throughout the region. 
- Lead and support tree planting events – held on weekends – including coordination with partners and volunteer management

Sacramento Shade Program Support 35%
- Meet with constituents in the field or remotely - to strategically site tree planting locations and species that will provide the greatest community benefit (such as: energy savings, urban cooling, improved public health). Includes some weekend site assessments.
- Provide appropriate and clear information to the customer regarding planting and care techniques. Educate customers on the importance of proper tree placement and survival.
- Support the ongoing effort to improve the Sacramento Shade program by refining best practices, talking points and use of technology. 
- Maintain accurate records of activities in applicable formats.
- Support with scheduling when needed.

Technical Leadership 15%
- Review current and prospective projects.
- Stay current on arboreal and urban forest issues in the Sacramento region, and relay knowledge to staff and the public through presentations and documentation. 
- Help to facilitate the Technical Advisory Committee.
- Develop and maintain relationships with relevant urban forestry professionals to grow the organization’s reach.
- Periodically update the Tree Foundation’s online resources – Shady 80 tree guide, seasonal tree tips, etc.

Administrative 15%
- Write an annual work plan that includes measurable goals. 
- Answer technical inquiries from residents, partners, and the public regarding tree care techniques and resources.
- Carefully manage a daily calendar (via Outlook and Salesforce) to meet constituent needs, special requests, and office work.
- Supervise volunteers and/or interns.
- Maintain assigned company vehicle including cleanliness and routine maintenance.
- Work as part of a team to implement the Tree Foundation’s mission to build the best regional urban forest.
- Other duties as assigned.

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City of Woodland Seeks Tree Trimmers

12/12/2017 - Woodland, CA

THE POSITION
To perform a variety of semi-skilled and skilled work involving the trimming, removal, installation and general maintenance of trees.  The purpose of this recruitment is to fill a current vacancy, as well as establish an eligibility list for future vacancies.

Tree Trimmer I:
This is the entry level class in the Tree Trimmer series.  Positions in this class will usually perform most of the duties required of Tree Trimmers I and II; however, as compared to the Tree Trimmer II, is not expected to function at the same skill level and will usually exercise less independent discretion and judgment on matters related to work procedures and methods.

Tree Trimmer II:
This is the journey level class in the Tree Trimmer series.  This class differs from Tree Trimmer I in that incumbents perform more complex duties.  This incumbent Tree Trimmer II may also be expected to assist in the oversight and training of less experienced personnel.

IDEAL CANDIDATE 
The ideal candidate will possess an in-depth knowledge of practices and procedures identified by
the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) as they relate to a municipal setting. The ideal
candidate will also possesses good communication, customer service and writing skills, as well as
being competent with computers and related software, e.g. maintenance management and MS
Outlook. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have a strong work ethic, ability to climb trees, work
out of an aerial truck, be available to work overtime and perform standby duty as needed.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Prune trees and shrubbery to provide clearance of streets, sidewalks, signs, and lights, and as necessary to ensure continued health of the plant.  Remove fallen trees, dead limbs, and other debris resulting from storm damage and general conditions.  Participate in the large scale application of herbicides and pesticides.  Clean and maintain trimming equipment.  Work both independently and as a crew member in removing trees and stumps.  Plant, stake, spray and inject trees.  Operate a chipper, aerial truck, mist sprayer and miscellaneous equipment which could include routers, loaders, forklifts, and dump trucks.  Use a variety of hand tools including hand saws, pole saws, chain saws, and pole loppers.  Regular and consistent attendance.

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UC San Francisco seeks Forestry Technician

12/6/2017 - San Francisco, CA

OB OVERVIEW 
Under the direction and general supervision of the Facilities Program Manager, the Forest Technician performs a variety of skilled manual tasks including various types of gardening, earth removing, refuse disposal, stocking and storing materials, as instructed.

The individual is expected to perform assignments under various weather conditions. It would encompass various terrains including stairs, forest trails, hills, slopes and rocky foot paths. 

FACILITIES SERVICES
The UCSF Facilities Services Department (FS) is committed to creating an exceptional campus physical environment to support the research, teaching, health care and community service mission of the University. FS employs over 360 professional staff and acts as steward for over $90 million in operating funds to achieve its goals in operating and maintaining the UCSF campus environment. Located in the Campus Life Services organization, FS is organized into five distinct units: (1) Mission Bay/East Campus Operations, (2) Parnassus/West Campus Operations, (3) Infrastructure & Utilities Services, (4) Customer Service & Technology, and (5) Strategic Organization Development.

FS participates in system-wide Principles of Community and all FS leaders are expected to create a fair, equitable, safe and supportive work environment, where everyone can do their best work. FS leaders share accountability for the overall success of the operation, and strive towards a high performance work environment. We value innovation, creative problem solving, and diligent follow-through.

ABOUT UCSF 
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.

Required Qualifications:
• High school graduation and one year of experience as a laborer/gardener (landscape, horticulture or forestry); or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
• Valid California driver’s license
• Demonstrated experience in safely operating power tools (i.e. chainsaw) and small to large/heavy equipment
• Demonstrated familiarity with field-related equipment
• Ability to communicate with technical staff and skilled trades
• Ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing in English with customers and department staff at all levels
• Ability to read, write and perform basic arithmetic calculations
• Ability to perform work on schedule in a safe and timely manner
• Ability to work without direct supervision and handle multiple projects simultaneously
• Ability to deliver high quality customer service and to respond to the customer’s needs

Note: Fingerprinting and background check required. 

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience climbing without spurs
• Knowledge of knots and rigging technics
• Demonstrated experience with small equipment maintenance
• Demonstrated experience in trail maintenance
• Experience working with volunteer programs
• University experience or comparable experience supporting a large, complex service oriented institution
• Demonstrated knowledge of ornamental and California native plants
• Proficiency in Microsoft Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint)

Required Qualification:
• Valid California driver’s license

MORE INFORMATION: https://jobs.brassring.com/1033/ASP/TG/cim_jobdetail.asp?partnerid=6495&siteid=5226&Areq=48307BR


Plan-It Geo Seeks Account Manager

11/29/2017 - Arvada, CO

Description
Plan-It Geo provides geospatial technology solutions for urban forestry, green infrastructure and parks planning, and natural resource management. Tree Plotter software is our flagship product and the focus of this position. We are seeking a driven, goal-oriented, ethical team member with diverse interests and experience/education in the environment, technology, and business fields. Candidates should be motivated, suited for a fast-paced growing firm, able to develop long-term relationships with existing clients and industry partners, and have excellent communication, presentation, and writing skills. The primary objective of the Account Manager position is to retain software clients by ensuring they receive impeccable customer service and have ready knowledge of our tools, modules, and training resources. The position includes sales support, client follow ups and subscription tracking, related product development, marketing support, and training / demos. This is a great opportunity to join the fastest growing company in urban forestry technology, and could lead to a leadership position within the company.

Primary responsibilities of the position:
• Maintain and build upon existing client relationships
• Aid in new client software launch, and support onboarding and training
• Identify client needs and promote available add-on modules and customization
• Accountable for maintaining client software subscriptions and contact information
• Support sales through training, demos, and quotes
• Invoice subscription renewals and purchase of add-on modules
• Engage internally as a liaison on technical product marketing content, sales, application development and training
• Identify opportunities for new product development through customer interaction
• Drive innovation of self-service educational resources, how-to guides, FAQ, and videos

Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Experience
• 1-2 years in an account manager or customer success role
• Degree in business, forestry, environmental studies, or related field
• Work experience in the municipal or private urban forestry sector
• Familiar with mapping/GIS and data management applications
• Experience working in a SaaS company environment
• Successful utilization of a CRM including customer service and training

For More Information please visit: http://www.planitgeo.com/job-openings

For questions email: info@planitgeo.com


Integrity Tree Service seeks Tree Climbers

1/20/2017 - Phoenix, AZ

Integrity Tree Service is seeking an experienced tree climber to join our award-winning team.  Candidates must have tree climbing experience and demonstrate safe and approved climbing and pruning skills. Rigging and tree removal experience is preferred.  Advanced training, crew leadership and career opportunities are available.  Starting Pay is $12 to $24/hour DOE plus benefits including: 401 (k), health insurance, paid holidays and paid vacations.

To apply, send a message or completed employment application to slundahl@itreeservice.com  
A printable application is available at http://itreeservice.com/pdfs/application.pdf

Since 1989, Integrity Tree Service has been providing quality tree care in the greater Phoenix area.

-First TCIA-Accredited Tree Service in Arizona
-Accredited Member of the Better Business Bureau
-Recipient of the BBB Business Ethics Award
-Recipient of the Phoenix Chamber of Commerce Impact Award
-Drug Free Workplace
-Equal Opportunity Employer

For other available employment opportunities, visit our website at http://itreeservice.com/employment.html

Come work with Integrity!