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City of Santa Barbara seeks Tree Trimmers I / II


THE POSITION     Under supervision, participates in and/or performs a variety of duties related to the care and maintenance of trees; trims trees by removing dead, diseased, or excessive foliage using pole saw, chainsaw and other equipment. Rigs slings and lines to cut lower limbs and branches; operates aerial lift equipment to remove or prune tall trees and climbs trees using rope and saddle as necessary. Removes tree stumps, operates tree- stump grinder; loads and runs chipper truck; and cleans ground of debris. Answers questions from the public and property owners regarding tree-trimming activities. Works safely at all times in conformance with CAL OSHA regulations, including properly marking off work areas on streets and utilizing proper warning techniques.

Tree Trimmer I is the entry-level class in the Tree Trimmer series. This class performs more routine tasks and duties including operating the chipper and assisting with tree trimming activities. One year of tree trimming experience is desirable.

$21.6583 - $26.3256 hourly
$1,732.66 - $2,106.05 bi-weekly
$3,754.10 - $4,563.11 monthly

Tree Trimmer II is the full journey level class within the Tree Trimmer series. This class performs the full range of duties as assigned including all tree trimming assignments. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise, are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit, and exercises functional and technical supervision over lower level staff at the job site. Two years of tree trimming experience is desirable.

$24.2909 - 29.5259 hourly
$1,943.27 - 2,362.07 bi-weekly
$4,210.42 - $5,117.82 monthly
 
EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS
Knowledge of: Proper arboricultural techniques and aesthetic considerations necessary when structurally pruning City trees; materials, methods and equipment used in trimming and removal of trees; safety consideration in street tree maintenance work, tree climbing techniques.

Skill in: Safely operating tree trimming equipment such as aerial lift, chipper truck, tree stump grinder, chain saws, front end loader and hydraulic pole saws and pruners, climbing trees as necessary, driving large two axle trucks, and towing a chipper.

Ability to: Identify a variety of local trees, trim trees to Western Chapter ISA pruning standards that avoid harm to growth and development. Work above ground, both in aerial lift or roped into trees. Perform basic maintenance on tree trimming tools and equipment. Work cooperatively with others and tactfully answer questions from the public and property owners.
 
License Requirements: Possession of, or ability to obtain within six months of appointment, a valid Class B California Driver's License.

Certification by tree care professional organizations is desirable.
 
SELECTION PROCESS
It is important that your application and responses to the supplemental questionnaire show all the relevant education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities you possess that qualify you for this position.
Applications may be rejected if incomplete.

Note: Positions in this class may be subject to pre-employment/pre-duty drug testing and subsequent random drug and alcohol testing under the City of Santa Barbara's Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy (DOT).
 
ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION CITY APPLICATION AND RESPONSES TO THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE MUST BE RECEIVED BY 5:30 PM ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2020.  CLICK HERE for more information and/or to apply for the position.

CITY OF SANTA BARBARA HUMAN RESOURCES
P.O. BOX 1990
SANTA BARBARA, CA 93102
 
09/10/2020
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
CITY OF SANTA BARBARA - HUMAN RESOURCES DIVISION • HTTP://WWW.SANTABARBARACA.GOV

735 ANACAPA STREET • P.O. BOX 1990 • SANTA BARBARA, CA 93102-1990 • (805) 564-5316

WTD Equipment seeks Account Manager


Job Opportunity: Account Manager

WTD Equipment is a dealer for equipment related to the tree care / arboriculture industry. We represent All Access CMC tracked aerial lifts, Cast articulating wheel loaders, and various types of customized trucks. Since entering the Pacific Northwest market in 2018 our company has aggressively captured market share and now, we are building a team in Yuba City, California! 
Job Functions Include, but are not Limited to:
Prospecting for new business both over the phone and through in-person demonstrations
Maintaining existing client accounts
Managing physical inventory of equipment
Delivering equipment to end-users
Attending industry tradeshows
Becoming proficient with internal systems and multiple product lines
Qualification Requirements: 
3+ years’ experience required either as an arborist OR salesperson
Excellent verbal and written business communication skills
Self-confidence and initiative
Organized and goal oriented
Experienced in Microsoft Windows
Ability to work in a team environment yet independently and unsupervised
Must be able to pass a criminal background check, including DMV screening.  This position requires a clean driving record. 
Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screening.
Compensation:
Base Salary: $31,200 + 20% Commission (based on profit margin generated from equipment sales delivered to the customer)
Company truck, cell phone, laptop and uniform provided
Medical/Dental/Vision
401K Plan
Working Conditions:   Must be able to sit/stand at a computer or in a pickup truck up to 8 hours per day, 5 days per week. Must be able to operate machinery, computer, and phone. Must be able to regularly lift up to 50 pounds. 

Candidates should email resumes to: careers@worktruckdirect.com

Sacramento Tree Foundation seeks Community Forester


POSITION SUMMARY: 
The Community Forester is someone who likes connecting with a variety of people, is detail minded, and wants to combat climate change one house at a time. The Community Forester role is focused on teaching the value of trees, encouraging informed citizen action and offering expertise on best tree practices. The primary responsibility of a Community Forester is to support individuals and groups to plant and care for trees, inspiring them to take steps to improve their homes and neighborhoods. The Community Forester educates the public on the inextricable links between a healthy, robust urban forest and a community’s quality of life, health and well-being of its citizens and environmental benefits. The Community Forester promotes Tree Foundation programs, and works throughout the organization to support efforts to grow thriving communities through stewardship of our urban forest.
Due to COVID, this position will be mostly home-based, with one or more days a week working in the field with strict distancing rules in place. For more information see the “working conditions” section below. 

PRINCIPLE DUTIES:
Site Visits
1. Meet with people at homes, businesses, schools, parks, or virtually - utilizing online conferencing technology - to strategically chose tree planting locations and species that will provide the most overall community benefits (energy savings, street shading, carbon storage, air quality, property value, and more) Site assessments occur during regular weekday hours, and on some weekend days.
2. Provide appropriate and understandable information to the customer regarding planting and care techniques. Educating customers on the importance of proper tree placement and survival is critical to this position and the organization’s mission.
3. Create planting maps for both customer information and internal record keeping detailing planting location, species, benefits, and customer agreement information.
4. Create accurate records of the site visit in Salesforce database with iPad and office computer. 

Customer Service
1. Actively communicate with tree recipients following site visits to provide continuous educational support and information on tree benefits, planting, and care through phone calls, emails and in-person follow up visits to ensure that they are knowledge about how to best care for trees. 
2. Provide impeccable customer service to all customers, volunteers, and community members through all forms of communication including phone, e-mail and in person. As the Community Forester is a primary point of contact between the public and the Tree Foundation they are expected to passionately represent and promote Tree Foundation programs and mission.

Outreach & Education
1. Lead and support public tree planting events at various locations (such as at parks or schools) in person or virtual support during COVID, occasionally occurring on weekends, including coordination with partners and volunteer management.
2. Support workshops, clinics, and presentations on educational topics such as pruning, watering, tree tours, etc.
3. Attend outreach events and neighborhood meetings to represent the organization and provide education.
4. Identify community events and other outreach opportunities appropriate to market Tree Foundation programs and offer educational opportunities
5. When applicable, build and maintain relationships with neighborhood associations, park districts, school districts, and other relevant groups.

Administrative
1. Write and achieve an annual work plan to include measurable goals
2. Carefully manage daily calendar to meet customer demand, special requests, and office work
3. Attend trainings, meetings, workshops, etc. as needed – occasionally during the evening or on weekends
4. Supervise volunteers and/or interns
5. Maintain assigned company vehicle including cleanliness and routine maintenance
6. Work as part of a team to implement the Tree Foundation’s mission to grow stewardship of the urban forest.
7. Perform other job duties as needed

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree preferred. Studies in education, horticulture, forestry, biological sciences, or related field beneficial, but not required.
EXPERIENCE: Experience with non-profit organizations and/or customer service preferred.
SKILLS: Open-minded. Must be willing to meet the community on their terms. Cultural competency and an approach that is appreciative, affirming, and inclusive of all cultural backgrounds. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Superior ability to multi-task and meet deadlines. Attention to detail, creativity, and willingness to try new things is a must. 

TECHNICAL SKILLS: Must have a Class C driver’s license and a clean driving record. Bilingual (Spanish, Russian, Cantonese, Hmong, Tagalog, Vietnamese) abilities highly preferred. Experience with Salesforce or other similar database systems highly preferred. Working knowledge with constituent management systems such as Salesforce is a plus.

TEMPERAMENT: Must be organized and provide detailed record-keeping and extensive customer follow-up. Must be comfortable working in a mission-based, non-profit environment. The ideal candidate for the position will have a passion for our mission and a commitment to excellent customer service.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
No formal supervisory role but may supervise interns or volunteers.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
This role will be required to work nights and weekends periodically. Both outdoor and in office work is required for this position. Due to COVID, over half of the work will be done remotely from home as the Tree Foundation office is only accessible on a limited basis. Once COVID is no longer a concern, it is assumed that this position will resume working a portion of the time in the Tree Foundation office. The employee may be exposed to extremes in weather including heat, rain, and freezing temperatures as well as extended periods of sitting and standing. Must be able to lift 30 pounds. Will spend a great deal of time traveling throughout Sacramento County.

COMPENSATION:
$40,560 annually. This is an at-will, non-exempt position. Excellent benefits including health care, dental and vision care coverage, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave. 

APPLICATION PROCESS:
Send résumé and cover letter via email to hr@sactree.com

Sacramento Tree Foundation Mission Statement:
Grow thriving communities through stewardship of our urban forest. 

Inclusivity Statement 
The Sacramento Tree Foundation is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, the Tree Foundation will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact us at HR@sactree.com or (916) 924-8733.

THIS JOB DESCRIPTION DOES NOT CONSTITUTE AN OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT

 

BrightView seeks Quality Control Manager


Brighter futures start here. BrightView takes pride in providing consistent, high-quality landscape services with a dependable service commitment. As the nation’s leading landscape services company, BrightView provides, through its team of more than 18,000 employees, services ranging from landscape maintenance and enhancements to tree care and landscape development for thousands of customers’ properties, including corporate and commercial properties, HOAs, public parks, hotels and resorts, hospitals and other healthcare facilities, educational institutions, restaurants and retail, and golf courses, among others. BrightView takes care of its employees, customers, and communities while delivering exceptional landscapes that positively impact millions of lives every day.

A brighter future is in your hands. 

We’re currently seeking a Quality Control Manager. The Quality Control Manager serves as the primary contact for BrightView’s clients. They build and sustain long-term relationships, focusing on both client retention and ancillary sales, while providing oversight for field operations.

This position will be designated to one of our top premier client sites in Cupertino, CA.  This well-known campus is known as the "spaceship" and eighty percent of the site consists of green space planted with drought-resistant trees and plants indigenous to the Cupertino area.

What you'll do:

  • Oversee and manage Quality Management System (QMS) with regular reporting duties
  • Evaluate trees and surrounding plant material for disease and pest problems
  • Repair broken branches by securing cables and braces to larger limbs
  • Analyze nutritional needs and fertilizing trees
  • Plan and developing budgets for tree maintenance services for our commercial clients
  • Provide clients with written evaluations to keep clients apprised of plant material health
  • Ensurure that all operations, workers and properties are that clients are informed of any potentially dangerous situations in the property.
  • Monitor and manage Standards of Excellence: Site Cleanliness, Weed Control, Green Turf, Properly Prune Shrubs, Soil Moisture, Root Development, and Mulch Regimes
  • Conduct quality inspections and submit and review Quality Inspection (QI) with Production Managers and Crew Leaders
  • Conduct and submit to Client Representatives and BrightView Account Management Team Quality Site Assessment (QSA) reports on a monthly basis
  • Use soil probes to monitor and manage soil moisture for plant establishment and calibration of water run times
  • Manage establishment of trees through inspections, moisture readings, irrigation adjustments, and

Integrated Pest Management

  • Monitor soil moisture sensor readings and sampling and testing of soil nutrient levels
  • Monitor and control disease and pest in conjunction with Account Manager
  • Develop and enforce a project specific Quality Management System that will be accepted by the client
  • Lead project quality assurance / quality control by setting direction of quality standards
  • Conduct training and review of project quality requirements to team members
  • Prepare technical reports as required
  • Monitor construction activity and completed work to ensure that quality and workmanship meet project standards and specifications
  • Manage, schedule and perform inspections as required by the construction documents
  • Report non-conforming work and/or corrective measures timely

Perform technical document review and evaluation

Skills we're seeking:

  • Certified Arborist
  • Extensive knowledge in the care and maintenance of trees
  • Strong work ethic
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Customer service experience
  • 3+ years of horticulture experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Horticulture or Plant Science
  • Proficient with computer software programs including MS Office suite (Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Working knowledge of plant growing techniques and planting methodology
  • Strong work ethic
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast paced environment
  • Customer service experience
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct training
  • Bilingual (Spanish) a plus

Perks:

  • Competitive salary
  •  Paid time off
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

BrightView Landscapes, LLC is an Equal Opportunity and E-Verify Employer.

Job Position Type: Regular Full-Time
Job ID: 25451

For more information and/or to apply CLICK HERE

BrightView seeks Tree Care Business Developer


Brighter futures start here.  BrightView takes pride in providing consistent, high-quality landscape services with a dependable service commitment. As the nation’s leading landscape services company, BrightView provides, through its team of more than 18,000 employees, services ranging from landscape maintenance and enhancements to tree care and landscape development for thousands of customers’ properties, including corporate and commercial properties, HOAs, public parks, hotels and resorts, hospitals and other healthcare facilities, educational institutions, restaurants and retail, and golf courses, among others. BrightView takes care of its employees, customers, and communities while delivering exceptional landscapes that positively impact millions of lives every day.

A brighter future is in your hands. 

We’re currently seeking a Business Developer in our Tree Care division. Successful Business Developers are proactive leaders, have a strong work ethic and are self-starters who enjoy interacting with the public and our employees.

What you'll do:

  • Selling and estimating Tree Care Services work in regional territories
  • Sales prospecting using consultative sales techniques to build long standing business relationships; marketing; pricing
  • Partnering with the management team and crews to schedule and complete projects
  • Working with Landscape Maintenance Account Managers to develop Tree Care programs and estimates for existing clients
  • Drafting work orders and occasionally instructing crews on key elements of job scope/requirements to ensure that executed work meets the clients' expectations
  • Following up with customers - resolving issues as needed
  • Keeping track of customer interactions using the Company's sales management tool, regardless of sales success, for future reference and follow up
  • Assisting with crew training on proper Tree Care techniques and reviewing crew work for quality and efficiency
  • Demonstrating role model behaviors on ethics and integrity as well as positively promoting the Company culture

Skills we're seeking:

  • Experience in outside sales, generating new business leads, and networking
  • ISA Certified Arborist preferred or willingness to obtain
  • Analytical skills and math skills
  • Strong communication skills (listening, oral and written)
  • Strong interpersonal skills – able to build solid business relationships
  • Able to multi-task and prioritize

Perks:

  • Competitive salary
  •  Paid time off
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

BrightView is an Equal Employment Opportunity and E-Verify Employer.

Job Position Type: Regular Full-Time
Job ID: 24510

For more information and/or to apply CLICK HERE

BrightView seeks Quality Control Technician


Brighter futures start here. BrightView takes pride in providing consistent, high-quality landscape services with a dependable service commitment. As the nation’s leading landscape services company, BrightView provides, through its team of more than 18,000 employees, services ranging from landscape maintenance and enhancements to tree care and landscape development for thousands of customers’ properties, including corporate and commercial properties, HOAs, public parks, hotels and resorts, hospitals and other healthcare facilities, educational institutions, restaurants and retail, and golf courses, among others. BrightView takes care of its employees, customers, and communities while delivering exceptional landscapes that positively impact millions of lives every day.

A brighter future is in your hands. 

We’re currently seeking to hire a Quality Control Technician for one of our premier client sites located in Cupertino, CA. This well-known campus is known as the "spaceship" and will have a hands-on focus of the overall maintenance of the proper tree & plant healthcare of the site. 

What you'll do:

  • Diagnose tree and shrub problems in the landscape
  • Monitor tree health during establishment
  • Use soil probes to monitor and manage soil moisture for plant establishment and calibration of water run times
  • Monitor soil moisture sensor readings
  • Sampling and testing of soil nutrient levels
  • Monitor and control disease and pest in conjunction with Horticulture Lead or Field Operations Lead Manager
  • Convey quality control issues from inspections via daily meetings with Horticulture Lead and QC Manager
  • Develop and recommend improved QC monitoring methods and standards
  • Collaborate with Client management and BrightView teams so that schedules and programs may be executed as planned.

Skills we're seeking:

  • Current or previous hands-on working experience in the tree care industry is highly preferred
  • 1-2 years of diagnosing tree & plant healthcare issues
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to present to clients and management
  • 2 or 4 year degree in Horticulture or Plant science is highly preferred but not required
  • Ability to coach and develop teams
  • ISA Certified Arborist or willing to pursue

Perks:

  • Competitive salary
  • Paid time off
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

BrightView is an Equal Employment Opportunity and E-Verify Employer.

Job Position Type: Regular Full-Time
Job ID: 25701

For more information and/or to apply CLICK HERE

BrightView seeks Tree Climber


Brighter futures start here.  BrightView takes pride in providing consistent, high-quality landscape services with a dependable service commitment. As the nation’s leading landscape services company, BrightView provides, through its team of more than 18,000 employees, services ranging from landscape maintenance and enhancements to tree care and landscape development for thousands of customers’ properties, including corporate and commercial properties, HOAs, public parks, hotels and resorts, hospitals and other healthcare facilities, educational institutions, restaurants and retail, and golf courses, among others. BrightView takes care of its employees, customers, and communities while delivering exceptional landscapes that positively impact millions of lives every day.

A brighter future is in your hands.  We’re currently seeking a Tree Climber. Climbers are responsible for working in trees to perform general tree care including pruning, cabling, bracing, lightning protection and tree removals.

What you'll do:

  • Using proper pruning techniques; assisting in process of trimming trees, clearing and chipping tree debris, and disposing of tree debris
  • Ensuring that the work area beneath and around the trees is clear and properly marked so that the public will be safe from falling debris
  • Maintaining climbing gear and tree care equipment to be sure that all equipment and tools are safe and in working order for high quality and safe service
  • Ensuring that all crew members follow Company safety policies and procedures

Skills we're seeking:

  • Able to become certified in EHAP, First-Aid and CPR
  • Able to successfully follow directions and complete requests
  • Strong work ethic
  • Good communication skills
  • Previous climbing experience is required
  • Bilingual (Spanish) a plus

Perks:

  • Competitive salary
  • Paid time off
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

BrightView is an Equal Employment Opportunity and E-Verify Employer.

Job Position Type: Regular Full-Time
Job ID: 25370

For more information and/or to apply CLICK HERE

BrightView seeks Tree Climber


Brighter futures start here.  BrightView takes pride in providing consistent, high-quality landscape services with a dependable service commitment. As the nation’s leading landscape services company, BrightView provides, through its team of more than 18,000 employees, services ranging from landscape maintenance and enhancements to tree care and landscape development for thousands of customers’ properties, including corporate and commercial properties, HOAs, public parks, hotels and resorts, hospitals and other healthcare facilities, educational institutions, restaurants and retail, and golf courses, among others. BrightView takes care of its employees, customers, and communities while delivering exceptional landscapes that positively impact millions of lives every day.

A brighter future is in your hands.  We’re currently seeking a Tree Climber. Climbers are responsible for working in trees to perform general tree care including pruning, cabling, bracing, lightning protection and tree removals.

What you'll do:

  • Using proper pruning techniques; assisting in process of trimming trees, clearing and chipping tree debris, and disposing of tree debris
  • Ensuring that the work area beneath and around the trees is clear and properly marked so that the public will be safe from falling debris
  • Maintaining climbing gear and tree care equipment to be sure that all equipment and tools are safe and in working order for high quality and safe service
  • Ensuring that all crew members follow Company safety policies and procedures

Skills we're seeking:

  • Able to become certified in EHAP, First-Aid and CPR
  • Able to successfully follow directions and complete requests
  • Strong work ethic
  • Good communication skills
  • Previous climbing experience is required
  • Bilingual (Spanish) a plus

Perks:

  • Competitive salary
  • Paid time off
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

BrightView is an Equal Employment Opportunity and E-Verify Employer.

Job Position Type: Regular Full-Time
Job ID: 24668

For more information and/or to apply CLICK HERE

BrightView seeks Tree Climber


 

Job Description: 
BrightView Tree Care Services
Brighter futures start here.  BrightView takes pride in providing consistent, high-quality landscape services with a dependable service commitment. As the nation’s leading landscape services company, BrightView provides, through its team of more than 18,000 employees, services ranging from landscape maintenance and enhancements to tree care and landscape development for thousands of customers’ properties, including corporate and commercial properties, HOAs, public parks, hotels and resorts, hospitals and other healthcare facilities, educational institutions, restaurants and retail, and golf courses, among others. BrightView takes care of its employees, customers, and communities while delivering exceptional landscapes that positively impact millions of lives every day.

A brighter future is in your hands.  We’re currently seeking a Tree Climber. Climbers are responsible for working in trees to perform general tree care including pruning, cabling, bracing, lightning protection and tree removals.

What you'll do:

  • Using proper pruning techniques; assisting in process of trimming trees, clearing and chipping tree debris, and disposing of tree debris
  • Ensuring that the work area beneath and around the trees is clear and properly marked so that the public will be safe from falling debris
  • Maintaining climbing gear and tree care equipment to be sure that all equipment and tools are safe and in working order for high quality and safe service
  • Ensuring that all crew members follow Company safety policies and procedures

Skills we're seeking:

  •  Able to become certified in EHAP, First-Aid and CPR
  • Able to successfully follow directions and complete requests
  • Strong work ethic
  • Good communication skills
  • Previous climbing experience is required
  • Bilingual (Spanish) a plus
  •  

Perks:

  • Competitive salary
  • Paid time off
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

BrightView is an Equal Employment Opportunity and E-Verify Employer.

Job Position Type: Regular Full-Time
Job ID: 25535
 
For more information and/or to apply CLICK HERE

BrightView seeks Tree Climber


Brighter futures start here.  BrightView takes pride in providing consistent, high-quality landscape services with a dependable service commitment. As the nation’s leading landscape services company, BrightView provides, through its team of more than 18,000 employees, services ranging from landscape maintenance and enhancements to tree care and landscape development for thousands of customers’ properties, including corporate and commercial properties, HOAs, public parks, hotels and resorts, hospitals and other healthcare facilities, educational institutions, restaurants and retail, and golf courses, among others. BrightView takes care of its employees, customers, and communities while delivering exceptional landscapes that positively impact millions of lives every day.

A brighter future is in your hands.  We’re currently seeking a Tree Climber. Climbers are responsible for working in trees to perform general tree care including pruning, cabling, bracing, lightning protection and tree removals.

What you'll do:

  • Using proper pruning techniques; assisting in process of trimming trees, clearing and chipping tree debris, and disposing of tree debris
  • Ensuring that the work area beneath and around the trees is clear and properly marked so that the public will be safe from falling debris
  • Maintaining climbing gear and tree care equipment to be sure that all equipment and tools are safe and in working order for high quality and safe service
  • Ensuring that all crew members follow Company safety policies and procedures

Skills we're seeking:

  • Able to become certified in EHAP, First-Aid and CPR
  • Able to successfully follow directions and complete requests
  • Strong work ethic
  • Good communication skills
  • Previous climbing experience is required
  • Bilingual (Spanish) a plus

Perks:

  • Competitive salary
  • Paid time off
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

BrightView is an Equal Employment Opportunity and E-Verify Employer.

Job Position Type: Regular Full-Time
Job ID: 25779

For more information and/or to apply CLICK HERE

 

Dudek seeks As-Needed Arborist/Forester


 

About the Job
We are seeking an as-needed arborist to support a post-fire tree risk assessment project in the Santa Cruz mountains. This position will be field-based and is expected to include frequent overnight travel throughout the Bay Area region. The position will require personal vehicle use to reach the project location. 

Duties and Responsibilities
The position will entail conducting individual tree assessments, tree risk assessments, tree location mapping along roadways, and coordination with contractors. Data collection will utilize tablets and GPS equipment. The project is within an area recently burned by one of Northern California’s recent wildfires. The project area includes steep and varied terrain. 

Education and Essential Skills 
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of four years relevant experience and certification as an International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certified Arborist. ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ) and/or registration as a Registered Professional Forester (RPF) is highly desirable. Additional desired qualifications include experience with GIS, GPS, plant/tree identification, and arboricultural or vegetation management practices. A Bachelor’s degree in forestry, natural resources, environmental science, or other related field is also desirable. 

About Dudek
Dudek is a leading California-based environmental and engineering firm that helps public and private clients plan and implement reliable, effective, and compliant projects. Founded in 1980, Dudek is a stable company that has grown steadily to more than 600 professionals across the U.S., located primarily in offices in California, Hawai’i, and Oregon. 

As an employee-owned company, Dudek’s culture rewards smart, productive team members with professional and financial benefits. Our offices are designed to encourage collaboration, sustainability, and connectivity with the surrounding communities.

Please visit www.dudek.com to learn more about Dudek. Please submit your application via our Careers Page: https://dudek.com/join-our-team/open-positions/.

ECI seeks Utility Forester - Hazard Tree Assessor


Utility Forester - Hazard Tree Assessor 
We are currently seeking ISA Certified Arborists to support to Southern California Edison’s (SCE) Hazard Tree Mitigation Program.  ECI will help support SCE’s program by inspecting overhead power lines located in High Fire Threat Districts.  The majority of this work occurs outside of the urban environment and in the forests of Southern California.  We are looking for experienced, energetic professionals who wish to join our growing team and grow their careers in the utility vegetation management industry.  This is a full-time opportunity to work outside and explore rural Southern California with opportunities for advancement.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assess utility facilities for vegetation compliance
  • Notify property owners of line clearance work to be performed
  • Obtain necessary permits from public agencies
  • Promote and maintain good public relations
  • Perform Level 1 and 2 tree risk assessment inspections
  • Document and record information with a mobile device
  • Operate with the highest level of personal and public safety

Qualifications

  • Must currently hold an ISA Arborist Certification
  • Must have solid tree identification skills and the ability to read maps.
  • Must have exceptional written and verbal communication skills, strong problem-solving abilities, the ability to multi-task and an attention to detail
  • Must be able to work alone, outdoors in various weather conditions and terrain
  • Must have basic computer skills
  • Bachelor’s or Associates degree in Forestry, Environmental Science or related field preferred
  • One (1) year of utility vegetation management related experience preferred
  • Inventory or surveying experience a plus
  • Bi-lingual speaking (English and Spanish) is a plus.

Physical Demands & Working Environment
The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Employee must be able to maintain attention and concentration for extended periods of time.  Reasonable accommodations, if available, may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Environment
Work alone in an outdoor field environment; vehicle and foot patrol of utility power lines; remote locations as well as urban, city environment; physical demands and travel from site to site, including: walking/hiking on various surfaces including flat, dry, wet, slippery, uneven, rough, steep terrain, hills, and slopes; exposure to noise, dust, grease, and all types of weather and temperature conditions; exposure to hazardous traffic conditions

Physical
Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in a field environment; to walk, stand, sit, and operate a motor vehicle for prolonged periods of time; to frequently stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, run, crawl, climb, reach, twist, grasp and make repetitive hand movement in the performance of daily duties; carry, push and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight (5 to 10 lbs.); to operate assigned equipment and vehicles; ability to verbally communicate to exchange information with the public; ability to see and hear in normal range with or without correction; operate assigned field equipment, including a handheld computer, range finder, fire rake, water backpack, shovel, and traffic cone.

Company Overview
Environmental Consultants (ECI) is a leading provider of vegetation and asset management consulting services to the utility industry. Successful professionals at ECI have come from a variety of backgrounds, including: forestry, arboriculture, natural resource management, biology, landscape maintenance, horticulture, nursery management, environmental sciences, geology, agriculture, parks & recreation management, urban forestry, geography, and more.  ECI offers exciting career opportunities with an excellent compensation package and ongoing growth potential.

Applicants must pass a pre-employment drug test and a criminal background check.
All candidates must possess a valid driver's license and have a good driving record.
ECI is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. EOE/AA: Minority/Female/ Vets/ Disabled.

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