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City Forester - Arlington

THIS POSITION CLOSES July 13, 2013

Salary: $3,493 - $4,367 per month. This is a professional staff exempt position. This position is located at the Parks Administrative Building.

Job Requirements: This position requires a Bachelor's Degree in Urban Forestry, Forestry, Biology, Geography, Horticulture, Environmental Science or closely related field, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience. Certified Arborist required. The ability to obtain a License Irrigator license within 6 months of employment is required. Possession of a valid Class C Texas Driver's License with good driving record. Must successfully complete required pre-employment screening, which includes criminal background check, including criminal history, physical, drug/alcohol testing, and motor vehicle review (MVR).

Job Duties: Under general supervision, supervises forestry work to ensure the continuity and health of community trees along city streets, parks and related areas. Provides technical assistance to individuals and groups relating to arboriculture, insect and disease management, tree evaluation, tree risk assessment, planting cultivation, pruning, tree care, and other related duties related to the management of an urban forest.

Essential Functions:
1.Ability to organize, schedule and supervise forestry activities of assigned parks, city owned property, medians, rights of ways, and municipal facilities; includes planning and implementing long range tree management plans to improve the quality of life in the community through proper arboricultural techniques, selection of trees, irrigation system management, estimating requirements and procuring appropriate materials, support personnel, and volunteers for work projects.
2.Ability to prepare and supervise the preparation of tree management reports, grant applications, proposals, contracts, specifications, records, and logs; includes annual budgeting and developing policies and procedures for the Forestry Program.
3.Ability to identify and inspect trees for disease, insects, structural form, safety and a biotic damage and the ability to prescribe and administer corrective actions for such. Includes conducting periodic inspections of trees to insure the public's safety from hazardous trees along city rights of way and public property.
4.Ability to manage contract administration, which includes selecting and hiring contractors, monitoring work progress, and ensuring compliance with budgets as well as city, state, and federal regulations.
5.Ability to manage, supervise, and coordinate the "Let's Enhance Arlington Forestry" (L.E.A.F.) program in its entirety; up to but not limited to: filing, marketing, organizing volunteers, speaking engagements, data collection, inventorying, ordering trees, scheduling deliveries, and creating publications.

Work Schedule: Work hours include Monday - Friday, 7 am - 3:30 pm May include some holidays, weekends, and evenings as needed.
Below is a direct link to the City website where the job is posted.  https://recruitpa.c10f.netaspx.com/recruit/servlet/com.lawson.ijob.QuickCandidate?vendor=100

(0713)

Regional Urban Forester - Dallas

Texas Forest Service: Deliver the urban forestry program in the Trinity-Blacklands (Dallas) Region. Primary duties include assisting communities with the development of professionally-based inventories, resource assessments and/or management plans; the establishment and training of professional staff; tree ordinance development and review; and support for local and regional advocacy/advisory organizations. Duties include technical and educational assistance to local governments and non-profits on tree planting, protection and care; assisting local cooperators with volunteer recruitment and training; promoting urban forestry on the local level through various presentations, media releases, demonstrations, exhibits and publications; responding to requests for information from the general public. Duties also include working with local leaders, municipal tree managers, non-profits and arborists to provide seminars, workshops and other educational and networking opportunities. http://greatjobs.tamu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=189134

(0613)

Sales Arborist - Central Texas

Certified Arborist/Sales Professional: About Us: The Hisey Company is one of the fastest growing tree service companies in Central Texas. We offer full tree service, including tree trimming, removal, shaping, treatments to prevent oak wilt and full tree replacements.

Position: We are currently seeking for an experienced sales arborist. Must hold or actively working towards an approved ISA certification. Please email your résumé to ashley@hiseycompany.com (0613)

Arborist Landscape Manager -
San Antonio

Artistic Trees is seeking a Arborist/Landscape Manager who is responsible for proactively selling and servicing key accounts by identifying customer needs, making face to face presentations, building customer profiles and processing bids and quotes. Must be able to execute and complete sales orders and coordinate logistics of delivery and acceptance of customer orders. We offer competitive wages, paid vacation, paid holidays, personal/sick days, and possibility for bonuses. More info here. Please email mail@artistictrees.net  with your credentials and certifications.  If you have any questions please call 210.561.0155. (0413)

Forester - Austin

The City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department is seeking two employees. Essential duties and functions may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. Review construction plans, specifications, contracts, etc. for compliance with codes, ordinances, zoning, etc. related to trees. Monitor and coordinate tree-planting activities for the City of Austin. Coordinate division/section activities with other divisions/departments, public agencies, and private entities. Inspect and treat trees for diseases, parasites, etc. Confer with architects, developers, contractors, etc. to discuss tree preservation techniques. Draft/write and enforce ordinances, policies, etc. relating to arboricultural and urban forestry practices. Manage and/or coordinate specific tree programs, i.e., Oak Wilt Program, Austin Releaf Program, etc. Answer citizens questions and provide assistance. Investigate consumer/citizen complaint to determine validity. Research information as needed or requested. Compile and calculate data/information for reports, cost estimates, etc. https://www.austincityjobs.org/postings/36286 for more info. (0313)

Plant Care Technician
DFW

Plant Care Technician. DFW Must have a valid driver’s license with clean driving record. Well spoken with a basic knowledge of tree care. Hourly pay will depend on experience with commission and advancement opportunities. gjennings@arbormasters.com  817-386-6200(0213)

Staff Forester I Austin

Deliver the urban forestry program in the Central Texas Region. Primary duties include assisting communities with the development of professionally-based inventories, resource assessments and/or management plans; the establishment and training of professional staff; tree ordinance development and review; and support for local and regional advocacy/advisory organizations. Duties include technical and educational assistance to local governments and non-profits on tree planting, protection and care; assisting local cooperators with volunteer recruitment and training; promoting urban forestry on the local level through various presentations, media releases, demonstrations, exhibits and publications; responding to requests for information from the general public. Duties also include working with local leaders, municipal tree managers, non-profits and arborists to provide seminars, workshops and other educational and networking opportunities. More information here. (0113)

Urban and Community Forester Position

The Texas Trees Foundation is seeking to fill it’s Urban & Community Forester position.  This is a full-time position that will assist and support urban forestry programs, projects and education outreach to advance urban forestry in North Texas through the Texas Trees Foundation. This position will coordinate and implement planting projects within a prescribed time frame and funding parameters and will implement and coordinate educational outreach opportunities.   To view the full job description click here or go to www.texastrees.org, for more information contact Matt Grubisich - matt@texastreesfoundation.org.  (0912)

Climber
The Woodlands/North Houston

Now hiring a skilled climber with three years of experience. Must be familiar with ANSI Standards, Certified Tree Worker, and bi-lingual a plus. Clean driving record and ability to obtain a CDL is needed. Please call Ed at 281.363.4663 or email ed.dolphin@yahoo.com for compensation details. (0812)

Production Arborist/Climber
San Marcos

National Industry Leader seeking experienced climber for production tree crew serving the San Marcos area. REQUIRED: One year or more experience as a climber and professional arborist. Valid Texas Driver's License with good driving record. Reliable transportation. Excellent attendance. Ability to perform labor-intensive work outdoors, year-round. Excellent work ethic, alertness and attention to safety. Willingness to continue education and learn new skills. Non-Smoking Workplace PREFERRED: High School Diploma, or equivalent; additional education a plus. CDL, or qualifications to obtain. Mechanical and troubleshooting skills. DUTIES: Work safely and efficiently in cooperation with crew as a team member engaging in all matters of residential and commercial tree care. Drive company trucks and operate Brush Grinders, Stump Grinders, Lifts, Trailers and other equipment. Safe operation of Chain Saws on and off the ground. Proficient in pruning skills and working safely aloft with rope and harness. Rigging for heavy removals. Working with Cranes. Care and Maintenance of Equipment. Compliance with company safety rules and attendance at meetings and training opportunities. BENEFITS: Medical, Dental, 401k, Holidays, Vacation, Thrift Savings, FLEX account. Advanced training and opportunities for professional development. Local Office under management of ISA Board-Certified Master Arborist. Contact Rhonda at 512-392-1089 or rmcpherson@bartlett.com (0812)

Lead Climber/Crew Foreman
San Marcos

Industry Leader in arboriculture seeking experienced Foreman for tree crew in the San Marcos area. REQUIRED: 4 years experience as arborist and climber. Valid TDL with good driving record and dependable transportation. CDL or ability to obtain. Leadership skills with high motivation for safety and productivity. Basic understanding of tree biology and culture. ISA Certification. High School Diploma, or equivalent. Drug test and physical.   PREFERRED: Some college; degree a plus. Aerial lift experience. Mechanical and troubleshooting skills BENEFITS: Medical, Dental, 401k, Holidays, Vacation, thrift savings, flexible spending account. Advanced training and opportunities for professional development. 105 yr old company. Local Office under management of ISA Board-Certified Master Arborist. Contact Rhonda at 512-392-1089 or rmcpherson@bartlett.com (0812)

Climber/Arborist
DFW

Looking for climber/arborist to work on a team doing tree pruning and tree removal. Possible foreman position for the right person. Must have a valid DL  but a CDL is a plus. ISA certification also a plus. Must have 3 years experience climbing. Benefits include medical and dental insurance, paid vacation, paid holidays and retirement plan. Call 817-386-6200 or e-mail to gjennings@arbormasters.com  (0812)

Forestry Technician

Austin

City of Austin has the following position: Forestry Technician, Department: Parks & Recreation, Posting Number: COA069857. If you are interested in applying for this position, you can apply for the position on our employment site at: https://www.austincityjobs.org/postings/32915 (0712)

Foreman Tree Climber

Corpus Christi
Estate Tree Service well established  in Corpus Christi is looking for climber/forman with 3 years of experience and clean driving record. Pay will depend on skill and experience level. Call 361-884-3349 or email at etsjsn1@gmail.com (0712)
 Landscape Services Supervisor - Supervisor of Urban Forestry

UT Austin
University of Texas, Austin. To plan, administer, and direct all functions, and provide for the efficient organization and operation of all phases, of the Campus Urban Forestry Program, Campus Tree Inventory, and maintenance of the Tree Campus USA accreditation. https://utdirect.utexas.edu/apps/hr/jobs/nlogon/120702015420 (0712)
Community Forest Supervisor

Santa Monica, CA
City of Santa Monica, California. Supervises the tree management activities in the Community Forest Operations section of the Public Landscape Division. Coordinates the City’s urban tree management program .You can find the job announcement at www.smgov.net – look on the Human Resources page and find Employment. Walter.Warriner@SMGOV.NET (0712)
Park and Streetscape Development Coordinator

Sugar Land

The City of Sugar Land is seeking a Park and Streetscape Development Coordinator to ensure the Parks and Recreation Department’s development objectives are achieved with attention given to detail, cost effectiveness and timeliness. The following is an overview of duties and responsibilities which will include the coordination of the Parks and Streetscape development projects, assisting in plan review, construction observation, cost estimating, scheduling, research, report and grant writing, plan and specification cataloging, customer service correspondence, bidding and contract administration, and volunteer coordination. The position is classified as a Grade 17, starting at $42,994, depending on qualifications. The first review of applications will begin July 16, 2012. This position will remain open until filled. Applications must be completed and can be obtained at City Hall, 8-5, M-F or online at www.sugarlandtx.gov. Candidates may mail their applications along with salary expectations to: CITY OF SUGAR LAND, Attn: HR Dept., P.O. Box 110, Sugar Land, TX 77487-0110, or fax: (281) 275-2712.    0712

Plant Health Care Technician

Austin

Austin Tree Experts is hiring a certified arborist (or related college degree). Primary role will be PHC technician; some sales, assessment and inventory duties are involved. Salary position with benefits. Pay commensurate with experience. Climbing experience preferred but not required. Contact Keith Brown at (512) 565-7164 or keith@AustinTreeExperts.com.    0612

TreeFolks Program Manager

Austin

TreeFolks is seeking a Program Manager and offering a temporary position.  This position may develop into a full time, permanent position with benefits available if the temporary candidate meets or exceeds expectations and if an opportunity exists within the company.  The Program Manager will manage the CityShade and Education & Outreach programs.  The CityShade program partners with municipal, non-profit and community organizations to engage the public in urban forestry projects in their community.  The Program Manager will be the face of community tree planting & tree care projects and will support TreeFolks’ mission by educating the public, inspiring stewardship, and supporting partnerships.  This position produces thorough, well researched work in a timely manner, understands the value of community partnerships and reports to the Executive Director.  Expertise in urban forestry, arboriculture or a closely related field, professional and courteous communication, attention to detail, and project management skills are essential elements of this position. Click here for the announcement. (512) 443-LEAF  www.treefolks.org    0612

Tree Climber/Worker

McKinney

Heritage Tree Service of Texas is looking for an experienced tree climber to work in North Dallas area.  Applicants must demonstrate safe and efficient tree climbing skills and appropriate tree trimming and rigging experience.  Valid driver’s license and clean background required.  Compensation will vary according to experience and skill level and will include valuable training and certifications.  Heritage Tree Service of Texas is a comprehensive tree care company based in McKinney, TX.  Please call 214-245-4519 or e-mail heritagetrees@att.net if interested.   0612

Foreman/Climber

Amarillo

Open Position: Foreman must have 2 years climbing experience (with references). Must have or be willing to get ISA Certification.  Climber: must have two years climbing experience, verifiable, and a valid driver’s license and be willing to get CDL. Pay will vary with experience and skill level, please call or e-mail if interested.  Company: Amarillo Arborlogical, Inc.  Located in Amarillo Texas is a growing company that is an exciting place to work.  (See our website for more details, www.amarilloarbor.com)  Email ben@amarilloarbor.com or call 806.354.6733    0512

Climber Seeking a climber, must have two years climbing experience,  and a valid driver’s license and be willing to get CDL. Please e-mail if interested to j.peten@texastreetamers.com  
Jeannette Peten 512.294.5836      0512
Sales Arborist/
Plant Health Specialist

Austin

Seeking an experienced sales arborist /Plant Health Specialist for Austin MSA area. Texas Tree Tamers is a growing company that is  recognized for providing superior services.  . We provide residential and commercial customers with high quality tree pruning and  plant health care.   Email resume to j.peten@texastreetamers.com or call Jeannette Peten 512.294.5836       0512

Gardener/Property Manager

San Antonio

Duties include, but are not limited to: Plan annual and monthly landscape schedule for 10 acre parkland. Supervise and work with one to two other gardeners. Operate and maintain landscape equipment and power tools, including mowers, trimmers, blowers, chainsaws, hedge trimmers. San Antonio area. Contact Sofia Trevino at 210-507-5202 sofia@oakcourt.net    0512

Arborist/
Salesperson

Dallas

We are currently seeking an experienced sales arborist for a premier Park Cities - Dallas territory. Moore Tree is a nationally recognized provider of superior arboriculture services. We provide residential and commercial customers with high quality, cutting edge tree care, plant health care, and lawn care services. Join our dedicated and highly skilled team of professionals today! Contact Marissa Carreon at 214-350-8350. www.lamberts.net     0512

Certified Arborist

Ft. Worth

Total Environment, Inc. a well established Design-Build-Maintain Company based in Oklahoma City, is interviewing for a Certified Arborist who is ISA licensed with at least 3 years experience to work in the Ft. Worth Area. Applicants must have an excellent working knowledge of trees and maintenance practices, tree pruning equipment and safety, ability to properly diagnose diseases and pests of trees, provide estimates and possess great customer service skills. Excellent driving record and background is imperative. Compensation is based on experience with benefits as part of the package. Please contact linda.horn@totalinc.com to set up an appointment.     0512

Certified Arborist

Dallas

Dallas Tree Surgeons is looking for a Certified Arborist. The position begins immediately and is part/ full time. Compensation is a combination of  hourly rate with a sales commission that varies based on experience. The position includes consulting with customers, disease diagnosis and sales of tree work and treatment. www.dallastreesurgeons.com, office@dallastreesurgeons.com, 214-402-1140 or 972-633-5462.    0412

Dallas Area

DFW

ARBORIST We are seeking an experienced arborist with a proven sales record. BS in Urban Forestry or related field preferred.  ISA Certification preferred, or must be in progress.  Skills/ areas of interest, preferred but not required to apply: plant health care and management, diagnostics, soil biology, and organic approach.  Work with existing clients and new inquiries for tree care in the residential and light commercial markets. Computer knowledge and facility in Microsoft-based programs.  Salary + bonus, vacation, other benefits.

TREE CARE CREW LEADERS - Minimum of three years experience as a tree climber, with one or more years of demonstrated leadership skills in a foreman position.  Bilingual a must to be an effective communicator.  Conscientious and attentive to details.  Pride in workmanship and skills.  Salary commensurate with experience. 

DFW area location/ Love Field - Preservation Tree Services, Inc., a progressive, science-based, community-minded, professional company providing the highest quality in comprehensive tree care and unsurpassed customer service. 

Please send Applications by email to pp@preservationtree.com or call 214 528-2266 and speak with Pauline Glenn-Perry.    You may also visit www.preservationtree.com to learn more about Preservation Tree. EOE 0312

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