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City of Folsom seeks Part-time Assistant to City Arborist

6/26/2015 - Folsom, CA

Part-time assistant to the Folsom City Arborist, Folsom, CA:   To review plans (trees, landscaping, photometrics and irrigation); identify, inspect tree(s) and issue tree pruning & removal tree permits, mitigation, work with public and City staff.  Required to be an ISA Certified Arborist, good local tree id skills, capable user of Windows/Excel/Outlook (and DOS for permits), report writing, email.  Must pass: drug, physical & fingerprint test with a clean DMV record and an active drivers license. NOT a tree pruning job.  A Municipal Arborist certification is helpful, but not required.

This job is for 999 hours maximum in 1-year period with flexible hours.

Apply via email to: Ken Menzer at:

North Valley Tree Service seeks Certified Arborist

6/23/2015 - Chico, CA

North Valley Tree Service in Chico, CA has an immediate opening for a full time Crew Manager/Estimator.  Applicant must have several years experience in the tree industry and basic computer skills.  Your background and references will be checked.  Great advancement opportunity for a crew leader.

Job duties are to provide estimates with detailed information regarding overall health of trees, the cost for tree work discussed with customer, to supervise crews for job accuracy and customer satisfaction.  Perform job site inspections to make sure crews are working in a safe, productive manner and complete jobs according to the details of the estimate.  Assist in daily/weekly scheduling of work and performs related duties as assigned.

E-mail resume to or fax to 530-893-9650.  Apply in person at

3882 Esplanade, Chico CA  95973

Davey seeks Data Base Management Specialist

6/17/2015 - Oakland, CA


Excellent communication skills for interaction with clients and their contractors; Ability to work well with others,  unsupervised at times, self motivated.  Good working knowledge of computer programs such as “Excel, Word and Access” preferred;.  Davey will provide training of job specific tasks needed for the position.  Experience in electric utility highly valuable but not necessary.

DUTIES:  Responsible for database entry and tracking projects via the databases; data sleuthing for quality control and generating reports.  Is required to have a full understanding of all the data collected and tabulate weekly reports for the management teams.  Additional responsibilities may include but not limited to, updating the CF-19s with the latest maps and software updates as well as taking on special tasks assigned by the ‘Mobile Device Specialist’.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  Full time hourly position.  Starting wage depends on qualifications and experience.  There will be a 6 month probationary period through a temporary agency before being hired on directly with Davey.  DRG offers competitive wages, excellent benefits and F/T positions include option to buy Company stock after 1 yr; Access to industry related training materials and Davey Extension Courses. Pre-employment Drug Screen and Social Security # verification required. The Davey Tree Expert Company and Davey Resource Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Davey is Employee Owned.

Contact--Send Resume and Cover to:          Refer to Oakland DMS Position

Travis Spencer     
Phone:    (510) 619-6031


Davey Seeks Quality Control Inspector

6/17/2015 - Various, CA

Opportunities in:

San Francisco and Stockton
Redding, CA

DUTIES:  Performing Quality Control Inspections on our clients said Pole Inspection & Treat contractors.  Work includes physically digging around the base of utility poles to verify all pole inspections and treatments have been correctly performed.  Overhead Load Evaluations may also be required at some locations.  Hiking to many of these locations is to be expected.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Experience in Pole Inspection & Treat / Overhead Load Evaluation / Pole Re-enforcement is preferred but not required.  Staying out of town during the week is to be expected.  Map reading ability is a must.  A good working knowledge of basic computer programs such as “Excel / Word and Outlook preferred; Davey will provide training of specific tasks needed for the position.  Experience in electric utility highly valuable but not necessary.

Contact--Send Resume and Cover to:          Refer to California T&T QCI Position

Travis Spencer      
Phone:    (510) 619-6031


Davey seeks Consulting Utility Forester

6/17/2015 - Various, CA

Opportunities in:

Bakersfield and Kern County
County of Napa-Marin
San Diego County
Central and Southern Mountain Areas

DUTIES:  Working with major electric utility system forestry needs, inspect and assess ROW for vegetation requiring pruning or removal to avoid conflicts with overhead conductors; Identify tree and brush control work and enter data into hand-held computer; Notify landowners of impending compliance or reliability work; Discuss and negotiate incompatible vegetation removals; Site, habitat and terrain assessment; Coordinating with Project Managers, Area Foresters, and Vegetation Crews.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Two or Four year degree in Forestry, Urban Forestry, Horticulture or related discipline; Ability to identify local tree species and knowledge of growth rates; ISA Certified Arborist a plus. Excellent communication skills; Ability to work and hike in rugged terrain and inclement weather; Working knowledge of computers; Ability to read and follow maps; Ability to work independently; Ability to drive and operate a 4x4 vehicle. Utility Right-of-Way Vegetation experience preferred. Electric utility experience a major plus. Specific task training provided. Leadership experience and a desire for career growth will be given a priority.

Contact--Send Resume and Cover to: 

Contact Name: Dawn Huntsinger

SRP seeks Utility Forester

6/16/2015 - Phoenix, AZ


BS in Forestry, arboriculture, or related field from an accredited college, university or equivalent. Three (3) year certification by the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) with Utility Specialist designation preferred. Five (5) years experience in vegetation management; three (3) years experience in utility operations; practical experience applying line clearing techniques and using line clearing tools/equipment to safely and effectively control vegetation near high voltage power lines. Possess knowledge of current regulatory requirements governing line clearing activities and related equipment.

Job Description:

Provides technical support for transmission and distribution line clearing maintenance by conducting field inspection audits of skilled line clearing crews, permitters, and special project contractors. Monitors contractor work performance on the use of proper tree pruning and removal techniques and compliance with safety, contract, and industry standards and requirements. Works with government and federal agencies for vegetation management compliance and assists in the creation of environmental compliance documents. Utilizes professional Forestry expertise to perform job function. Identifies electrical hazards relating to tree encroachments and investigates and resolves customer complaints.

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Cagwin and Dorward seeks Tree Care Manager Trainee

6/11/2015 - North Bay Area, CA

Title: Tree Care Manager Trainee

Organization Description: How would you like to be a part of a company that treats employees with dignity and respect? Cagwin and Dorward is a landscaping contractor that has built a culture around our values, collaboration and teamwork. We are a dynamic company that provides career opportunities combined with learning and growth. If you are looking for a long-term career, Cagwin might be the place for you!

Cagwin & Dorward is a full service landscape provider specializing in landscape maintenance, landscape construction, water management, and tree care for commercial, municipal and residential customers.

From 15 local service centers, we serve the greater San Francisco Bay Area from Santa Rosa in the north, to Monterey in the south and east to Sacramento.

The successful candidate will dispatch out of Rohnert Park.

We value learning, respect, integrity, commitment, accountability, leadership, honor, courage and results.

Job Description:                       

The Tree Care Management Training program is designed to prepare candidates for tree care management positions through on-the-job experience of job duties. If you learn quickly, take initiative, are very organized, and have commitment, this may be the right opportunity for you.

The Tree Care Management Training program lasts between 6-12 months, after which you may be promoted to a Tree Care Manager.

  • Learn to coordinate, supervise, assist and train crew members in tree care operations utilizing the Company's arboricultural practices and techniques. Train crews to work efficiently, within the allotted time budgeted for each account. Learn to monitor performance and conduct employee evaluations of crew members.
  • Learn to create and maintain an ongoing prospecting and lead generation system that includes meeting with and qualifying prospects, maintaining relationships and preparing bids.
  • Successfully pass all company training (certification) requirements of this position and of the direct report personnel, to be able to fill any working direct report position in the event of an absence.
  • Learn and submit site management reports as may be required. Respond to customer requests and telephone communications

To apply:                                      

To apply and see qualifications click on this link: Click here

City of Claremont seeks Community Services Director (Public Works)

6/10/2015 - Claremont, CA

Located 30 miles east of downtown Los Angeles on the lower slopes of the San Gabriel Mountains, Claremont is best known for its tree-lined streets, historic buildings, world renowned colleges, and award-winning school system.

The ideal candidate will be a confident manager with a straightforward and direct communication style who will feel comfortable and be visible in an engaged and involved community. The Community Services Director will be a team oriented professional with the vision and organizational experience to coordinate multiple departmental functions and maintain effective working relationships with the public.

The Community Services Department is responsible for managing and coordinating the work effort of three operating divisions: Maintenance, Solid Waste, and Motor Fleet. To deliver the high quality services necessary to fulfill the needs of the City Council and the citizens, the department has an annual operating budget of $15.4 million and 38 full-time employees encompassing all divisions. The Maintenance Division oversees all sewer, street, and sidewalk maintenance, public facilities maintenance, and maintaining the urban forest in the city. The Solid Waste Division is tasked with providing residential and commercial sanitation services including trash pick-up and recycling. Lastly, the Motor Fleet division is responsible for maintaining the City’s fleet and contracted fleet services; including Inland Valley Humane Society and Claremont Unified School District fleet. 

For additional details about the position and fill out an application, please visit the City of Claremont website to view the complete job description at

All applicants must complete the application online and attach a cover letter, resume, and salary history

Questions and inquiries may be directed to:

Colin Tudor

Assistant City Manager


Telephone: (909) 399-5466

Tip Top Arborists, Inc seeks Salesperson

6/2/2015 - Victorville/Lancaster, CA

Tip Top Arborists, Inc. in Lancaster, Ca. has an immediate opening for a full time Salesperson position in our Victorville/Lancaster District. Applicant must have a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in the tree care industry and a current driver’s license. A Certified Tree Worker or an I.S.A. Certified Arborists is preferred, but not required to submit application.  Company will assist in getting new hire certified as part of your benefits. Applicant must have basic computer skills. Background and references will be checked.

Job duties will include but are not limited to: Working in the Victorville area and assisting in the Lancaster district, meeting with customers and giving customers detailed information about the overall health of their trees, what the tree needs and the cost for the tree work discussed. You will supervise and watch over the crews to make sure it is to the Customer and Companies satisfaction. You will do job site inspections to make sure the crews are working in a safe and productive manner and that they stay on the scheduled amount of time given by you to complete the job.

Base pay + commission and benefits will be discussed during interview and will depend on the experience and knowledge of applicant. Starting pay is $35,000 + benefits.

Email resume to or Fax to 661-948-1790

To apply in person stop by 44107 Yucca Ave Lancaster, CA 93534

Arbor Age seeking Climber/Driver

5/18/2015 - San Diego, CA

Arbor Age Tree Service, Inc. is seeking a full-time, professional Climber / Driver with the ability to drive (& drag brush). We also have space for an on-call worker to help when needed. If you meet the Minimum Requirements, please call Chris at Office: (877) 906-8733 or Cell: (619) 977-5311 – OR - e-mail him at

See the full job description here.

Tropical Tree Care seeks Certified Arborist or Tree Worker

5/8/2015 - Kona, HI

Expanding tree service in Kona, Hawaii is looking for an experienced Arborist, Certified Tree Worker or Climber to serve as a working foreman of a tree care crew.

See the full job description here.