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City of Cerritos seeks Tree Trimmer I

9/15/2017 - Cerritos, Ca

SALARY RANGE:  $3,607 - $4,425 Per Month
FINAL FILING DATE:  Open Until Filled

THE POSITION:  Under close supervision, perform a variety of skilled and semi-skilled work in the maintenance of trees in parks, street medians and other designated areas; operate and maintain mechanized equipment and perform related work as required.

Job Characteristic:  May work a varying schedule of hours which may include early mornings, nights, weekends and holidays.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
-Trim street trees.
-Assist in the mixing of insecticides; spray trees and shrubs.
-Replace dead trees; assist in the mass planting of new street trees.
-Water street trees as needed.
-Stake and re-tie street trees as needed.
-May be assigned to operate small equipment and mechanized hand tools.
-Remove weeds and trash from roadside areas.
-Perform other "housekeeping" duties as may be assigned.

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS:
Knowledge of:
-The methods, materials, and equipment used in trimming and caring for trees and shrubs.
-Methods of rigging such as ropes, lines, tackle, and guy wires and various knots used for rigging.
-Trees, growing patterns and diseases, pesticides and herbicides and proper application.
-Trees, tree trimming, planting and spraying.
-Safe work practices.
Ability to:
-Read, write and carry out oral and written directions.
-Make occasional reports and keep simple records.
-Assist in the operation of spray equipment, chainsaw, chipper and various other pieces of tree trimming equipment.
-Make proper cuts to drop limbs and remove trees.
-Climb trees with ropes and saddles.
-Maintain cooperative working relationships.
-Make minor repairs to tree trimming equipment desirable.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: When work is performed on site, there is full exposure to the elements.  The incumbent drives a vehicle on City business and may stand and walk on uneven and slippery surfaces.  The incumbent climbs trees and ladders, kneels, bends, crouches, twists, crawls, pushes and pulls, reaches, grasps and lifts items weighing up to 50 pounds.  The incumbent may work above shoulder level with power and/or hand tools weighing up to 25 pounds and may be exposed to pesticides, dust, electrical and mechanical hazards, extreme vibration and noise.  The Tree Trimmer I must be able to meet the physical requirements of the class and have mobility, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties to be performed.

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:  Any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge and abilities.  A typical way to obtain these would be:  education equivalent to high school graduation and one year apprentice-level experience in tree care and maintenance or related field.

A valid California driver’s license is required.  A valid California Class B driver's license is required by the end of the incumbent's probation.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Applications are available through the Personnel Division, City Hall, Bloomfield Avenue at 183rd Street, Cerritos, CA 90703. You may also download an application from the City’s web site at www.cerritos.us. Completed applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date.  Resumes/facsimiles are not accepted in lieu of an official City application. City is not responsible for timing of delivery by Postal Service or other carriers. All applications will be reviewed in detail.  Applicants possessing the most desired qualifications will be invited to participate in an oral exam. City appointments are contingent upon successful completion of a records check, physical exam and verification of United States citizenship or legal authorization to be employed.


American Arborists seeks Skilled Arborist

9/13/2017 - Sierra Nevada

Looking for highly capable professionals to grow with our rapidly growing business!   Come experience the Sierra Nevada's, once you make this place your home you will never want to leave.   

Qualifications: Experienced Climbers should possess the following skills:
Tree Climbing with use of harness and climbing line
Pruning and removing of trees on residential and commercial properties (according to industry standards)
Knot tying knowledge and ability to safely apply safe and efficient rigging techniques.
Safe chainsaw operation and maintenance
Experience using mobile aerial platforms, cranes, chippers, skid steers, stump grinders, 
Tree ID of common species
Basic knowledge of tree health
Practice of ANSI z133.1 and best best pruninig practices.  general safety industry guidelines and use of PPE (Protective Personal Equipment) is required.

If you have no experience and want to apply to our Apprentice Program, you're a good fit if you posses the following:
A fast learner
Have a great work ethic
Able to lift his/her own body weight
Agile and well-balanced
Able to work in hot/cold/wet weather conditions
Not afraid of spiders (a little fear is okay)
Not afraid of heights
Want a long-term career in a great company

Compensation:
$16 - $27, DOE plus Bonus, Healthcare, 401K, Vacation

Benefits: American Arborists offers a fast growing environment where employees have the chance to rapidly advance their careers. We offer the following benefits:
Health Insurance: medical, dental, vision, life
401(K) retirement plan with 3.5% company contribution match
Paid Holidays
Paid Personal Days
Education, memberships,and certification reimbursements
Company Cell Phone and Tablet

Additional information: In our 1-Year Apprentice Program you will be fast tracked to becoming a great climber and trained to be a Certified Arborist, Certified Tree Worker, and any other Certifications that may be relevant. Compensation will be based on experience. We offer top pay with opportunities to achieve bonuses and commissions. Employees are encouraged to learn the skills of the trade and advance in skill and knowledge on a weekly basis. We are looking for candidates that can progress into sales and administrative positions within the company.

Please reply by e-mail taylor@americanarborists.net with a cover letter, resume and list of references. Your cover letter should describe how your specific background and skill-set make you a good long-term fit for this position.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $40,000.00 to $70,000.00 /year


Integrity Tree Service Seeks Plant Health Care Technician

9/8/2017 - Phoenix, AZ

Title: Plant Health Care (PHC) Technician/Licensed Spray Tech

Reports to: PHC Director and Sales Representatives

Qualifications:
Licensing – Compliance with all government and industry licensing requirements.
Communication – Ability to communicate in English with customers and employees to effectively and safely perform job responsibilities.
Operation and Control – Ability to use vehicles, equipment and tools in a responsible and safe manner to minimize risk of personal injury and reduce repair and maintenance costs.
Physical Demands – Ability to regularly lift and move up to 75 pounds. Ability to perform all job duties in varying weather conditions including extreme heat.

Requirements:
First 90 days: Acquire OPM license to apply pesticides - Licensed applicator with the Office of Pest Management -Turf and Ornamental, Right of Way.
Become knowledgeable in tree, pests and disease identification.
Second 90 days: Become Certified in Sustainable Landscape Management (SLM) with the Arizona Landscape Contractors Association (ALCA).  Within 1 year: Become a TCIA Certified Plant Health Care Technician

Primary Function: The PHC Technician serves as member of the PHC Department with the primary responsibility of applying chemicals for disease and insect control using the most environmentally sustainable products and application methods possible. Other duties include root collar examinations and fertilization plus supervision of other PHC Technicians and Trainees.

Responsibilities: Performs all required spray services in support of specific PHC assignments as directed by the Plant Health Care Director or Sales Representative.

PHC Technicians need to demonstrate ability to:
- Follow work order instructions carefully and consistently
- Use clear handwriting and documentation
- Perform all required PHC duties including administration, scheduling, inspections, sampling, treatments, inventories, equipment maintenance, record keeping and customer relations
- Follow all safety procedures to store, mix, transport, apply and dispose of chemicals in compliance with government and industry regulations
- Understand and adhere to label directives on each product
- Work efficiently alone and with others
- Maintain clean driving record

For more information contact:
Office 602 788-0005
Fax 602 788-0006

www.itreeservice.com
information@itreeservice.com 


Tree Care Inc. Seeks Tree Climber/Ground Workers

9/5/2017 - Rancho Cordova, CA

Tree Care Incorporated is a full spectrum professional company providing the highest quality of services to thousands of residential, commercial, and governmental clients throughout Sacramento and surrounding counties.  We are currently hiring full time experienced tree climbers and/or ground workers; we are also willing to train the right candidate.Qualified candidates must have knowledge of the industry, a strong work ethic, be safety minded, and possess the willingness to work as a team player.

-Must have clean California DMV
-Benefits available after introductory period
-Competitive Pay - based on experience

To Apply: Download an application at our website www.treecareinc.biz and fax back to (916) 852-9585 - OR - Visit our office at 11353 Sunrise Gold Cir, Ste I, Rancho Cordova, Ca 95742 between 8am and 3pm Monday-Friday

 Qualified candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview


City of Sacramento Seeks Arborist/Urban Forester

8/28/2017 - Sacramento, CA

SALARY:  $26.57 - $37.54 Hourly
FINAL FILING DATE:  09/26/17 – 5:00 p.m. PST
EXAM:  #017001-17
LOCATION:  Sacramento, CA
JOB TYPE:  Full Time  
EPARTMENT:  City of Sacramento- Public Works

DEFINITION
This classification serves as a specialist in the area of tree planting and maintenance.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 
Depending upon assignment, duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: 

-Devises methods of detection, eradication and control of insects and disease
-Estimates labor and material costs for work to be performed.
-Plans and may oversee the work of employees in tree planting, removal, and maintenance.
-Requisitions and maintains records of materials, supplies, and equipment.

QUALIFICATIONS 
For complete job information and application details visit our website at www.cityofsacramento.org

SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS:
Driver License:
Possession of a valid California Class C Driver License is required at the time of appointment. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to physical disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

SELECTION PROCEDURE
Please note, the City of Sacramento’s preferred method of communication with applicants is via email. As such, please ensure you verify the email address on your application and check your email frequently, including spam and junk folders.

All applicants must complete and submit online a City of Sacramento employment application by the final filing deadline- 5:00 pm on Tuesday, September, 26, 2017.

ONLY ONLINE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED
http://portal.cityofsacramento.org/HR


City of Santa Rosa Seeks Senior Maintenance Worker

8/25/2017 - Santa Rosa, CA

THE POSITION:
The City of Santa Rosa seeks experienced applicants motivated to provide quality
customer service as Senior Maintenance Workers - Recreation and Parks!
Senior Maintenance Workers in Recreation and Parks provide lead oversight for a crew and
participate in the installation, construction, repair, maintenance, and landscaping of City-owned
parks, trees, median strips, open space and related facilities. The Recreation and Parks
Department maintains over 1,000 acres of community, neighborhood, and open space parks
and are caretakers of public building and plaza landscape areas.

 Some Recreation and Parks Senior Maintenance Workers function as lead workers on field crews,
planning, assigning, supervising and checking work done. In some instances, a Recreation and
Parks Senior Maintenance Worker may work alone, having responsibility for the full range of
maintenance work at an assigned site. In still other instances, the Senior Maintenance
Worker may apply unique expertise in a trades-related field such as a certified arborist, irrigation
technician, or playground safety inspector.

Senior Maintenance Workers may be assigned work related to different operational areas as
needed, such as performing tree work, commercial irrigation work, landscape maintenance,
specialized park maintenance and preparation of park amenities.

Following is a summary of essential duties and qualifications; not a full job description. The full job
description is HERE.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Following are EXAMPLES of essential duties and responsibilities of Senior Maintenance
Workers in Recreation and Parks. The examples do not cover all duties which may be
assigned:
receive written and oral work assignments from supervisor and assist in determining
necessary equipment, personnel and material needs;
schedule routine maintenance and daily work and assist supervisors in establishing
maintenance priorities;
prepare and distribute work orders and delegate tasks;
determine best way to set up job sites and safety procedures;
obtain and set up equipment, tools and materials needed;
supervise work, monitor safety procedures, and report on work completed and in progress;
train new employees in the operation of equipment and safety practices;
anticipate, troubleshoot, diagnose and solve problems;
re-adjust priorities and reallocate resources to deal with unexpected problems or emergencies;


The Groves Seeks Certified Arborist

8/10/2017 - Sacramento, CA

The Grove is a full service tree company servicing commercial and residential clients in the greater Sacramento region.  The Grove is also a division of Carson Landscape Industries who has been serving Commercial and Residential clients since 1975. 

We are currently seeking an Arborist who holds a current arborist license.

Duties Include

Daily sales and proposals
Tree assessments
Arborist reports
Process work orders
Required

Arborist Certification
Five years of experience in tree industry
Strong communication skills
Motivated, self-starter and highly organized
Ability to meet deadlines


Benefits include

Medical & Dental, the first of the month following 30 days employment
401k upon eligibility

To apply email your resume to Recruiting@carson1975.com 


The Grove Seeks Tree Climber

8/10/2017 - Sacramento, CA

The Grove Total Tree Care is seeking a full time, experienced Climber with a valid Class B license. The Grove is a division of Carson Landscape Industries, which has been serving the greater Sacramento area since 1975. We are a diverse company servicing all facets of landscape for commercial and residential clients alike.  

Desired Skill Set: 
Class B license with clean record
Documented work experience
Pruning/trimming/removal experience
Equipment experience
Plant/tree identification is a plus
Must be committed to safety and quality tree care practices
Well organized and able to work independently
Able to meet a fast paced production schedule while working within a budget
Able to effectively communicate with employees and customers in the field

Pay is dependent on experience. Medical, Dental and 401K is available. 

Email your resume to Recruiting@carson1975.com 

No Phone Calls Please! If emailing your resume please copy and paste it into the body of your email. If you do not follow these instructions you will not be considered for the position.


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!