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Green Horizons Seeks Tree Trimmers

6/22/2017 - Escondido, CA

IMMEDIATE OPENINGS - Full service landscape and maintenance company in business for over 30 years looking for EXPERIENCED TREE TRIMMERS to join our growing team in the tree division. Qualified applicants must have a minimum of 2 years in climbing.

Valid drivers license class C 
Work site safety a must 
Drug free work place. 
Cable, brace, guy trees and branches 
Able to safely use power equipment including chain saws and chippers 
Experience with aerial lifts a plus 
having your own climbing gear a plus 

Good work ethic, experienced team player need apply. Call Hugo or Gilberto at 760-745-1776 or apply in person.

Green Horizons
Landscape & Maintenance, Inc.
1530 Industrial Ave.
Escondido, CA 92029

Friends of the Urban Forest seeks Community Tree Planting Manager

6/13/2017 - San Francisco, CA

Community Tree Planting Manager

Position Summary
The Community Tree Planting Manager is primarily responsible for the implementation of FUF’s Community Tree Planting Program. The Community Planting Manager coordinates with property owners, public agencies and vendors to plan & implement community planting projects.

 This position requires a background in arboriculture or horticulture and strong organizational skills. Planting Managers work closely with staff, community members, community groups, government departments or agencies, vendors and FUF volunteers. This position reports to the Program Director.

Planting Manager Duties and Responsibilities:
Surveys neighborhood to determine site suitability, above and underground utility location, tree species, tree basin readiness and specific neighborhood context.
Conducts community meetings for planting groups to explain FUF’s planting process, property owner responsibilities, and schedule.
Coordinates with Public Works’ Bureau of Urban Forestry on tree locations, existing conditions and tree species as needed.
Communicates with all involved project members.
Notifies Underground Service Alert for all new trees as needed.
Approves tree locations and marks sidewalks for cutting as needed, observing USA markings and all city guidelines.
Coordinates tree species selection, contractors, and material orders necessary to complete planting projects.
Collects and tracks all income and ensures that all project invoices for expenses are approved for payment upon receipt and forwarded to the bookkeeper.
Collects all necessary completed forms and ensures that all required permits and required paperwork is completed prior to proceeding with any property alteration.
Updates and maintains the FUF database with each planting site and tree planted.
Coordinates with the Volunteer Coordinator to ensure adequate volunteer coverage on workdays.
Schedules and supervises FUF Planting Leaders for planting events and provides feedback on planting and leadership skills.
Coordinates and supervises workdays including map preparation, ensures a safe work environment, and educates and supervises volunteers.
Conducts 2-month surveys on all trees planted, and performs necessary tree care including re-tying, re-staking and sometimes replanting.
Completes Project Reports in a timely fashion, providing complete and accurate information on accounting and the project narrative, enabling others to invoice and report to funders.

Additional Information:
Maintains and tracks materials and trees in inventory and provides accurate records as needed.
Maintains tools in clean working order.
Maintains FUF truck in clean working order.
Maintains shed in clean working order.

Other Duties:
Using design software, creates and updates maps, graphics, spreadsheets and other documents as needed.
Keeps up-to-date with all correspondence.
Updates database with property owner contact information, planted tree data and other data as needed.
Assists in the planning of, attends and participates in FUF special events.
Attends neighborhood meetings and special events to promote the value of trees and FUF’s mission.


40 hours per week including some evening and weekend events.

Bachelor’s Degree in Forestry preferred.
A background in urban forestry, arboriculture or horticulture.
Strong organizational and communication skills.
ISA Arborist Certification or attained within a reasonable amount of time and maintained through ISA or other educational opportunities.
A valid CA driver’s license with a clean driving record and valid vehicle insurance if driving personal car for work.
Applicant must submit to a record check & fingerprinting per California Penal Code section 11105.3 as it relates to their work with minors in the Youth Tree Care Program.
The ability to lift 40 lbs.

$41,000 – $45,000, depending on experience.
Full-time permanent exempt position, with benefits.

Interested candidates: please email a cover letter and resume to .

Western ECI Seeks Distribution Field Supervisor

6/9/2017 - North Coast-Sonoma, CA

Western ECI is currently accepting candidates for the position of Field Supervisor in our North Coast, Pacific Gas & Electric contract territory.

Oversee local inspection services, ensuring compliance with program requirements, contract specifications, work quality and production goals and client directives
• Provide direct supervision, communication, and monitor work quality and production rates of field personnel
• Assess, coach and support field staff to fulfill their duties and job expectations and implement Western ECI’s policies and procedures as defined in the Employee Handbook
• Assess overall performance and ongoing development needs of field personnel to assist with performance reviews
• Coordinate personnel with Project Manager to balance schedule and work generation
• Conduct Western ECI’s internal Quality Control Audits

Desired Skills/Qualifications:
• Successful employment as a Consulting Utility Forester for one to two years
• Demonstrated knowledge of utility vegetation management work practices and proper arboricultural techniques
• ISA certified / Utility Specialist Certification desired
• Available for occasional overnight travel
• Proficient in common computer word processing and spreadsheet applications
• Possess independent decision making skills and exercise sound judgment
• Demonstrated public relations and investigative skills; Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to represent Western ECI in a professional and positive manner
• Ability to prioritize workload and multi-task

Deadline for application is: Monday, June 12th, 2017 by close of business day

For more information and to apply for the job Field Supervisor

Evergreen Tree Care Seeks Groundman

6/9/2017 - Concord, CA

Position requires the ability to keep and maintain a valid driver's license,  cooperate and communicate with other crew members in a team environment, and be able to understand and follow oral and written instructions in English.  

We offer competitive wages and steady year round work.  Wages based on experience.  (Entry level starting pay $15). Benefits after introductory period. Sick & Vacation pay, health and dental coverage, Simple IRA plan.

Email your contact information, job experience and/or resume to or call Evergreen Tree Care 925-825-8165

City of Burbank Seeks Tree Trimmer Helper

6/8/2017 - Burbank, CA

Definition of the position: Under direct supervision, to trim, prune, plant and perform basic tree maintenance; remove trees on municipal properties; and perform related work as required.

Essential Functions of the position:
Trims, prunes and maintains trees on municipal properties working from the ground, and may use aerial devises, ropes and saddles for training purposes; use small and large power equipment and hand tools to cut and trim trees; plants, remove, irrigates, cultivates, applies pesticides and fertilizes trees and shrubs; makes immediate minor repairs to damaged irrigation systems; may be required to drive a light or heavy-duty truck and/or operate a crane truck; operates stump remover, root cutters, crane truck, brush chippers and skip loader and attachments; ensures safety of property and persons by placing warning devices and other safety apparatus at job sites; may cut and remove concrete; may be required to perform additional including, but not limited to, landscape maintenance of parks and other municipal properties; drives on City business.

For more information about the job and minimum qualifications for the position: Tree Trimmer Helper

Last date to apply online at: Friday, June 16, 2017 by 5:00 PM PST

Singh Group Seeks Tree Trimmer

6/6/2017 - Phoenix, AZ

Immediate Opening for Experienced Tree Trimmer in Arizona

We have a 5 year contract and are in need of an experienced tree trimmer immediately.  Pay rate based on experience.  This is a traveling job.  Home base will be Phoenix but crew will travel out of town most of the time.  Hotel and meals will be paid for. You will work with two other persons (crew of 3).  
Work Schedule: will be a 4 day 10 hour work week (typically Monday to Thursday).
You will be required to complete and pass a security background clearance
Line clearance experience a plus

Send resume to or call 760-213-5462

City of Menlo Park seeks Senior Maintenance Worker – Trees

4/25/2017 - Menlo Park, CA

City of Menlo Park seeks Senior Maintenance Worker – Trees

Senior Maintenance Worker – Trees
Salary: $67,947 - $81,808 annually
Location: Menlo Park, CA
Job Type: Full Time
Department: Public Works

The Senior Maintenance Worker regularly works on tasks that are varied and complex, requiring considerable discretion and independent judgment. Positions in this classification rely on experience and judgment to ensure the efficient and effective functioning of the assigned section. The work involves problem-solving of unique issues or increasingly complex problems without precedent and/or structure. Assignments are given with general guidelines and incumbents are responsible for establishing objectives, timelines, and methods to deliver work products.

Knowledge of:
Operation and maintenance of a variety of hand and power tools, vehicles and equipment
Safety equipment and practices related to the work
Mastery of basic tree climbing techniques and equipment including familiarity with progressive techniques and interest in ongoing developments
English usage, spelling, vocabulary, grammar and punctuation
Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors and City staff
Principles, practices, tools and materials for maintaining trees
Various types of common ornamental and native tree species
Types of tree diseases and insect pests
Principles and practices of preventing, treating, and eradicating plant diseases and pests; the use and application of insecticides and fungicides
Best management practices of tree support systems including cabling, bracing, guying and propping
Best management practices of tree planting
Electrical hazards awareness program
Ability to:
Train others in proper and safe work procedures
Safely and effectively use and operate hand tools, mechanical equipment, power tools, and equipment required for the work; perform routine equipment maintenance
Safely and effectively climb trees to perform tree maintenance
Perform complex pruning, rigging and removal of trees in a variety of different environments
Maintain accurate logs, records, and basic written records of work performed
Follow department policies and procedures related to assigned duties
Give, as well as understand and follow, oral and written instructions
Organize own work, set priorities and meet critical time deadlines
Cooperatively and effectively work with other crew members in a team environment
Use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy, and procedural guidelines
Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work

Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:
Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth (12th) grade
Three (3) years of skilled maintenance program experience in trees, of which one (1) should be in a lead capacity

Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Class B license within six (6) months of employment with appropriate endorsements.
Possession of a Certified Tree worker’s Certificate.
Possession of Arborist certificate issued by the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) is desirable.
Possession of Qualified Applicator License (QAL) by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) is desirable

May be required to be on-call and to work various shifts or emergencies on evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.

For more information on the job opening and how to apply visit:

Cagwin and Dorward seek Tree Care Managers and Trainees

7/28/2016 - Northern California

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.
We value learning, respect, integrity, commitment, accountability, leadership, honor, courage and results. If you learn quickly, take initiative, are very organized, and have commitment, this may be the right opportunity for you.
Benefit Package includes Health insurance, Paid holidays, Paid vacation, 401(k) plan

We are hiring for multiple tree care positions in several cities. Qualifications you should have include:
- Possess and utilize good interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate with customers, employees and management.
- Must be able to read and write English.
- Must possess a valid California driver's license with a driving record acceptable to the Company's insurance carrier.
- Previous and verifiable experience with a tree care company.

Check out our opportunities below. For all other tree care openings, visit:

1. Tree Care Manager
The Tree Care Manager manages and sells tree care work under the direct supervision of the Tree Care Department Manager.
- 2 year's sales and management experience
- Must be competent in basic computer skills utilizing Microsoft Windows and Office.
- Bachelor's degree in related field or comparable work related experience.
- Hold and maintain Certified Arborist License.
- Livermore:
- Rohnert Park:
- Union City:

2. Tree Care Manager Trainee
The Tree Care Management Training program is designed to prepare candidates for tree care management positions through on-the-job experience of job duties. 
The Tree Care Management Training program lasts between 6-12 months, after which you may be promoted to a Tree Care Manager.
- Successfully pass all company training (certification) requirements of this position and of the direct report personnel.
- Hold and maintain Certified Arborist License.
- Novato:
- Rohnert Park: