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Los Angeles Beautification Team seeks Urban Forestry Program Crew Leader


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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Our mission is: “To improve the quality of life in Los Angeles by empowering residents to change their environment for the better.” We achieve this through environmental improvement efforts, job training for at risk youth and environmental education for youth and communities.
We are seeking individuals who share our passion and are driven to improve themselves and the communities we serve. If you are looking for an opportunity to use your skills to improve the environment of Los Angeles and support our mission, we would like to meet you.

Urban Forestry Program Crew Leader
Salary: TBD hourly, DOE

Summary: The Urban Forestry Program Crew Leader position will require field and office work supporting the efforts of Los Angeles Beautification Team’s urban forestry programs. Certification as an ISA Arborist is required. Dependability and quality of work will be emphasized. The hours will be 7:00 am to 3:30 pm, with Saturday shifts required.

Duties / Responsibilities:
Ensure effective implementation of urban forestry related work by:

  • Ensure proper safety measures are followed by volunteers and staff at all times.
  • Ensure work is completed to International Society of Arboriculture and City of Los Angeles standards including planting and maintaining trees, supervising staff, site assessments and surveying.
  • Performing regular assessments of tree planting and maintenance work;
  • Participate in community volunteer events;
  • Supervising volunteers to create a positive volunteer experience;
  • Attend meetings and trainings; and
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements / Qualifications (All applicants MUST meet the minimum qualifications):

  • A valid Class C California Driver License, access to personal automobile, driving record clearance and proof of auto insurance;
  • At least 1 year of paid work experience in landscaping, tree planting, or related work, and
  • Experience in supervising work crews.

Los Angeles Beautification Team
1741 N. Cherokee Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028
www.hbteam.org
Contact Armand Shirinian at (323) 962-2163 for more infor
mation and to apply.

City of Oakland seeks Tree Supervisor I


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Are you interested in planning and supervising an urban forestry program in a diverse and dynamic city? If you enjoy being outdoors, interacting with the public, and working for the benefit of the community, the Tree Supervisor I position with the City of Oakland may be the right opportunity for you.

The City of Oakland is currently recruiting to fill one Tree Supervisor I vacancy within the Oakland Public Works Department. The ideal candidate will be adept at modern arboricultural techniques and will be able to independently problem-solve and balance multiple priorities while serving as a leader and role model. In addition, the ideal candidate will be highly organized, computer proficient and will consistently demonstrate a high level of accountability.

Under general supervision in the Oakland Public Works Department, the Tree Supervisor I plans, organizes, directs and implements the maintenance, care and planting of trees in City parks and street areas; investigates and corrects hazardous tree conditions; ensures safe work practices through training and supervision; prepares daily and weekly work schedules and routes; supervises assigned staff; and performs related duties as assigned. This is a first level supervisory classification responsible for performing a variety of supervisory tasks involving tree maintenance and removal of tree hazards.

Minimum qualifications include possession of certification as a Certified Arborist by the International Society of Arborists and 4 years of experience working as an Arboriculturist, including two years of experience in rope and saddle tree climbing techniques. Requires equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade, plus eight college units in forestry, horticulture or botany and 6 units of supervisory courses OR a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in arboriculture, horticulture, forestry or botany may be substituted for two years of work experience. Must obtain a valid California Driver's License (Class B) during the probationary period and maintain it throughout duration of employment with the City of Oakland.

Final Filing Date:  August 31, 2018 at 11:59pm.

To apply, please visit the City of Oakland’s career page: http://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/oaklandca  

Please make sure to scan and attach your certification as a Certified Arborist to your on-line application. EOE

ICF seeks On-Call Certified Arborist


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 Working at ICF

 Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit http://www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

Certified Arborist On-Call
Sacramento, CA

ICF is currently looking for an On-Call Certified Arborist to support projects in our Sacramento Office.

About On-Call Employment with ICF
Given the seasonal or project-specific nature of our environmental work, ICF often hires environmental professionals as “On-Call” employees. On-Call employees are scheduled for work hours as they become available (we usually schedule work hours a few weeks ahead of time), and each on-call employee is free to accept or refuse the hours assigned to them in a given week. On-Call employees may work concurrent projects outside of their ICF assignment (as long as their outside work does not create a conflict of interest with the work they do for ICF).

Key Responsibilities
Conduct small to large-scale arborist surveys
Conduct construction oversight; including tree removal and pruning
Collect and synthesize data in the field
Maintain daily logs and photo records
Maintain close communication with project manager and co-workers
Maintain close communication with client representatives and contractors
Work alone or in groups; may direct the work of a small number of individuals in the field 

Basic Qualifications
Certified Arborist (International Society Arboriculture)
Strong knowledge of California native and ornamental trees; particularly species of the Sierra-  Nevada Range and foothills
Knowledge of California flora and taxonomy
Minimum of 3 years of experience conducting arborist surveys
Experience with performing construction oversight, particularly on tree removal/care projects
Familiarity with GPS mapping technology and use of iPads for data collection.
Willingness to travel and work out-of-town for extended periods of time (e.g., full work week)
Ability to walk on uneven and sometimes steep terrain in a variety of plant communities and landforms
Ability to carry up to 30 pounds of gear during field surveys
 
 To Learn More and Apply, Please Visit: www.icf.com/careers/jobs/R1801277

BrightView Landscape seeks Tree Climbers


 
Brighter futures start here.  Welcome to BrightView.  We’re a team of talented professionals, driven by results and relationships, and committed to taking care of each other, clients, and communities. 
 
BrightView was recently formed through the combination of landscape industry pioneers and leaders, Brickman and ValleyCrest.  This defining event united more than 140 years of experience, an extraordinary portfolio of high-profile projects and clients, and a vast, national network of expertise and innovation. As one and true to our name, we’re reinventing the industry while affording our 22,000+ team members access to the most comprehensive training, resources, benefits, mentorship, and opportunities for career advancement.
 
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.

We are currently hiring full-time Climbers in the following locations:
Gardena
Sylmar
Fontana

CLICK HERE to view full job description and to apply  
CLICK HERE for full listing of Hourly/Field positions
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Once you have completed the online application or have any questions please contact: 
Aissa Moya
aissa.moya@brightview.com
(714) 269-4942

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

San Francisco State University seeks Grounds Operation Manager


Grounds Operations Manager

San Francisco State is part of the CSU system, the nation's largest and most diverse system of higher education. SF State’s Total Compensation package is a commitment to Bridging Life's Transitions. SF State is committed to providing our employees with a comprehensive program that rewards efforts that are appreciated by your colleagues, students and the customers we serve. We offer a competitive compensation package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Pension, 401k, Healthcare Savings Account, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Vacation and Sick Leave as well as State Holidays and a dynamic Fee Waiver program, all geared towards the University's commitment to attract, motivate and retain our employees.

POSITION SUMMARY

Reporting to the AVP of Facilities Services (FS), the Grounds Operation Manager independently leads the Grounds Department team of up to approximately 20 FTE within Facilities Services. The incumbent will plan, organize and supervise all functions of campus facilities related to grounds, integrating sustainable and energy conservation approaches in the planning elements. The incumbent is responsible for and administers the unit’s operational budget and project-based allocations; is responsible for directing technical daily operations including landscape; sports field, and turf care, extensive display gardens, forest maintenance, development and management; all aspects of pest control within the campus grounds. Ground Maintenance

  • Maintaining the landscape of the property (both hardscape and soft cape), keeping it in pristine condition;
  • Develop and implement an ongoing Integrated Pest Management Plan (IPM).
  • Plan, schedule, routine planned maintenance, and other assigned work of the Grounds Department, including grass mowing, edging, weeding, pruning, planting, turf maintenance, leaf raking, maintain drainage and storm water detention swales, curbs, walkways, driveways, graveled areas.
  • Supervise, prioritize, set and enforce work standards, and inspect work in progress and upon completion for completeness and accuracy in keeping with organizational goals, priorities, and policies.
  • Manage maintenance, repair, and replacement needs of grounds equipment.

Operational Management

  • Coordinate Grounds Department activities and labor support with other departments, supervisors and contractors.
  • Timely and efficiently coordinating new projects with appropriate University business partners, accurately conveying plans and goals to the groundskeepers implementing them, and ensuring safe operations.
  • Use databases and scheduled meetings to identify, communicate and plan workload, including scheduling, implementation, and securing equipment and inventory needed for routine and event-specific tasks.
  • Manage departmental budgets including horticultural aspects of project budgets.

To be considered for this position and view a complete job description, please apply directly on SFSU’s career site, requisition 9829 (Title: Grounds Operation Manager (Administrator II) - Facilities Services): Click Here

WCA seeks Tree Care Professionals


West Coast Arborists, a union company and industry leader in tree maintenance, is hiring experienced Tree Care Professionals to work in various positions throughout California and the greater Phoenix, Arizona area.
Be part of the gold standard...
Looking for:
- Certified Tree Workers
- Certified Arborists
- Trimmers
- Foreman
- Supervisors
- Manager Training Coordinator

We offer:
- Prevailing Wages or better; dependent on experience
- Fringe Benefits~Full medical (Employee & Family)
- Vacation/Holiday pay, & Sick pay
- Pension/Annuity
- Dental Insurance~50/50
- Training & Certification opportunities
- Advancement & Growth potential
- Key Acheivement Incentives
- Commercial Class B Driver’s License-incentive is given
- Industry Certifications valued~incentive is given
- A valid California or Arizona Driver’s License with a clean driving record~required

Seize the opportunity; become a WCA Gold Team Member

Visit our website and apply online at www.wcainc.com or in person at: WCA, Inc.-Anaheim, Pheonix, Arizona, Riverside, Sacramento, San Diego, San Jose, Stockton, & Ventura
Contact: 1-800-521-3714

Integrity Tree Service seeks Tree Climbers


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!