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Disney seeks Tree Worker - Pruner

Job ID: 998261BR
Location: Anaheim, California, United States
Business: Disneyland Resort
Date posted: 06/29/2022
Job Summary:
(Local, Southern California applicants sought - NO RELOCATION OFFERED.)

At Disneyland Resort, a Pruner provides day-to-day tree care for the Resort urban forest, under the direction of an Arboricultural Manager. Duties include maintaining trees and Resort aesthetics in accordance with the appropriate theme of the specific area of the property while ensuring the comfort and safety of our Guests and Cast Members.

New Higher Pay rate!
The starting pay rate for this position is $21.42 per hour

$1,500 New Hire Bonus Incentive for Pruner - Tree Worker
$1,500 Hiring Bonus (First payment after 90 days = $375 and Second payment after 150 days = $1,125)

To be eligible for the sign-on bonus, Cast Members must be in the position continuously for at least 90 days after hire and be employed by The Walt Disney Company at time of payment. A Cast Member is hired after the successful completion of Disney Traditions or one full day of employment. To be eligible for an incentive bonus after 150 days, cast members must remain employed in the position continuously for at least 150 days and be employed by The Walt Disney Company at the time of payment. Payments will be made approximately two weeks after the 90 and 150-day milestones, respectively. Bonus payments are subject to applicable taxes and other legal withholding. Disputes concerning eligibility to a bonus payment shall be resolved by Disneyland Recruitment in its sole and absolute discretion. The incentives offered herein are subject to change at any time, with or without notice. Cast Members hired prior to July 03, 2022 or after August 06, 2022 will not be eligible for an incentive award.

Must be able to enter a tree (10 to 150feet) via safe climbing practices under WC-CTW, International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) and ANSI Z133.1 guidelines, as well as safely use an aerial lift under DLR guidelines. Ability to gain proficiency and knowledge of different climbing systems is required

Must be able to prune young and mature trees using ISA and ANSI Z133.1 pruning standards, as well as Disney Show quality standards. Must be capable of safely using hand pruners, pole pruners, hand saws, pole saws and chainsaws to complete the job.

Young Tree Care:

  • Planting: Must be able to plant 15-gallon, 120-foot box trees using ISA and ANSI Z133.1 standards. Shoveling, bending, pushing/pulling and lifting (25-100 lbs.) are involved.
  • Transplanting: Must be able to box up to a 120-foot root ball. Shoveling, strapping, bending, pushing/pulling and lifting (25-100 lbs).

Staking New Trees:
Must be proficient in staking, use of a ladder, stake pounder, and other staking tools.

Inventory Maintenance and Inspection:

  • Involves tree tagging, tree inspection, recording of data in field and on the Access Database Inventory Program. Must have the ability to understand
  • Arboriculture in regards to tree health and structure defects, as well as the ability to input data into the Access computer program.

Mature Tree Care:

  • Cabling and Bracing: Must be familiar with hardware and ISA/ANSI Z133.1 installation guidelines.
  • Rigging: Must have the ability to safely perform rigging operations under the standards found in ISA/ANSI Z133.1. Must have the ability to gain proficiency and knowledge of different rigging systems.
  • Removals: Must be proficient in safely removing trees (10-150 feet) using tools specified for pruning.

Involves safely securing the work area, providing ground assistance to the climber(s) in the tree (knot knowledge), removing and loading, safely reducing the size of debris with a chainsaw, and safe chipper operation under ISA/ANSI Z133.1 standards.


  • Must be able to handle and react to stressful emergency situations within the tree crew, as well as other possible Cast Member or Guest needs. Must be available on an on-call basis 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

Basic Qualifications:
Schedule Availability

  • Must be open to any shift (1st, 2nd, and 3rd shift) including holidays, with any combination of days off


  • Must have experience performing the duties and actions listed under Responsibilities, above.
  • Must have a valid California Driver’s License
  • Must possess a Western Chapter Certified Tree Worker (WC-CTW) certification or the level of ability to obtain a Certified Tree Worker qualification

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Western Chapter Certified Tree Worker (WC-CTW) certification
  • CPR and First Aid Certification
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City of Davis seeks Urban Forestry Program Supervisor

Job Description:
Under general direction, assists in planning, organizing, and coordinating the overall implementation of a City-wide urban forestry program including tree planting, maintenance, preservation activities, contract administration, and enforcement of tree-related policies; provides complex administrative and program support to assigned management personnel; and performs related work as required.

Examples of Typical Job Functions (Illustrative Only)

Management reserves the right to add, modify, change, or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Plans, organizes, assigns, supervises, and reviews the work of staff engaged in the maintenance and management of the City’s urban forest; determines work priorities and prepares and reviews work orders; manages workload and timelines; trains staff in work procedures; evaluates employee performance, counsels employees, and effectively recommends initial disciplinary action; assists in selection and promotion.
  • Coordinates work with other City staff as required; performs inspections to evaluate work in progress and prepares inspection reports; resolves work problems; recommends improvements or modifications.
  • Oversees and coordinates the work performed by private contractors; ensures contractors meet City contract requirements; processes contractor payments. 
  • Recruits and selects part time staff, volunteers and interns involved in the planting, maintenance, and removal of City trees; provides training.
  • Participates in the development of goals, objectives, policies, and procedures for assigned services and programs; recommends and implements policies and procedures including standard operating procedures for assigned operations.
  • Monitors activities of the urban forestry work unit; identifies opportunities for improving service delivery and procedures; provides recommendations concerning process changes; reviews with appropriate management staff; implements improvements.
  • Reviews and evaluates the tree maintenance and management needs by reviewing City and public complaints and requests and observing problems or upon direction from the Urban Forestry Program Manager; performs tree health evaluations, tree risk assessments, and pest/disease diagnoses as needed; enforces the City’s tree removal policy and related ordinances; oversees tree related emergencies.
  • Assists the Urban Forestry Program Manager and coordinates with interdepartmental staff in plan review and implementation of the conditions of approval for new developments and capital improvement projects.
  • Assists with the preparation of division budget and oversees expenditures to ensure budget compliance.
  • Assists with the oversight of divisional code enforcement procedures including field violations; posts public notices, sends code enforcement warning letters and educational materials; works with Police Department code enforcement procedures as required.
  • Creates and distributes public outreach and education materials, including City website content, flyers, and news releases; drafts City Council weekly updates, as required.
  • Plans, coordinates, and facilitates special events; engages stakeholders and the general public.
  • Writes specifications and requisitions for equipment, supplies, and materials; orders and purchases equipment, supplies, and materials including trees.
  • Maintains files, databases including tree inventory, and records related to urban forestry programs and services; prepares a variety of written reports, memoranda, and correspondence.
  • Represents the City in meetings with City commissions, community groups, and the public; attends professional workshops, seminars, and conferences.
  • Performs tree care functions including tree trimming and pruning, tree removal, and related tasks.
  • Drives, operates, inspects, and maintains tools and equipment used for tree maintenance programs including, but not limited to, chippers, stump grinders, chainsaws, hand tools, and tractors.
  • Receives, processes, completes, and maintains work requests and work orders for tree related services from management.
  • Performs plant and pest diagnosis and implements appropriate corrective measures; provides advice on proper care of trees and possible remedies for disease or pest problems to property owners.
  • Ensures staff observe and comply with all City and mandated safety rules, regulations, and protocols.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge of:

  • Principles and practices of employee supervision, including work planning, assignment, review and evaluation, discipline, and the training of staff in work procedures.
  • Principles and practices of leadership. 
  • Principles and techniques for working with groups and fostering effective team interaction to ensure teamwork is conducted smoothly.
  • Principles, practices, methods, and techniques of a comprehensive urban forestry program including tree planting, species selection, maintenance, soil science, and tree pruning.
  • Integrated pest management techniques.
  • Contract specifications, bidding, administration, and management for arboricultural services and all other aspects of modern tree management practices.
  • Local community groups, organizations, and businesses.
  • Special event planning processes and techniques.
  • Purchasing policies, procedures, forms, and techniques.
  • Mathematical principles.
  • Methods and techniques of identifying plant pests and diseases.
  • Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, rules, regulations, and procedures relevant to assigned areas of responsibility.
  • Principles and procedures of record keeping.
  • Operation and maintenance of hand and power tools, City vehicles, and power equipment.
  • City and mandated safety rules, regulations, and protocols.
  • Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, contractors, and City staff.
  • Modern equipment and communication tools used for business functions and program, project, and task coordination, including computers and software programs relevant to work performed.
  • The structure and content of the English language, including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

Education and Experience:
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 completion of the twelfth (12th) grade, supplemented by college level coursework in arboriculture, forestry, botany, park administration, or a related field.

Five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience in urban forestry management and maintenance, or a related field; including two (2) years in a supervisory or lead capacity. 

Licenses and Certifications: 

  • Possession of a valid California Driver’s License, to be maintained throughout employment.
  • Possession of a valid professional arborist certification designated by the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA), to be maintained throughout employment.
  • Possession of, or successful acquisition within the probationary period, a Tree Risk Assessment Qualification designated by the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA)

Highly desirable:

  • Wildlife Aware Arborist Certification
  • Possession of a valid California State Pesticide Applicators Certificate  

For more information, and to apply, please go to:

Caltech seeks Irrigation Specialist

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Irrigation Specialist
Caltech is a world-renowned science and engineering institute that marshals some of the world's brightest minds and most innovative tools to address fundamental scientific questions. We thrive on finding and cultivating talented people who are passionate about what they do. Join us and be a part of the diverse Caltech community.

Job Summary
Under minimum supervision, the Irrigation Specialist will perform all functions related to implementing and managing an efficient irrigation system in order to reduce water usage and help maintain healthy and functional landscapes in a campus environment. The successful candidate will perform work in accordance with local water conservation ordinances and regulatory agencies (OSHA).

This is an Essential Reporting position. An employee designated as essential reporting has essential job skills that are needed for response and recovery and is expected to report to campus as soon as possible.

Essential Job Duties

  • Understand, implement, and manage a computerized irrigation system.
  • Review irrigation designs and provide recommendations/reports.
  • Design and install new irrigation systems as directed.
  • Knowledge of plant water requirements and soil structures.
  • Test irrigation controllers, check valves, clocks, pipes, and sprinkler heads to determine malfunctions and make necessary repairs.
  • Develop landscape water use reports and water conservation programs.
  • Place irrigation parts orders and maintain parts inventory.
  • Drive a pick-up truck and operate equipment such as: mechanical trencher, pipe threaders, and hand tools.
  • Ability to respond to emergency calls 24/7.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications

  • Three years experience in landscape irrigation maintenance and installation.
  • Ability to read and interpret irrigation drawings and measurements.
  • Knowledge of computerized central irrigation systems. Knowledge of RainBird Maxicom Computerized system and ability to use excel is a plus.
  • Ability to analyze landscape irrigation needs and determine best practices to conserve valuable water resources.
  • Must possess or have the ability to obtain by the date of hire a valid California driver’s license and maintain it throughout the course of employment.

Physical Requirement

  • Must be able to lift 80 lbs on a regular basis and work in an outside environment.

Required Documents

  • Resume

For More Information CLICK HERE

Caltech seeks Grounds Lead

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Grounds Lead
Caltech is a world-renowned science and engineering institute that marshals some of the world's brightest minds and most innovative tools to address fundamental scientific questions. We thrive on finding and cultivating talented people who are passionate about what they do. Join us and be a part of the diverse Caltech community.

Job Summary

Under the supervision of the Grounds Supervisor, serves as a Grounds Lead and will be responsible for supervising the work of landscape personnel. Assists supervisor in administration of daily operations, assigns tasks, schedules project work, and monitors landscape contractors. Must understand and comply with current AQMD, OSHA, and EPA regulations.

Job Duties

In coordination and cooperation with other Facilities Management trades and shops, perform various duties, which include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Responsible for following all safety procedures and maintaining a safe and secure work environment.
  • Responsible for supervising and coordinating skills such as: irrigation systems maintenance, tree care management, athletic fields maintenance, integrated pest control management, care and maintenance of walks, streets, service courts, natural ponds, and equipment maintenance.
  • Promote stewardship initiatives, maintain a healthy campus landscape, address scarce water resources, reduce risks, and implement best practices in grounds management.
  • Fix minor irrigation problems.
  • Assist with purchasing, time keeping, and work scheduling.
  • Collaborate with other Facilities Management staff to ensure productivity, consistency, quality, and efficiency expectations are being met.
  • Responsible for training and interpretation of regulations, policy, and procedures.
  • Maintain established standards of performance and perform daily inspections of grounds areas.
  • Develop training programs and morale incentive programs.
  • Direct the section’s planned maintenance program and special projects program.
  • Evaluate and authorize equipment and supplies purchases.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications

  • 5 years of landscape experience.
  • Demonstrate ability to work and communicate with all levels of landscape personnel.
  • Extensive landscape experience and knowledge of gardening techniques, tree pruning, cultivation, and common plant species.
  • Thorough knowledge of landscape tools and equipment (including battery tools).
  • Must have some background in irrigation with the ability to fix minor problems.
  • Aptitude and proven ability to effectively manage and provide leadership for a large group of employees in a highly diverse environment.
  • Knowledge of computer programs and of central irrigation control systems.
  • Software proficiency in MS Word, Excel, MS Project, and Outlook.
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills (both written and verbal).
  • Possess a valid California driver’s license and maintain it throughout the course of employment.
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50lbs on a regular basis and be able to work in an outside environment.

Preferred Qualification

  • 3 years of work experience in a university or facilities setting.
  • Certification from an accredited trade school.
  • Proficiency with automated work order system and timekeeping application.

Required Documents

  • Resume

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CalTech seeks IPM Specialist

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IPM Specialist
Caltech is a world-renowned science and engineering institute that marshals some of the world's brightest minds and most innovative tools to address fundamental scientific questions. We thrive on finding and cultivating talented people who are passionate about what they do. Join us and be a part of the diverse Caltech community.

Job Summary
Under moderate supervision, performs pest control and fertilization operations to minimize health and environmental risks by prevention strategies and identifying pest population levels and their contributing factors in a campus environment. Performs work in accordance with Integrated Pest Management Practices and US Department of Agriculture.

Essential Job Duties

  • Responsible for following all safety procedures and maintaining a safe and secure work environment.
  • Inspect landscaped areas for weeds, disease, insect infestations, and nutrient deficiencies and determine appropriate control action and timing of applications.
  • Monitor and accurately identify pest population and determine best agricultural practices to maintain plant health.
  • Evaluate and inspect trees and shrubs and determine threshold for treatment action.
  • Order and maintain inventory of chemicals.
  • Follow laws pertaining to pesticide use and submit required reports to Agriculture Department.
  • Maintain inspection schedules and chemical use logs.
  • Develop, maintain, and submit reports to the Department of Agriculture.
  • Develop and maintain communication strategy to campus community when use of pesticides is required.
  • Operate hand and power sprayers and drive grounds maintenance carts and spray rig.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications
Education and Experience

  • Three years’ experience in landscape fertilizing and pest control operations.
  • Valid California Pest Control Operator’s License or Certificate.
  • Knowledge of principles, methods and equipment used in Integrated Pest Management operations, including safety requirements.
  • Ability to identify and diagnose pest-related problems and perform corrective measures using proper chemicals.
  • Valid California driver’s license.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. and work in an outside environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certified Arborist a plus.
  • Familiarity with a computerized maintenance management system and mobile, electronic input devices.

Required Documents

  • Resume

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Newbury Tree Services, Inc. seeks Tree Professionals

Fully accredited TCIA Company located in southern California, is currently recruiting for a several full-time positions. We are looking for those individuals with experience, good communication skills,  Problem Solver. 2-5 years industry experience and tree care & management experience a plus.   We are also looking for those that have no prior tree experience but have a passion to learn and want to begin a career in the tree industry. 

Employment Opportunities

  • Tree Foreperson/Supervisor   
  • Tree Climber 
  • Ground Person  
  • Specialized Tree Equipment Operator 
  • Qualified License Applicator/Tree Healthcare Specialist 
  • Landscape Maintenance Pest Control Operator  

To apply:  Email Resume to
Newbury Park Tree Service, Inc. offers Job stability with a  competitive benefits package which includes: 

Promotion Opportunities 

  • Health Insurance 
  • Paid Holiday & Vacation 
  • 401K/Profit Sharing 

City of Salinas seeks Urban Forestry Crew Supervisor

CITY OF SALINAS invites applications for the position of:  Urban Forestry Crew Supervisor 
SALARY: $6,427.00 - $8,204.00 Monthly 
DEPARTMENT: Public Works
DIVISION: Urban Forestry
OPENING DATE: 06/02/22
CLOSING DATE: Continuous 

The City of Salinas invites qualified applicants to apply for the position of Urban Forestry Crew Supervisor. If you are seeking a leadership role in a public sector organization that strives to build a better community, this is your opportunity to become a part of the City's Forestry Division. 
This is an open until filled recruitment and may close at any time without prior notice.

Summary of Duties: To assume substantial responsibility for the daily supervision of tree trimmer crews; to perform a variety of skilled tree trimming work; and to assist the Maintenance/Forestry Operations Manager with administrative duties pertaining to tree trimming. 

Education: High school diploma/GED. Experience: Four years of skilled urban forestry experience, including two years as a lead tree trimmer. 

Licenses and Certifications: A valid State of California Driver’s License. Possession of a California Pesticide Applicator Certificate. Possession of valid Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (C.P.R.) and American Red Cross issued Basic First Aid Card.

Applicants must submit a completed application via and include all the above required certifications including proof of high school diploma/GED. Applications missing the above documents will be considered incomplete. Documents will be accepted via email at