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    Sales Arborist Job Description

    As a Sales Arborist at Top Tier Trees you will be responsible for maintaining the highest level of customer satisfaction and estimating job costs. This is accomplished through constant communication and daily in-person appointments with customers and prospects. You will maintain constant communication with the owner and office staff regarding daily visits, customer quotes and services scheduled. You will also be expected to maintain a sales quota on a monthly basis. As a member of our team, you are expected to be a proactive leader with a strong work ethic and a self-starter who enjoys interacting with the public and our employees and building long-lasting relationships. This position reports directly to the Owner(s).

    Candidate qualifications:

    • Minimum of 2 years sales experience
    • ISA certified Arborist
    • Prior field and supervisory experience very helpful
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Valid driver’s License and a clean driving record
    • Non-smoker preferred

    This position offers competitive compensation. For more information, contact below

    posted 5/9/19

    Job Title:

    :  Tree Climbing Competition Manager


    The International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) is a non-profit membership organization that serves the needs of tree care professionals, and promotes the profession of arboriculture around the world.  ISA is known as the industry authority on research, education and professional development.  Each role in the organization plays an important part in delivering excellent member benefits and customer service.  

    The ISA Tree Climbing Championship Series provides educational opportunities for arborists through a safe, competitive event designed to foster and emulate best practices in the arboriculture industry.  Utilizing industry knowledge and expertise, the Tree Climbing Competition Manager supports the organization and execution of regional and international tree climbing competitions and designs and delivers educational activities. 

    To view the full job description and to apply for this position, please visit our Employment Page.

    Downey Trees Inc. has career opportunities for Crew Leaders, Climbers, Grounds Personnel, Sales & Equipment Operators. If you are a hard working team player looking to advance your career in the Arboricultural industry we are the company for you. 

    We Offer: Competitive Rates of Pay 

    • Health Benefits 
    • 401K Match 
    • Paid Vacation 
    • Safety Bonus 
    • Training 
    • Safety Meetings 
    • Year Round Work 
    • Drug Free Work Place 
    • Valid, Clean, GA License-essential 
    • CDL-preferred (or willing to train) 
    • ISA/TCIA-preferred 

    Either apply on line @ www.downeytreesinc.com and fill out an application or call Rob Jones on 678 897 3616 


    Field Arborist: Job Number 190055

    General Description and Classification Standards

    The purpose of the Field Arborist position in the Department of City Planning is to enforce the City's tree ordinance and to assist citizens with tree-related problems and questions.  Duties include, but are not limited to:  evaluating tree health per City Code; issuing removal permits when trees are dead, dying, or hazardous; inspecting construction sites to determine compliance with approved construction plans;  inspecting construction sites for compliance and issuance of final certificates of occupancy; posting public notice of potential tree removal;  issuing fines and fees for failure to meet tree preservation requirements of City Code; entering details of inspections and status updates in database; and representing Arborist Division in tree conservation commission appeal hearings. The incumbent must ensure that best in class customer service is provided to both internal and external customers and embrace, support, and promote the City’s core values, beliefs, and culture. 

    Full Job Description
    Posted 2/22/19


     Job Description/responsibilities

    Atlanta Arbor is a dependable, professional and reputable tree care specialist serving metro Atlanta’s residential and commercial needs. The Operations Manager must have a minimum of 3-5 years of tree care industry experience (at least 2 years in a supervisory role) and will be responsible for the following:

    • ·       Supervising multiple crews, including hiring, training, and motivating members
    • ·       Maintaining a strong commitment to the team, contributing expertise, leadership, and a willingness to listen to others
    • ·       Ensuring production goals are met as scheduled in a safe and efficient manner
    • ·       Communicating effectively with clients, understanding their concerns and providing the most appropriate and immediate response
    • ·       Managing issues that may arise on site with critical thinking skills and the mechanical aptitude and ability to conduct repairs on site when needed
    • ·       Driving vehicles and operating equipment, assisting crews when needed, and seeing that all machinery and standards are maintained, meeting quality and safety expectations
    • ·       Maintaining and prioritizing routine equipment maintenance schedules, using resources knowledgeably and conducting quality performance checks
    • ·       Meeting the physical demands of the job (extensive walking, bending, lifting/carrying, working in outdoor weather conditions, etc.)
    • ·       Solving problems independently and taking decisive action in the field


    • ·       3-5 years of experience in tree care
    • ·       2 years of experience in management
    • ·       Current GA driver’s license with a clean MVR
    • ·       ISA and/or CTSP certification is preferred
    • ·       Commercial Driver’s License (Class B or greater) preferred
    • ·       Valid SSN or TIN
    • ·       Strong work ethic
    • ·       Great understanding of each crew position and best practices for advancement
    • ·       Ability to safely and effectively operate all equipment on and off site
    • ·       Effective communication and customer service skills
    • ·       Attentiveness to details and highly organized
    • ·       Strong Problem solving and analytical skills
    • ·       Excellent leadership and managerial skills
    • ·       Ability to pass pre-employment drug screen and background check

    Benefits include:

    • ·       Company vehicle
    • ·       Company card
    • ·       Company phone
    • ·       Uniforms and safety gear
    • ·       Health Insurance
    • ·       1 week paid vacation after 1 year

    About Atlanta Arbor

    We are proud of the work we do and the people we hire. We provide our clients with ample lead-time to ensure the services we provide are the right solutions for their properties. The Atlanta Arbor team is trained to think strategically and methodically, leading to the most successful outcome possible for each job. Atlanta Arbor may be a young company, but we are strong in experience and we are making an impact! Armed with industry knowledge, business acumen, professionalism, and attention to details and customer service, our team is excited to continue to change the culture of the tree care industry.

    Atlanta Arbor is an equal opportunity employer. Email your resume to Beth Swafford (beth@atlantaarbor.com) if you are interested in this position.

     Posted 10-25-18

    Faculty Position Announcement

    Assistant Professor - Outreach/Extension Community Forestry

    POSITION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  This is a fiscal year (12-month, 1.0 EFT) tenure-track, 75% outreach and 25% instruction appointment offered at the rank of Assistant Professor and is stationed at the University of Georgia in Athens, GA. Individuals with expertise in the broad area of urban / community forest management and soils are encouraged to apply. Outreach responsibilities include development of externally funded outreach / extension programs which produce relevant, refereed literature and science-based information.  Teaching duties include development and support, as a team member, of the Community Forestry and Arboriculture curriculum including service learning activities, extensive field laboratories, online teaching, and classroom instruction. The focus area will be in urban / community forest management, urban soils, and related research-based synthesis and integration areas targeted at professional and general audiences within Georgia and the region. The successful candidate is expected to establish a regionally / nationally recognized program in community forest management and/or urban soil management. The successful candidate will be expected to obtain external funding; publish research-based outreach literature; create and support a superior teaching program covering utility, municipal and commercial sectors of community forestry; collaborate with faculty and stakeholders; serve on School/University committees; and actively participate in professional /scientific societies. 

    QUALIFICATIONS:  Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in forestry, urban forest management, community natural resources, urban soils or a closely related field prior to the starting date. Applications from individuals with at least one year of experience in developing and implementing education and outreach / extension programming are preferred. The successful candidate will provide compelling evidence of, or potential for, outreach / extension productivity and superior resident instruction. The successful candidate must demonstrate an ability and willingness to work closely with Warnell School outreach and research faculty; municipal, utility and commercial private and public sector community forestry or arboriculture organizations; state and federal public community forest management partners; and other constituent groups.

    THE STATE & UNIVERSITY:  Georgia is well-known for its quality of life, both in terms of outdoor and urban activities (www.georgia.gov) The state has the most commercial forestland and the largest forest-based economy in the United States. The University of Georgia (www.uga.edu) is a land/sea/space grant institution comprised of 17 schools and colleges. Athens is a diverse community of ~150,000 people located <75 miles from Atlanta. UGA enrolls nearly 38,500 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. The Warnell School is a professional school with 64 faculty, 100 support staff, 325 undergraduates, and 195 graduate students (www.warnell.uga.edu). The School offers Bachelor of Science, Master of Forest Resources, Master of Natural Resources, Master of Science, and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in the areas of Forestry, Fisheries & Wildlife, Parks, Recreation & Tourism Management, and Natural Resource Management & Sustainability. The school manages 23,000 acres of forestland across the state for teaching, outreach and research.  

    APPLICATION:  To ensure full consideration, please apply by October 31, 2018.  Candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and research interests, unofficial transcripts of all college-level work, copies of up to three recent publications, and contact information for three references.  Review of complete applications will begin on November 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Individuals considered for interviews will be required to submit official college transcripts to ofatranscripts@uga.edu and three reference letters. University policy requires all candidates to consent to and authorize a background investigation (www.hr.uga.edu) by the University.  The background investigation will be conducted on a post offer/pre-employment basis.  The starting date is negotiable but will be no later than July 1, 2019.  All applicants MUST apply online through the University of Georgia Faculty Jobs system (http://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/31407 ). No paper applications will be accepted.  For additional information, please contact Dr. Kim Coder, Chair, Outreach Community Forestry Search Committee (kcoder@uga.edu).

    To download flyer, click here: Urban and Community Forestry Faculty Position 2018.pdf

    The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.  Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (hrweb@uga.edu). Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests.

    Posted 9-18-18

    City of Savannah is seeking applicants for

    Aerial Lift Specialist

    Salary: $16.85/hourly

    Click here for full details: City of Savannah Aerial Lift Specialist.pdf

    Applications must be completed online at http://www.savannahga.gov

    Posted: 9-7-18

    City of Savannah is seeking applicants for

    Ground Operations Specialist

    Salary: $14.23 hourly

    Click here for full details: City of Savannah Ground Operations Specialist.pdf

    Applications must be completed online at http://www.savannahga.gov

    Posted: 9-7-18

    Urban Arborist Inspector - Johns Creek, GA

    SAFEbuilt is currently looking for an Urban Arborist Inspector with excellent customer service skills to work in one Johns Creek and/or Milton municipal offices. This Inspector is responsible for processing tree permits and enforcing tree code regulations through plan reviews, field inspections, and tree assessments. This position serves as key team member who interact on a daily basis with the public, city employees, inspectors, plans examiners and the building official. Customer service, organization, detail oriented and multitasking is a must.

    SAFEbuilt is a national leader in outsourced community development and public works services to towns, cities, villages, counties, state agencies, and other local government entities. This fast-growing company offers a customizable suite of services that includes building department programs, planning and zoning, code enforcement, and other administrative functions. Its affiliate company, Meritage Systems, provides workflow and operational support software for municipal building departments.  SAFEbuilt employs over 1000 individuals nationwide and enjoys a 97% client satisfaction rate.

    SAFEbuilt operates individually-managed offices throughout the nation to ensure they are enabling decision making closer to the client, with corporate resources managed from centralized locations. The company also co-locates offices within City Halls for clients.  By leveraging resources across multiple communities, SAFEbuilt can operate more efficiently and effectively than individual in-house departments.  The company is helping local governments create better communities by impacting the perception of community development and what is possible.  SAFEbuilt partners with over 500 communities of all shapes and sizes throughout the country for the efficient delivery of privatized community development solutions.  The company’s team of dedicated experts has worked closely with local governments for 25 years to meet their communities’ unique needs by offering a personalized approach that provides innovative technology, proven best practices, expert personnel, and improved service levels.


    ·          Schedules and conducts independent field surveys and tree inspections for planting, pruning and/or removal permits.

    ·          Enters inspection information into databases.

    ·          Utilizes tree permit database to monitor, track, and update field work data, generates written correspondence forms, and monitors permitting goals and targets.

    ·          Performs tree and tree root inspections; Assesses trees for health and condition, structure, insects and diseases.

    ·          Records conditions of inspected trees and issues written recommendations for future actions.

    ·          Inspects development sites for tree planting requirements, tree preservation planning, tree cutting applications, and possible violations.

    ·          Reviews and examines site plans and designs to assess impacts on trees.

    ·          Performs related duties as assigned.


    ·          Knowledge of urban forestry and arboriculture; municipal tree codes; professional tree assessment standards; tree and tree root health assessment and evaluation; proper pruning techniques and tree removal criteria; advanced level of knowledge of tree biology; tree hazards associated with storm damage response.

    ·          Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;

    ·          Ability to negotiate, mediate and facilitate challenging tree issues with composure and professionalism; interpret and apply municipal tree codes;

    ·          Strong computer skills


    ISA Certified Arborist certification required.


    ·          Competitive Salary and Benefit Package.

    For more information, and to apply for this position, click here. When applying, list Greg Curtis as the employee referral.

    If you’re having trouble with the link, the job posting can be found at http://safebuilt.com/current-openings/?gnk=job&gni=8a78859e64eec1050164f612046a7f1e

     Posted 8-10-18

    Position open: NeighborWoods Program Manager

    Employment Type: Full-Time

    Employment Classification: Exempt

    Reports to: Greg Levine, Co-Executive Director and Chief Program Officer

    Salary: $39,000 to $45,000

     Job Description

    Trees Atlanta is looking for a NeighborWoods Manager to oversee all aspects of Trees Atlanta’s community forestry efforts through the NeighborWoods Program. The scope of responsibility includes, but is not limited to the following:

    • Regularly work with diverse communities and individuals in both professional and outdoor field setting to achieve program goals.
    • Manage and coordinate planting and maintenance projects in order to meet annual goals (averaging 4,000 new trees each year, no more than 3% net loss of existing trees).

    ·        Supervise, train, evaluate, motivate, and instruct NeighborWoods staff and volunteers.

    ·        Develop relationships with neighborhoods, city departments, and city councils to plan and complete community projects.

    ·        Develop and manage program budget.

    ·        Manage grant and contract requirements.

    ·        Ensure the program adheres to field related best practices.

    ·        Manage the selection and purchase of trees for all projects.

    ·        Manage the logistics for tree orders and deliveries (includes unloading trucks and organizing storage of trees at Trees Atlanta facilities and planting sites).

    ·        Teach tree planting and care instructions through live site demonstrations and scheduled classes to staff and volunteers.

    ·        Update tree inventory data and provide reports for the Data and Logistics Manager.


    • Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record.
    • PREFERRED: Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture, Urban Forestry, Horticulture, or an environmentally related degree.
    • Extensive knowledge of plants, trees, and forests.
    • Experience with volunteer coordination.
    • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office and working knowledge of GIS.
    • Must have experience in project management, including program plans and budgeting.
    • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills (crucial for interaction with community organizations, volunteers, and staff).
    • Highly motivated, organized and detailed oriented.
    • Versatile (able and willing to assist coworkers when needed).
    • Demonstrate the ability to work independently and with a team.

    Physical Requirements

    • Available to work Tuesday through Saturday.
    • Ability to conduct moderate to strenuous physical activity and lift 50 pounds repetitively.

    To Apply

    Please submit an employment application at www.treesatlanta.org/careers. Applicants must upload a cover letter and a resume in order to complete and submit the application.

    Trees Atlanta is a nationally recognized non-profit citizens' group that protects and improves Atlanta’s urban forest by planting, conserving, and educating. Founded in 1985, Trees Atlanta works tirelessly to address Atlanta’s tree loss, protect its forests, and create new greenspace. Empowered by its wonderful community of volunteers, Trees Atlanta serves the metro Atlanta area, and has grown to become one of Atlanta’s most widely known and supported non-profit organizations.

      Posted: 5-7-18

    Experienced and well established tree service looking for motivated people to become part of a growing team! We operate with a high level of professionalism, state-of-the-art equipment, superb customer service, and skilled tradesman. Consistent work, drug-free company, Certified Arborist and CDL a plus. Drivers License required and Experience in the tree service industry required. 

    Looking for climbers, groundsmen, sales and plant health care tech.

    Please email your resume to acorntreecare@comcast.net.

    Job Title: Sales Arborist/Estimator

    Location: Athens, GA

    • Establish, maintain, and expand customer base
    • Estimate time/cost for crews to perform tree removal, pruning, cabling, and all other
    • Sell Arboricultural Services to residential and or commercial customers
    • Maintain and increase sales of our company’s services
    • Plan and schedu;e of work
    • Assist with daily operations as needed

    Basic Qualifications:
    • Willingness and ability to become ISA Certified Arborist
    • Willing and able to work in all outdoor weather conditions all year round
    • Valid drivers license
    • Pass a pre-employment substance screening test
    We are a fully licensed and insured team of professionals that provide high quality and safe tree removal, trimming, stump removal, health checkups, evaluation and a variety of other services for both commercial and residential applications.

    Posted 3-25-18


    Porterfield Tree is located in a suburb outside of Atlanta.  We are rapidly growing and looking to add dependable, motivated, hard working members to our team.  We are looking for climbers, groundsmen, equipment operators, and a diesel mechanic.  Pay is competitive based on experience and job performance.  Must have a valid driver's license and a way to get to and from work daily with a good driving record.  CDL is a plus.  

    Please send resume or inquiries to matt@porterfieldstumpandtree.com or call 706-714-8733.  

    Boutte Tree Inc. is looking for experienced arboricultural personnel.  We are hiring crew leaders and climbers. We are only hiring experienced personnel so please don't call unless you have experience in the tree industry. FOR THOSE WHO ARE experienced tree workers, have a respectable work ethic, are 100% drug free all of the time, and are community minded, we offer the following:

    $19-$27 dollars an hour for climbers; $15-$21 for ground workers/machinery operators.

    • Excellent Health Benefits
    • Retirement benefit (401k) (We match as high as the law allows)
    • Safety Bonus (up to $1500.00 at Christmas time)
    • Additional Bonus (up to $1200.00 for workers who don't cause damage)
    • GREAT work environment

    Modern equipment (Cranes, Grapple Truck, Bucket, large chippers, plenty of tractors)

    Training, Safety, and a company that cares about each and every worker!

    We don't 1099; all labor laws followed.

    Plenty of Overtime

    Call Owner Tierson on his cell 404 234 0837.

    Boutte Tree, Inc. busca arboleros con experiencia.Estamos contratando lideres de grupos y trepadores. Solo contratamos a gente con experiencia asi que no debe de llamar al menos que tenga experiencia en la industria. Ven a trabajar en Boutte Tree si no esta actualmente conforme con la compania donde trabaja.POR LOS QUE SON ARBOLEROS VERDADEROS, SON VERDADERAMENTE TRABAJADORES, Y SON VERDADERAMENTE LIBRE DE DROGAS, Y SON HOMBRES DE FAMILIA, ofrecemos lo sigiuente:

    • $19-$27 dolllares por hora para trepadores de 15$ a 21$ para trabajadores de abajo / operadores de maquinaria.
    • Excellente beneficio de Salud
    • Beneficio de jubilacion (401k)
    • Bono de Seguridad (Hasta $1500.00 en el tiempo de Navidad)
    • Bono Addicional (Hasta $1200.00 para trabajadores que no causan danos)
    • Ambiente laboral A TODA MADRE

    Equipamento Moderno (Cranes, Grapple Truck, Bucket, buenas chippeadoras, bastatantes tractores)

    Entrenamiento, Seguridad, y patrones que cuidan a sus trabajadores, obedecemos a los leyes/derechos laborales.

    Monton de overtime

    Llamele a Tirso (habla español) en su cellular 404 234 0837

    Forestry Crew Supervisor

    POSTING EXPIRES: 12/05/17

    SALARY: $40,600 - $50,800

    General Description and Classification Standards

    Supervises and manages a forestry crew. Duties may include, but are not limited to: managing work orders; completing paperwork; managing work crew; supervising staff; ensuring the safety of work crew, and efficiently completing assignments in the management of the City's forestry resource.

    Supervision Received

    Works under very general supervision. May work independently or with other skilled or semi-skilled workers with responsibility for completion of assigned tasks.

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities These are typical responsibilities for this position and should not be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. May perform other duties as assigned.

    • Reviews, approves and/or completes work orders and various paperwork; completes work orders, updates daily logs and spreadsheets, creates incident reports and pre-trip sheets. 
    • Prioritizes, schedules and supervises work crew; prioritizes daily work schedules, communicates with work crews through radio communication; ensures essential equipment is available and in working order to include safety equipment; performs on-site inspections of work and equipment.  
    • Supervises and evaluates the work of subordinate staff; effectively recommends personnel actions related to selection, disciplinary procedures, performance, leave of absence, work schedules and assignments; explains and interprets regulations and procedures; reviews personnel and financial reports.  
    • Ensures safety regulations are met and handles customer complaints; resolves or refers issues to appropriate staff or governing authority.  
    • Manages tools and equipment inventory; orders and distributes supplies.

    Decision Making

    May make purchasing or resource allocation decisions within organization guidelines. Establishes work methods, timetables, performance standards, etc.

    Leadership Provided

    Has formal supervisory authority over a work group, frequently with intermediate team or crew leaders or a group of highly specialized employees, to include training, coaching, discipline, performance management, scheduling, training, etc.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities This is a partial listing of necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job successfully. It is not an exhaustive list.

    • Knowledge of: supervisory methods and practices; of principles, procedures, and methods of arboriculture; materials and equipment utilized in arboriculture operations, appropriate safety principles and procedures applicable to arboriculture operations.
    • Skill in: use of arboriculture tools and equipment.
    • Ability to: effectively communicate and interact with management, employees, and members of the general public.

    Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience

    • High school diploma or GED required
    • 3 years' of forestry related experience.
    • Training in: Tree working, safe tree climbing and cutting, Knot Tying, as well as equipment and safe working procedures required. 

    Preferred Education & Experience

    • Associates degree in forestry or a related area
    • 5 years' of related experience
      • 2 years' in a supervisory position.
    • Arborist Certification preferred
    • Climbing certification, as applicable

    Licensures and Certifications

    • State of Georgia CDL Drivers License required within 6 months
    • ACRT Certificate required but will be provided by the department  
    • First Aid and CPR Certificate required but will be provided by the department

    Essential Capabilities and Work Environment

    Required physical, lifting, and sensory capabilities are requirements to perform the job successfully. Typical environmental conditions associated with job.

    To apply for this position online, please click here.

    Arborist Consultant-Client Relations-Marriage Counselor-Therapist-Environmentalist-Community Tree Sage…aka “Salesperson”

    40k – 100k+

    Tired of fighting Atlanta traffic and ready to settle into a community where hiking and mountain biking are only minutes away, where great food (and beer) can be found on every corner, and where the community values quality professionals?

    New Urban Forestry. We are an elite team of professional arborists, designers, and gardeners delivering exceptional service and environmentally conscious solutions for our clients and our community’s urban forests. If you value safety, community, and the environment you’ll love it here!

    We’re seeking an Arborist Consultant. You’ll need to be a Certified Arborist, have a good sense of humor and above all, be a really cool person.

    New Urban Forestry is an Athens, GA based company that offers tree care, plant health care and landscape design/install services. We’re close-knit team of elite tree and landscape professionals. New Urban Forestry is a TCIA-Accredited company. Apply online at http://newurbanforestry.com/employment-application/ or email resume to office@newurbanforestry.com

    We are looking for a Sales Arborist to join our team!  There are currently 4 sales arborists at Boutte Tree and we are looking for another person to train during the Winter! 

    Boutte Tree offers a company culture of safety, a mechanized and trained work force, and an honest & open work environment.  The commission structure and admin structure that allows for you to focus on sales. The ideal candidate will have:

    1.        Climbing & Production experience

    2.        ISA certified arborist credential

    3.        Good technology and typing skills (40-50 words a minute)

    4.        Some experience in sales

    5.        An understanding of arboricultural safe work practices and a commitment to safety

    6.        High ethical standards

    7.        Good people skills

    8.        Very good attention to detail

    You don’t need to have everything on this list, but you should have 6 out of 8 to be a good fit for this position.  Compensation and benefits are excellent!  Submit your resume to Tierson@bouttetree.com

    Senior Tree Trimmer

    Open until filled, Salary: $36,500

    General Description and Classification Standards

    Serves as lead worker on a tree trimming crew. This position is the advanced journey level of the tree trimming series, which provides expertise in pruning trees, and removing limbs or trees from Parks Recreation and Cultural Affairs regulated areas.

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities These are typical responsibilities for this position and should not be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. May perform other duties as assigned.

    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, pruning trees, removing limbs, evaluating work sites, maintaining equipment, processing associated paperwork, providing general direction on work assignments, and monitoring the work of other crew members. The Tree Trimmer, Senior may also supervise a crew in the absence of the Forestry Crew Supervisor. Incumbents in this position work independently, exercise significant judgment and decision making ability related to routine assignments, and use limited discretion in handling emergency situations. Incumbents in this position report to the Forestry Crew Supervisor who evaluates work on the basis of results achieved. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, pruning trees, removing limbs, evaluating work sites, maintaining equipment, processing associated paperwork, providing general direction on work assignments, and monitoring the work of other crew members. The Tree Trimmer, Senior may also supervise a crew in the absence of the Forestry Crew Supervisor. Incumbents in this position work independently, exercise significant judgment and decision making ability related to routine assignments, and use limited discretion in handling emergency situations. Incumbents in this position report to the Forestry Crew Supervisor who evaluates work on the basis of results achieved.

    Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience

    • High School diploma or GED is required and two years of tree trimming experience.
    • Must obtain a Class B Georgia Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) within 6 months of hire.
    • Must have at least 2 years of experience in removing trees by climbing with and without tree spikes.
    • Must be able to operate various types of tree operations equipment (Bucket Truck, Chipper Truck, Dump Truck and Chain Saws)

    Essential Capabilities and Work Environment Required physical, lifting, and sensory capabilities are requirements to perform the job successfully. Typical environmental conditions associated with job.

    Candidates with WORKING experience climbing trees will be considered for the position. The experience must be CLEARLY detailed on the resume submitted or detailed in the "Employment History" section.

    The City of Atlanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

    Please apply at the link below:


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    Georgia Arborist Association

    Email:  info@georgiaarborist.org
    Phone:  (404) 913-1422
    Address:  GAA ~ P.O. Box 2516~ Decatur, GA  30031

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