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    1. Rayfield Tree Care - Administrative Assistant

    2. Heirloom Tree and Garden - Arborist

    3. City of Sandy Springs - Arborist

    4. Southern Company - Utility Arborist Technician







      • Rayfield Tree Care, Inc.

        Administrative Assistant/Receptionist Wanted 

        Rayfield Tree Care, Inc. in Loganville, GAis looking to hire an:Administrative Assistant/Receptionist

        Experience preferred (Will Train)

        Description:
        Rayfield Tree Care, Inc. is based in Loganville, Ga. We are looking to add a part-time (with potential for full-time) member to our team who is ambitious and outgoing.

        Responsibilities include (but not limited to):
        • Managing PhonesScheduling Client Estimates / Work 
        • Data Entry, Electronic Delivery of Estimates & Invoices
        • Track Clients from Sales to Work Completion
        • Assisting in Managing Work Crews Schedule
        • Handling Various Office Duties to Maintain Office Organization

        We are looking to hire an Individual that Lives in Loganville, GA, or nearby. Must have valid GA Drivers License and reliable transportation. Work week is Monday through Friday with some Saturdays. Pay will be based on experience.

        Anyone interested in completing an employment application, please send email to: donna@rayfieldtreecare.com.











        Heirloom Tree and Garden

        Arborist

        Norcross, GA

        Full-time


        Qualifications & Responsibilities

        This management position is for individuals with a minimum of five years of experience in the arboriculture industry and climbing. This role will report to the Director of Horticulture.

        Applicants should be certified by the International Society of Arboriculture and have a strong understanding of tree preservation/tree planting standards. This position also requires a mastery of identifying tree and shrub insects and diseases, and advanced knowledge in other areas within the tree care profession, such as tree biology, diagnosis, soil health, pruning, maintenance practices, and safety.

        This position requires strong verbal and written communication skills to effectively:

        - coordinate and schedule spray techs

        - produce written proposals

        - coordinate site inspections (including preconstruction)

        - maintain relationships with clientele, landscape architects, builders, etc.

        - generate prospective leads

        - Oversee sub-contractors for any hazardous tree removals.

        Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

        - Scheduling tree and shrub spray techs

        - Monitoring moisture content of newly planted trees and potential watering of plant material.

        - Coordinate all tree injections

        - Minor tree pruning, thinning, and removing deadwood throughout the tree canopy

        Benefits & Salary Negotiable

        About Heirloom Tree and Garden:

        Heirloom Tree and Garden is a wholesale/retail supplier and installer of unique and very large specimen trees and select plants for fine gardens, for both residential and commercial applications. We are a one-of-a-kind source for very mature trees and shrubs, and we offer an array of horticultural services. We locate, procure, and grow our own product, but best of all, we are skillfully trained to install any of our trees.

        Heirloom Tree and Garden blossomed from our owner's passion for very special and unique specimens. We strongly believe that the impact of a few select mature trees or shrubs, or in some cases just one specimen, can set a garden apart from all others. With roots deep in Georgia soil, our team has spent the past 50 years dedicating its talents to creating the most prestigious landscapes in Atlanta. We are constantly searching for mature and finished plant material that will accomplish this goal.

        Learn more and apply here: 

        https://www.ziprecruiter.com/jobs/heirloom-tree-and-garden-c0adee1e/arborist-64f94677?lvk=mPQbbNQqC-XZAmPqVGNv5g.--M_GhmAL6J




        City of Sandy Springs

        Arborist

        Full TimeProfessional

        City Hall, Sandy Springs, GA, US

        Requisition ID: 1324

        Salary Range:$62,699.00 To 81,509.69 Annually

        Arborist (I/II/III)

        Reports To:        Chief Environmental Compliance Officer/Land Development Division Manager

        Supervises:        None

        Department:     Community Development / Land Development Department / Arborist

        Pay Scale            $62,699.76 - $81,509.69

        Overview

        The Arborist is responsible for reviewing plans submitted for a tree removal permit or a tree removal permit as part of a site development related permit. Their primary responsibility is to verify that the documents submitted are complete and meet all the requirements of the City’s Development Code, Technical Manual and Tree Conservation Code. This is a critical role for code compliance and to ensure that arboriculture details are clearly conveyed out in the field. They are also responsible for investigating community concerns and complaints related to tree removal permits. From time to time, they may be called to investigate hazardous, dead, dying, or diseased trees. They have a responsibility to verify that the landscape and arboricultural activities are in compliance with the approved documents, land development plans, and meet all the requirements of the above-mentioned codes. 

        The Arborist position has a heavy focus on customer service as it pertains to arboricultural related calls from residents, contractors and City departments as outlined in the Essential Duties and Responsibilities listed below. They must maintain strong relationships with all City departments to provide guidance when needed and respond as appropriate during regular business hours and during emergency situations. The Arborist facilitates public outreach projects, seminars, brochure design, grant writing, city designation and credentials and other educational opportunities as related to the Tree Conservation Ordinance, Arboriculture, and the overall urban canopy.

        They may be called upon for other duties as deemed necessary by the Director or their designee. 

        Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

        The Arborist has seven (7) basic responsibilities:

        1. Review construction documentation and sites for compliance with the Sandy Springs Tree Conservation Code.
        2. The review and issuance of tree removal permits.
        3. Investigating community complaints or concerns for tree related violations; issue citations and attend E-court when necessary. 
        4. Answering and responding to inquiries and questions regarding issued permits, proposed work, and community concerns.
        5. Providing guidance to the community and city personnel regarding arboricultural needs.
        6. Plan, educate, and facilitate seminar or similar education opportunities for the community as related to arboriculture and/or city codes.
        7. Must be able to work in all weather conditions.

        Detailed Workflow:

        The primary responsibility of the Arborist is to review plans submitted for permits related to land disturbing activity such as clearing, grading, and those impacts on the urban forest caused by retaining walls, decks, pools, accessory structures, etc. They determine whether or not all plans have been submitted and meet all the requirements of the City’s Development Code, Technical Manual and Tree Conservation Code.

        The Arborist may also be called to inspect private property, City projects, permitted sites and those sites with a potential threat to public space during all weather conditions. They can advise of any deficiencies found during their inspection and may provide written documentation and/or other directives as circumstances dictate. It is the Arborist’s responsibility to keep all relevant land development staff aware of noted deficiencies or directives. The Arborist can revisit the site to verify compliance of previous deficiencies. 

        The Arborist will respond to tree violations reported to the City. They will be responsible for maintaining case related documentation prior to issuing Notices of Violation, Stop Work Orders and Citations, and presenting the case during E-Court. The Arborist must follow up to ensure the site has been brought back into compliance. 

        The Arborist shall facilitate seminars and other educational opportunities within the City to help communicate best practices and procedures in the industry.

        Minimum Requirements & Advancement Opportunities:

        Arborist I:  This is an entry level position for the Arborist classification. This position is for individuals with up to three years of experience in the arboriculture industry. This individual should be certified by the International Society of Arboriculture and have a basic understanding of tree preservation and tree planting standards.

        Arborist II:  This is a mid-level position for the Arborist classification. This individual should meet the requirements of the Arborist I position and have at least five years of arboriculture experience or equivalent. This position requires a demonstrated understanding of identifying various construction documents, general knowledge in areas such as tree biology, diagnosis, maintenance practices, safety, and other subject and practice areas within the tree care profession. This position requires good communication skills to effectively convey the deficiencies noted during plan review and/or tree inspection back to the permittee so that they can easily identify and address the items noted.

        Arborist III:  This is a senior-level position for the Arborist classification. This position is for individuals who have obtained an International Society of Arboriculture certification as a Certified Arborist and/or Certified Arborist Municipal Specialist. This individual shall have at least seven years of arboricultural experience or equivalent. This position requires a mastery of identifying various construction documents, a thorough understanding and advanced knowledge in other areas within the tree care profession, such as tree biology, diagnosis, maintenance practices, safety, as identified through periodic job task analyses and an in depth understanding of the Land Development code requirements. This position requires excellent communication skills to effectively convey the deficiencies noted on the plan review and/or tree inspection back to the permittee so that they can easily identify and address the items noted. This position requires little to no supervision and can mentor the Arborist I/II

        https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=ab980e35-8aa1-4f79-ae5a-4622356af318&ccId=19000101_000001



        Southern Company

        Utility Arborist Technician

        Description

        Utility Arborist Technician

        Locations -

        • (3) Distribution positions supporting Metro Atlanta, West GA, North GA Areas.

        • (1) Transmission positions supporting Georgia statewide responsibilities.

        Job Summary

        The Distribution position supports statewide Forestry and Right of Way Services. Successful candidates are expected to travel up to 75% of the time within the state of Georgia. Based on location, overnight stays will be required for this position.

        The Transmission position supports statewide Forestry and Right of Way Services. Successful candidates are expected to travel up to 75% of the time within the state of Georgia. Based on location, overnight stays will be required for this position.

        Job Duties

        • Contribute to the development, planning and Implementation of an integrated vegetation management (IVM) plan across the assigned territory

        • Perform Transmission rights of way patrols, vegetation, and electrical clearance assessments

        • Communicate with customers and land owners regarding rights of way and vegetation matters

        • Assist with quality control inspections of completed work as well as work in progress to ensure compliance with contract specifications

        • Maintain knowledge and understanding of current governmental statutory requirements, and local area ordinances, concerning safety clearances between vegetation and electrical conductors

        • Assist with management of the daily work-plans of multiple contractor resources to ensure work practices are performed safely, productively, and within schedule

        • Establish and maintain relationships with various federal, state, municipal, and local government agencies and departments related to vegetation management.

        • Effectively communicate vegetation maintenance objectives and practices to both internal and external customers

        • Ensure all compliance and regulatory obligations are met

        • Ensure compliance with requirements of FAC-003-4 always

        • Work outside normal business hours in support of emergency restoration efforts is possible

        Job Requirements

        Education / Experience

        • Bachelor of Science Degree in Forestry or related field preferred

        • The position requires successful candidate have a valid Drivers license or the ability to obtain one immediately

        • Must possess, or obtain within industry guidelines, ISA Certified Arborist certification

        • ISA Utility Specialist desired

        • Must possess, or obtain within industry guidelines, appropriate herbicide application license

        • Knowledge of distribution and transmission utility electrical systems desired

        • Familiarity with ANSI Z-133, A-300 standards desired

        • Knowledge of NERC Standard for vegetation management, FAC 003-4, preferred

        • Utility integrated vegetation management experience desired

        • Contractor management experience is a plus

        Competencies

        • Demonstrate commitment to personal safety and the safety of your team

        • Must be able to meet schedules and critical deadlines

        • Ability to learn basic business skills such as budgeting and finance

        • Able to value and interact with people with different perspectives and backgrounds

        • Effective communication and conflict resolution skills highly desired

        • Must be self-motivated and demonstrate ability to work without direct supervision

        • Ability to work with commonly used applications including Microsoft Word, Outlook, Access and Excel. Also, experience with mobile applications and GIS / GPS applications is a plus.

        • Ability to communicate in English and Spanish is a plus

        • Early start and extended work hours will be routine.

        • Ability to perform emergency call-out response and storm restoration support is possible

        • State Registered Forester license a plus

        • Ability to identify the species of local vegetation and their growth characteristics

        Behavioral Attributes

        • Safety focused

        • Demonstrate our values: Safety first, Unquestionable Trust, Superior Performance, and Total Commitment daily

        • Possesses a questioning attitude

        • Function independently while serving the needs of your team

        Field: Environmental & Forestry

        Job Type: Standard

        Primary Location: Georgia-Central Georgia-Macon

        Operating Company: Georgia Power Company

        Job Type: Standard

        Travel (Up to...): Yes, 75 % of the Time

        Union Covered: No

        Work Location(s):

        Key Street Division - 960 Key Street (960MACON)

        960 Key Street

        Macon, 31204

        Req ID: GPC2008691

         




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