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    Groundsman/Climber

    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 espaƱol) 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:

    http://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ATLGA&cws=1&rid=4687


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    Phone:  (404) 913-1422
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