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    Summary:

    1. Trees Over Georgia
    2. Green Tree Service
    3. Savannah Tree Foundation
    4. Casey Tree Experts
    5. Bartlett Tree Experts
    6. Arborguard Tree Specialists
    7. Georgia Forestry Commission, Urban/Community Forester
    8. City of Atlanta, Field Arborist
    9. City of Norcross, Field Arborist
    10. Northside Tree


    We are seeking an experienced rope operator/tree worker/ground laborer to assist our tree crew. Experience using a chainsaw and operating ropes for climbers are necessary functions of this job.  A valid driver's license is necessary.

    Duties would include, but not limited to:

    - Chipper operation 
    - Running ropes and tying knots for climbers 
    - Chainsaw operation 
    - Driving work trucks as needed. 
    - Clean gutters (As needed) 
    - Planting trees 
    - Knowledge of erecting fences and putting back together 
    - Cleaning up debris using rakes and shovels 
    - Experience working with a tree or landscape company 
    - Ability to listen and follow direction 
    - Wants to learn and passionate about tree care industry 
    - A positive attitude 

    - Must be punctual!!

    This job is labor intensive and requires a fit person who can work hard, but efficiently and effectively utilizing the tools and equipment provided.  We are a small family owned business and have been operating for 24 years. We are BBB accredited and members of the ISA & GAA. We are also GL and WC insured.  **Very competitive pay based on experience.**

    CONTACT: Audrey Rogers at: 404-557-7915

    posted 3/31/21



      • Full time or part time
        Groundsmen/operator position open.  Operator position is for a skid steer mulcher. We want employees that can grow with a growing business.
        Drivers license and health card required. 
        Green Tree Service
        Griffin, GA
        770-584-2812


      • posted 3/31/21



      •  Field Manager 

        Reports to: Executive Director 

        Classification: Full-time, exempt 

        Overview 

        Savannah Tree Foundation is seeking qualified candidates for our Field Manager position. Savannah Tree Foundation is a leading Georgia non-profit organization dedicated to protecting and growing Chatham County’s urban forest through tree planting, community engagement, and advocacy. Our vision is to inspire and educate our community to create and sustain a healthy urban forest today, tomorrow, and forever. To learn more about Savannah Tree Foundation, visit savannahtree.org. 

        Job Description 

        The Field Manager, under direction from the Executive Director, manages tree planting, tree care, volunteer activities, and education programs. The Field Manager provides supervision of community volunteers and interns. The Field Manager grows Savannah Tree Foundation’s effectiveness through tree planting and stewardship, advocacy and outreach, and community education programs. 

      • MORE

      • posted 3/18/21



      •  

        Tree Climbers, Ground Workers, Equip Operators (Lilburn)

        Casey Tree Experts has immediate openings for experienced climbers, ground workers, aerial lift (bucket truck) operators, skid steer/heavy equipment operators and grapple truck operators (CDL requirement). Must have valid driver’s license. CDL or able to obtain CDL license is a plus. We offer year-round work, paid medical, dental, vision insurance benefits, paid holidays, paid vacation. Our office is located at 4135 Arcadia Industrial Circle, Lilburn, GA 30047. Please call 770-498-7000 for an appointment to come by and pick up an application between 8:00 am and 3:15 pm. Or you can email your resume to caseytree@mindspring.com

        posted 3/10/21




      • Bartlett Tree Experts Arborists and Tree Care Professionals

        Tucker, GA

        Bartlett Tree Experts is a 100+ year-old tree and shrub care company with over 125 offices in the United States, Canada, Great Britain, and Ireland.  Built on family values and the pursuit of scientific tree care, we are proud of the quality of our work, our level of service, our award-winning safety record, and, most of all, our people. We believe that every tree deserves a champion and are always looking for new champions to join the team.

        Open positions include:

      • Arborist Climber
      • Arborist Crew Leader
      • Arborist Ground Person

      Benefits

      We offer competitive compensation, as well as:

      • A safety-first culture and professional workplace
      • Advancement opportunities - we promote from within
      • Medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance
      • 401k retirement plan
      • Paid time off and holidays
      • Industry credential/license pay increases - we encourage and invest in your professional development
      • Company-paid uniforms, PPE, gear, and equipment
      • Boot reimbursement up to $150
      • Access to training, continuing education programs, and a variety of resources provided by the Bartlett Tree Experts Research Laboratories

      Click Here to Apply

      Contact Information: 

      Matt Carpenter

      Local Manager (Tucker, GA)

      mcarpenter@bartlett.com

      posted 3/8/21


    • Tree Climbers and Tree Climber Trainees

      Arborguard Tree Specialists (A Davey Company) is looking for individuals interested helping our ever growing company.

      Invest in your future. Join one of the largest employee-owned companies in the nation! Arborguard has a unique culture that focuses on the open exchange of ideas, community partnerships, a commitment to safety, and delivering unrivaled client service while acting as industry leaders in horticultural and environmental services.

      We are currently looking to add a dynamic Climbers and Climbing Arborist Trainees to our passionate team of tree care professionals. Your office is outdoors, and you get a new view every day!

      What You’ll Do:

      • Learn to climb trees! (Yes, we will pay you to do that.) Arborguard offers both DdRT/MRS and SRT/SRS climbing systems All gear will be provided by the company.
      • Operate as a member of a tree crew while progressively learning new skills
      • Learn to perform all aspects of tree pruning and removal services safely and skillfully for clients. Including but not limited to:
      • Tree identification and industry pruning guidelines
      • Prune, thin and remove deadwood throughout the tree canopy
      • Learn how to install cables, bracing, and lightning protection systems
      • Assist in the removal of hazardous trees
      • Properly maintain, prepare and operate all tools and equipment including chainsaws, chippers, aerial lifts and more
      • How high you grow depends on you

      What We’re Looking For:

      • Love of the outdoors
      • Preferred: Background in Forestry, Horticulture, Landscaping, or working at heights
      • Ability to complete the Davey Tree Trimmer Orientation Program upon hire
      • Ability to complete the Davey Tree First Aid, CPR and defensive driving course upon hire
      • Preferred: Relevant pesticide and related licenses and certificates, if required by state law

      What We Offer: *

      • Paid time off and paid holidays
      • Opportunities for advancement
      • All job-specific equipment and safety gear provided
      • 401(k) retirement savings plan with a company match
      • Employee-owned company and discounted stock purchase options
      • Group health plan
      • Employee referral bonus program
      • Locations throughout the US in major cities and desirable areas
      • Career development program supported by industry expert Safety Specialists and Skills Trainers
      • Scholarship program for children of employees
      • A charitable matching gift program

      *All listed benefits available to eligible employees

      SEND QUALIFICATIONS AND APPLICATIONS TO

      nrobleto@ arborguard.com

      NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE!

      Job Type: Full-time

      Pay: $20.00 - $32.00 per hour
      posted 3/8/21

    • UF Posted 04/22/2021 Urban/Community Forester 

    • ob Number:NAT00IK

      Job Posting: Apr 14, 2021 - Closing Date: May 2, 2021

      Primary Location:Bulloch,GA 

      Job: Natural Resources

      Shift: Day Job

      Advertised Salary : $47,498.00/year

       

      • Examples of duties: 
        • Provide assistance to communities with:
          • tree ordinance development/revision
          • training municipal tree-care workers
          • Tree City USA certification, recertification and expansion of community involvement including tree board development
          • tree plantings projects
          • tree risk assessments
          • storm mitigation planning and post-storm evaluations
          • land use planning to minimize the impacts of development
        • Develop working relationships with partner organizations including the Georgia Tree Council, tree advocacy groups, Keep Georgia Beautiful affiliates, government agencies, and educational institutions
        • Provide information and guidance on tree care, insect and disease problems and solutions for urban trees
        • Develop professional relationships with policy makers at state and local level and educate policy makers on critical issues relative to forestry in the state
        • Perform outreach and public relations activities including educational presentations, TV and radio appearances, development of professional training programs, and articles for local print
        • Participate in Urban Forest Strike Team trainings and deployments
      • Minimum qualifications:  Completion of an undergraduate major in forestry or a related field at an accredited four year college or university, proficient in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, excellent customer service and communication skills.  Must have experience speaking to small and large audiences about a variety of natural resources issues and experience working with local governments and private landowners.  

      Preferred qualifications:  A stand-alone degree with an urban forestry major, or an emphasis area in urban forestry within a forest management degree.  A minimum of one year experience providing assistance to communities/community groups/non-profits involved in urban forestry and urban interface issues. ISA Certified Arborist.

      Qualifications: Master's degree relevant to the specific subprogram area from an Society of American Foresters (SAF) accredited college or university can be substituted for two of the three years of job related forestry experience OR Bachelor's degree in forestry, forest resources, or closely related area that includes core forestry coursework from an Society of American Foresters (SAF) accredited college or university AND Three years of job related forestry experience OR One year of experience required at the lower level Forester 3 (NRP022) or position equivalent.

      Preferred qualifications:  A stand-alone degree with an urban forestry major, or an emphasis area in urban forestry within a forest management degree.  A minimum of one year experience providing assistance to communities/community groups/non-profits involved in urban forestry and urban interface issues. ISA Certified Arborist.

    City of Atlanta

    Posting: Open Until FilledSalary:  Commensurate with experience

    Field Arborist
    The primary purpose of this job 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 also embrace, support, and promote the City’s core values, beliefs, and culture.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
    The following duties are typical for this job.  These duties are not exclusive or all-inclusive.  Other duties may be required as assigned.

    Field Duties:

    • Evaluate tree health and risk to determine whether trees are dead, dying, or hazardous per City code;
    • Issue tree removal permits;
    • Review site plans during site inspections to ensure conditions in the field are accurately depicted;
    • Post public notice of potential construction impact on trees;
    • Inspect active construction sites for compliance with approved and stamped tree protection plans.
    • Conduct final inspection of construction sites for compliance and issuance of final certificates of occupancy; and
    • Issue fines and fees for failure to meet tree preservation requirements of City Code.

    Administrative Duties:

    • Issue permits and inspection reports to customers in a timely manner, and respond to customer inquiries via letter, email, and telephone;
    • Follow proper protocol when nuisance trees are identified;
    • Maintain detailed work logs and status updates in City computer database;
    • Able to calculate and explain to customer’s method for assessing critical root zone impact;
    • Accurately assess fines and fees as needed;
    • Represent the Arborist Division in Tree Conservation Commission appeal hearings; and
    • Attend Municipal Court with City Solicitor and serving as expert witness when ordinance has been violated.

    Communication:

    • Work with developers, architects, engineers, contractors, and homeowners to comply with Tree Protection ordinance;
    • Collaborate with Arborist Division staff members and other City Divisions to ensure high quality customer service;
    • Address civic groups, schools, garden clubs, and neighborhood groups regarding the rights and responsibilities of citizens and tree care;
    • Exhibit excellent customer service and human relations skills.

    Other Job Functions:

    Performs other duties as required.

    Knowledge of Job:

    Has ability to learn the principles, practices, and procedures of the City and various department operations and functions.  Has general knowledge of arboricultural practices, policies, and procedures as necessary in the completion of daily responsibilities.  Is able to assist in the developing and implementing of long-term goals for the Department in order to promote effectiveness and efficiency.  Has general knowledge of all applicable laws, ordinances, policies, standards, and regulations pertaining to tree-related issues and other responsibilities in serving as City Arborist.  Keeps abreast of changes in policy, methods, operations, and standards of practice, etc. as they pertain to Departmental operations.  Able to effectively communicate and interact with management, employees, and members of the general public.  Is able to assemble information and make written reports and documents in a concise, clear, and effective manner.  Has good organizational and technical skills.  Is able to use independent judgment and discretion in handling emergency situations.  Has the ability to comprehend, interpret, and apply regulations and related information.  Has mathematical ability to make required calculations.  Is able to read, understand, and interpret development plans, architectural plans, reports, and related materials.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture, Forestry, Horticulture, or related field and one year experience as an Arborist, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.  Must have International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) certification.  Must possess a valid Georgia driver’s license.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience reading and interpreting technical drawings and plans;
    • Experience or certification in hazard tree evaluation; and
    • Experience working as part of a team or in direct contact with the public.
    Contact: 

    Michael Morning I Talent Acquisition Manager
    City of Atlanta I Department of Human Resources I Talent Acquisition
    68 Mitchell Street Suite 2170 I
     Atlanta, GA 30303
    mjmorning@atlantaga.gov


    posted 03//02/21

     CITY OF NORCROSS, GEORGIA 
    For Professional Arborist Services 

    The City of Norcross, Georgia is pleased to offer an excellent opportunity for an Arborist professional to administer the city’s tree conservation ordinance. If you are an experienced Arborist professional, certified by the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA), with a genuine commitment to high-quality customer service and administrative excellence, we invite you to respond to this Request for Qualifications (RFQ). 

    INTRODUCTION 
    The intent of this Request for Qualifications (RFQ) is to enter into a professional services contract for an Arborist (certified by the International Society of Arboriculture) for tree management services for the City of Norcross. 

    DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES DESIRED 
    The City is seeking professional services from an Arborist who will be responsible for: 

    1. Making suggestions for changing the tree ordinance as needed and enforcing the City’s Tree Ordinance. 
    2. Administering tree permit processes and approval, maintaining all related records, and producing reports upon request. 
    3. Consulting with residents and contractors on tree-related matters. 
    4. Conducting public outreach and education programs. 
    5. Maintaining and updating the Tree Inventory spreadsheet and re-assigning tags numbers for newly planted trees. 
    6. Attending the Tree Board meeting every other month. 
    7. Providing presentations and written reports to the City Manager, Special Projects Manager, Council, and city departments. 
    8. Consulting with Staff as required to evaluate tree health care on public property; develop and recommend tree health care plans; and develop and recommend trimming and pruning requirements and schedules. 

    Proposal shall also cite examples of similar work in other communities, and include references from within those communities. References will be contacted. 

    Questions will be directed to: 

    Sonya Isaac, Special Projects Manager, Phone number 770-274-0121, Email: sisaac@norcrossga.net. 

    For consideration, proposers must submit their proposals no later than: March 29, 2021, 12:00 PM, to the City of Norcross, ATTENTION TO SONYA ISAAC 


    Northside Tree Professionals

    Northside Tree Professionals looking to add an addition crew.

    In need of 3-drivers who can also assist the groundsman, 2-climbers and 1-groundsman.

    All are full time positions.

    Drivers need clean current drivers licenses and take driving test.

    Pay is weekly.

    Need to be US citizen or have a valid work visa.

    Call 770-833-2154 or 404-787-6783


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