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(posted 3/15/17)

Lead climber / estimator  must have 5 years experience climbing and estimating  must have valid drivers license be able to operate all equipment used in tree removal and trimming. Must be a leader and be able to work with others. Company phone and truck included in package possible salary position, great career opportunity.

Ground man must have experience in tree removal and trimming must have knowledge running ropes must have valid drivers license know how run all equipment used in tree removal and trimming.

Contact:

Great Lakes Landscaping Inc.

25212 Ryan Rd., Warren Mi. 48091

Office 586-754-7336

www.greatlakeslandscaping.com

 

(updated and reposted 1/18/17)

*IMMEDIATE POSTIONS AVAILABLE!*  *SIGNING BONUS*

Growing TCIA ACCREDITED year-round municipal, commercial and residential growing Tree Care Company with a great reputation, founded in 1989 is currently interviewing for reliable, hardworking and career-seeking individuals to join our strong team of BCMA and certified arborists.

Our company’s emphasis is on safety (CTSP on staff), workmanship, customer service and attention to detail. Candidates must be in good physical condition, be safety conscious, work in all weather conditions, have a desire for knowledge and growth, and work well with others and the public.

We are currently seeking Arborist with experience or interest in:

  • Climbers
  • Crew leaders
  • Grounds men (Entry Level)
  • Plant health care technicians (3B)
  • Hardworking, reliable and honest people interested in starting a new career in the green industry

We offer very good wages and benefits:

– Competitive Wages based on experience and skill set – Starting Pay $11-$30/hr.

– Great opportunity for advancement and a great working environment

– Relocation Assistance

– Paid Holidays and Vacation

– Supplied Uniforms and/or uniform allowance

– Fantastic training program

– Continued education and certifications through paid training, safety meetings, seminars, conferences,

workshops and in house certifications

– Year round employment

– Tax free Health Care plans

Must pass background check, drug test, own transportation and have a valid driver’s license. Arborist certification and CDL preferred (CDL must be obtained within probationary period).

Great people make great companies. Reliability and great work ethics are valuable assets! We will train those with little or no experience so come start a new career with us today! Contact Amanda at Camelot Tree & Shrub at 313-884-1699 or send resumes to Camelot@camelottree.com

(posted 11/7/16)

Title: Arborist/Apprentice

Location: Southeast – MI

 

Wage: $ 21.85 – $36.42

Benefits: Health, 401K, Bonus

 

Job Description:

Under the supervision of the Vegetation Manager this position will be responsible and accountable for the completion of in-field vegetation annual plan and all line clearance activities in their area.

 

Job Qualifications:

Candidate(s) will be required to meet the following requirements:

  • Associates (or Higher) of Science in Forestry or other related field.
  • 5+ years of utility vegetation management experience.
  • General knowledge of utility vegetation management equipment (bucket/manual crew equipment, mowers, off-road tree removal equipment, herbicide application methods & equipment).
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate vegetation clearing in conjunction with line rebuilds and new construction, including but not limited to:
    • Crew & work scheduling
    • Working knowledge of easement language, research, & parcel identification (map & field)
    • Notifying public entities on transmission line clearance work
    • Securing signed permission for work needed
  • Experience with aerial and ground inspections.
  • Familiar with FAC-003-1 and -2 NERC vegetation standards.
  • Strong computer skills, including but not limited to:
    • working knowledge of GIS based software programs
    • Microsoft toolkit
    • planning software
  • ISA Certified Arborist or obtain within 6 months.
  • ISA Utility Specialist certification or obtain within 6 months.
  • Ability to verbally communicate effectively and accurately.
  • Be available during off-duty hours.
  • Familiar and able to use Microsoft.
  • Able to work and retain access.

Visit Website to Apply:  www.ulc119.com

 

(posted 11/7/16)

TREE SERVICE, located in Traverse City, Michigan, is seeking responsible, motivated and career-oriented individuals dedicated to a higher standard of tree care to join our successful and well respected company as a Climber/Crew Leader.

PARSHALL TREE SERVICE provides both tree service and snow/ice management services throughout Northern Michigan.  As a Crew Leader, you will manage production crews to provide tree care services to our commercial and residential clients.  You will be responsible for team member development, planning, effective time management, quality/safety compliance and equipment/resource organization for your crew.

BENEFITS:

  • Starting Salary $45,000, based on credentials and experience.
  • Simple IRA Company Match/Retirement
  • Paid Continuing Education and Skill Training and Advancement Opportunities
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid vacation
  • We will assist with relocation costs.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must pass background check, drug test, own transportation and have a valid driver’s license.
  • Experienced with tree work, leading a crew and providing great customer service.
  • Organization, leadership, communication and problem solving skills.
  • Interest in the care of trees, tree work and continuing education and advancement.
  • Physically fit and willing and able to work 40-50 hour weeks and in adverse weather conditions.
  • Ability to perform the following work safely, efficiently and with high quality: pruning (all types… including shrubs), removals (felling, technical rigging and aerial lift work), cabling, bracing and lightning protection.
  • CDL License, or ability to get one in a timely manner.
  • ISA Arborist Certification, or ability to get one in a timely manner, paid for by Parshall Tree Service.

COME JOIN OUR TEAM!  Traverse City is a great place to live, work and raise a family.  We have good clients, solid equipment and mentorship in multiple areas.  To learn more about who we are and what we do, please check us out at www.parshalltreeservice.com.

If you think you would be a good candidate for this position, please email your resume and references to info@parshalltreeservice.com or contact us at (231) 409-1295.

(Posted 6/25/16)

The City of Rochester Hills has one opening for the part-time (24 hours per week) position of Forestry Ranger

NOTICE OF PART-TIME, NON-UNION POSITION VACANCY
Classification: Forestry Ranger/Part-Time
Location: City Wide
Parks and Forestry Department
Rate of Pay: $21.75 per hour (no benefits)

Overview
This position maintains City trees and performs tasks in support of urban forestry programs and operations. Works regular weekly schedule except as needed for unusual events.

Essential Duties

  • Performs tree maintenance including pruning; and tree, stump and woody debris removal and disposal.
  • Plants, waters, fertilizes, mulches and treats trees.
  • Responds to storm damage situations; clears woody debris from streets, pathways and City property.
  • Identifies tree pests and cultural problems, making recommendations for and applying treatment.
  • Assists with the implementation of pest management programs.
  • Assists with inventory of City trees on rights-of-way and City property.
  • Enters and retrieves information using various computer programs and applications.
  • Assists with administration and issuance of tree permits and facilitates compliance with tree ordinance requirements relating to regulated activities.
  • Responds to citizen requests for services, policy information, activities and programs.
  • Operates equipment such as: chip truck, pick-up truck, chainsaw, power pole saw, brush chipper, stump grinder, leaf blower, hedge trimmer, soil auger, hand-held tree maintenance tools.
  • Cleans, lubricates, and performs preventive maintenance or minor repair on said equipment as appropriate.
  • Monitors planting and tree maintenance contractors for compliance with contractual requirement.
  • Assists with Arbor Day celebration and other program activities.
  • Communicates effectively, both orally and in writing, with the public, contractors, civic groups, City staff and others in the course of duties.
  • Complies with safe work standards and practices.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

This job narrative is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be all-inclusive or limiting relative to specific job duties.

Oak Wilt Grant Facilitator 2016-17

A part-time to three quarter-time, grant-funded facilitator is being sought to facilitate and coordinate activities of the Arboriculture Society of Michigan’s oak wilt grant projects MISGP through October 2017. This position focuses on facilitating the implementation of multi-partner, multi-county oak wilt education projects and demonstrations.

Organization: Arboriculture Society of Michigan (ASM)

Background – ASM’s mission is to improve the profession of arboriculture. Oak wilt disease is a devastating and rapidly spreading problem in MI. ASM has secured a grant through the Michigan Invasive Species Grant Program (MISGP) to reduce oak wilt through collaborative education. There are six projects within the grant. The current grant cycle runs from May 2016 through October 2017.

 

Compensation: $15/hour; Travel expenses when necessary

 Educational Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree

Job Description: 

Job Title: Oak Wilt Grant Project Facilitator

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Basic Requirements:

  • A minimum of three years professional arboriculture experience
  • Willingness and ability to work outdoors in a variety of locations and conditions, in necessary.
  • Clear and professional communication skills
  • Report to ASM Executive Director
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Must be authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship

Preferred Requirements:

  • Experience with multiple computer software programs, specifically Microsoft Word and Excel, Publisher, or similar.
  • Experience developing/formatting, flyers, forms and other documentation.
  • Self-directed and ability to work independently.
  • Access to computers, internet, and reliable phone communication.
  • Understanding of budgets and basic budgeting.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Capacity to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Experience coordinating with private industry, individual citizens, non-profit organizations and state agency representatives.

Most work will be office-based. Projects and related work may occur throughout MI. Communication with ASM Executive Director is critical to the success of the grant programs and facilitator’s accessibility is necessary. The position is flexible and variable and can range from part-time to full time depending on the time frame of project needs and deliverables, applicant’s abilities, and work load.

If you are interested in the position please send a cover letter, resume, compensation requirements, and two references (with phone number and email address) to: info@asm-isa.org

Applications due by Friday June 24, 2016.

DJ’s Landscape Management, Inc. is West Michigan’s largest Landscape Management Company. We provide Landscape Management along with Snow & Ice Management services to commercial clients throughout the Grand Rapids, Holland, Muskegon, and Kalamazoo areas. As a department supervisor, you will manage production crews to provide tree care services to our commercial clients. You will be responsible for team member development, planning, effective time management, quality/ safety compliance, and equipment/resource organization for your crew.

Plant Health Care Supervisor / Arborist

Comprehensive Benefits:

  • Base Salary $60,000 Health Insurance
  • Flex Plan
  • AFLAC options Retirement planning with company match Life
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance 2-3 weeks paid time off Advancement opportunities

Position Requirements:

  • ISA Certified
  • Experience leading a team
  • Commercial Pesticide Applicator’s License
  • Commercial Driver’s License
  • Tree, insect and disease diagnosis
  • Equipment operation

If you are interested in applying please send us your resume at careers@djslandscape.com or apply on our website at www.djslandscape.com.

(posted 4/4/16)

Ann Arbor based Tree Service is looking for a few more great people to add to our team!

We’re in our 17th year and business continues to expand. We’re looking for climbing arborists and crew leaders that want full time and long term employment.

We would love to talk with you if you are;

  • Experienced with tree work,  leading a crew and providing great customer service
  • An ISA certified Arborist, or willing to become one
  • Familiar with ANSI standards, and willing to work according to best practices
  • Interested in continuing your education in Arboriculture
  • CDL licensed, or have the ability to quickly get one
  • Interested in becoming a valued asset to a growing company with a great reputation.

If this describes you, we would offer;

  • A  competitive wage; $20/per hour and UP ($40k/year range), depending on experience
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid holidays
  • Simple IRA retirement plans with maximum company match
  • Work clothes allowance
  • Continuing education through paid training, safety meetings, seminars and conferences.

If you are interested in applying please send us your resume and we’ll set up a time to meet. If you are interested in employment, but don’t yet have the skills mentioned above, feel free to contact us anyway. We are always looking to hire great people.

Call: (734) 663-0808  Email; pat@thelumberjacks.com

(posted 3/15/16)

We’re hiring! Climbers and Crew Leaders Needed – Ann Arbor, MI

We are a full-service tree care company working in the greater Ann Arbor, MI area. Our growth continues, and we need to add another member to our team. We are looking for an experienced tree climber who can perform all aspects of general tree work safely and efficiently and who is capable of leading a crew effectively. Applicants should be career-minded and interested in contributing to our community of tree climbers,  as well as, playing a significant role in the continued growth of our company in the upcoming years.

Ideal candidates will meet the following qualifications:

*Physically fit with a strong work ethic.

*Willing and able to work 40-50 hour weeks and in adverse weather conditions.

*Reliable, accountable, honest, and trustworthy.

*Positive attitude and cheerful demeanor.

*Team player – able to work well with others and do what it takes to accomplish daily goals together.

*Strong organizational, logistical, leadership, and communication skills.

*Interest in the care of trees, tree work, and continuing education and advancement.

*Strong climbing abilities – mastery of basic techniques, familiarity with progressive techniques, and interest in ongoing developments.

*Ability to perform the following work safely, efficiently, and with high quality: pruning (all types…including shrubs), removals (felling, technical rigging, and crane work), cabling, bracing, and lightning protection.

*Safe and professional work practices – adherence to ANSI Z133.1 and A300 standards.

*ISA Certified Arborist

*CDL-Class A (or ability to obtain one in a timely manner).

*3+ years of experience climbing and performing general tree work.

*Bucket experience

*College degree (of any kind although a major related to arboriculture is ideal).

*Non-smoker

 

Wage & Benefits:

*$20 – $30/Hr. depending on skills, experience, credentials, resume, references, etc.

*Holiday & Vacation pay

*Continuing education (in-house, seminars, conferences, climbing competitions, etc.)

*Relocation assistance

*Tax-free contribution towards health care plan

*SIMPLE IRA with company match

*Work-hard, play-hard, friendly, and collaborative culture with a commitment to growth, professionalism, overcoming challenges together, and enjoyment.

Come join our team. Ann Arbor is a great place to live, work, and raise a family. We have good clients, solid equipment, and mentorship in multiple areas. To learn more about who we are and what we do, please check us out at www.GuardianTreeExperts.com.

If you think you might be a good candidate for this position, please email your resume and references to moses@guardiantreeexperts.com. And if you feel like you don’t quite qualify for this position but are interested in joining our team as a climber, please send us your resume