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  • Thursday, March 23, 2023 1:54 PM | Jack Ingram

    If you enjoy working outdoors in a professional and safe environment, consider a career with Bartlett Tree Experts! Bartlett is a 100+ year-old company that values a strong culture of excellence in safety, scientific research, lifelong learning, and career development.

    We are currently seeking a full-time Arborist Representative to join our growing team. This is a unique opportunity to combine your passion for arboriculture and enthusiasm for sharing knowledge to establish positive client relationships. As an Arborist Representative, you will play an integral role in helping grow our business by developing and maintaining long-term client relationships. You will be responsible for visiting client properties, assessing their tree and shrub care needs, and providing scientific tree and shrub care recommendations.

    Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for all areas of sales within a defined territory, including selling, marketing, customer service, administration, production, and training
      • Meet with existing and potential residential and commercial clients daily to evaluate their tree and shrub care needs
      • Establish tree and shrub care plans on client properties
      • Establish, develop, and maintain positive business and client relationships within the defined territory
      • Prepare and provide proposals to clients utilizing sales process tools, software, and other technologies
      • Supervise work to be performed, ensuring jobs are completed based on the signed contract and to the client's satisfaction
      • Set up personal sales expectations with immediate supervisor and prepare to meet sales goals
    • Responsible for implementing and enforcing all safety, transportation, and pesticide compliance programs

    Qualifications:

    • MCA and ISA Arborist Certification, or ability to obtain – we will pay for the cost of the exam and help you prepare!
    • Ability to learn to identify trees and shrubs common to the region, diagnose pests and diseases, and recommend corrective action or proactive management plans
    • Valid driver's license and clean motor vehicle record
    • Massachusetts Pesticide License (can obtain once hired)
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
    • Degree in Arboriculture, Forestry, Horticulture, Turfgrass, Environmental Science, Plant Science, Outdoor Recreation, Agriculture or a related field is preferred but not required

    The F. A. Bartlett Tree Expert Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Benefits:

    • $100,000 - $200,000 per year compensation opportunity
    • 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
    • Company Vehicle
    • Company Laptop
    • Cell phone
    • Access to training, continuing education programs, and a variety of resources provided by the Bartlett Tree Experts Research Laboratories Charlotte, NC

    To find out more about what life is like at Bartlett, check us out on Instagram @LifeatBartlett

  • Wednesday, March 15, 2023 11:11 AM | Justin Monta

    Town of Walpole is seeking applicants for a full-time 40 hours a week Arborist in the Parks Department. 

    Desirable Qualifications & Skills:

    Must be a high school graduate with one (1) full year experience in climbing trees and work related thereto; Must have working knowledge of methods, materials and tools used in pruning and/or removal of trees and shrubs and use of chemicals; Working knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trade; skill in operation of the listed tools and equipment; ability to follow proper methods, procedures and safety precautions on Arborist work. Ability to understand and follow complex oral and written instructions. Ability to work under varying weather conditions. Job description via website www.walpole-ma.gov

    Special Qualifications: 

    Possession of CDL Class B license with air brake endorsement. Must be a Massachusetts Certified Arborist or International Society Certified Arborist. Must have Massachusetts Commerical Pesticide license in category 36, 37 or 40

    Salary: 

    $29.68/hour; Full-time, Benefit eligible, DPW Union 

    How to Apply:

    Applicants can Submit cover letter, resume & Town of Walpole employment application to: Town of Walpole, HR, 135 School Street, Walpole, MA 02081 or Email apply@walpole-ma.gov

    Position will remain open until filled. AA/EEO


  • Tuesday, March 07, 2023 8:05 AM | Bryan Gore

    We are a well-established landscape company seeking a motivated individual to join our team as a Landscape Nursery Team Member. As a member of our team, you will be responsible for providing high-quality nursery services to our clients.

    Responsibilities:

    • Assist with the care and maintenance of nursery plants
    • Water and fertilize plants
    • Prune and trim plants to promote healthy growth
    • Assist with the installation of plants at job sites
    • Operate and maintain nursery equipment
    • Provide excellent customer service and ensure client satisfaction
    • Maintain a safe and clean work environment

    Qualifications:

    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Minimum of 1 year of experience in a nursery or greenhouse environment
    • Knowledge of plant care and propagation
    • Ability to operate nursery equipment such as backhoes, skid steers, and hand tools
    • Ability to work independently or as part of a team
    • Valid driver's license with a clean driving record
    • Good communication and customer service skills

    Benefits:

    • Optional overtime
    • Paid weekly with direct deposit
    • Fair compensation with periodic increases
    • Necessary continuing education for licenses and certificates are provided and paid for by Whalen Nursery
    • Work clothing such as hats, vests, t-shirts, and sweatshirts are provided
    • Up to six paid holidays
    • Paid personal/sick time
    • SIMPLE IRA (Retirement Plan) with employer match
    • Bonus potential
    • On the job training
    • Advancement potential with experience, license, and certifications
    • Employee discount

    Certain licenses and certifications may be acquired and are paid for such as:

    • Massachusetts hoisting license
    • Pesticide license
    • Commercial driver’s license
    • International Society of Arboriculture: ISA certification
    • Massachusetts Arborist Association: MCA certification

    We offer a positive work environment, opportunities for career growth, and a comprehensive benefits package. If you have a passion for plants and enjoy working outdoors, we would love to hear from you. Please send your resume and a cover letter to stacy@whalennursery.com with "Landscape Nursery Team Member" in the subject line.

  • Monday, January 23, 2023 10:43 AM | Rachel Brinkman

    For more information and how to apply:

    https://arboretum.harvard.edu/about/jobs-and-opportunities/job-openings/

    Job Summary

    The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University seeks a highly motivated horticulture professional for the role of Gardener II (Plant Heath Care Operations). The successful candidate will join the Arboretum’s Horticulture Department in the stewardship of North America’s oldest public arboretum.

    The Gardener II role works alongside the Arboretum’s team of Horticulturists responsible for holistic care of their assigned collection and landscape areas. Gardeners perform weeding, planting, pruning, mulching, watering, and other landscape maintenance tasks. With a specific focus on plant health care planning and implementation, this Gardener II position will assist with various plant health care tasks including pest and disease scouting, monitoring, treatments and other IPM practices, soil testing, soil amendments, root system investigations, and various other tree preservation measures.

    This position may be responsible for overseeing the work of Gardener I and seasonal employees as needed. In addition, they may support the Arboretum’s internship training programs through the development and instruction of hands-on training and mentorship. The successful candidate is expected to engage fully in the professional activities of the Arboretum and work collaboratively with colleagues on interdepartmental efforts.

    The Arboretum seeks to build a dynamic and diverse horticulture team and encourages all interested candidates meeting the basic qualifications to apply.

    Hourly Wage: $32.35. Full-time (40 hours per week), Benefits Eligible Position.

    Position Description

    Principal Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions):

    • IPM practices, pruning, and transplanting under the direction of a Horticulturist I or higher classification
    • Weeding, mulching, and brush chipping
    • Mowing, string trimming, and leaf clean-up
    • Soil and compost management
    • Maintenance, repair and operation of various equipment and hand-tools
    • Snow operations
    • Litter management
    • May oversee the work of Gardner I positions, term appointments, and interns as assigned
    • Other related job duties as assigned

    Basic Qualifications

    Candidates MUST meet the following basic qualifications in order to be considered for this role:

    A minimum of three (3) years experience in the field of horticulture or a related field. Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and D.O.T. Medical Examiner’s Certificate, which will be paid by the Arboretum as part of the pre-employment process. Must be able to perform manual labor, including frequent lifting/carrying/transporting loads up to 50 lbs. Required to work in all weather conditions in all seasons and essential staff for weather-related emergencies impacting the grounds.

    Additional Qualifications and Skills

    Preference for prior experience in tree care IPM programs and other plant health care practices.

    Maintain appropriate computerized records for equipment and grounds maintenance; order parts and supplies for grounds and equipment that have been approved by the Manager or Assistant Manager.

    Possess and maintain (within six months of employment and at the Arboretum's expense) a hoisting license of the proper classification as required by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and Massachusetts Pesticide Applicator’s License


  • Thursday, December 15, 2022 2:30 PM | Steve Vernon

    Athlete

    Scientist

    Artist 

    Visionary

    Arborist

    Guardian  

    Harrison McPhee Inc. seeks a highly qualified, good-vibe Production Tree Preservation Arborist to join our team. Lots of perks and great bennies, but the highlight will be the people you work with and the arboriculture you get to do.

    Do you desire to do the arboriculture most companies only read about in books?  Interested in working with the best people in the industry at the highest level on some of the most amazing properties? Open to living in the Boston area? 

    Our Arborists have experience, interest, and ability in the following areas

    • Advanced climbing and rigging techniques

    • Advanced pruning techniques

    • Cable, bracing, and through-rod installation

    • Fine hand pruning 

    • Ornamental tree artistry 

    • Soil science 

    • Compost tea brewing 

    • Soil remediation

    • Disease and Insect diagnosis and treatment protocols 

    • Advanced IPM techniques and applications 

    • Heavy equipment operation including mini-skids steers, tracked lift, bucket truck, mini-excavators, air spade, chippers, Plant Health Care systems etc. 

    • Installation of specimen trees and shrubs 

    • Able to lift 50 lbs, work outside in all weather conditions, have a valid driver's license, work in a drug-free workplace 

    Qualifications

    • Industry experience 5 plus years

    • A college degree in a related field including biology, arboriculture, urban forestry, environmental studies, or related equivalent professional development and experience. 

    • Life long learner 

    • Industry qualifications or the desire to earn them including 

      • Massachusetts Certified Arborist (MCA)

      • International Certified Arborist (ISA)

      • Certified Treecare Safety Professional (CTSP)

      • Massachusetts Certified Landscape Professional (MCLP)

      • Commercial Driver License (CDL class B)

      • Massachusetts Hoisting License 1C 2A

      • Massachusetts Pesticide Applicator license

      • Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ)

    • All genders are encouraged to apply. 

  • Wednesday, November 23, 2022 8:56 AM | Rachel Brinkman

    JOB DESCRIPTION

    The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University offers paid internships in collections management with concentrations in arboriculture, collections curation, horticulture and landscape maintenance, or plant production. Experiences integrate hands-on training with educational classes and visits to other botanical institutions. Interns are accepted for 12- to 14-week appointments (typically May through August). The Arboretum seeks a dynamic and diverse group of individuals to fill eight (9) internship positions for summer 2023. All positions are full-time (40 hours/week) at a rate of $19 per hour.

    To learn more about the Arnold Arboretum, please visit: www.arboretum.harvard.edu

    DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

    As part of the training program, interns work alongside professional staff in their host department and participate in instructional sessions across disciplines to develop a comprehensive sense of the Arboretum’s collections management practices. Field trips to other public gardens are offered throughout the summer to expose interns to the broader field of public horticulture and provide networking opportunities with professional staff at these institutions. As members of the Arboretum community, interns are encouraged to share their experience and knowledge, and to participate fully in the work of the institution. As a capstone project, interns work as a group to address a real collections management issue and present their proposal to their peers and Arboretum staff.

    Arboriculture Intern
    The arboriculture-focused experience is for those applicants exploring a career path as a climbing arborist. Interns spend their time working alongside the Arboretum’s arborists as they rotate through the collections evaluating plant health and assessing and executing the unique pruning needs of each specimen. This team works on large-scale plant removals, tree hazard assessments and corrective pruning measures, integrated pest management (IPM) practices, and other tasks as needed as part of the full horticultural operation. Applicants must have some experience in urban forestry or arboriculture and a basic working knowledge of aerial tree care, i.e., climbing and lifts.

    Curation Intern
    The Curatorial Department administers record keeping and documentation projects for all living and legacy plant collections, directs acquisition and collection development initiatives, and facilitates the use of the collection by scholars. Of central importance is the annual inventory or field checking of the nursery and roughly a fifth of the living collections. The curatorial intern spends the bulk of their time assisting staff in inventorying the living collections, which includes plant health assessments, mapping, and labeling. Additionally, time is spent collecting voucher herbarium specimens representing Arboretum accessions, sorting herbarium specimens in the Herbarium of Cultivated Plants, and entering archival data to curatorial databases. Interns will receive considerable training in BG-BASE (collections management software). Applicants are expected to have strong woody plant identification skills.

    Horticulture and Landscape Maintenance Interns
    Working with the horticulture staff, summer interns weed, mulch, mow, plant, prune, scout and monitor plant pests and diseases, operate a wide range of maintenance equipment, and perform other associated tasks as part of caring for the Arboretum’s 281 acres.  All interns rotate through various collections and gardens within the landscape, obtaining experience with diverse types of plant material, as well as getting opportunities to learn from many horticulture staff members. In addition, each intern will spend time with the arborist crew, focusing on pruning skills, chainsaw use, and tree climbing. Applicants should have some experience in landscape maintenance and an interest in exploring career paths in public horticulture.

    Plant Production Interns
    Staff members at the Dana Greenhouses and Nursery propagate and grow all the plant material that is eventually planted into the permanent collections of the Arboretum.  Interns are introduced to the nursery and greenhouse production cycle and assist in watering, weeding, mulching, potting, and other jobs as required. The work varies from physical labor to technical work, with emphasis on proper growing methods. This internship also gives an overview of our accessioning and plant inventory process, including an introduction to BG-BASE (collections management software). Applicants should have some experience in plant propagation and/or greenhouse operations.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

    This organization is committed to diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Interns selected for the Isabella Welles Hunnewell Internship Program are expected to participate fully in the work-life of the institution with maturity, punctuality, curiosity, and a commitment to learning. Preference will be given to candidates who have at least some of the following qualifications:

    • One or more years of education in horticulture, botany, landscape design, or other plant-related fields at a college or university
    • Work experience in a nursery, greenhouse, garden center, park, arboretum, or botanical garden
    • Career aspirations in public horticulture, botany, or another plant-related field
    • Must have physical health and stamina to work in all weather conditions and to maintain a high level of productivity
    • Maturity, self-motivation, and willingness to work as part of a team
    • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

    Apply by February 1st, applications are reviewed on a rolling basis and applicants are encouraged to apply early. For more information and to apply please visit:  http://arboretum.harvard.edu/about/jobs-and-opportunities/isabella-welles-hunnewell-internship-program/

  • Friday, October 28, 2022 12:37 PM | Anonymous

    About Tree Tech Inc.

    Tree Tech Inc. is a regional tree care businesses serving residential, commercial, and utility customers.  We operate under a long-established regional brand, and bring an unwavering commitment to service quality, safety, and professionalism to everything we do.

    Description

    The Sales Person will be a part of the team with Tree Tech’s business in Foxborough, MA and MUST have experience in the Arboricultural Industry.  This location currently has 75+ employees across both field and office staff, and operates four crews providing plant health care, tree pruning, tree removal, stump grinding, and related tree care services for residential and industrial clients across the area.

    The Sales Person will be directly responsible for creating and implementing a strategic sales direction to take and execute with clients. The Sales Person will work closely with the operations team to ensure that new business is incorporated into daily/weekly/monthly schedules appropriately. The role will involve sourcing, developing and maintaining a list of clients, improving the current sales margins, and building on the brand with excellent customer service in-mind.  The ideal candidate for this role must be comfortable with cold-calls and drop-ins to new and existing customers. The Sales Person needs experience creating action plans for clients to ensure that the client’s requests are followed through.  Having an understanding of market conditions, product development and the competition is a PLUS!

    This is an opportunity with autonomy and growth opportunity.  It’s a unique opportunity to independently grow sales opportunities of a growing business, while having the financial and practical support of a highly experienced senior leadership team that can help you drive the business. The role is performance-oriented, and there is significant opportunity to earn outsized income for high performance.

    Key Responsibilities

    • ·        Drive Sales: make sales calls personally, be driven to bring home a sale while maintaining the Company’s culture and responsibilities. Must be goal driven
    • ·        Partner with Operations: partner with the operations teams to ensure that schedules coordinate with sales jobs
    • ·        Marketing Initiatives: Be creative with marketing strategies and sales initiatives to stand out from others in the industry.
    • ·        Negotiating Skills: Being adaptive and resilience with a level of tenacity and persuasiveness.  Able to plan and strategize with a client on specific work sites. 

    Qualifications

    • ·        Sales: Experience selling services to residential and industrial customers in an Arboriculture environment.
    • ·        Outdoor Services: Experience in tree care, landscaping, and/or a passion for this type of work.
    • ·        License/Certifications: Certifications such as the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) or membership of the Massachusetts Arborist Association preferred but are not required.  Must have a valid driver’s license.

    To apply, please send your resume to:  d.martone@treecarepartnersllc.com

    and reference “Sales/Arborist” in the subject line of the email!


  • Monday, October 24, 2022 5:54 PM | Jay Sturm

    Ever wonder how some people fall into a job that is as enjoyable, fulfilling and pays as well as this? Cranes101 is looking for a trainer that has experience operating equipment like cranes, bucket trucks, excavators, forklifts etc. This position is open for a person who will work as a contractor and who will travel.

    Contact Jay

    jay@cranes101.com



  • Monday, October 24, 2022 10:33 AM | Anonymous

    Specialized Rigging and Tree Care 

    We are owner operators of a tree care company with 64 combined years of climbing and rigging experience, working in metro Boston and the South Shore.  Our success is based primarily on a high standard of safety and unwavering professional work ethic. We are looking for a self motivated punctual individual, with references, who wants to work in the tree care industry. On the job training will be provided but climbing experience would be a bonus.  If you’re interested in being on a team of dynamic seasoned arborists with a solid approach to tree care, your opportunity awaits. Compensation will be based on ability and experience.  

    Please contact us by phone and e-mail three references,  thank you.

    Best Regards,

    Jay Malouf and Mike Martinez 

    617-325-7756

    specializedtreecare@gmail.com

  • Tuesday, October 18, 2022 9:52 AM | Charissa Sharkey (Administrator)

    Be a part of the best tree care service company in New England! Tree Tech Inc. is looking to hire Tree Care Apprentices (with CDL) ASAP! If you have your CDL and have a great attitude and are open to learn, we will train you for the other skills you will need!

    Job duties will include: driving and maintaining truck and chipper, following all safety guidelines; working with a crew and Crew Leader to complete daily objectives at each job site; orgainizing and removal of brush and wood from job site.

    We offer a competitive package to include: wages that rival others in our industry, medical and dental, paid time off, and a 401K with a great company match! We also provide uniforms and proper PPE.

    Visit us and apply at: www.treetechinc.net/careers

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