Forestry/Arboricultural Technician

Application Deadline

Location

Central, MA, New York, NY, Bethel, OH and Charleston, SC , Massachusetts

Position Overview

Think Trees, LLC is currently looking for Inventory Arborist Technicians to add to our passionate team of environmental professionals. Are you looking for a great opportunity to grow in a dynamic industry? Want to join highly motivated and skilled professionals with diverse backgrounds? Become part of our energetic workforce, build your career, and emerge as a leader in the green industry. Spend your days outdoors and enjoy an engaging work environment where we apply technology, communication, and teamwork to help bridge the gap between the built and natural worlds.

 

Job Duties

The Technician will provide our government, commercial and not-for-profit clients with the services and solutions needed to efficiently and effectively manage trees and urban forests by inspecting trees and other vegetation and identifying common defects. Job duties include, but are not limited to:

 

  • Identify and measure local tree species, understand their typical growth rates, and recognize indicators of common diseases and pest infestations.
  • Prescribe appropriate tree work needed to mitigate risk.
  • Collect tree and site data points in the field with handheld devices. Data points include tree species, size, and survey area data.
  • Survey areas occur along city streets, on individual residential properties, in woodlots, along rail lines, wetlands, and anywhere else a tree can grow.

 

Qualifications

Education and Qualifications:

  • Four-year degree in Forestry, Urban Forestry, Horticulture, Arboriculture, Environmental Science, Plant Biology, or related discipline.
  • Two-year degree in the listed disciplines plus relevant experience.
  • Current Driver's License and Driving Record in good standing.
  • Urban forestry experience preferred.
  • MCA and/or ISA Certified Arborist certification preferred.
  • Working knowledge of current business software.
  • Ability to identify local tree species.
  • Ability to work in rugged terrain and inclement weather.
  • Ability to read and follow GIS data and maps.
  • Ability to work independently.

 

Additional Information

What We Offer:

  • Health Benefit
  • Paid holidays
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • All job-specific equipment and safety gear provided

 

Company Overview

Think Trees is led by Ward Peterson, a green industry pioneer in natural resource, environmental, and forestry consulting.

 

Divisional Overview

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state or local law.

 

To submit a resume, or if you need any assistance at any time, please email us at [email protected]

Employment Type: Permanent

Job Type: Full Time

Travel Expectations: Up to 25%