Arborist / Forester (Arborist & Tree Care)

Full Time

  Aerotek

  Chico, California, United States

Job Description:

Perform identification, inspection, and evaluation of trees and brush for potential removal.

Work Environment:

  • Outdoors, could be inclement weather, heat of summer, rugged terrain
  • Must be able to hike/walk steep/rough terrain and be outdoors up to 70hrs/wk.
  • Adequate physical ability and mobility to work in an outdoor field environment in remote locations
  • Walking, standing and operating a motor vehicle for prolonged periods of time
  • Travel from site to site, including: walking/hiking on various surfaces including flat, dry, wet, slippery, uneven, rough, steep terrain, hills and slopes
  • Exposure to noise, dust, smoke and all types of weather and temperature conditions
  • Operate assigned field equipment, including handheld computer, smart phone, compass, and beacon

Qualifications:

  • Associate or Bachelor's degree in Forestry, Horticulture, Natural Resources or related field OR minimum of 1 year of related arboricultural experience
  • Proficient with electronic devices and systems, such as mobile devices, GIS programs, MS Excel/Word
  • Familiarity with tree growth rates and habits
  • Ability to work in inclement weather
  • Ability to read and follow maps
  • Valid Driver's License and clean driving record
  • Pre-employment drug screen and background check required

Compensation

$17.00 - $22.00 /Hour

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