The hourly rate is above the living wage and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Benefits are not included.
THE APPLICATION PROCESS is as follows:
Step 1: If you are interested in the position, complete and submit this online survey.Step 2: If you meet the basic "Requirements" of the position, we will contact you and ask you to submit a cover letter, resume, and 3 references. Please do not call.
Specific Job Responsibilities:
• Tree planting, care, & maintenance.
• The position is a Tree Care Technician. A Tree Care Technician is responsible for tree planting, tree care, and tree maintenance. You must have knowledge, skills, understanding, and experience with tree care and maintenance to be considered for this position.• Must have either 1). a degree or be pursuing a degree in arboriculture, horticulture, forestry, or a related field, or 2). a minimum of one year of experience in arboriculture, forestry, horticulture, or landscaping.• Must possess a valid SC Drivers License and be eligible for employment. • Must have experience driving trucks and landscape trailers.• Must be able to: 1). load and unload 15-gallon container trees on and off of trailers and trucks, 2). lift and carry trees in 15-gallon containers, 3). dig holes and plant trees, 4). lift and carry bags of mulch, soil, fertilizer, and amendments.• We do background checks. You must have a clean record.• You must be able to pass a drug test and pass random drug tests.
• ISA Certified Arborist• If you are not an ISA Certified Arborist, meeting one the following ISA requirements for certification is preferred: 1). Have a two-year degree in arboriculture and two years of practical experience; 2). Have a four-year degree in a related field and one year of practical experience; 3). Have a minimum of three years of full-time experience in arboriculture. Acceptable experience includes the practical use of knowledge involved in pruning, fertilization, installation and establishment, diagnosis and treatment of tree problems, or other services that directly relate to arboriculture.• Commercial Drivers License• First Aid & CPR Certification