TreesGreenville Job Opening - Tree Care Technician - Job Application
TreesGreenville is a 501 c3 located in Greenville, SC. Our mission is to plant, promote, and protect trees in and around Greenville County. We are hiring a full-time Tree Care Technician. The position will be filled when we find the right candidate for the position. When the position is filled, this survey will be closed.

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.

Requirements:

• 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.

Preferred:

• 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

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Do you have a degree, or are you pursuing a degree, in arboriculture, forestry, horticulture, or a related field? *
Do you meet one of the following requirements: 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. *
Do you have a minimum of one year of work experience in arboriculture, horticulture, forestry, or landscaping? *
Do you have a reliable means of transportation to work? *
Do you have experience planting and maintaining trees? *
Do you like working outside? *
Are you tolerant of working in a wide variety of environmental conditions? i.e., extreme summer heat, cold, rain, etc. *
Do you have experience driving trucks and trailers? *
Do you have any experience using outdoor power equipment such as trimmers, edgers, pole saws, and/or leaf blowers? *
Do you have experience using hand tools such as pole saws and pole pruners? *
The interview process includes a Truck & Trailer Skills Driving Test. Do you think you will be able to pass this truck and trailer driving skills test? *
Are you an ISA Certified Arborist? *
Do you meet the ISA requirements for certification? *
Are you familiar with ANSI A300 Standards? *
Are you familiar with ANSI Z60.1-2014 Standards? *
Are you familiar with Florida Grades & Standards for Nursery Plants? *
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