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Location: Cities in North and South Carolina

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ACRT is currently seeking energetic entry level to industry experienced candidates who enjoy working outdoors. Our target is to identify candidates to work on utility systems as vegetation management arborists. Our field positions are ideal for professional minded individuals with an educational background in forestry, natural resource, horticulture, arboriculture, environmental studies, or related disciplines and with exposure in these fields or line of work. The position is great for learning the utility industry and working to develop the necessary skills for a successful career.

This position would require a significant amount of customer interaction, educating and working with utility consumers, working with line clearance contractors and utility personnel. Our Work Planners perform identification, inspection, and evaluation of trees and brush along utility lines; Submit inspection results to clients with recommendations; Plan, direct, and coordinate the activities of assigned tree clearance crews; Discuss and negotiate line-clearance crew access issues; Serve as a liaison between clients, tree crews, and client customers.


  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • Degree in Forestry, Wildlife & Fisheries, Environmental Science, or related field or relevant working experience in the industry preferred
  • ISA Arborist Certification desired
  • Vegetation management experience preferred
  • Proficient with a laser range finder
  • Ability to identify dead, dying, diseased trees
  • Working knowledge of basic computer skills, especially Microsoft Office
  • Candidate must be self-motivated, organized and production-oriented
  • Candidate must be comfortable working in an independent environment and managing a geographical area for all vegetation related activities
  • Candidate must be able to work with stakeholders, utility customers and line clearance vendors and have excellent interpersonal skills 
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Multi-tasking and strong time management skills required
  • Ability to work independently in all weather conditions
  • Ability to work in varied terrain and inclement weather with flexible schedules (available nights and weekends as needed) 
  • Valid driver's license required 

ACRT offers excellent benefits for our employee-owners and their families

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Group life insurance
  • Optional life insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability
  • Vacation
  • Holidays
  • 401(k)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Company vehicle and fuel card for work-related and commuting purposes 
  • Boot allowance program
  • ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) with a great vesting schedule


Employer Info

, North Carolina


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  • Utility

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