The University of Texas Golf Club - Arborist/Climber
Location: Austin, TX
Salary: $25 / HR ++ overtime
The University of Texas Golf Club(UTGC) is a private golf club located in Steiner Ranch in Northwest Austin, TX. UTGC has a very healthy native Oak tree population, as well as, several other native hardwoods throughout the property. In an effort to create a balanced turfgrass and tree ecosystem, we are seeking a qualified arborist or tree care foreman to assists us in sustaining and enhancing our beautiful tree’s throughout the golf course property.
- Ability to climb trees using rope & harness, and comfortability with knots and all safety equipment
- Experience using all types of power tools and hand tools. Training and efficiency in all sizes and varieties of chainsaws, pole saws, & hand pruners.
- Proper pruning techniques and dead wood removal of tree canopies
- Tree removal, clearing, and topping
- Stump grinding and firewood processing
- Operating chippers, mowers, bush hogs, and other maintenance equipment
- Ensuring safety and care for equipment is top priority
- Any other duties and training required throughout the season
- Proven experience, including climbing. This is not an entry level position.
- Understanding of trees, plant material, grasses, & vegetation.
- Working knowledge of appropriate pesticides & fertilizers.
- Ability to communicate effectively and accurately.
- Detail oriented with a strong sense of urgency.
- Pruning & cultivation techniques
- Ability to obtain arborist certification through ISA.
- Bilingual – English & Spanish preferred
- Full-Time benefits: Paid health/dental/vision/golfing privileges/401(k)/meals/uniforms/bonus plan
- UTGC will provide and furnish all equipment necessary to perform job functions.
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