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Location: Charlotte, NC

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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 about the utility industry and working to develop the necessary skills for a successful career.


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


  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • 0-2 years of Utility Vegetation Management experience
  • Herbicide applicator's license preferred
  • Ability to work independently in all weather conditions
  • Competent computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite
  • The candidate must be self-motivated, organized, production-oriented
  • The 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 
  • Must demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Multi-tasking and strong time management skills required
  • Ability to work in varied terrain and inclement weather with flexible schedules (available nights and weekends as needed) 
  • Valid driver's license

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

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Optional Life Insurance
  • Short & Long Term Disability
  • Vacation
  • Holidays
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Health Savings Account with company match
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Company Vehicle/Gas Card for work-related and commuting purposes 
  • Boot Allowance Program
  • ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) with a great vesting schedule - ACRT is 100% employee-owned; it’s not just a job…it’s your company!
  • Pre-employment drug screen and background check required

Employer Info

Charlotte, North Carolina


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  • General Foreman
  • Other
  • Utility

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