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Location: Greater Puget Sound Region
Salary: Depending on experience

The Watershed Company, a regional leader in science-based planning and design for environmental restoration, is seeking qualified candidates within the field of arboriculture. A minimum of 2 years of experience required, with an ISA, and/or ASCA certification. Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ) is also preferred. Applicants with additional experience in development review, environmental planning, ecology, GIS, urban forestry, and/or landscape architecture, a plus. Desired qualifications include a strong knowledge of tree and shrub identification, tree preservation, tree root patterns and morphology, and common regulatory tree requirements in the region.


  • Perform tree inventories, tree assessments and report writing for public and private clients

  • Review and comprehend civil, architectural, and landscape architectural plans, details, and specifications for conflicts with trees

  • Prepare tree preservation plans and details

  • Write tree preservation specifications

  • Monitor and document tree impacts and protection during construction administration

Required Experience:

  • A minimum of 2 years of experience

  • ISA, and/or ASCA certification

  • Experience understanding clients’ needs and tailoring project scopes

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (testing may be required)

  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record

  • Demonstrated ability to use standard computer programs, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint

Salary and Benefits:

Salary depends on experience and qualifications. Benefits include medical/dental insurance, continuing education, performance bonuses, retirement program with future matched payments and opportunities for ownership.

The Watershed Company is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace where all employees are valued and respected. Individuals of all cultures, communities, abilities, and backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Send cover letter and resume to Please include the word “Arborist” in the subject line.

Employer Info

750 6th Street S
Kirkland, Washington 98033


  • Commercial/Residential
  • Consultant
  • Municipal
  • Other

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