ISA Certified Arborist
Location: Spokane, WA
Greenleaf Landscaping has an exciting opportunity for a Certified Arborist to join the team! We are seeking an experienced Arborist with current certification to be our tree specialist and work under the direction of the Greenleaf owner in raising, maintaining and removing trees for customers in private residential, commercial and government property settings.
This position will be full time, year-round with a schedule that is typically Monday through Friday, 7am to 3:30pm, with periods of flexibility needed in response to weather incidents. There will be opportunities for overtime during these events and during peak season, but we value work-life balance! We also value growth, and this role will also have the potential to take on leadership, mentorship and account maintenance duties.
Join a team that is committed to a safe and efficient work environment while also having fun!
o Analyzing, evaluating and diagnosing a wide variety of plants for disease or disorder
o use hand and power tools to prune, hedge and remove trees
o Repairs splitting or broken limbs or branches and other tree wounds
o Operates and maintains safety equipment: may include chainsaws, hedge trimmers, pole pruners, pole/hand saws and chippers
o Work independently or as a team member that requires concentration and physical effort
o Care for individual trees/shrubs and their appearance by training young trees and removing diseased, dead, or dying branches.
o Install trees to plant based on climate, soil conditions and to the customs needs. May also use specialized knowledge and equipment to remove fallen, storm-damaged or unwanted trees.
o Bachelor’s degree in arboriculture, horticulture or environmental conservation or equivalent of 4 years working in a similar position
o Ability to use basic math (example, add and subtract) or ability to learn basic math to count product for inventory.
o Certified ISA Arborist Certificate or Master Certified Arborist and Certified Tree Worker
o Ability to work full-time, outdoors, with many hours in peak seasons, after storms and other emergencies including inclement weather
o Ability to lift 70lbs periodically and 50lbs consistently throughout daily shift
o Carries a positive attitude towards customers through conflict resolution
o Ability to provide excellent customer service
o Ability to speak Spanish is a plus but not required
We offer a comprehensive, affordable benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance coverage. In addition to required sick leave, we also have vacation time, performance incentives, referral bonuses and employee appreciation events.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $28.00 - $32.00 per hour
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