Jobs


All of the jobs are posted by members of the PNW-ISA and are meant to show what opportunities are available for Arborists in the Pacific Northwest. Thanks for browsing our job offerings. Contact information for each job is posted. Please do not contact the PNW-ISA about the jobs but rather use the contact information in the job posting to contact employers.

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Urban Forestry Seasonal Staff

Date posted: February 3, 2016

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Job Description

Portland Parks & Recreation Urban Forestry is seeking seasonal staff to work with its science and policy group conducting tree inventory and monitoring activities.

Tree Inventory Coordinator (multiple positions, job class is Community Service Aide II)

  • Conduct street tree inventory workshops with volunteers in Portland neighborhoods. This includes public speaking, training volunteers, organizing logistics, and checking data for accuracy.
  • Collect street tree inventory data, including tree identification, measurement, and assessment and site evaluation using paper forms and mobile ArcGIS.
  • Analyze data and write reports on inventory findings.
  • Visit http://portlandoregon.gov/parks/treeinventory for project details.
  • Additional duties may include conducting tree planting inspections and data entry.
  • Work schedule is Tuesday through Saturday from 7 am to 3:30 pm.
  • Position start date is April 26 and duration is approximately 6 months.
  • Pay rate is $16/hour.

Elm Monitor (one position, job class is Community Service Aide II)

  • Monitor Portland’s 2,000+ elm population for symptoms of Dutch elm disease. Requires travel throughout the city, visual inspection for symptoms, and recording inspection results.
  • Maintain inspection records, collect samples and send for lab analysis, and work with City inspectors and property owners during the removal of infected trees.
  • Collect tree data, including identification, measurement, and assessment using mobile ArcGIS.
  • Visit https://www.portlandoregon.gov/parks/article/424029 for project details.
  • Work schedule is Monday through Friday from 7 am to 3:30 pm.
  • Position start date is June 2 and duration is approximately 4 months.
  • Pay rate is $16/hour.

Desired qualifications:

  • Tree identification skills, especially non-native trees
  • Experience collecting and maintaining data, especially with mobile devices
  • Experience with ArcGIS and Excel
  • Ability to work independently
  • Organization skills and attention to detail
  • Writing and communication skills, including report writing and public speaking
  • Experience working with volunteers
  • University coursework in forestry, GIS, botany, or related subjects

Required for All Positions: Valid driver's license and acceptable driving record, must pass a criminal background check, and must be at least 18 years of age.

 

To Apply

Application procedure: Applications accepted until March 9. Send resume, cover letter, and list of three professional references via email to Julie Fukuda, CS Aide II, treeinventory@portlandoregon.gov 971-337-7437. Please specify which position(s) you are applying for in your cover letter. Candidates selected for interviews will be notified by March 14.

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Field Arborist

Date posted: February 3, 2016

Salary or Wage: $34.46/hour

Job or Position Location: Coquitlam, BC

Date Job Position Begins: Monday, March 14, 2016

The City of Coquitlam has an opening for a Field Arborist in the Urban Forestry & Park Services team in the Parks Division. The City is growing rapidly and our tree inventory is experiencing corresponding growth. This is an exciting opportunity to join the team of dedicated staff involved in the care of the City’s street and park trees. A Field Arborist implements the full range of tree maintenance and care for the City’s street and park trees while directing the work of one or more subordinates.

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Tree Worker (Temporary Full Time)

Date posted: February 2, 2016

Salary or Wage: $27.92/hr

Job or Position Location: Coquitlam, BC

Date Job Position Begins: March 7, 2016

Coquitlam is home to over 141,000 people and is a vibrant, regional urban centre. We are committed to carefully managing the City’s future while continuing to deliver the highest level of service to the community through leadership, sustainability and innovation.

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Parks Maintenance Worker

Date posted: February 1, 2016

Salary or Wage: $38.10 per hour

Job or Position Location: Mission, BC

Date Job Position Begins: Friday, January 29, 2016

Do you love working in a park setting, using your knowledge of horticulture, parks development and maintenance programs that ensure the community playing fields and parklands are beautiful, safe, and usable for all? If so, this might be the opportunity for you!

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Field Arborist and Gardener for University of Washington Botanic Gardens

Date posted: February 1, 2016

Salary or Wage: $2919-$3891 per month

Job or Position Location: Washington Park Arboretum

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The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.

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ISA Certified Arborist

Date posted: February 1, 2016

Salary or Wage: Negotiated

Job or Position Location: New Westminster, BC

Date Job Position Begins: Monday, March 7, 2016

M2 Landscape Architecture and Arboriculture is looking for a motivated person to join our family! We are a small, energetic, busy firm in New Westminster, with a variety of projects and opportunities. We specialize in both Landscape Architecture and Consulting Arboriculture, with emphasis in collaboration between the two fields. We are looking for an outgoing, enthusiastic person, who is self-starting, energetic and willing to learn, for a Part-Time (Potentially moving to Full Time) ISA Certified Arborist to work in the field and in the office.

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ARBORIST TREE CLIMBER

Date posted: September 10, 2015

Salary or Wage: Depends on Experience

Job or Position Location: Clackamas, OR and Kenmore, WA

Date Job Position Begins: Thursday, September 10, 2015

Our Bartlett Tree Expert office in Clackamas, Oregon and Kenmore, WA are currently searching for an experienced arborist climber. The ideal candidate will have 2-3 years of experience in the green industry, is a Certified Arborist and has a current CDL license.

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Arborist Crew Leader

Date posted: September 10, 2015

Salary or Wage: Depends on Experience

Job or Position Location: Clackamas, Oregon and Kenmore, WA

Date Job Position Begins: Thursday, September 10, 2015

Our Bartlett Tree Expert offices in Clackamas, Oregon and Kenmore, WA are currently searching for an experienced arborist crew leader. The ideal candidate will have 2-3 years of experience selling in the green industry, is a Certified Arborist, TRAQ & CTSP certified, and has a current CDL license.

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Arborist Climbers Needed at Various Locations

Date posted: June 25, 2015

Salary or Wage: Competitive Pay

Job or Position Location: British Columbia

Date Job Position Begins: Thursday, June 25, 2015

Bartlett Tree Experts is currently searching for experienced Climbers to join the teams at all of our British Columbia offices. Opportunity Grows On Trees!

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Pioneer Tree Service & Landscaping, Inc.

Date posted: June 9, 2015

Salary or Wage: DOE

Job or Position Location: Oak Harbor, WA

Date Job Position Begins: Tuesday, June 9, 2015

We are a family owned and operated tree service and landscaping company looking for an experienced Tree Service groundsman.

The Groundsman position is a support and technician level job that entails close observance of all safety issues involved in Tree work as well as skills that support the work performed by the Tree Crew, allowing a smooth flow of productivity at the job-site.

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