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Utility Arborist Specialist

Company: ACRT Pacific LLC
Location: Oak Ridge
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

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 Utility Arborist Specialist. 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 the utility industry and working to develop the necessary skills for a successful career.

Our Arborists 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
1-2 years of experience in Utility Vegetation Management or other related field (Ex. general Right-of-Way management, Integrated Vegetation Management, nursery work or timber cutting, etc.)
2 year or 4 year degree in forestry, horticulture, environmental science or closely related field preferred
ISA Certification strongly desired
Herbicide applicator's license preferred
Ability to work independently in all weather conditions
Competent computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite
Candidate must be self-motivated, organized, production oriented
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

Group Life Insurance
Optional Life Insurance
Short & Long Term Disability
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

Keywords: ACRT Pacific LLC, Greensboro , Utility Arborist Specialist, Other , Oak Ridge, North Carolina

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