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** Ground Workers and Tree Trimmers/Climbers | West Coast Arborist, California & Arizona (Hiring Year Round)

West Coast Arborists, a union company and industry leader in tree maintenance, is hiring entry-level & experienced Ground Workers and Tree Trimmers/Climbers to assist the tree operations in clearing brush, planting trees, watering trees, driving equipment, quality customer service and basic traffic control functions as directed by the crew Foreman. Positions are located throughout California and Arizona Orange County, Los Angeles County, Riverside/Inland Empire, Palm Desert/Palm Springs, Santa Clarita, Ventura, San Diego, San Jose, Sacramento, Mesa/Tempe, Arizona.

Associate Planner | City of Sacramento, Sacramento, CA (Posted 12/21/20)

To perform professional, technical, statistical and analytical duties involving land use or other planning studies for a variety of public or private development projects. The scope of assignments includes project management work, land use studies, policy development recommendation, revision or implementation, and preparation of a variety of documents for compliance with state or federal environmental laws.

Tree Services Coordinator | Sacramento Tree Foundation, Sacramento, CA (Posted 12/18/20)

The Tree Services Coordinator monitors and maintains processes pertaining to plant stock inventory, availability, as well as overseeing the operation of the nursery. In our nursery that includes all aspects of receiving, unloading, maintaining, and delivery of trees, as well as associated administrative tasks. The Tree Services Coordinator also helps with vehicle maintenance and nursery upkeep. This role will support the Tree Services Technician, by creating best practices to follow, guiding and prioritizing weekly tasks, and serving as a rapid response expert when needed. During busier times, the Tree Services Coordinator will participate in tree deliveries.

Executive Director | Nature For All, Los Angeles, CA (Posted 12/18/20)

The Executive Director role is a full-time permanent exempt position, and will collaborate with the board of directors and coalition members of Nature for All to accomplish strategic goals that advance the mission to build a diverse base of support for ensuring that everyone in the Los Angeles area—no matter where they live—has equitable access to the wide range of benefits that nature can provide. This mission is carried out by operating a range of programs and through Nature for All’s leadership in coalitions and strategic partnerships. Nature for All devotes significant work to support public policies that align with its mission, specifically those with the potential to protect public lands and water resources, connect underserved communities with nature and create more public lands experiences in historically underserved neighborhoods.

Senior Environmental Scientist (Supervisory) | CAL FIRE, Statewide, CA (Posted 12/10/20)

Under the general direction of the Staff Chief for Resource Protection and Improvement at Sacramento Headquarters, the Senior Environmental Scientist (Supervisory) carries out the supervisorial duties for the Urban and Community Forestry (U&CF) Program to include planning, organizing and directing the statewide activities of the Urban and Community Forestry Program to meet the scope of the Urban Forestry Act of 1978 (PRC 4799.06-4799.12) and to the implementation of the program’s Strategic Plan. The position provides scientific advice, guidance, leadership, and timely and highly developed scientific work products to support projects, core programs and functions within the program. The Urban and Community Forestry Program Manager may represent the Department during meetings with outside agencies and at the local, state and federal levels.

Urban Forestry & Outreach Specialists | Out City Forest, San Jose, CA (Posted 5/18/20)

Our City Forest AmeriCorps service members get things done in the community and they are critical to our success as an organization. Members are trained to be urban forestry & outreach specialists. They build capacity in the community by engaging volunteers and residents in cultivating plants at the community nursery, planting and caring for trees in neighborhoods, schools, and parks, and fighting the drought through water conservation efforts. AmeriCorps members educate the community on Our City Forest’s best practices and help train local environmental stewards. Our AmeriCorps members make a positive impact on the people and communities we serve. The 11-month term start date is September 8th and the service members will receive a 20,00 living stipend and $6,195 education award (education awarded upon completion of the term).

Our City Forest AmeriCorps Service Members | Our City Forest, San Jose, CA (Posted 7/24/19)

Our City Forest AmeriCorps service members get things done in the community and they are critical to our success as an organization. Members are trained to be urban forestry & outreach specialists. They build capacity in the community by engaging volunteers and residents in cultivating plants at the community nursery, planting and caring for trees in neighborhoods, schools, and parks, and fighting the drought through water conservation efforts. AmeriCorps members educate the community on Our City Forest’s best practices and help train local environmental stewards. Our AmeriCorps members make a positive impact on the people and communities we serve.

Tree Care Careers | Bartlett Tree Experts, San Francisco (Posted 5/2/17)
Do you enjoy the outdoors? Do you like a rigorous workout? Consider a career that combines art, science, and athleticism! We are looking for crew members with these interests for a full time positions. Learn climbing skills, pruning theory and practice, rigging and removal, cabling and mechanical support, ground operations, and much more. Assistance in becoming ISA certified. Our company uses modern arborist equipment, techniques, and vehicles. Applicants for these full time positions must have a CA drivers license, dependable transportation, and a good driving record. Based out of San Francisco, we cover the City and Peninsula. We strive for professionalism, so employees must maintain a neat appearance, and of course, no substance abuse. Experience good, but not necessary; just team work and good attitude. Please tell us a little bit about yourself, or better yet, add a resume with your reply. Contact Lee Nachtrieb at lnachtrieb@Bartlett.com or (925)209-9300


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