Estate Arborist

  • Rock Cobble Farm
  • South Kent, Kent, CT, United States
  • Mar 28, 2017
Full time Climber Plant healthcare technician

Job Description

Job Posting – Estate Arborist

 

Large, private estate located in west central Connecticut seeks a full-time, permanent, Arborist to maintain its woody ornamentals. These include trees and shrubs at all stages of development as well as formal Tillia and Carpinus hedges.

 

Responsibilities

 

Ability to safely lead a crew in storm damage remediation, felling and pruning operations

Overall tree/shrub PHC, pruning and maintenance   

Roping/climbing, rigging and lowering of takedowns

Hedge work – corrective pruning, renovation of mature plantings

Spraying/scouting (IPM) -diagnosis of rose disorders and treatment, fruit orchard pest and disease management

Equipment operation - truck, chipper, tractor, lift

 

Requirements

 

Minimum of 5 years experience.

A positive attitude

Great attention to detail


Knowledge of corrective pruning practices

Safety conscious

Ability to attain very high standards

Ability to lift 40 lbs.

Withstand exposure to inclement weather conditions

Valid driver’s license, CDL preferred

ISA certification, applicators license preferred

 

Compensation

Dependent on experience