Arborist

  • Longwood Gardens
  • Kennett Square, PA, USA
  • May 11, 2018
Full time Climber

Job Description

Longwood Gardens, Inc., the world’s premier horticultural display garden located in Kennett Square, PA, has an opening for a full-time Arborist. Candidates must have the skill and ability to apply proper pruning techniques, execute removals and practice all aspects of tree care as outlined in the ANSI A300 standards while complying with ANSI Z133 safety protocols. Candidates should have experience operating aerial lift trucks, chainsaws, chippers, stump grinders, and other small equipment used in arboriculture. A strong knowledge of plant health care is a plus. Effective communication skills, both oral and written, are a must. Knowledge of MS Office (including Outlook, Excel, and Word) and general computer literacy is desired. Candidates should have an Associate’s degree or higher in a Forestry or similar field with a minimum of 3 years climbing experience as an arborist. An ISA Certified Arborist is preferred and uncertified applicants will be expected to obtain ISA certification within the first year. Candidates must have or be willing to obtain a Pennsylvania Pesticide Applicator License and Pennsylvania CDL Class B driver’s license within 6 months of employment.

We offer an excellent starting salary and outstanding benefits package. Please mail your resume with salary requirements to: Longwood Gardens, Inc., Attn: Human Resources, P.O. Box 501, Kennett Square, PA 19348. Fax (610) 388-5495 or e-mail- jobs@longwoodgardens.org. To find out more about job opportunities at Longwood Gardens please visit our website, www.longwoodgardens.org. EOE.

Deadline to apply: June 8, 2018