Utility Tree Lister

$15.00 - $18.00 hourly
  • UPE Resources
  • Remote
  • 05 Sep, 2019
Full time Outdoor Jobs Forestry Jobs

Job Description

Utility Tree Inspector

Job Details

Description

UPE Resources, Inc. is currently seeking energetic entry-level professionals who enjoy working outdoors. This is a full-time opportunity for individuals who are looking to gain some Forestry experience. Our Utility Tree Inspectors are ideal for professionals with an educational background in forestry, horticulture, arboriculture, biology, environmental studies, conservation or related disciplines and who would like to gain experience in these fields and line of work.

Our Foresters patrol for hazard trees, perform identification, inspection, and evaluation of trees and brush along utility lines. They also assist in the submitting inspection results to clients with recommendations.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Flexibility for overnight travel is required
  • HS Diploma or GED required.
  • A 2 or 4-year degree in Arboriculture, Forestry, Biology or Environmental studies; Or currently enrolled in a Forestry/Environmental program preferred
  • Ability to identify local trees and knowledge of growth rates desired
  • Ability to work independently, strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in rugged terrain and inclement weather
  • Ability to read and follow maps
  • Valid Driver License and ability to drive and operate a 4x4 vehicle
  • Skilled in the use of Microsoft Office Word and Excel

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • UPE offers competitive wages and excellent benefits
  • Pre-employment drug screen and background check required
  • UPE offers excellent benefits for our employee and their families.
    • Medical
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • Short & Long Term Disability
    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    • Vacation
    • Holidays
    • 401k
    • Employee Referral Program

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Education

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High School or better.