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Arborist

Employer
SBM Management
Location
Kapaa, Hawaii, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jun 23, 2024

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Sector
Consultancy/Private Sector
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Forestry
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
Description Position at SBM Management

SBM Management is searching for a Arborist to join our team! The Arborist is responsible for assessing, maintaining, and enhancing the health and appearance of trees and shrubbery on the property.

Responsibilities:
  • Adheres to safety protocols and regulations to ensure the well-being of oneself, coworkers, clients, and the public.
  • Operates and maintains specialized equipment such as chainsaws, woodchippers, and aerial lifts.
  • Responsible for pruning, trimming, and shaping trees and hedges to promote healthy growth, improve aesthetics, and ensure safety.
  • Responsible for responding to storm damage, fallen trees, or other tree-related emergencies to clear hazards and restore safety.
  • Safely removes trees that are dead, diseased, or pose a hazard to property or people.
  • Gather, remove, and dispose of green-waste and/or trash materials.
  • Identify tree diseases, pests, and other health issues, and recommending appropriate treatment plans.
  • Evaluates trees for potential risks such as structural weaknesses or proximity to power lines, and
  • implementing measures to mitigate these risks.
  • Provides recommendation for appropriate tree species for specific locations and planting them using proper techniques.
  • Assist with other estate groundskeeping tasks as necessary.

Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in forestry, horticulture, arboriculture, or a related field preferred.
    • Previous experience in tree care, landscaping, or related field.
    • May be required to have a valid drivers license.
    • Strong knowledge of tree biology, pruning techniques, and plant health care practices.
    • Excellent problem-solving and communication skills.
    • Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
    • Ability to perform physically demanding tasks in various weather conditions and at heights.
    • Commitment to safety protocols and procedures to prevent accidents and injuries.
    • Active/Transferable DoD TS Clearance preferred

    Compensation: TBD per hour

    Shift: Full-time

    SBM Management Services, LP and its affiliates are proud to be equal-opportunity workplaces. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, sex, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, age, marital status, disability, gender identity, Veteran status, or other legally protected status.

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