Arborist


Longwood Gardens
P. O. Box 501
Kennett Square, PA 19348
United States

Industry
Horticulture
Application Closing Date
6/8/2018
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
Yes
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
No Travel

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.

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

Job Requirements
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.
Company
Longwood Gardens
Madelyn Underwood
P. O. Box 501
Kennett Square PA 19348
United States
Longwood Gardens Madelyn Underwood