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Seasonal Forester/Tree Inspector $17.21/Hr.
City of Golden Valley
This position performs a variety of forestry related tasks including inspection and GIS data collection of infested and diseased trees including Emerald Ash Borer, Oak Wilt, Dutch elm disease, and other shade tree diseases and pests. Hours are Monday-Friday from 7 am to 3 pm.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform these essential functions:
1. Tree inspections on public and private property to identify Emerald Ash Borer, Oak Wilt, Dutch Elm Disease, and other shade tree diseases and pests.
2. GIS field data collection related to inspections and tree inventory updates.
3. Enter and track tasks in City’s asset management software.
4. Respond to customers’ questions related to urban forestry.
5. Tree maintenance tasks.

Minimum Qualifications
1. 18 years of age.
2. High School diploma, GED, or equivalent.
3. Valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
4. Tree Inspector Certification issued by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture.

Desired Qualifications
1. Completed or pursuing education in forestry, arboriculture or other related fields.
2. Ability to operate computer, asset management software and other GIS related devices.


Link: https://goldenvalleymn.gov/174/Employment-Opportunities
Seasonal Forestry Worker
Three Rivers Park District
Three month and 6 month positions available working as part of a crew on a variety of forestry and native plant nursery projects. Our projects include all steps of reforestation from seed collection and propagation to forest habitat restoration and maintenance.

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/threeriverspd/jobs/3402622/seasonal-forestry-worker

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/threeriverspd/jobs/3402630/temporary-nursery-forestry-worker

Link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/threeriverspd/jobs/3402630/temporary-nursery-forestry-worker
Arborist
Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board
The MPRB is seeking a dedicated Arborist to perform highly skilled and difficult manual work in the care and maintenance of trees in parks, along boulevards and parkways, and on other city properties throughout the City of Minneapolis. The Arborist promotes the proper growth of trees and maintains the overall health of the urban forest.

Link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mnparks/jobs/3461194/arborist?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
Entry Level to Experienced Tree Climber
Urban Foresters Inc.
We are looking for full time, beginner-to-experienced climbers to join our team! We work year round in the west and south metro, pruning and removing residential trees. We also offer plant health care services. We are seeking candidates who have a positive attitude and are demonstate a willingness to seek solutions to challenges on the jobsite. We also have a focus on individual climbing training as well as a safe and fun working atmosphere. As we grow, there will be room for advancement. Candidates must be willing to obtain a CDL class A driving license within 6 months of hire date (we will pay for it). Climbing gear and/or gear stipend will be provided. Health insurance reimbursement and 401K are available.
Link: http://urbanforestersmn.com
Seasonal Forestry/Park Maintenance $16.00 - $17.65 DOQ
City of Bloomington
Perform various labor and equipment operation necessary for Urban Forestry work including planting, pruning, inventory data collection and keeping gravel bed stock. Must be 18 and have valid drivers license. Commitment and referral bonuses available to those that qualify, follow link below for details.
Link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/bloomingtonmn/jobs/3383080/2022-summer-seasonal-laborers-public-works?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
Natural Resources Seasonal Tree Inspector
City of Minnetonka
The tree inspector assists the city forester with the implementation of the shade tree disease control program.

Flexible start date - mid to late May, 2022. Work 12 weeks from start date. The work schedule will generally be Monday through Friday, 40 hours per week.

This seasonal position is eligible for a $.50 / $1.00 per hour bonus program. Bonus amounts are based off of the number of hours worked while in the seasonal role. Full bonus criteria and eligibility details will be provided to all finalists.
Link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/minnetonka/jobs/3445611/natural-resources-seasonal-tree-inspector?page=2&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
Inventory Arborist Technician
Davey Resource Group, Inc.
The Inventory Arborist Technician will provide our government, commercial and not-for-profit clients with the services and solutions needed to efficiently and effectively manage trees and urban forests by inspecting trees and other vegetation and identify common defects. Job duties include, but are not limited to:

Identify and measure local tree species, understand their typical growth rates and recognize indicators of common diseases and pest infestations.
Prescribe appropriate tree work needed to mitigate risk.
Link: https://jobs.davey.com/job/Saint-Paul-Inventory-Arborist-Technician-St_-Paul%2C-MN-MN-55117-5603/847544200/
Senior Ecological Consultant
Davey Resource Group, Inc.
Selected candidates will work collaboratively with Davey Resource Group project developers, biologists, and project managers. The position involves a variety of work including water resources delineation, Section 401/404 permitting, stream/wetland restoration design and construction, technical report writing, and management of a variety of projects that include environmental planning, permitting, monitoring, construction, and management.

The primary focus of this position is to not only provide senior level project management and expertise, but also perform a key role in the development of new projects, including preparation of proposals, grant writing, networking and identifying new client relationships and project opportunities. This may include attending conferences/workshops and public speaking.
Link: https://jobs.davey.com/job/Saint-Paul-Senior-Ecological-Consultant-St_-Paul%2C-MN-MN-55117-5603/851278200/
Natural Resources Seasonal Watering Technician
City of Minnetonka
The natural resources seasonal watering technician ensures newly planted trees, shrubs and plants are watered, mulched and cared for during the growing season.

Flexible start date: late May 2022. The schedule is approximately 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday for up to 6 months, weather permitting.

This seasonal position is eligible for a $.50 / $1.00 per hour bonus program. Bonus amounts are based off of the number of hours worked while in the seasonal role. Full bonus criteria and eligibility details will be provided to all finalists.
Link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/minnetonka/jobs/3445677/natural-resources-seasonal-watering-technician?page=2&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
Production Arborist
Northeast Tree
Northeast Tree is expanding its team!

Our Values:
Safety: Adherence to all ANSI standards and safe work practices, staff education, and support from ownership to put safety first.

Knowledgeable and appropriate tree care: Adherence to all ANSI standards and best management practices. Continued education for all employees and ownership. Education of our clients and staff to the most appropriate and up to date tree care.

Team health and wellbeing: Consistent and reasonable workload to provide for healthy work/life balance. Competitive pay and full benefits package available for full and certain part time positions. Organized and planned schedule.

Team focus: Every member of our team is important and is considered in decision making. Diversity is valued. Attitude is as important as aptitude!

Production Arborist Desired Qualifications:

Medium to advanced knowledge and skill in tree pruning and removals both climbing and using aerial lift equipment.

Truck and equipment operation to include driving of manual transmission vehicles.  Front end loader and stump grinding experience preferred but not required.

ISA Certified Arborist or ability to obtain credential within 6 months.

Valid Driver’s License, CDL, Class B or better preferred.

Ability to work respectfully and efficiently with crews of varied skill sets, follow work specifications, and develop work plan per work orders.

This could be a full or part time position, and could include sales work if desired and skill set is appropriate.
Link: www.northeasttree.net
Arborist
Carrs Tree Service
Enjoy the outdoors? This is the place for you! Motivated, hard-working team players who thrive outdoors are encouraged to apply.

Not an arborist? Not a problem! We can train you all you need to know about the equipment and techniques to do the job safely and efficiently. What sets Carr's apart from other employers? We offer a family atmosphere, a fun work environment, the opportunity for personal development and career growth, and ever changing and challenging work.

FULL-TIME * DAY SHIFT * BENEFITS * NO WEEKENDS * NO HOLIDAYS * NO VACCINE REQUIRED

From tree trimming to emergency tree removal to stump grinding and more, we are proud to offer a wide variety of tree services:
Tree Trimming & Tree Removal
Tree Cabling
Hauling or Chipping
Hydro Axing & Brush Mowing
Stump Grinding
Vegetation Management
GIS Inventory and Mapping
Tree Cabling
Land Clearing for New Line Construction
Utility Line Clearance
Utility Safety
Emergency Tree Removal
Herbicide Application
Physical Requirements include but are not limited to:
Lift and carry up to 80lbs frequently
Climb trees for limbing or topping using spikes/belts/ropes
Carry, lift, push, pull, and drag tree limbs/branches/brush and feed into brush chipper
Stand and walk up to 2 hours at a time
Working near or under high voltage energized power lines
Working in varying temperatures: 90F to -25F
Withstand heights up to 60 feet
Ability to work in conditions/areas which may include: dust, pollen, smoke, noxious weeds, poison ivy, bees and other insects.
Our Values:
Honesty and Integrity
Safety
Customer Service
Reliability
Hard Work
Respect and Dignity
Benefits:
Faith-Based Company
Competitive Wages Based on Experience
Path to Advancement Program
Medical Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
401K
Short Term Disability
Life Insurance
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Qualifications:
Willingness to Learn
Driver's License (Required)
Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) (Preferred)
All applicants will be considered for employment regardless of t
Link: https://www.carrstreeservice.com/joinourteam/
Forestry Landscape Crew Member
City of Eagan, MN
We are looking for positive and enthusiastic people from all backgrounds and levels of experience, to maintain and beautify Eagan's Parks. This is a great opportunity for someone to grow, develop new skills, gain experience operating various equipment, and learn what it takes to keep our green spaces in tip-top shape. Training, uniforms, tools and equipment provided.

Experience preferred but not required!

Tell your friends!
Link: https://www.cityofeagan.com/jobs
Seasonal Forestry and Park Maintenance Positions
City of St. Louis Park
Up to $18.50/hr depending on position and experience.

Multiple seasonal positions available in forestry/natural resources maintenance, park maintenance, and gardening/landscaping.
Link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/stlouispark/jobs/3423232/parks-maintenance-seasonal
Seasonal and Temporary parks and forestry workers City of Duluth
City of Duluth
seasonal and temporary groundskeepers and forestry helpers. See City of Duluth website Human Resources page for application and details.
Seasonal Maintenance Worker - Parks & Forestry
City of Plymouth
The Seasonal Parks & Forestry Maintenance Worker performs a wide variety of semi-skilled tasks involving the maintenance, repair, and construction of parks, trails, open space, and related recreation facilities and equipment.
Link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/plymouthmn/jobs/3420853/seasonal-maintenance-workers-parks-and-forestry?page=4&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
Seasonal Yard Waste Site Attendant
City of Plymouth
The Seasonal Yard Waste Site Attendant performs a wide variety of tasks involving the operation of the Yard Waste Site. This position runs from April through November and includes fluctuating evening and weekend hours depending on month of the year and staffing levels needed. Hours per week for this position is typically 20-30 hours.
Link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/plymouthmn/jobs/3420870/seasonal-yard-waste-site-attendant?page=4&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
Plant Health Care Technician
Birch Tree care
Provide integrated pest management (IPM) on client properties using spray, injection, and other
equipment with the direction of sales arborists. IPM products include pesticides, fertilizers, bio-stimulants, and potentially others as needed.
Work primarily on your own (after appropriate training), first meeting as a team each day then
completing most daily routes independently.
Work outside every day in all weather conditions.
Provide excellent customer service, answering client questions as able and necessary. Clients include
private homeowners/residences, townhome associations, and commercial properties.
Hours sometimes long or variable. Most routes can be completed in an 8–10-hour workday, though
longer days are a possibility when workloads increase with peak insect and pest activity. Shorter days
may be available when timing of work is more flexible.
$25 - $30/hour DOQ
Link: https://apply.teamengine.io/apply/nKxa3_wAz9lW
Landscape Gardener
Blue Earth Gardening, Inc
Small gardening and landscaping company needs a very passionate, responsible and motivated gardener/landscaper to help install and maintain gardens with our team. Candidates must have garden maintenance experience. Horticulture knowledge and landscape design experience are very beneficial. There is room to lead and grow in the business. Please text or email to get in touch.
Link: https://blueearthgardening.com
Seasonal Gardener
Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board
Seasonal gardeners perform manual labor and care of formal and informal gardens and landscapes throughout the park system.
Position runs mid-April to mid-October, 40 hrs/wk starting at $17.37/hr
Link: www.minneapolisparks.org/jobs
Arborist Climber
Bartlett Tree Experts
If you enjoy working outdoors in a professional and safe environment, consider a career with Bartlett Tree Experts! At Bartlett, we value a strong culture of excellence in safety, scientific research, lifelong learning, and career development.



As an Arborist Climber, you will be an integral member of a tree care crew with the primary responsibility of tree climbing and assisting Arborist Crew Leaders in performing all tree and shrub care services on residential and commercial properties.
Link: https://www.bartlett.com/job-opportunities/minnetonka-mn/arborist-climber
Ecological Restoration Technician; Project Manager
Prairie Restorations, Inc.
Prairie Restorations, Inc. is hiring multiple positions at multiple locations.
Start your career by gaining experience in all things ecological restoration by working as a seasonal technician position, or further your career with our open project manager positions.
Responsibilities include prescribed burning, native tree and plant planting, seeding, invasive species management, shoreline stabalization, etc.
Link: https://www.prairieresto.com/careers
Centennial Lakes Park - Horticulture Aide
City of Edina
Position Description
Centennial Lakes Park is now accepting applications for various 2022 Summer Seasonal Positions. These positions ideally will work May through August/September. Hours and wages will vary by position. The following positions are available for the 2022 season. All positions can be completed as paid internships.

Horticulture Aide:
Cleaning and maintaining plant beds and streetscapes throughout the park. Duties would include weeding, pruning, trimming, planting, watering and mulching.
Link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/edinamn/jobs/3399370/2022-summer-seasonal-positions-centennial-lakes-park?pagetype=transferJobs
Seasonal Parks Maintenance
City of Hopkins
Essential Duties
Parks/Forestry


Assists with maintenance operations and repairs on public works buildings, facilities and equipment.
Assist with repairing and installing playground equipment.
Mows grass and maintains trees and shrubbery with hand and power equipment.
Assists with the maintenance and marking of ball playing fields.
Picks up and removes trash from parks.
Assist with forestry functions including planting of trees, disposal and cutting of limbs, operating chipper and appropriate equipment.
Assists with maintenance and repair of curbs and gutters; catch basins and storm drainage system; asphalt and concrete streets; alleys, sidewalks, and trails.
Assists with traffic control duties, including installation and maintenance of temporary and permanent signs and pavement markings.
Performs yard waste and brush collection.
Link: http://www.hopkinsmn.com
Arborist
Central Applicators, Inc.
We are hiring for a wide variety of positions.
Link: https://www.centralapplicators.com/
Seasonal Forestry Maintenance
Hennepin County
Maintenance of newly planted trees throughout Hennepin County properties.
Seasonal Tree Maintenance - Forestry
City of Lakeville
Position
The seasonal tree maintenance position supports the City Forester from June through August, with the potential to extend into October. Major responsibilities include watering, weeding, mulching, staking, inventorying and maintaining new planting projects on city property. Additional duties include watering and maintaining seasonal planting boxes and pots along the downtown business corridor, assisting in planting program activities and other tasks as assigned. The work schedule will generally be Monday through Friday, 40 hours per week.

Major Areas of Accountability
Driving city watering vehicle to planting sites on public property.

Watering, weeding, mulching, caging and staking trees and shrubs at planting sites as needed to aid in plant establishment.

Fill out weekly water reports to track maintenance and health of trees and shrubs at planting sites.

Communicate with forestry staff when there is a maintenance, safety or disease issue with trees on city property

Ensure equipment is cleaned, maintained and in working condition.

Other Job Functions:

Water and maintain trees, shrubs and seasonal planting boxes/pots along the downtown business corridor.

Assist forestry staff with other planting program activities.

Assist forestry staff with tree inventory and plant pest management programs.

Performs other duties and assumes other responsibilities as apparent or assigned.

Qualifications
Detail oriented and ability to work independently without direct supervision.

Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.

Must be at least 18 years of age.

Must possess valid driver's license and have a good driving record.

Ability to operate or ability to be trained to operate various equipment in a safe manner.

Ability to establish and maintain effective and positive working relationships with other employees and the public.

Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.


Link: https://www.lakevillemn.gov
Tree Inspector
City of Apple Valley
Under the direction of the Natural Resources Coordinator, individual will identify trees infected with oak wilt, Dutch elm disease and Emerald ash borer (EAB) on public and private property within the City of Apple Valley. The tree inspector will provide preventive treatment recommendations and follow up inspections to assure compliance with diseased tree ordinance. Work will involve frequent communication with the public during field inspections, phone conversations, and email. Job duties may also include: tree inventory, tree and pest identification, planting and watering. This position will require spending a significant amount of time outdoors.
• Inspect the City of Apple Valley via City vehicle and foot travel for oak wilt, Dutch elm disease, and EAB infected trees, mark trees with paint, and record information for City data base.
• Diagnose oak wilt, Dutch elm disease, and EAB based on observed symptoms, sample collection and other resources.
• Re-inspect trees diagnosed with Dutch elm, oak wilt disease, and EAB to assure compliance with City Ordinance requirements.
• Use computer, GIS data, and field measurements to identify property boundaries and owners of diseased trees. Prepare field maps of individual sites showing diseased trees and significant land features for future re-inspections.
• Assist with other Natural Resources Division work including water resources and erosion control.
• Other duties as assigned.
• Currently enrolled in (or graduated from) forestry, natural resources, horticulture, or a closely related field.
• Possess or have the ability to obtain a Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Tree Inspector License before starting.
• Experience or training with urban forestry, identifying tree diseases or pests, and making non-biased recommendations to property owners.
• Ability to communicate effectively with the public and City employees in English both orally and in writing.
• Ability to work cooperatively with City staff and departments.
Link: https://www.ci.apple-valley.mn.us/465/Jobs-and-Volunteering
Volunteer and Partnership Coordinator
University of Minnesota
The Department of Forest Resources at the University of Minnesota is recruiting for an urban and community forestry volunteer and partnership coordinator. The incumbent will provide volunteer/partnership coordination in collaboration with the State’s Urban and Community Forestry Coordinator. The function of this position is to deliver technical assistance to local governments, communities, and volunteer based organizations and to extend external partnerships, leverage program support, and diversify stakeholder and resident engagement in urban and community forestry programs. In-state travel with occasional overnights and weekend work will be required as part of this position.
Link: https://hr.myu.umn.edu/psc/hrprd/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&SiteId=1&FOCUS=Applicant&JobOpeningId=346565&PostingSeq=1&
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Plant Health Care Tech
Stevenson Tree Care
Conduct complete tree, lawn and shrub care, including insect and disease control, fertilization. Spray and inject trees, operate an air spade, plant and prune trees and shrubs. Assist general tree crew and lawn technician as needed.
Link: www.stevensontreecare.com
Arborist Groundsperson
Stevenson Tree Care
Set up jobsite, assist Arborist with tree planting, pruning and removal, cleanup debris, drive a truck with trailer and cleanup jobsite. Operate loaders, chippers and stump grinders.
Link: www.Stevenson tree care.com
Plant health care technician (seasonal)
Northeast Tree
Northeast Tree is expanding its team!

Join a team-focused company with a commitment to ethical and safe work practices with a top rating in safety, professionalism, and customer service. Our company will provide opportunities to develop skills in all areas of production arboriculture, plant health care, and sales.

Core values of the company:

Safety: Adherence to all ANSI standards and safe work practices, staff education, and support from ownership to put safety first.

Knowledgeable and appropriate tree care: Adherence to all ANSI standards and best management practices. Continued education for all employees and ownership. Education of our clients and staff to the most appropriate and up to date tree care.

Team health and wellbeing: Consistent and reasonable workload to provide for healthy work/life balance. Competitive pay and full benefits package available for full and certain part time positions. Organized and planned schedule.

Team focus: Every member of our team is important and is considered in decision making. Diversity is valued. Attitude is as important as aptitude!

Seasonal PHC Technician

Competencies to include:

Minnesota Department of Agriculture Certified Pesticide Applicator license.

Experience in tree care and direct trunk injection treatment methods is preferred, but willing to train strong candidate.

Ability to be self-directed.

Valid driver’s license.

Part time seasonal position.
Link: www.northeasttree.net
Sales arborist
Northeast Tree
Northeast Tree is expanding its team!

Join a team focused company with a commitment to ethical and safe work practices with a top rating in safety, professionalism, and customer service. Our company will provide opportunities to develop skills in all areas of production arboriculture, plant health care, and sales.

Core values of the company:

Safety: Adherence to all ANSI standards and safe work practices, staff education, and support from ownership to put safety first.

Knowledgeable and appropriate tree care: Adherence to all ANSI standards and best management practices. Continued education for all employees and ownership. Education of our clients and staff to the most appropriate and up to date tree care.

Team health and wellbeing: Consistent and reasonable workload to provide for healthy work/life balance. Competitive pay and full benefits package available for full and certain part time positions. Organized and planned schedule.

Team focus: Every member of our team is important and is considered in decision making. Diversity is valued. Attitude is as important as aptitude!

Sales Arborist

Competencies to include:

Advanced tree identification skills.

Knowledge of ANSI Z.133 Safety Standards.

Knowledge of all ANSI A.300 Standards.

Production Experience.

ISA Certified Arborist.

Excellent writing skills and familiarity with basic software programs.

Experience preferred but not required.

Part time position.

Application Process

Email resume and cover letter to lynn@northeasttree.net
Link: www.northeasttree.net
Arborist Apprentice
Alliance Tree Care Inc.
Life Is Too Short To Work The Wrong Job!

Do you love the outdoors?

Do you hike or rec rock climb?

Are you tired of the monotony of a 9-5?

Are you driven to grow personally and professionally?

Alliance Tree Care Inc. is a women owned, independent, full service residential and commercial Tree Care Company.

We seek a groundsperson and or a climber to join our strong, customer-focused team of professionals.

This position is 30-40 hours a week.

Most Fridays off 3 DAY WEEKENDS.

We are a certified woman owned small business and encourage women to apply.

We are looking for someone to mold into the perfect employee from the ground up and provide a lifetime career.

We are a teaching company, so if you're willing to learn, we're willing to train you.

We're looking for a high energy/self motivated personality to add to our team.

Normal hours are 7-5, however those vary as needed. Winter hours are on call/part time. Last winter we worked 30 hours a week on average.

A strong long-term interest in the tree care industry will serve the individual and our team well.

You MUST be able to lift up to 50 pounds.

Must have a valid drivers license.

You MUST be able to follow direction & have "next step thinking" ability.

Pay and Benefits - This position provides an excellent opportunity, both short-term and long-term for the right individual. $16-22 to start depending on experience. 30, 60, 90 day raise and advancement opportunities. $500 sign on bonus for the right person.

Contact our office for more detailed job duties.
Link: alliancetreecaremn.com
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