ECI’s Family Of Companies is currently seeking energetic professionals who enjoy working outdoors and that value the freedom of working independently. Our field service positions are ideal for entry-level professionals looking to gain experience in the green industry, or for seasoned professionals interested in changing careers.
Our employees act as a liaison between the Utility company, their clients, contractors and customers. Responsibilities for this position include: Inspection and assessment of customer requests for pruning or removals, securing clear rights-of-way for new line and pole construction, handling customer complaints related to scheduled pruning, or completed pruning, audit the tree contractor’s work for compliance with the utility’s specifications, assist in storm and emergency situations, and other miscellaneous line clearance projects. Assist in investigating and recommending future R-O-W maintenance requirements. Operate system forestry computer programs and record systems. The position requires daily contact with the client, contractors, and the public. Perform duties in a manner that will promote and maintain good public relations. Assume other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Individuals with solid tree identification skills, strong problem solving abilities, an attention to detail, and exceptional public relations/interpersonal skills best meet the challenges of a Utility Arborist position.
We prefer candidates with a two or four-year degree in a related field. Successful professionals at ECI’s Family Of Companies have come from a variety of backgrounds, including: forestry, arboriculture, natural resource management, biology, landscape maintenance, horticulture, nursery management, environmental sciences, geology, agriculture, parks & recreation management, urban forestry, geography, and more. Certification as an ISA Arborist is a plus.
All candidates must possess a valid driver's license and a good driving record.
Being Bi-Lingual (Spanish) is a plus.
If you enjoy a fast-paced environment and the challenges of a rewarding profession, consider a career in vegetation management with ECI’s Family Of Companies! We offer exciting career opportunities with an excellent compensation package and ongoing growth potential. Advancement opportunities include supervisory and management positions, special project work, and more. ECI’s Family Of Companies promotes from within for our supervisory and management positions. Many of our employees have continued their careers with our clients.
Entry Level to Experienced
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