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Pesticide Applicator / Associate Arborist - Tree Solutions, Inc.

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Tree Solutions, Inc.
2940 Westlake Ave N Suite 200
Seattle, WA 98109
United States
Phone: 12065284670

Position Overview
Pesticide Applicator for Consulting Arborist Group. This is a temporary position during the treatment season (April – August). Hours are flexible, but applicant must be available at least 2 weekdays from 9am-5pm and could increase to 5 days during peak treatment season (April). The position will be 75% in the field and 25% office, depending on current jobs. Assistance with other arborist services may be needed on occasion. Hourly wage is DOE.

Essential Job Functions
• Site visits: Collect field data, including tree species, measurements, presence of insect and decay organisms & related conditions. Apply systemic treatments to trees via soil drench and trunk injection methods. (Our company does not spray foliage as a treatment.)
• Produce written notes documenting site conditions and tree applications.
• Assist arborists with advanced testing equipment.
• Maintain cheerful & helpful attitude with all clients and co-workers.
• Maintain chemical inventory and ordering chemicals when supplies are low.
• Coordinate with clients prior to site visit, including email and phone communication.
• Scan and file field notes following treatments.
• Assist with tree inventories on occasion.

Required Skills/Qualifications
• WA State Pesticide Applicator License
• Excellent field observation skills.
• Must have a valid driver’s license.
• Must be detail-oriented & able to work independently.
• Must be physically able to complete field assessments in all types of weather & navigate uneven terrain, slopes, or heavy vegetation while carrying equipment weighing up to 30 pounds.
• General knowledge of botanical taxonomy and plant species identification skills.

Preferred Skills/Qualifications
• ISA Certified Arborist
• ISA Qualified Tree Risk Assessor – or ability to become qualified within 2 years.

Send a formal letter of interest and resume, attached to an email to Katie Hogan at [email protected]. Company information can be found at www.treesolutions.net.

Location

Tree Solutions, Inc.
2940 Westlake Ave N Suite 200
Seattle, WA 98109
United States
Phone: 12065284670