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Hazard Tree Assessor

Deadline:
Employer:
ECI
Job Field:
Fisheries
Forestry
Wildlife
Job Type:
Full Time
Location:
California
Location Detail:
Riverside
Job Description:

We are currently seeking ISA Certified Arborists to support Southern California Edison’s (SCE) Hazard Tree Mitigation Program. ECI will help support SCE’s program by inspecting overhead power lines located in High Fire Threat Districts. The majority of this work occurs outside of the urban environment and in the forests of Southern California. We are looking for experienced, energetic professionals who wish to join our growing team and grow their career in the utility vegetation management industry. This is a full-time opportunity to work outside and explore rural Southern California with opportunities for advancement.

 

During these uncertain times, you can take pride in knowing you are an essential employee. Our team members work independently in an outdoor environment and follow all CDC recommended guidelines and company safety protocols relevant to COVID-19.

 

Some of the most important characteristics of ECI ISA Certified Arborist is that you are open-minded and able to engage in safe, constructive interactions with the public. You are accountable for advancing a culture of safety and excellence while providing quality and value to our customers and clients.

 

This position is eligible for a $5,000 Sign-On Bonus!

 

 

WHAT WE OFFER:

 

Industry competitive pay.

Company vehicle with fuel card to take to and from home & work.

Medical/Health/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance, effective Day 1 for full time team members.

401K eligibility.

Paid Holidays, Vacation and Sick Leave.

Weekly pay checks and direct deposit.

Participation in Employee Referral Program (must meet eligibility requirements).

Boot and clothing program (company funded).

Ongoing training and assistance with obtaining industry certifications.

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

Assess utility facilities for vegetation compliance.

Notify property owners of line clearance work to be performed.

Obtain necessary permits from public agencies.

Promote and maintain good public relations.

Perform Level 1 and 2 tree risk assessment inspections.

Document and record information with mobile device.

Operate with the highest level of personal and public safety.

WHAT YOU MUST HAVE:

Must currently hold an ISA Arborist Certification.

Must have solid tree identification skills and the ability to read maps.

Must have exceptional written and verbal communication skills, strong problem-solving abilities, the ability to multi-task and an attention to detail.

Must be able to work alone, outdoors in various weather conditions and terrain.

Must have basic computer skills.

WHAT WOULD BE AMAZING TO HAVE:

Bachelor’s or Associates degree in Forestry, Environmental Science or related field preferred.

One (1) year of utility vegetation management related experience preferred.

Inventory or surveying experience a plus.

Bi-lingual speaking (English and Spanish) is a plus.

Qualifications:

Must currently hold an ISA Arborist Certification.

Must have solid tree identification skills and the ability to read maps.

Must have exceptional written and verbal communication skills, strong problem-solving abilities, the ability to multi-task and an attention to detail.

Must be able to work alone, outdoors in various weather conditions and terrain.

Must have basic computer skills.

Miscellaneous:

Bachelor’s or Associates degree in Forestry, Environmental Science or related field preferred.

One (1) year of utility vegetation management related experience preferred.

Inventory or surveying experience a plus.

Bi-lingual speaking (English and Spanish) is a plus.

Salary:
27.00 an hour
Benefits:

Industry competitive pay.

Company vehicle with fuel card to take to and from home & work.

Medical/Health/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance, effective Day 1 for full time team members.

401K eligibility.

Paid Holidays, Vacation and Sick Leave.

Weekly pay checks and direct deposit.

Participation in Employee Referral Program (must meet eligibility requirements).

Boot and clothing program (company funded).

Ongoing training and assistance with obtaining industry certifications.

 

How to Apply:

Apply on www.eci-consulting.com with a current resume.