Business / Organization Name: 
Buchanan Consulting Services, LLC
Contact Person: 
Caitlin Alesbrook
Job Title: 
Inventory Arborist Technician
Job Description: 
Buchanan Consulting Services, LLC, has opportunities for full-time, entry-level career positions for persons interested in the field of Urban Forestry. Position Description: This position involves tree inspection and evaluation for the presence of the Asian Longhorned Beetle (ALB), field data collection of tree and site information on hand-held computers regarding tree species identification, and DBH measurement. The collected data will be used by the United States Department of Agriculture to detect all ALB infested trees in order to eliminate the infestations. Physically, the work requires the ability to thoroughly survey and inspect trees for signs of the Asian Longhorned Beetle (ALB) and associated damage all day long. This work will occur along city streets, individual residences, woodlots and wetlands. Specific task training is provided. Position Requirements: ● A two-year degree in forestry, urban forestry, horticulture, arboriculture, plant biology, conservation, or environmental science or related fields is preferred. ● Excellent tree identification skills ● ISA Certified Arborist, or working toward certification. ● Computer Proficiency is required since the work involves the use of advanced technology equipment such as hand-held computers, pen-tablet computers, GPS equipment and GIS tree management software. ● Ability to read and follow maps and to work independently ● Experience identifying damage in trees associated with the Asian Longhorned Beetle is a plus. ● A valid driver's license, good driving record ● Ability to work outside in all weather conditions around wildlife, in rugged terrain ● Excellent communication skills Additional Information: Full time position. Compensation based upon qualifications and experience. Pre-employment drug screening and Social Security verification are required. Buchanan Consulting Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Stockbridge Majors: 
Landscape Contracting
Plant and Soil Sciences
Sustainable Horticulture
Application Deadline: 
Friday, October 26, 2018
Application Requirements (resume, cover letter, etc.): 
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