Business / Organization Name: 
Nantucket Yard Guard Inc.
Contact Person: 
Sam Myers
Phone Number: 
5082217899
City: 
Nantucket
State: 
MA
Zip Code: 
02554
Job Title: 
Groundperson/Arborist
Job Type: 
Full-time year-round
Job Description: 
Nantucket Yard Guard Inc. is a well-establish tree service and pest control company operating on Nantucket, MA since 2004. We are looking for a motivated individual with an interest and/or experience in Arboriculture/Urban Forestry or any related field. Related experience is preferred but we will train the right person. Job responsibilities may include but not limited to the following: - Perform and/or assist in tree pruning, clearing, stump removal, tree fertilizing and spraying. - Operate brush chipper, tractors, chain saws, trucks, sprayers, and other equipment and tools. - Maintain tools and equipment. - Supervise others engaged in tree trimming work and train lower-level employees.
Stockbridge Majors: 
Aboriculture
Equine Management
Landscape Contracting
Plant and Soil Sciences
Sustainable Food and Farming
Sustainable Horticulture
Turfgrass Management
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Application Requirements (resume, cover letter, etc.): 
Resume and letter of interest
Minimum Qualifications: 
The ideal candidate will have: A degree or some education in Arboriculture, Forestry, Horticulture, Environmental Sciences, Biological Sciences or equivalent experience A positive attitude and self-motivation Great listening and verbal skills A love of the outdoors and nature A valid driver's license Full-time, year round position, 40-50+ hours per week Valued employee workplace and supportive work environment Career growth and educational opportunities
Wage, Salary & Benefits Description: 
Full-time, year round position, 40-50+ hours per week Valued employee workplace and supportive work environment Career growth and educational opportunities Housing Available Retirement Plan Vacation Pay Health Insurance HSA plan Job relocation package Salary starting at $50,000-$75,000 Internship applications will also be considered.