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Job Details

Distribution Forester

ACRT - Yarmouth , MA , USA

Starting Date :
03/10/2020 00:00:00

Location of job:
Yarmouth, MA

Posted By: :
Amy McNair

Job Description:

Please apply at: https://recruiting.ultipro.com/ACR1001ACRT/JobBoard/12e9021d-26c8-4a8f-9c03-945785ed11a1/Opportunity/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=85e63348-5bb3-4b4a-834a-d361ee28e19e


ACRT has a new opportunity in Southeastern Massachusetts to join our existing team. We are responsible for identifying hazardous trees within the Distribution ROW, along with other aspects of our client’s overall vegetation management program. ACRT has consistently expanded in the Northeast and needs motivated people to grow with us. If great benefits, career development opportunities, and a safety first company interest you, apply today.

Consulting Utility Foresters serve as a liaison between the utility, its customers and contractors.  Foresters will be expected to evaluate and identify trees posing a hazard to roadside electric utility rights-of-way.  Foresters must be able to effectively communicate with property owners to obtain permission to remove any hazard trees identified.  Successful candidates should be able to identify structural defects and convey to the customer the reason it should be removed.  Foresters are provided with company vehicle and will cover a large territory in Southeast, MA.  Ability to walk several miles per day, possibly in inclement weather, is a must.  Foresters will also assist in storm recovery coordination which may include extended and overnight shifts.  


Minimum Requirements:

  • 2 or 4-year degree in Forestry, Horticulture, or closely-related fields or relevant experience
  • Strong tree identification of Eastern US species is a preferred skill.
  • Experience in utility vegetation management preferred
  • Competent computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience working with GIS integrated data collection software/hardware preferred
  • Candidate must be self-motivated, show strong organization skills, and be production oriented
  • Candidate must be comfortable working in an independent environment and managing a geographical area for all vegetation related activities
  • Candidate must be able to work with stakeholders, utility customers and line clearance vendors and have excellent interpersonal skills
  • ISA Certified Arborist preferred
  • Utility Specialist preferred
  • Pesticide certification preferred
  • Must demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Multi-tasking and strong time management skills required
  • Ability to work in varied terrain and inclement weather with flexible schedules (available nights and weekends as needed)
  • Valid driver's license required

Additional Information:

  • Full-time position
  • ACRT is 100% employee-owned; it’s not just a job…it’s you company!
  • Employees become owners and receive company stock after a waiting period
  • ACRT offers excellent benefits for our employee-owners and their families
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Group life insurance
  • Optional life insurance
  • Short and long-term disability
  • Vacation
  • Holidays
  • 401(k)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Company vehicle and fuel card for work-related and commuting purposes
  • Boot allowance program
  • ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) with a great vesting schedule
  • Pre-employment drug screen and background check required

Contact Information

Amy McNair
4500 Courthouse Blvd
Stow, OH 44224, United States
Phone: 330-472-0498
Fax: NA