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Consulting Utility Forester

ACRT, Inc

Rapid City, South Dakota

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details $21 to 25.50 an hour
Deadline Sep 06, 2024
Required Experience 0 - 1 years

ACRT, Inc.

ACRT is currently seeking energetic experienced professionals who enjoy working outdoors. Our Consulting Utility Forester position is ideal for entry level and seasoned professionals with an educational background in forestry, horticulture, arboriculture, environmental studies, conservation or related disciplines and with experience in these fields and line of work.

Our Foresters perform identification, inspection, and evaluation of trees and brush along utility lines; Submit inspection results to clients with recommendations; Plan, direct, and coordinate the activities of assigned tree clearance crews; Discuss and negotiate line-clearance crew access issues; Serve as a liaison between clients, tree crews, and client customers.

This position has a salary range of $21.00 to $25.50 an hour. 

Minimum Requirements:

  • 2 year or 4 year degree in forestry, horticulture, environmental science or closely related field OR in lieu of a degree, 2 years of experience in Utility Vegetation Management or other related field (Ex. general Right-of-Way management, Integrated Vegetation Management, nursery work or timber cutting, etc.)
  •  Vegetation management experience preferred
  •  Competent computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite
  •  Experience working with GIS integrated data collection software/hardware preferred but not required
  •  Candidate must be self-motivated, organized, 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 skill
  • Must demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skill
  • 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)
  • Able to sit for prolonged periods of time as our employees could spend extended time driving and/or in meetings/trainings
  • Valid driver's license required

Additional Information:

  •  Medical
  •  Dental
  •  Vision
  •  Group life insurance
  •  Optional life insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability
  • Vacation
  • Holidays
  • 401(k)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  •  Company vehicle/fuel card for work-related and commuting purposes
  • Boot allowance program
  • ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) with a great vesting schedule
  • Pre-employment drug screening and background check required

We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at hr@acrtinc.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

HOW TO APPLY

To be considered, please apply on our websire:

https://acrt.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/ACRT_Careers/details/Consulting-Utility-Forester---Rapid-City--SD_R6776  

When you apply, please indicate that you are responding to the posting on Conservation Job Board.

Category Forestry
Tags GIS, Environmental Consulting