This is a full time Forester position in Point Pleasant area of NJ. Innovative Environmental Solutions LLC is looking to hire a candidate who will be in charge of monitoring and inspecting the trimming and removal of trees around electric distribution wires.
The Forester will be assigned the Point Pleasant region of NJ and will be in charge of scouting/planning the lines ahead of crews and identifying trees which need to be trimmed and removed. Most of the distribution lines run along roadways, however there are many areas in which the lines go cross country. The candidate should be prepared to drive and hike long distances over uneven terrain. The candidate will also monitor tree contracting crews to ensure work is done in a timely manner, and then will inspect the work when its complete to ensure it was done properly according to our specifications.
The candidate should be prepared to speak to refusal customers/homeowners who do not want their trees cut down, so good conflict resolution skills are a must.
The candidate should be organized and have good note taking skills, and must be able to work independently as well as with a team.
A work vehicle, work cell phone, and work computer will be provided to the successful candidate. The salary range is approximately 45-60k DOE.
Two or four-year degree in related discipline is required
In lieu of degree, 5 years of direct, related experience will be considered.
Must have exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, strong problem solving and multi-tasking abilities and show attention to detail.
Must be able to work alone, outdoors in various weather conditions and terrain.
Must be proficient with computers and standard business software such as Word and Excel.
Must be proficient with specialized GIS or mapping programs as needed.
Must be able to identify Eastern NJ tree species.
A working knowledge of standard forestry field tools will be needed for planning work and documentation.
Certification as an ISA Arborist is a plus.
Being Bi-Lingual (Spanish) is a plus.
Please email your resume to email@example.com and highlight any forestry related experience you have.