Career Opportunities Available – Graf Tree Care, Inc.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Graf Tree Care, Inc., of Batavia, IL is currently seeking to hire three full time Arborists, one for each of its Divisions.

Certified Arborists are preferred but not required. We offer excellent compensation and benefits in an extremely positive work environment, which allows all team members to grow both personally and professionally.

We are a unique Urban Forestry Company, with a unique Vision. Only the best and brightest work here.

Tree Pruning and Removal Technician

Applicants must be able to work in a team setting, and have ability to operate aerial lifts, chainsaws, wood chippers, stump grinders, and skid loaders. Must be able to lift in excess of 50 lbs and work in inhospitable weather environments such as wind, rain, high heat, and extreme cold. Must have valid IL Drivers License, and be able to pass a criminal background check.

Preference will be given to applicants with tree climbing or aerial lift experience, although not necessary to apply. We are willing to invest in training the right person.

Job open immediately. Accepting applications and resumes now.

Plant Health Care Technician

Applicants must have a Pesticide Operators or Applicators License from the Illinois Department of Agriculture, and a general understanding of tree pests such as insects or fungal pathogens. Duties include operating a spray truck for root feeding, and insecticide/fungicide sprays. Must be able to lift in excess of 50 lbs and work in inhospitable weather environments such as wind, rain, high heat, and extreme cold. Must have valid IL Drivers License, and be able to pass a criminal background check.

Hiring date: March 15, 2019. Accepting applications and resumes until February 15, 2019

Forestry Survey Technician

Applicants must be able to operate Handheld GPS units, and have strong tree identification skills. Must be willing to learn other Geographic Information Systems (GIS) softwares and technologies. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  1. GIS-Based Tree and Natural Resource Inventory
  2. Perform rudimentary Tree Risk Assessments
  3. Report preparation
  4. Interaction with GIS data
  5. Assist in Wetland Delineations and other miscellaneous field surveys

Data collection phases of our projects are expected to be in a five state Great Lakes region (IL, IN, MI, WI, IA), so applicant must be willing to work out of state on an overnight basis for several days at a time. Must be able to work in inhospitable weather environments such as wind, rain, high heat, and extreme cold. Must have valid IL Drivers License, and be able to pass a criminal background check.

Hiring Date: March 15, 2019. Accepting applications and resumes until February 15, 2019.

Interested applicants may submit resumes to phil@graftreecare.com
Any questions can also be e-mailed, or feel free to call our office at 630-762-2400.

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