Arborist Assistant - Full Time

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Start Date: September 26th  Compensation: $20-25/hour

Arborpolitan Tree & Garden Care is a full-service arboriculture firm located in the Red Hook neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY. We focus on land care and tree work through the use of natural and traditional products. As an arborist firm we handle tree evaluation, pruning, removals, consulting, Integrated Pest Management, and tree/garden installation. We promote a healthy work environment by working closely with each other, emphasizing safety, and offering continuous education for all workers from office staff to PHC techs to climbers. Our clients in Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens value us for our open exchange of knowledge, the quality of our work, and our attention to service.


  • The care of trees, woody shrubs, and vines through pruning, training, planting, maintenance, and removals
  • Plant Health Care, deep root fertilization, working with natural (organic) and traditional care products to treat plants for disease and insect outbreaks, ID’ing plants and issues affecting them
  • Help to plant and install new trees, gardens, and soils, work with local nurseries in selection of trees
  • Basic use of tree care equipment, including chainsaws
  • Drive our van, pickup truck, and tree trucks


  • 1-3 years experience in the fields of gardening, tree work, landscape design, or agriculture
  • Team player and solid communicator open to feedback, desire to learn and advance in the field of arboriculture
  • Ability to lift 40 lbs or more and work in all weather conditions
  • Background in arboriculture, tree and shrub ID, and insect/pest disease a plus
  • Valid driver’s license required—previous truck-driving experience a plus

Additional Information

Benefits: Competitive salary, on-the-job training, paid vacation and holidays, healthcare/retirement funding, education allowance

Contact Information

Contact Name: Justin Rawson