Arborist Assistant Position-Entry Level

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Arborpolitan is a full-service arboriculture firm located in the Red Hook neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY. We focus on organic 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 and have continuous education for all workers from office staff to PHC techs to climbers.

Benefits: Competitive Salary, On the job training, paid vacation, healthcare/retirement funding, education allowance
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Arborpolitan is looking to hire a full-time employee to assist with our day to day operations in the field of arboriculture. This includes but is not limited to:

  • The care of trees, woody shrubs, and vines through pruning, training, planting, maintenance and removals
  • Plant Health Care, deep root fertilization, working with natural and traditional care products to treat plants for disease and insect outbreaks, ID’ing plants and issues affecting them
  • Helping to plant and install new trees, gardens, and soils, work with local nurseries in selection of trees


  • Experience in the field of gardening, tree work, landscape design, and agriculture
  • Be a team player and have a desire to learn the field of arboriculture
  • Ability to lift 40 lbs or more and work in
  • Background in arboriculture, tree and shrub ID, and insect/pest disease a plus
  • Valid drivers license

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