Estate Arborist / Plant Health Care

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Start Date: ASAP  Compensation: $60,000-$80,000

A private estate in Northern Westchester is seeking a skilled arborist with experience in plant health care to join our team. The arborist will focus on pruning,  monitoring, evaluating and providing proper maintenance, fertilization and pest/disease care to trees, shrubs and ornamentals on the estate.


  • Properly identify a wide variety of plants and monitors for signs and symptoms of cultural, pest, and disease issues throughout the estate; report observations to the Head Gardener.
  • Maintain and prune trees and woody ornamentals throughout the property; work in conjunction with other gardeners and landscape crews on large planting and maintenance projects.
  • Perform fertilization and pest/disease management on trees, shrubs and ornamentals using the proper methods and equipment; maintain detailed records of all observations and applications.
  • Effectively communicate and coordinate with the horticulture team for supply needs, areas in need of attention and technical questions.
  • Properly operate and maintain equipment such as pump sprayers, spray tanks and tools.


  • Experience pruning and maintaining trees utilizing best arboricultural practices to accomplish aesthetic and/or cultural objectives
  • Experience formulating, mixing and applying fertilizers and pesticides according to label instructions, safety procedures and applicable laws
  • Knowledge of proper plant health care practices and integrated pest management principles
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, work efficiently and maintain detailed work records
  • Ability to perform physical labor and a willingness to work in a variety of weather conditions
  • Ability to be flexible in a fast paced and dynamic environment where priorities shift due to variables like weather, scheduling and events
  • Experience with mapping or tree inventory software is a plus

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Private Estate