AECOM Entry-Level Field Arborist in New York, New York

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Position Title Entry-Level Field Arborist

United States of America - New York

New York

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Entry-Level Field Arborist.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Documenting all phases of construction in and around city-owned trees.

  • Provide oversight for excavation of sidewalk, installation of utility lines, and installation of new sidewalk around trees in the boroughs of Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island, NY.

  • The position requires excellent business writing, analytical, interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills, as well as the ability to multitask and work within deadlines.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in natural resources sciences (e.g., biology, etc.), natural resource management, or environmental science

  • Must pass a State and Federal criminal history/security pre-employment background check; many projects/ clients are security sensitive and require periodic post-employment background checks

  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen.

  • Must participate in and successfully complete a post-offer, pre-employment fitness for duty questionnaire.

  • Must possess a valid driver's license, clean driving record, personal vehicle, and the ability to navigate to and through Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island, NY

  • Physically able, with or without an accommodation, to work in indoor and outdoor environments with uneven terrain, variable outdoor conditions including heat, cold, dusts, and noise. Position requires frequent standing/walking, operation of vehicles, work in an environment of heavy, moving, dangerous equipment; occasionally power gripping/squeezing (hand tools, levers, etc.), working alone in isolated/remote areas, and performing keyboard/mouse operations. Position will include wearing associated personal protective equipment, including safety shoes/boots, hard hat, gloves, safety glasses/goggles, hearing protection, and high visibility vest.

  • Excellent business writing, analytical, interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills, as well as the ability to multitask and work within deadlines

Preferred Qualifications

  • A current Arborist Certification by the International Society of Arboriculture

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Sciences

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 181388BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.