Overview

Do you enjoy working outside? Do you love beautiful gardens and trees? Do you have a knack for picking out small details from a distance? Do you enjoy puzzles and problem solving? Then Green Cross might be the perfect place to make your career. We are looking for personable, talented, outgoing professionals with an interest in trees, shrubs, gardens and the nature to join our growing team!

Green Cross, Inc. is a well-established tree and shrub health care company operating in Connecticut, New York, and New Jersey. We are a small, tight knit team of horticulturists, arborists, soil scientists, and experienced landscape professionals that work together with our education and experience to make our clients’ gardens thrive!

In this position you will be diagnosing woody plant health problems, performing organic-first treatments to mitigate and prevent plant health problems, collaborating with fellow Green Cross team members, and communicating with clients about their trees and shrubs.

We provide a broad range of paid on-the-job training to new team members, but some of the knowledge below will give you a running start in your career at Green Cross.

Please include details on relevant course work in your cover letter if they are not listed on your resume, OR detail relevant experience pertaining to your knowledge of trees and shrubs.

Desired technical skill sets:

· The ability to identify native and exotic trees and shrubs in the northeastern United States as well as knowledge of their growth habit and character

· The ability to identify insect and disease pests of trees and shrubs

· An understanding of soil texture, structure, pH, % base saturation, as well as macro and micro-nutrients

· Knowledge of good planting and cultural practices

· Good writing and verbal communication skills

· Able to work independently

Required:

· A valid driver’s license

· 1) A Bachelor’s, Master’s, or PhD degree in Urban Forestry, Forest Health, Horticulture, Soils, Plant Science or other relevant field of study and/or 2) extensive professional experience working with trees and shrubs

Highly Desired:

– International Society of Arboriculture Certification or the ability to be certified within one year

Compensation:

· $50,000.00 – $70,000.00 per year — Commensurate with educational level, skill level, experience, and contribution to the growth of the company. $50,000.00 – $70,000.00 per year

Benefits:

· Year-round employment

· Four weeks paid vacation a year

· Paid holidays

· Medical insurance

· Dental Insurance

· Vision Insurance

· 401k program

Work Remotely

  • No

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $50,000.00 – $70,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime
  • Weekends as needed

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Hudson, NY: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Education:

  • Associate (Required)

Language:

  • English (Required)

License/Certification:

  • Driver’s License (Required)

Work Location: In person