Arboriculture Internship

at Bartlett Tree Experts in Scarborough, Maine, United States

Job Description

If you enjoy working outdoors in a professional and safe environment, consider a Summer Internship with Bartlett Tree Experts!

As an Arboriculture Intern, you will work alongside Bartlett’s dedicated team of arborists, gaining practical field experience in scientific tree and shrub care on commercial and residential properties. This is a unique opportunity to develop your career in arboriculture through hands-on training. Our Summer 2023 Internships are 8-12 weeks, 40 hours per week, and generally start in June (start and end dates are flexible based on your availability).

We offer competitive compensation, as well as:

+ A safety-first culture and professional workplace

+ Company provided uniforms, PPE, gear, and equipment

+ Access to training, continuing education programs, and a variety of resources provided by the Bartlett Tree Experts Research Laboratories

To find out more about what life is like at Bartlett, check us out on Instagram @LifeatBartlett.

As an Arboriculture Intern, you will have the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of scientific tree and shrub care, while exploring different facets of this rewarding industry. Your internship may provide the following hands-on experience:

+ Learning and safely performing different aspects of arboriculture, including:

+ Pruning

+ Rigging

+ Cabling and bracing

+ Root collar excavations

+ Removals

+ Properly maintaining and operating equipment (hand tools, chainsaws, chippers, and aerial lifts)

+ Gaining an understanding of integrated pest management programs, including:

+ Property inspections

+ Tree identification

+ Insect and disease identification and management

+ Soil sampling

+ Record-keeping, report writing, and client relations

+ Participating in safety and training meetings and developing professional relationships and friendships

+ A passion for nature, the environment, and the outdoors

+ Pursuing a degree in Arboriculture, Forestry, Turfgrass, Horticulture, Environmental Science, Plant Science, Outdoor Recreation, Agriculture or a related field

+ Interest in working outdoors in all weather conditions

+ A positive attitude, willingness to learn, and ability to work on a multi-disciplinary team

About Us

Bartlett Tree Experts is a 100+-year-old scientific tree and shrub care company with over 140 offices in the United States, Canada, Great Britain, and Ireland. Built on family values and the pursuit of scientific tree care, we are proud of the quality of our work, level of service, award-winning safety record, and, most of all, our people. With services including pruning, insect and disease management, soil care and fertilization, and cabling and bracing, we strive to keep trees healthy and beautiful.

The F. A. Bartlett Tree Expert Company is an Equal Opportunity and E-Verify Employer.






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Job Posting: JC235534934

Posted On: Mar 04, 2023

Updated On: Apr 03, 2023

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