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If you would like to reach qualified tree professionals and want to advertise your companies job openings with the IAA, you may do so at the following rates:

3 Month Listing:
Members - 75.00 per position listing 
Non-Members – 150.00 per position listing.

Explanation: If you have 2 ground positions open and 1 foreman position, you would have 2 separate listings.

Renewal rates are the same and are due before your 3 month time limit expires. If your company posts more than 5 listings, all additional listings are at no charge.

You may submit your job postings along with payment to:

Iowa Arborist Association 
PO Box 206
Norwalk, IA 50211

If you wish to pay by credit card, you may submit your information to: iaarborassoc@gmail.com

Current Job Listings

City of Des Moines is hiring for Full-Time Arborist.

  • This position is part of an operation that must be performed regardless of circumstances.  Recruitment for this vacancy is not impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic; however, the timeline for testing and filling this vacancy may be impacted by the pandemic and will proceed as soon as possible after the closing of the job announcement.
  • The principal function of an employee in this class is to perform tree care and maintenance of trees along streets, in parks, and on other municipal property.

  • EXAMINATION: All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will be scheduled for a performance and written examination that will be scheduled at a later date.  Qualified applicants will be notified via their preferred method of the time and place of the exams, which will consist of a written exam followed by the performance exam.  The performance exam consists of a knot tying and chainsaw demonstration and a timed manual tree climb using only ropes.  Requires satisfactory criminal, sex offender and driving record background checks. Passing a pre-employment physical and drug screen is required prior to employment.

Acceptable Experience and Training

  • High School graduation or GED and three (3) years of full-time, paid experience as a tree pruner-climber. (Full-time is defined as 32 hours or more per week. Less than full-time experience will be calculated on a pro-rated basis.)
  • Must be a Certified Arborist with the International Society of Arboriculture, or ability to acquire within 6 months of hire.
  • Must be an Iowa Certified Pesticide Applicator in categories #2, #30T, or #6, or ability to acquire within 6 months of hire.
  • Possession of a valid Class B CDL allowing the operation of vehicles with airbrakes.

To learn more & apply visit the link below:

→ City of Des Moines Job Board

Seidel Services LLC is looking for the right person to fill an immediate full-time arborist position.

  • Physical labor is required lifting up to 50+ lbs. with the ability to work in all types of outdoor climates.
  • Must be 21, have a clean driving record with a CDL-A or obtain one within 6 months of employment.
  • ISA certified or obtain certification within 1 year of employment.
  • Opportunity to be lead foreman of a crew but will be required to work alongside team while supervising.
  • Tree climbing experience and climbing with ropes is necessary!
  • Good Verbal Skills and attitude are needed to communicate with clients and a mechanical skillset is needed to keep equipment in great working condition.

Below is a list of some of the job duties involved:

  • Tree Removal
  • Stump Removal
  • Tree Trimming
  • Shrub Trimming
  • Shrub Removal
  • Sod and Sodding services
  • New Construction Lot-Clearing
  • Timber Clean-Up
  • Property Clean-up

Call or send resume to:

Doug Seidl
Seidl Services LLC
(515) 419-5630
seidleservices@aol.com

Check out our website: seidlservices.com

We are currently hiring climbers and crew leaders to join our team.

Family Tree Care LLC is an EEO looking for outgoing people who are interested in the field of arborculture with a willingness to learn and an opportunity for advancement.

  • Must have valid DL
  • Pre-employment drug screening
  • Full time / Year around position
  • Paid holidays, paid vacation and benefit options
  • Paid training and paid ISA CEU's

Please visit our website to apply https://familytreecarellc.com/employment.php

We are currently hiring Plant Health Care Technicians to join our team.

Family Tree Care LLC is an EEO looking for outgoing people who are interested in the field of arborculture with a willingness to learn and an opportunity for advancement.

  • 3O chemical license
  • Must have valid DL
  • Pre-employment drug screening
  • Full time / Year around position
  • Paid holidays, paid vacation and benefit options
  • Paid training and paid ISA CEU's

Please visit our website to apply https://familytreecarellc.com/employment.php

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