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 Field Arborist for immediate employment in New York, NY

. AECOM is pleased to include you in a unique development opportunity, the Graduate Development Program (GDP). This program is designed to support your assimilation into the organization and assist with creating a foundation of knowledge for a successful career at AECOM. You will gain experience in your discipline through learning on the job and participate in development opportunities during the program, including access to AECOM's social media resources, group mentoring, and professional networking. The program also has learning activities that will be available to you, including webinars and on-line programs.

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 ideal candidate would have at least three years of relevant work experience with natural resources, arborist-landscaping, and/or construction oversight.

  • 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; or equivalent combination of education and experience

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

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

  • Must be comfortable working outdoors in all four seasons and have the ability to traverse unassisted through a construction zone

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 and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


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.

Req notes

Job Category Construction Management

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 178957BR

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.