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Careers at Almstead

Arborist In Training - All Locations


Basic Function

The Arborist-in-Training works closely with our ISA Certified Arborists in developing their skills to become a full Arborist. Our Arborist-in-Training program provides you with the tools, resources, and field experience you will need in order to complete your training and become a leader in the field. We believe very much in a hands-on approach. You will enter one of the most challenging and diverse arboricultural training programs within the industry. Not only will you read about arboricultural techniques, you will witness them in person as you accompany your mentoring arborist.


You will have daily interaction with clients, crew workers, and other professionals in the field, as well as given every opportunity to explore the industry in one of the most lucrative markets in the country. You will have full marketing and administrative support, state of the art equipment and continuing education. Assistance with all required licensures and/or certifications will be available. Through our training program, we are confident that the right people will come to enjoy the professional, financial, and personal rewards that come from being an Almstead Arborist.



  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Some customer service experience required
  • Basic knowledge of dendrology, soils, tree care, and entomology
  • Knowledge of MS Office including Excel and PowerPoint
  • Must be organized and detail-oriented
  • Willing to work outside in all weather conditions
  • Ability to present and conduct oneself in a professional manner at all times



  • Two/four year degree in Arboriculture, Forestry, Horticulture, Plant Science, Turf Management, Floriculture, Plant Pathology, or related field.
  • Hands-on industry experience a plus, but not required.



Apply Today

Send your resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources

Almstead Tree & Shrub Care Co.

58 Beechwood Avenue, New Rochelle NY 10801


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We offer a competitive compensation package for full-time employees including medical and dental plans with employer contribution, 401K, and paid vacation/sick/holidays.


Almstead Tree & Shrub Care Company, LLC provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship status or genetics.

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