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Distribution Work Planner

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Distribution Work Planner

ACRT is currently seeking energetic experienced professionals who enjoy working outdoors. Our Work Planner position is perfect for newly experienced foresters and seasoned professionals with an educational background in forestry, horticulture, arboriculture, environmental studies, conservation or related disciplines and with experience in these fields and line of work.

Our Work Planners perform identification, inspection, and evaluation of trees and brush along utility lines; Submit inspection results to clients with recommendations; Plan, direct, and coordinate the activities of assigned tree clearance crews; Discuss and negotiate line-clearance crew access issues; Serve as a liaison between clients, tree crews, and client customers; Create detailed plans for hazard tree mitigation along utility ROWs; and help the utility with special vegetation management projects throughout the system.


Additional Information:

  •  Medical

  •  Dental

  •  Vision

  •  Group life insurance

  •  Optional life insurance

  • Short- and long-term disability

  • Vacation

  • Holidays

  • 401(k)

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  •  Company vehicle/fuel card for work-related and commuting purposes

  • Boot allowance program

  • ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) with a great vesting schedule

  • Pre-employment drug screening and background check required


Salary Range Disclaimer

The base salary range represents the low and high end of the ACRT salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary depending on factors including but not limited to customer contact terms, location,  experience, and performance. Other rewards may include Paid Time Off, 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match, ESOP contributions, medical, dental, and vision insurance, and other region-specific benefits as eligible. 


Salary Range Transparency

For applicants residing in New Jersey, the salary range for this role is from $17.00 min to $26.00 max.


We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.


The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


Minimum Requirements:

2 year degree in forestry, horticulture, environmental science or closely related field OR in lieu of a degree, 2 years of experience in Utility Vegetation Management or other related field (Ex. general Right-of-Way management, Integrated Vegetation Management, nursery work or timber cutting, etc.)
 Vegetation management experience preferred
ISA arborist certification preferred
 Competent computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite
 Experience working with GIS integrated data collection software/hardware preferred but not required
 Candidate must be self-motivated, organized, production oriented
Candidate must be comfortable working in an independent environment and managing a geographical area for all vegetation related activities
Candidate must be able to work with stakeholders, utility customers and line clearance vendors and have excellent interpersonal skill
Must demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skill
Multi-tasking and strong time management skills required
Ability to work in varied terrain and inclement weather with flexible schedules (available nights and weekends as needed)
Valid driver's license required
$17 to $26 an hour
Job Type
Full Time Entry Level
Washington, New Jersey United States
Posted on
Expires on
Desired Start Date
Not provided
How to Apply
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