Rincon Consultants is a leader in providing quality environmental consulting services throughout California. Recognized as a Zweig Group nationally-ranked 'Best Places to Work,’ we partner with clients in sectors such as transportation, energy and infrastructure, oil and gas, water, commercial and private development and government. Our 250+ associates in 14 offices located in northern, central, and southern CA are dedicated professionals who combine their passion with our purpose.
Rincon Consultants, Inc. is seeking to hire seasonal staff, local to Ventura or Los Angeles County, to assist with arborist monitoring for large and small utility and transportation projects throughout California.
The primary responsibilities for this position include:
- Experience analyzing and reporting on impacts to protected trees related to the California Environmental Quality Act
- Tree Inventories
- Tree Assessments/Evaluations
- Tree Identification
- Communication/coordination with tree trimming crews
- Documentation and reporting
- Compliance monitoring
- Knowledge of local ordinances
This position serves as a liaison between Rincon, our clients, contractors, and relevant agencies to ensure projects are compliant with conditions of approval. This position requires the ability to perform extensive fieldwork on potentially difficult terrain and during adverse weather conditions, often independently, and may require occasional extended travel. The ideal candidate will be based out of Ventura, Santa Barbara, or Los Angeles County. A Rincon arborist is a specialist who is knowledgeable about the planting, caring for and maintaining of trees. International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certified Arborists® can be required by regulatory agencies to provide tree health and risk assessments, determine potential impacts to trees resulting from development and construction activities, provide mitigation recommendations, provide best management practices recommendations and prepare, interpret, and implement tree preservation and retention plants for compliance to jurisdictional requirements. Rincon’s arborists are not just ISA Certified Arborists® but have substantial experience with understanding the urban forest, assessing tree conditions and assigning standardized risk levels, detailed tree inventory programs, and the presentation of findings in a concise, high quality report.