ARBORIST I (FULL-TIME) - 2 openings @ Texas A&M



  • We have 2 openings for a full-time ARBORIST I position.
  • Location: Texas A&M, 600 Agronomy Rd., College Station, TX 77843.  Note: online applications accepted only.
  • Schedule: 7:00am - 3:30pm
  • Requirement: Arboricultural experience using harnesses, hardware and rope.


Grounds Workers Job Fair

Friday, June 29, 2018

8:00am - 12:00pm

600 Agronomy Road, Suite S118 on Texas A&M Campus

Designated paid parking at Lot 88


$500 sign-on bonus for new hires who work through October 31st!


If you have a positive attitude and a love for learning, you may be interested in joining our team.


SSC Services for Education is known for our expertise, commitment, and value; and we at SSC truly believe that our people are our greatest asset. By utilizing our associates’ knowledge and experience alongside SSC’s extensive training, providing supportive management, and offering unparalleled wage and benefit packages as well as career advancement opportunities, we have developed a workforce that differentiates us from our competitors. 

SSC Services for Education is a Nationwide Best in Class Facility Service Provider.  As a member of Compass Group, North America, we want you to be as great as you can be. We empower our associates to direct their own future, keeping them confident that we support them every step of the way.  As a result, our associates embody greatness through their actions, natural passion for quality, and a can-do attitude. The opportunity for greatness is real at SSC and throughout the Compass world. 


Full-time associates at SSC are offered many fantastic benefits such as:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Life Insurance for Associates and Eligible Dependents
  • Short Term Disability (STD) and Long Term Disability (LTD)
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
  • Discount Marketplace
  • And other voluntary benefits

Job Summary

Summary:  Prunes, trims, shapes, hedges and removes trees using power and hand tools; plants and maintains trees as directed. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operates power saws and spraying equipment.
  • Climbs trees with special gear.
  • Operates bucket trucks as needed.
  • Conducts daily inspections of trees to ensure proper maintenance.
  • Provides care to individual trees by removing excessive, obstructive, dead or dying branches.
  • Utilizes special equipment to remove fallen, storm-damaged or unwanted trees; ensures proper disposal.
  • Evaluates tree color and texture for any decay or damage; takes samples to a lab for examination.
  • Assists with inspection of trees and shrubs with structural, nutritional and disease issues.
  • Rescues trees in the event of tree disease, natural disaster or other physical damage.
  • Clears trees when needed based on growth patterns.
  • Follows all safety procedures in accordance with the Company, OSHA, ANSI, EPA and all applicable federal/state/local requirements and policies.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • One year of experience in arboriculture.
  • Working knowledge of climbing harnesses/hardware, ropes, stump grinders, chainsaws, wood chippers, log splitters and bucket trucks.
  • Ability to repeatedly lift 25 pounds and kneel/bend/stoop for extended periods of time.

Working Conditions:

  • Extensive driving, walking and equipment operation.
  • Exposure to: extreme weather conditions, pesticides, fertilizers, pollen producing environment, paint and petroleum products. Working in elevated positions such as: bucket truck or in arborist gear within the tree canopy. Work time expectation, 90% of time will be physical labor, 10% training and misc.


About Compass Group: Achieving leadership in the foodservice industry

Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer.  At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. *Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance).

Req ID: 191285


Compass Group Holdings PLC
Full time