Arborists care for trees and other woody plants. They fertilize and prune
trees and watch out for disease or insects. Sometimes they remove, plant or
Arborists are employed at private or commercial tree firms, as well as
utility companies, municipal governments, botanical gardens and arboretums.
Some use their talents to run their own consulting businesses.
Arborists should be in good physical condition, enjoy working outdoors
and have excellent communication skills.