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Employee Story: Jamie Mason

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Crew Leader & ISA Certified Arborist


  • ISA Certified Arborist
  • Pesticide Applicator License
  • CDL – Commercial Drivers License

Additional Roles in the Company:

  • Safety Committee
  • Plant Healthcare Representative
  • New Employee Mentor


Bachelor’s of Science in Conservation and Environmental Science – from UW-Milwaukee

Areas of Expertise/ Specialties:

  • Pruning trees aloft and on the ground.
  • Plant Healthcare applicator.
  • Client Interpersonal communications.

Industry Related Volunteer Work:

  • Racine community tree planting
  • Aerial Rescue Safety Committee
  • WAA Safety Committee

How Did You Get Your Start at Wachtel Tree Science and Why Did You Choose Wachtel as Your Employer?

It all started at the UW-Milwaukee career fair, a colleague said I should apply which I did and had my interview for Wachtel three years ago. I knew right then and there that it was a place I could see myself flourishing at and enjoying my career path for years to come. I chose Wachtel because of the family atmosphere, the safety culture, and fellow arborists.

What Do You Like Best About Working at Wachtel Tree Science?

I like how you have opportunities in different departments and that everyday feels like something new.

What Advice/Tips Do You Have for Aspiring Tree Care Professionals?

Never stop learning and advocate for yourself.

Hobbies and Interests:

Some things I enjoy are: being a houseplant connoisseur, advocating native plant landscaping, archery, hiking, and cruising on my motorcycle.

Is There Anything Else You’d Like to Say About What it Feels Like to Work for Wachtel Tree Science?

Wachtel Tree Science is truly unique. Since my first day every arborist that has been and is currently a part of this great company has invested their time and passion into training me to be what I am today. I am so appreciative of every single one of them. Wachtel sincerely cares about you and your trees in the most professional and Scientific way possible.

2022-05-13T09:38:45-05:00 May 13th, 2022|