Arborist Tree Climber

Job Summary

ArborScape Inc. is the area’s premier landscape construction company, specializing in landscape construction, tree service, and trail construction. We are currently hiring full-time and part-time seasonal groundsmen, equipment operators, and arborist climbers.  We are looking for team players who enjoy the outdoors and working with their hands to build and shape landscapes.  Our goal is to put together great people with a great team.

Description & Tasks:

  • Will, at all times, adhere to ASNI & ArborScape safety guidelines
  • Able to take direction and always work as a Team Member
  • Strong communication skills and adherence to proper conduct and behavior code
  • Performs various activities related to forestry and arboriculture such as diagnosis, climbing, pruning, removal, stump grinding, cabling, and planting
  • Supervises others engaged in tree trimming work and share skills to train other crew members
  • Participates in gear, tool, and machine maintenance at the shop and in the field
  • Collecting debris from tree trimming and removal operations into piles to be handled as each job specifies
  • Hauling, chipping, and maintaining a cleared safe work zone
  • Trimming, limbing up, pruning, and shaping trees and shrubs following arboriculture practices
  • Cabling, bracing, tying, bolting, staking, and guying trees and branches

Skills & Requirements:

  • Safety above all else
  • Positive Attitude
  • Plant, tree, & shrub installation
  • Mulching beds
  • Pruning
  • Load/Unload equipment & materials onto trucks and trailers
  • Remove daily debris from equipment, trucks, & trailers
  • Cleaning of trucks & equipment
  • Meet production goals – maintaining a strong work ethic
  • Follow directions & work as a team to meet all project specifications

Employment Benefits:

First-year employees receive:

  • $22 to $26+/hr., depending on experience
  • Paid vacation & paid sick time
  • Paid holidays
  • Health Insurance supplement benefit
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Company provided PPE & apparel
  • Continued Education support
  • Job advancement opportunities
  • Weekly paychecks
  • Overtime!
  • Excellent customer service & work ethic are rewarded with bonus pay

Benefits accrue with your time of service!

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Skill and knowledge to operate and perform maintenance on specialized equipment including a chipper, stump grinder, and chainsaw in a safe and responsible manner
  • Skill to hoist tools and equipment to tree trimmers
  • Safely lower branches with ropes or rigging
  • Skills in knot tying – practical knowledge of each use in the field
  • Minimal 1-year experience (schooling included) in the field, preferably with a Certified Arborist
  • Desire to continue skill development, advance education, and maintain certification/accreditations
  • Must have a clean driving record, CDL is preferred

Relevant or transferable experience is desired, but not required for all positions – We like to train motivated, curious, hard-working folks with a strong work ethic and attention to detail. A desire to learn, create, and care for beautiful landscapes from natural materials is a must. We are looking for passionate people, who want to do a good job for our clients, do better for themselves, and work at a great company.

ArborScape’s employees are encouraged to promote our services and network for business referrals.

We want to stress the importance of safety on all jobs. We know tree work can be dangerous. Employees need to be aware of dangers and need the knowledge to safeguard against them.  ArborScape encourages continued education and skill improvement.

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