Caretaker Inc. 741 N Monterey St, Gilbert, AZ, United States
Mar 06, 2017Full time
Caretaker Continues to Grow! At Caretaker we're all about our team, our partners, doing the right thing, working smart, working hard and having fun. If this sounds like a team you would love to be a part of or feel you are the right candidate, we want to hear from you! We currently have full-time positions available for Tree Climbers Valley-wide. Essential Functions Trims and/or removes trees by climbing with the aid of rope and saddle, climbing line, powered trimmer lift truck, or works from the ground using chain saw, hand-powered saws, pruner, etc. He/she cuts branches or trunk sections and drops or lowers them to the ground with lines. Uses wedges, sledges, and chain saws in felling trees or trimmed trunks and in cutting and splitting logs into manageable pieces. Loads and unloads trucks with logs, stumps, brush, and debris and/or feeds brush into a wood chipper. Services gasoline, hand-powered tools and other equipment. Relays hand-signals, directs traffic, drives, and operates trucks and equipment, as assigned and keeps trucks and work area clear and orderly, as well as helps train new employees. Performs other related work, as assigned by superiors. Safeguards employees and public from hazards in and around work area. Cooperates with customer, police, and fire departments when blocking street or driveways. Sets up barriers, warning signs, flags, markers, etc. to protect employees and public. Trained to perform tree and bucket rescue. Assumes responsibility for the inspection and proper working conditions of tools, truck, and other work equipment. Requests repair or replacement, when necessary. Maintains good housekeeping on truck and at work locations. Works around hazardous equipment Works in close proximity to energized power lines Works in all temperatures and weather and will be exposed to nature i.e., irritating plants and biting or stinging insects, and dust. Works around excessive noise from machines, chain saw, wood chipper and other equipment, with hearing protection. Work will be performed at varying heights above ground. Works on unlevel terrain. Works will be performed at varying heights while secured. Works around falling limbs. Exposure to traffic hazards. Minimum Requirements Due to the nature of our business, employees are required to work on a variety of different properties, including school grounds and private property. Therefore, individuals convicted of a sexual offense that limits or restricts the areas to which they may go or who are a registered sex offender in any state or national database do not meet the qualifications for employment. Must be able to wear necessary PPE as per task assigned. Must be able to enter and exit a vehicle numerous times a day. Must be able to withstand exposure to all kinds of weather while completing work assignments, i.e. rain, heat, sun, cold. Must be able to traverse various terrains. Must be able to write, read and comprehend written and verbal job instructions/information. Must be able to work with hands above head for extended periods of time. Must be able to walk, climb, and work from ladders, or at various heights, on uneven and slippery surfaces, performing mentally/physically demanding work under unfavorable weather conditions while handling equipment or material. Must have no fear of heights. Must have own transportation to and from the show up location. Must be able to lift, move and maneuver heavy weights up to 75pounds on an infrequent basis, but up to 35 pounds on a frequent basis. Must have endurance necessary to perform these duties throughout a standard eight or ten hour day. Must be able to work long hours and overtime during holidays, emergencies, weekends, etc. Subject to call out work. Must have sufficient eye sight to judge distances and coordination to get and use the appropriate equipment and tools. Must be able to operate and service all required tools and equipment. Must have good hand-to-eye coordination. Must pass a pre-employment drug test. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND COMPETENCIES Basic Qualifications: 1 year climbing experience Self-motivated with the ability to work with general supervision Detail oriented, organized with the ability to prioritize and multi-task Ability to work well with others Strong work ethic This employer participates in E-Verify and Drug Testing. Caretaker is a drug free and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants.