Tree Climber Specialist

  • Tree Top
  • Wellington, CO, USA
  • Feb 21, 2019
Full time Climber

Job Description

Receive top industry wages with opportunities for advancement and long-term employment. Work in a friendly atmosphere where our employees enjoy respect and appreciation while benefiting from the use of current equipment and practices. Tree Top values personal time and cultivates a culture around work-life balance. The right candidate will be ambitious, level headed, work well in a team, and enjoy spending time outdoors.

Requirements:
Must possess a positive can-do attitude and a passion for the industry.
Must have 3-5 years minimum climbing experience in the tree care industry.
Must have a desire for both personal and professional growth.
Must pass regular DOT drug testing.
Must be knowledgeable about the daily maintenance and safe operation of all equipment commonly used in tree care.
Must possess a valid driver’s license.
Must have or obtain valid first aid certification.
Must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of all industry skills including saw use and maintenance, knots, ropes and rigging devices used in tree trimming and removal operations.
Must know and understand all approved operating procedures when in proximity to electrical conductors and aerial techniques in the event of an emergency aloft.
Must be able to work and maneuver at considerable heights under varying and sometimes adverse weather conditions.
Must possess physical strength and agility, good balance, good depth perception and the ability to hear verbal instructions from a distance.
Must be able to climb and descend trees using rope and safety saddle; to learn, administer and implement emergency rescue techniques, including tree rescue and all applicable first aid techniques; must be able to quickly remove him/herself from a potential danger area.

Higher wages can be negotiated with the following credentials:
CDL with a clean driving record and at least 21 years of age
ISA Tree Worker Certification
Recognized tree care industry-specific certifications

Responsibilities:
Assist in preparing truck and materials needed for a day’s work at crew leader’s direction.
Shall perform professional tree maintenance activities as directed by crew leader.
Shall help to maintain and keep track of all tools and/ or equipment used in daily operation.
Shall constantly observe and practice current industry standards for climbing and tree maintenance techniques in a continued effort to improve his own professional skills.
Shall use all equipment and perform all jobs safely, making accident prevention a part of daily conduct.

Please send resumes to service@treetopplanthealth.com