Climbing Arborist | King of Prussia, PA

  • The Davey Tree Expert Company
  • King of Prussia, PA, USA
  • May 03, 2019
Full time Climber

Job Description

The Davey Tree Expert Company, is seeking experienced Climbing Arborists / Tree Trimmers to join our Residential & Commercial Tree Care team in the greater Philadelphia Metro Area in King of Prussia, PA. This is an outdoor based, physically demanding, hands-on position.  Outdoorsmen and women with prior experience in Production Tree Climbing, Utility Trimming, Forestry, or working at heights are encouraged to apply. 

 DUTIES:

  • Responsible for climbing, pruning and removing trees on residential and commercial properties
  • Assist Foreman in completing all aspects of Tree Pruning, Removal, Cabling & Bracing by working as both second climber and ground crew
  • Services provided include pruning treetops, repairing damaged trees by trimming or removal
  • Operate Chippers, Trucks, Aerial Lifts, stump grinders or special equipment
  • Maintain issued climbing gear, chainsaw, and shared crew equipment as directed by Foreman
  • Complete Davey Aerial Rescue Training
  • Make satisfactory progress in Davey Career Development Program

 QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Valid Driver’s License required
  • CDL preferred by not required
  • Ability to satisfactorily perform Tree Trimmer-Climber duties
  • Under direct supervision ability to demonstrate proficiency:
    • Climbing trees with closed or open climbing system, Single Rope (SRS) preferred
    • Pruning to ANSI A300 standards
    • Operating chippers and chainsaws
  • Bucket truck experience preferred
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Safe working procedures
  • Customer service
  • Strong tree ID skills, installation experience of cables, bracing and lightening protection are preferred but not required
  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Completion of Davey Tree Trimmer Orientation Program upon hire

 BENEFITS / WE OFFER:

  • Full time hourly position (compensation based on qualifications and experience)
  • Potential for overtime
  • Generous performance incentive plan
  • Excellent benefits offered
    • Medical, Dental, Vision plans
    • Paid time off vacation, Holiday Pay,  Sick leave
    • 401K retirement plan,  the opportunity to buy Davey stock after 1 year
    • Employee referral bonus program
  • All climbing gear and PPE provided
  • Industry related training and Davey training courses
  • Career paths available to Foreman, Sales, or Management positions

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Full time hourly position. Compensation based on qualifications and experience. Generous performance incentive plan. Davey offers excellent benefits, the opportunity to buy Davey stock after 1 year, and industry related training and special Davey training courses.

Pre-employment Drug Screen and Social Security verification required. The Davey Tree Expert Company and CLS are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Davey is Employee Owned. Military Veterans are encouraged to apply.

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.  As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state or local law. 

 

The Davey Tree Expert Company has U.S. and Canadian operations in more than 47 states and five provinces and provides a variety of tree care, grounds maintenance and consulting services for the residential, utility, commercial, and government markets. Founded in 1880, Davey has been employee-owned for 35 years and has more than 8,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit www.davey.com

 

If you need any assistance at any time please contact us at 1-800-445-8733 ext. 1108

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