Tree Climber, Arborist, Field Operations Manager

  • Alpen Tree Experts
  • Mar 11, 2020
Full time Climber Foreman/Crew leader

Job Description

Alpen Tree Experts, Truckee's premier tree service company, is looking for the right person to bring our company to the next level. We use the most up to date equipment and techniques to safely and efficiently complete each project. The ideal candidate would be someone with 5+ years of experience in the tree service industry who is proficient and up to date in all aspects of climbing and is competent in a leadership position. The necessary knowledge and proficiency required for the job include, but are not limited to:
-removal of large, hazardous and technically difficult trees
-a strong knowledge of rigging techniques
-DdRT and SRT
-proper felling and limbing techniques
-tree removals with the use of a crane
-safe operations of equipment including large wood chippers and mini skid steers
-ability to properly sharpen a chainsaw
-a clean driver's license. Class A CDL is a plus
-ability to properly manage a crew including keeping team members on task and on time
-ability to properly train team members on safety, job skill profiency and efficiency

You must also be willing to pick up a rake, feed a chipper, operate equipment and lead by example. A good work ethic, an emphasis on safety, a professional attitude and appearance and a willingness to work hard and get dirty is a must. Please be in good physical shape, be able to lift 75 lbs and have a clean driving record and a reliable car.
We work five 8 hour shifts Monday through Friday with occasional overtime. This is a seasonal business from April to December, but we are looking for the right person who will come back year after year.
Benefits include an hourly based bonus paid at the end of the year, 4 paid holidays (Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day and Thanksgiving) and a retirement savings program.
To apply, please respond by sending a resume listing any applicable experience and references. Please also write a paragraph stating why you feel you would be the best person for the job.
Pay starts at $30/hr.

Se habla espanol