Climbing Arborist

  • Tree Worx LLC
  • Chattanooga, TN, USA
  • Jun 25, 2024
Seasonal Boom truck operator Climber Foreman/Crew leader Grounds person Safety and Training

Job Description

Climbing Arborist

Company: Tree Worx
Location: Chattanooga, TN
Position: Climbing Arborist/ CDL Driver (Seasonal Work with potential to turn into full time)

Pay Rate: $21-$33/hour (depending on experience and leadership abilities)

About Us:
We are a premier tree care company celebrating our 13th year in business, providing top-notch residential and commercial tree work. Our team is dedicated to excellence, safety, and customer satisfaction. We utilize the most up to date equipment in our industry to do our jobs safely and efficiently. 

Job Description:
We are seeking a skilled and passionate Climbing Arborist to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will thrive in a collaborative environment, exhibit a "treat it like it's my own" attitude, and possess excellent client interaction skills. You will be responsible for various tree care tasks, including operating aerial lifts, climbing, operating mini skid steers and chippers, pruning, hazard tree removal, tree felling, and more.


  • Perform climbing SRT and aerial lift work
  • Conduct proper pruning techniques, hazard tree removal, and tree felling
  • Execute rigging and knot-tying for safe and efficient operations
  • Utilize chainsaws and other equipment safely and effectively
  • Interact professionally with clients and address their concerns
  • Work collaboratively with the team to ensure high-quality results
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment
  • Must be comfortable working at heights and be able to lift 50 lbs safely.
  • Must be willing to work on the good weather days and the bad weather days. This job isn't for comfort seekers.


  • Experience in climbing SRT and aerial lift work
  • Knowledge of proper pruning techniques, hazard tree removal, and tree felling
  • Proficient in rigging, knots, and proper chainsaw use
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills and a team-oriented mindset
  • ISA Arborist certification and Plant Healthcare experience preferred but not necessary
  • CDL driver's license preferred
  • Willingness to learn and be trained if possessing a good base knowledge

Why Join Us?

  • Competitive pay based on experience and leadership abilities
  • Opportunity to work with a passionate and skilled team
  • Professional growth and training opportunities
  • Positive and supportive work environment

How to Apply: If you are passionate about tree care and meet the qualifications, we would love to hear from you! Please send your resume and a brief cover letter explaining why you would be a great fit for our team to

Tree Worx, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals.

We look forward to welcoming a dedicated and skilled Climbing Arborist to our team!