2 Positions Available on New 2nd Crew : Skilled Climber & A Groundsman Needed

  • Urban Timber Tree Service LLC
  • Portland, OR, United States
  • Aug 01, 2017
Full time Climber Foreman/Crew leader Grounds person

Job Description

Company Profile

We are an incredibly fast-growing tree service in Portland, Oregon specializing in pruning and removing trees of all sizes.  We pride ourselves in caring for our employees like family and keeping all the best equipment on hand to make your job easier. We are adding another truck and chipper to the fleet and are looking for exceptional crew candidates to help us maintain our 5-star ratings from our thrilled customers. We value our climbers and our crew and aim to provide a great work environment for our people. We service residential and commercial clients in Portland and surrounding areas, offering removals, pruning, stump grinding, cabling, shrub shaping, etc.

Urban Timber Tree Service, Inc.  is looking for individuals who have a desire for career growth and the potential for a leadership role in our company. We are known for our superior tree care services, safety, cleanliness, good communication and great customer service. If you also support these values, please apply. The successful candidate must be dependable, motivated, hard working, have great attention to detail, good communication skills and reliable transportation. Applicants must be in top physical condition and have the ability to withstand exposure to inclement weather conditions. We are looking for the complete package and we do not hesitate to reward excellent work. We look forward to hearing about your experience and your personal career goals. 

For our second crew we have two positions available (Climber and A Groundsman)

Groundsman Qualifications: heavy lifting- rope running- brush dragging- rigging gear set up- chipper operation- chainsaw experience- good attitude, punctuality, and excellent work ethic requiredGroundsmen Start at $15 for experience, $13 to start for unexperienced. Full-time or Part-Time

CLIMBER qualifications below: 


- Tree Climbing, pruning to ANSI A300 Standards, cabling, stump grinding, wood loading, clean-up

- Removal of trees using aerial lift trucks, chainsaws, chippers, cranes and rope and saddle

- Assuming a foreman role, managing crew operations and quality control

- Communicating with clients on the job site and providing excellent customer service

- Obligated to abide by industry safe work practices

- Keeps equipment in good order


- 2-3 years Climbing experience, knowledge of knots & rigging, chainsaw safety and aerial lift experience 

- Valid Driver's License, Class B CDL  preferred

- Strong tree ID skills

- Positive Attitude

- Excellent problem solving and communication skills

- A degree in Arboriculture, Urban Forestry, Horticulture, Forestry or relate discipline desired, but not required

- Capable of maintenance of truck, chipper and trimming equipment 

- Ability to lift 100lbs


- Full time hours with over-time pay

- Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience

- Raises and Bonuses based on performance and growing qualifications/certifications

- Industry related training materials and education reimbursement

- Growth and Advancement opportunities.  We emphasize promotion from within. 

START DATE: ASAP.  Working interview pay is $20/hour. Working interview to last no longer than 5 days or 40 hours, whichever comes first. Please be prepared to show us a work history and referrals. Contact the office at 503-449-4066 or jeremy at urbantimbertree.com