Seeking Ground Crew for Urban Timber Tree Service, Inc.

  • Urban Timber Tree Service LLC
  • Portland, Oregon, USA
  • May 11, 2018
Full time Grounds person

Job Description

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.

Job Description

  • Perform professional tree removal/maintenance activities as directed by crew leader.
  • Assist with implementation of tree felling procedures such as rigging, clearing limbs from the work site, feeding wood chipper and bucking wood.
  • Operate and maintain chainsaws, chippers, hand tools and related equipment.
  • Set up, breakdown and clean-up work site.
  • Perform all jobs safely, making accident prevention a part of daily conduct.
  • Ensure client needs are met in an accurate, complete and timely fashion. 

 Ideal Candidate

  • Must be in good physical shape to operate heavy machinery and have endurance to perform job duties in all weather conditions.
  • Experience operating chainsaws/heavy equipment and hard labor experience.
  • Has a good driving record, passes a background check and drug screen.
  • Ability to follow written and oral directions.
  • Has a positive and cooperative attitude.
  • Practices and observes tree maintenance skills in a continued effort to improve his own professional skills.
  • Is ready and willing to assist other crew members in all aspects of daily activities and is capable of taking a leadership role when required.



  • Work with one of the best equipped and well-trained teams in the industry
  • Competitive salary, training and advancement opportunities
  • Health Care Benefits
  • Weekly pay
  • Paid Holidays/Vacation/Sick Days
  • Overtime availability in busy season
  • Equipment Account