Seeking Climber/Arborist/Crew Foreman

  • Urban Timber Tree Service LLC
  • SE Portland
  • May 23, 2018
Full time Climber Foreman/Crew leader

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.

Position Available

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, strong leadership 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. 


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

- Removal of trees using aerial lift trucks, chainsaws, chippers, cranes, mini skidsteer, stump grinder, 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

- Maintain equipment

- Is ready and willing to assist other crew members in all aspects of daily activities



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

- Valid Driver's License, Clean Driving record, Class B CDL preferred

- Strong tree Identification skills

- Has a Positive and Cooperative Attitude

- Strong Leadership skills

- Practices and observes tree maintenance/removal skills in a continued effort to improve his own professional skills

- Excellent Problem Solving and Communication skills

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

- Capable of maintenance of truck, chipper and trimming equipment 

- Ability to lift 100lbs


- Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience

- Full Time Hours with Weekly Pay, Overtime Available in busy season

- Health Care Benefits

- Paid Holidays/Vacation/Sick Days

- Equipment Account

- 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. 

- Work with one of the best equipped and well-trained teams in the industry


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 Jeremy at 503-509-2455 and send resumes to