Zimmerman Tree Service Lake Worth, FL, United States
Jan 17, 2018Full time
Tree Trimmer / Tree Climber Productive, safety minded individuals needed to supervise crews and perform all types of residential and commercial tree work. Candidates must have an ability to perform tree removals and high quality pruning work with minimal supervision. This is skilled manual labor in the performance of trimming and removing trees and performing other duties as required. Semi-skilled and limited skilled work is of a physically demanding nature, with a requirement of climbing trees and working in an aerial bucket, of the tree truck. Work involves performance of manual tasks involved in trimming and removing of trees under the supervision of a superior, and personal performance of the more skilled and hazardous duties of tree climbing. Basic requirements: Checks and maintains tools and equipment; diagnoses problems and determines correct procedures. Participates in special tree work, oversees and performs such tasks as cutting, pruning, and trimming trees; removes limbs and trees; removes and disposes of brush, foliage, stumps, and trees. Performs tree work from elevated bucket; climbs trees using spikes, ropes, safety belts, and ladders; oversees observance of safety precautions in all operation. Performs related work as required. Knowledge of tree work and the use of safety devices, and hand and power tools, and equipment, related to tree work. Knowledge of A-300 principles, practices and materials used for tree trimming and removal. Ability to perform skilled work in trimming, pruning, and felling trees. Good physical condition with no restrictions to working at high elevations. Ability to climb trees. Skill in the use and maintenance of chain saw and related equipment. Minimum two years climbing (with and without spikes), Class A or B CDL preferred. Candidates must have excellent communication skills, be well organized, possess a positive attitude and strong work ethic. Mandatory pre-employment drug screening. Opportunity for advancement, hourly rate / OT, medical and dental benefits and 401k are offered to successful candidates.