The Ground Operations Arborist will be an integral part of the tree crew, responsible for assisting with tree removal by gathering, loading, and transporting tree debris with equipment.

Compensation & Benefits

  • Compensation dependent on experience and education
  • Full-time, year-round position

Job Responsibilities

  • Use loaders, trailers, chippers, and dump trucks, as needed
  • Operate and maintain chippers, chainsaws, loaders, trucks, and all other equipment safely
  • Assist with driving, parking, backing up, and emptying of trailers and trucks
  • Enforce ANSI industry safety standards and procedures, as well as company safety policies
  • Help removal and pruning arborists to set-up and clean-up job sites
  • Analyze, set-up and maintain proper traffic control and work zone safety practices.
  • Learn and demonstrate high safety standards, equipment inspection, proper pruning, rigging, and tree-felling skills. 
  • Responsible for carrying out other duties as assigned by Foreman, or other supervisor. 

Requirements

  • Interest in working outdoors year round performing manual labor in all weather conditions. 
  • Class A CDL 
  • Clean MVR
  • Be able to exert physical effort while standing, walking and lifting material/objects with the ability to be mobile 100% of work time
  • A professional appearance and attitude
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Punctual
  • Some basic tools are provided, otherwise you are required to provide your own tools
  • Must pass a pre-employment physical and drug screen
  • Willingness to further knowledge and grow within the company.