Davey Resource Group, Inc. Menlo Park, Palo Alto
Nov 06, 2019
Requisition Number: 43771 Company Name: The Davey Tree Expert Company Service Line: 1RES - Kent-Residential & Commercial Services Employment Type: Regular Job Type: Full Time Education Level Required: High School Diploma / GED Work Experience Required: Less than 1 year Relocation Available: [[relocation]] Travel Expectations: None POSITION: Climbing Arborist-Trainee / Tree Trimmer-Trainee We’re seeking candidates that enjoy working outdoors, have great attitude and a desire to learn about and work long term in the arboriculture industry. Davey Residential, a division of The Davey Tree Expert Company, is seeking Climbing Arborist-Trainees (Tree Care Workers) to join our Residential/Commercial Tree Care team in the San Mateo County (Menlo Park, Stanford, Palo Alto, Los Altos). Those with prior experience in Forestry, Landscape or working at height are encouraged to apply. Experience in related fields of work (concrete, construction, electrical, landscaping) or outdoor work experience (lawn care, yard care, mowing, gardener, weed control, maintenance) is desirable. Trainees will work directly with the territory's trainer and crew leaders to learn all aspects of Arboricultural operations. After familiarization with ground duties such as job-site setup, chipping, and chainsaw operation, Trainees will learn skills necessary for pruning trees to ANSI A300 guidelines. Trainees will progress through Davey's Career Development Program as they learn to utilize ropes for ascending and working in trees. DUTIES: Function as a member of a tree crew while progressively learning new skills Make satisfactory progress in Davey's Career Development Program Operate chainsaws, chippers, stump grinders, and other equipment as needed on job-sites Utilize ropes for work positioning at heights up to 60 feet, while pruning or removing trees Maintain issued personal gear, crew gear, and equipment Learn tree Identification and ANSI A300 Pruning guidelines QUALIFICATIONS: Background in Forestry, Urban Forestry, Landscaping, or working at heights Demonstrated ability to report for work regularly and punctually Valid Driver's License, Commercial Driver's License highly valuable Willingness to work outdoors during a variety of weather conditions BENEFITS / WE OFFER: Full time hourly position (compensation based on qualifications and experience) Potential for overtime Generous performance incentive plan Excellent benefits offered Medical, Dental, Vision plans Paid time off vacation, Holiday Pay, Sick leave 401K retirement plan, the opportunity to buy Davey stock after 1 year Employee referral bonus program All uniforms, climbing gear and PPE provided Industry related training and special Davey training courses Reimbursement is available for industry related certifications Internships and management mentoring program available ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: This is a full-time, hourly position with opportunity for overtime. Compensation is based on experience, with incentives for completing training and certifications. Davey provides all PPE, uniforms, climbing gear, and related equipment. Davey is Employee Owned and offers benefits including health and 401k. Pre-employment drug screen and e-verify are required. Davey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Davey Tree Expert Company has U.S. and Canadian operations in more than 47 states and five provinces and provides a variety of tree care, grounds maintenance and consulting services for the residential, utility, commercial, and government markets. Founded in 1880, Davey has been employee-owned for 35 years and has more than 8,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit www.davey.com If you need any assistance at any time please contact us at 1-800-445-8733 ext. 1108 or at firstname.lastname@example.org .