Tree Care Groundsperson-Union | Palo Alto, CA

  • Davey Resource Group, Inc.
  • Palo Alto, CA, USA
  • Jun 18, 2019

Job Description

Tree Care Groundsperson | Groundman

Davey Surgery, a division of The Davey Tree Expert Company, is pleased to offer a key opportunity as a tree care groundsperson (groundman) in the field of utility line clearance. This position reports to Daly City or Mountain View every morning with work site locations throughout San Francisco and San Mateo Counties.


What We Offer:

  • Progressive advancement in job classification and wage 
  • Qualified Line Clearance training and certification program  
  • Benefits through IBEW 1245 including health insurance and pension 
  • Opportunity to travel  
  • Opportunity for overtime work


What You'll Do:

  • Provides support for the other crew members by controlling lowering ropes, limbs and persons from aloft
  • Supplying tools for tree workers
  • Controlling road and sidewalk traffic as needed by use of warning devices and other methods
  • Cutting, chipping and loading brush and wood and proper job site cleanup


What We're Seeking:

  • Love of the outdoors  
  • Preferred: line clearance experience or other related work 
  • Ability to complete the Davey Tree Trimmer Orientation Program upon hire  
  • Ability to complete the Davey Tree First Aid, CPR and defensive driving course upon hire    
  • Preferred: Valid driver’s license with Class A or B with Airbrake Endorsement  
  • Preferred: Relevant pesticide and related licenses and certificates, if required by state law  
  • Preferred: ISA Certified Arborist ®, ISA Certified Tree Worker ®, and/or TCIA Certified Tree Care Safety Professional ® 


Pre-employment Drug Screen and Social Security verification required.  


We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military, or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state, or local law. 


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


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If you need any assistance at any time, please contact us at 1-800-445-8733 ext. 1108 or at


Employment Type: Regular, Job Type: Full Time, Education Level Required: High School Diploma / GED, Work Experience Required: Less than 1 year, Travel Expectations: Up to 25%, Requisition Number:39248



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