Climbing Arborist Trainee | Long Grove/Barrington, IL

  • Davey Resource Group, Inc.
  • Long Grove, Barrington
  • Jun 26, 2019
Forestry

Job Description

 

Requisition Number:39386 

​Company Name: The Care of Trees 

Service Line: 7RES - TCOT Residential 

Employment Type: Regular 

Job Type: Full Time 

Education Level Required: High School Diploma / GED 

Work Experience Required: 1 - 2 years 

Travel Expectations: Up to 25% 

 

The Care of Trees, a division of The Davey Tree Expert Company,  is seeking a Climbing Arborist Trainee to join our Residential/Commercial Tree Care team in Long Grove/Barrington, IL areas.  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
  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred

 

BENEFITS  / WE OFFER:

  • Full time hourly position (compensation based on qualifications and experience)
  • Potential for overtime
  • Professional Development & growth opportunities
  • 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 gear and PPE provided
  • Industry related training and special Davey training courses
  • Internships and management mentoring program

 

Pre-employment Drug Screen & Social Security # Verification required.

The Davey Tree Expert Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Davey is Employee Owned.

 

 

The Davey Tree Legacy

Since 1880, our clients have trusted us to care for their most precious natural assets. Our history is rooted in preserving and caring for trees, but our evolution has grown to include whole natural environments. Davey is one of only a handful of companies in the world that can claim this rich, century-plus heritage and a record of continuous growth, even during tough economic times.

 

 

 

The Care of Trees, Inc., a Davey company, provides a full range of tree care services and has offices throughout Illinois, New York, Connecticut and Washington, D.C.  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 ed.help@davey.com.

 

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