Trimmer Trainee | Gaithersburg, MD

  • Davey Resource Group, Inc.
  • Gaithersburg, MD, USA
  • Aug 15, 2019
Forestry

Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Climbing Arborist Trainee

Invest in your future. Join one of the largest employee owned companies in the nation!  Davey has a unique culture that focuses on the open exchange of ideas, community partnerships, a commitment to safety, and delivering unrivaled client service while acting as industry leaders in horticultural and environmental services.

We are currently looking to add a dynamic Climbing Arborist Trainee to our passionate team of tree care professionals. Your office is outdoors, and you get a new view every day!

What You’ll Do:

  • Learn to climb trees! (Yes, we will pay you to do that.) Davey offers both DdRT/MRS and SRT/SRS climbing systems.
  • Operate as a member of a tree crew while progressively learning new skills
  • Learn to perform all aspects of tree pruning and removal services safely and skillfully for clients. Including but not limited to:
    • Tree identificatin and industry pruning guidelines
    • Prune, thin and remve deadwood throughout the tree canopy
    • Learn hw to install cables, bracing, and lightning prtection systems
    • Assist in remval of hazardous trees
  • Properly maintain, prepare and operate all tools and equipment including hand tools, chainsaws, chippers, aerial lifts and more
  • How high you grow depends on you!

 

What We’re Looking For:

  • Love of the outdoors
  • Preferred: Background in Forestry, Horticulture, Landscaping, or working at heights
  • 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
  • Preferred: Class A or B with Airbrake Endorsement
  • Preferred: Relevant pesticide and related licenses and certificates, if required by state law

 

 

 

What We Offer: *

  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • All job specific equipment and safety gear provided
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with a company match
  • Employee-owned company & discounted stock purchase options
  • Group Health Plan
  • Employee referral bonus program
  • Locations throughout US in major cities and desirable areas
  • Career Development Program supported by Industry Expert Safety Specialists & Skills Trainers
  • Scholarship Program for Children of Employees
  • Charitable matching gift program

 

*all listed benefits available to eligible employees

 

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Full time hourly position and compensation based on qualifications and experience. Davey offers competitive wages, excellent benefits, advancement opportunities and option to buy Company stock after 1 year of employment, plus access to industry related training materials and Davey Extension Courses.

 

Pre-employment Drug Screen, E-verify/Social Security Number Verification and Criminal Background Check are required.

The Davey Tree Expert Company and Davey Tree Surgery are Equal Opportunity Employers. Davey is Employee Owned. Military Veterans are encouraged to apply

 

 

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.

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