Climbing Arborist | San Francisco, CA

  • Davey Resource Group, Inc.
  • San Francisco, Colma
  • Sep 12, 2019
Forestry

Job Description

Climbing Arborist | Tree Trimmer 

 

The Davey Tree Expert Company is seeking experienced Climbing Arborists (Tree Trimmers) to join our Residential & Commercial Tree Care team in Colma / South San Francisco, CA. 

 

DUTIES:

  • Responsible for climbing, pruning and removing trees on residential and commercial properties
  • Assist Foreman in completing all aspects of Tree Pruning, Removal, Cabling & Bracing by working as both second climber and ground crew
  • Services provided include pruning treetops, repairing damaged trees by trimming or removal
  • Operate Chippers, Trucks, Aerial Lifts, stump grinders or special equipment
  • Participate in job-site Hazards, Obstacles, Plan, Equipment (H.O.P.E) process
  • Maintain issued climbing gear, chainsaw, and shared crew equipment as directed by Foreman
  • Complete Davey Aerial Rescue Training
  • Make satisfactory progress in Davey Career Development Program

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Valid Driver’s License is ideal
  • CDL Class B or ability to attain preferred
  • Ability to satisfactorily perform Tree Trimmer-Climber duties
  • Under direct supervision ability to demonstrate proficiency:
    • Climbing trees with closed or open climbing system
    • Pruning to ANSI A300 standards
    • Operating chippers and chainsaws
  • Bucket truck experience preferred
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Safe working procedures
  • Customer service
  • Strong tree ID skills, installation experience of cables, bracing and lightening protection are preferred but not required
  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Completion of Davey Tree Trimmer Orientation Program upon hire
  • Pesticide license, if required by state law

     

     

BENEFITS  & PERKS:

  • Potential for overtime
  • Carpooling / Rideshare may be available
  • 5 minute walk to South San Francisco BART station
  • Crew Room (employee break room) is set next to a lake and has a T.V. and pool table for down time
  • Work in beautiful SF Bay area with amazing views, near the ocean, and enjoy all that San Francisco offers (museums, world renowned cuisine, night life)  
  • Enjoy team camaraderie while you work - -crew is focused on safety but also have fun, family vibe
  • All uniforms, climbing gear and PPE provided  (uniforms cleaned and laundered at no cost to you)
  • Industry related training and special Davey training courses
  • Reimbursement is available for industry related certifications 
  • Full time hourly position (compensation based on qualifications and experience)
  • Generous performance incentive plan
  • Excellent benefits offered
    • Medical, Dental, Vision plans
    • Paid time off vacation, Holiday Pay,  Sick leave
    • 401K retirement plan with employer matched contribution + opportunity to buy Davey stock after 1 year of FT employment
    • Employee referral bonus program
    • Management mentoring program available should you desire to advance your career

 

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Pre-employment Drug Screen and Social Security verification required. The Davey Tree Expert Company and CLS are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Davey is Employee Owned. Military Veterans are encouraged to apply.


Visit Davey Website: WWW.DAVEY.COM Job Opportunities & Company Profile Information

 

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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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

 

Pre-employment drug screen and Social Security/e-verify are required.  Davey is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

If you need assistance with your application, please contact us at 1-800-445-8733 ext. 1108 or at ed.help@davey.com.

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