Climbing Arborist | Chantilly, VA

  • Davey Resource Group, Inc.
  • Chantilly, VA, USA
  • Feb 21, 2020

Job Description

Climbing Arborist

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 partnership, 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 to our passionate team of tree care professionals. (Call to action/Geographic Tagline.) Work near the House of the Mouse is sunny Orlando, Florida. Your office is outdoors, and you get a new view every day!


What You’ll Do:

  • Climb Trees! Davey offers both DdRT/MRS and SRT/SRS climbing systems.
  • Operate as an active crew member with supporting ground crew and foreman.
  • Perform all aspects of tree pruning and removal services safely and skillfully for clients.

 Including but not limited to:

    • Pruning, thinning and remving deadwood throughout the tree canopy
    • Installatin of cables, bracing and lightning protection systems
    • 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!


Skills We’re Seeking:

  • Love of the outdoors
  • 1 year + relevant work experience
  • 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
  • Preferred: ISA Certified Arborist ®, ISA Certified Tree Worker ®, and/or TCIA Certified Tree Care Safety Professional ®


What We Offer:

  • Competitive hourly wage with opportunities for overtime pay.
  • All climbing gear and PPE are provided.
  • Employee stock options available after 1 complete year of service
  • 401k with employer match available after 1 complete year of service
  • Employer sponsored health, vision, dental, life and short-term disability coverage options available for eligible employees
  • Access to our exceptional career development program, industry related training, and proprietary Davey training courses
  • Reimbursement for industry related certifications
  • Opportunities for career advancement, internships, and management mentoring programs are available.
  • $1000 employee referral program with unlimited referrals
  • Performance Plus Program: Earn quarterly gift card bonuses for meeting safety targets.
  • SPTO Plan for eligible employees: Earn paid time off with hours worked. Includes overtime.

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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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