EXPERIENCED Climbing Arborist | Portland, OR

  • Davey Resource Group, Inc.
  • Portland, OR, USA
  • May 20, 2020
Forestry

Job Description

 Climbing Arborist - Davey Tree Residential & Commercial Division  - Portland, OR

 

The Davey Tree Expert Company is seeking experienced Climbing Arborists  to join our Residential & Commercial Tree Care team in  Portland, OR.

 

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, as well as removing broken limbs from wires, roofs, and other objects
  • 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 AND EDUCATION:

  • Must have 1-2 years' professional tree care experience (experienced climbing arborist).
  • Valid Driver’s License required
  • CDL Class B or ability to attain within 3 months is 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

 

BENEFITS: 

  • Full time hourly position (compensation based on qualifications and experience)
  • Potential for overtime
  • 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 climbing gear and PPE provided
  • Industry related training and special Davey training courses
  • Reimbursement is available for industry related certifications 
  • Management mentoring programs available

 

REQUIRED: Pre-employment Drug Screen and Social Security verification.

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 InformationThe 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 please contact us at 877-411-7601 x6107 or WesternRegionJobs@davey.com

 

Requisition Number: 67626  
Company Name: The Davey Tree Expert Company 
Service Line: 1RES - Kent-Residential & Commercial Services 
Employment Type: Regular 
Job Type: Full Time 
Education Level Required: High School Diploma / GED 
Work Experience Required: 1 - 2 years 
Relocation Available: [[relocation]] 
Travel Expectations: Up to 25% 

 

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