Tree Care Groundsperson | Suffolk, VA

  • Davey Resource Group, Inc.
  • Suffolk, VA, USA
  • Jun 30, 2020
Forestry

Job Description

Tree Care Groundsperson

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 Tree Care Groundsperson to our passionate team of landscaping professionals. Your office is outdoors, and you get a new view every day!

 

What You’ll Do:

  • You will assist the climbers, foreman, and other crew members.
  • Performing all aspects of tree pruning and removal services safely and skillfully for clients Including but not limited to:
    • Pruning, thinning and removing deadwood throughout the tree canopy
    • Installation of cables, bracing and lightning protection systems
    • Removal of hazardous trees
  • Properly maintain, prepare and operate all tools and equipment including chainsaws, chippers, aerial lifts and more.
  • Be part of the most progressive greenspace stewardship team in the industry.

 

What We’re Looking For:

  • Love of the outdoors
  • 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
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds
  • 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: *

  • 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 and discounted stock purchase options
  • Group health plan
  • Employee referral bonus program
  • Locations throughout the US in major cities and desirable areas
  • Career development program supported by industry expert Safety Specialists and Skills Trainers
  • Scholarship program for children of employees
  • A charitable matching gift program

*All listed benefits available to eligible employees

Visit www.jobs.davey.com to search for Davey jobs all over the country! 

If you need assistance at any time please contact us at 1-877-411-7601 or at Recruiting@davey.com.

 

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% 

Requisition Number: 73606  

Sector

Consulting

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