Climbing Arborist | SE Seattle, WA

  • Davey Resource Group, Inc.
  • Seattle, Redmond
  • Sep 11, 2020
Forestry

Job Description

Requisition Number: 84486  
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% 

 

The Davey Tree Expert Company has opportunities as Climbing Arborist. Davey is a leader in the Residential and Commercial tree care, Utility Line clearing and forestry consulting industries, throughout the US and Canada.
 

LOCATION

Office based in Redmond, WA serving surrounding communities of Auburn, Bellevue, Kirkland, Newcastle, Federal Way and Snoqualmie

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Assist Foreman in completing all aspects of Tree Pruning, Removal, Cabling & Bracing by working as both second climber and ground crew
  • 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
  • Learn/understand insect & disease life cycles, and plant biology

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Valid Driver’s License required. A CDL Class B (Commercial Driver's License) or ability to  atain preferred.
  • Ability to satisfactorily perform Groundman 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

 

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 program available - Davey Institute of Tree Sciences (D.I.T.S.)

                    *for qualified employees
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Required: Pre-employment Drug Screen, E-verify Social Security Number verification, and criminal background check required.
Full time hourly position. Compensation based on qualifications and experience. Davey Tree offers competitive wages, excellent benefits and full-time position includes option to buy company stock after one year. Access to industry related training materials and Davey Extension Courses.   The Davey Tree Expert Company and Davey Tree Surgery are Equal Opportunity Employers. Davey is Employee Owned. Military Veterans are encouraged to apply.

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LOCATION<\/span><\/strong>:\xa0 <\/span><\/span><\/span><\/p>\n\n

Office based in Redmond, WA serving surrounding communities of Auburn, Bellevue, Kirkland, Newcastle, Federal Way\xa0and Snoqualmie.\xa0<\/span><\/span><\/span><\/span><\/p>\n\n

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SUMMARY<\/span><\/strong>:\xa0 <\/span><\/span><\/span><\/p>\n\n

Position requires leading 3-5 person tree crews to complete tree pruning and tree removal. \xa0Foreman are responsible for utilizing the Job Planning Toolkit to safely and efficiently complete work orders as assigned by management. \xa0This includes performing pre-climb inspections of trees before work begins.\xa0 Foreman works directly with the District Manager to mentor and train new employees.\xa0<\/span><\/p>\n\n

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QUALIFICATIONS<\/strong>:<\/span><\/span><\/p>\n\n

\nExperience pruning to ANSI A300 standards.<\/span><\/span><\/li>\nComfortable climbing on Split Tail Double Rope Technique (DRT) system\xa0<\/span><\/span><\/li>\nAbility to set a tie-in-point utilizing Throwball and Throwline<\/span><\/span><\/li>\nProficiency tying Climbing Hitches, Termination Knots, & Rigging Knots<\/span><\/span><\/li>\nDedication to safe chainsaw operation and maintenance<\/span><\/span><\/li>\nPrior experience with Sectional Tree Removal utilizing techniques to minimize Dynamic Loads<\/span><\/span><\/li>\nPrior experience felling with open-faced notch, hinge wood, and back cut for directional control<\/span><\/span><\/li>\nValid Driver\u2019s License\xa0<\/span><\/span><\/li>\nStrong leadership skills: crew management, mentoring and training<\/span><\/span><\/li>\nAn ideal candidate will have 4-5 years\' climbing experience <\/span><\/span><\/li>\n<\/ul>\n\n

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VALUABLE QUALIFICATIONS, BUT NOT REQUIRED:\xa0<\/strong><\/span><\/span><\/span><\/p>\n\n

\nCTW-Climber Specialist, Certified Arborist, and/or CTSP<\/span><\/span><\/li>\nClass B CDL (Commercial Driver\'s License)<\/span><\/span><\/li>\nPesticide <\/span>- Qualified Applicator\'s License <\/span><\/span><\/li>\nAerial Lift Experience<\/span><\/span><\/li>\nCrane Experience<\/span><\/span><\/li>\nSkid-steer\\Mini Skid-steer\xa0experience<\/span><\/span><\/li>\n<\/ul>\n\n

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BENEFITS:*<\/strong><\/span><\/span><\/span><\/p>\n\n

\nFull time hourly position (compensation based on qualifications and experience)<\/span><\/span><\/li>\nPotential for overtime<\/span><\/span><\/li>\nGenerous performance incentive plan<\/span><\/span><\/li>\nExcellent benefits offered<\/span><\/span><\/li>\nMedical, Dental, Vision plans<\/span><\/span><\/li>\nPaid time off vacation, Holiday Pay,\xa0 Sick leave<\/span><\/span><\/li>\n401K retirement plan,\xa0 the opportunity to buy Davey stock after 1 year<\/span><\/span><\/li>\nEmployee referral bonus program\xa0<\/span><\/span><\/li>\nAll climbing gear and PPE provided<\/span><\/span><\/li>\nIndustry related training and special Davey training courses<\/span><\/span><\/li>\nReimbursement is available for industry related certifications\xa0<\/span><\/span><\/li>\nManagement mentoring program available\xa0- Davey Institute of Tree Sciences (D.I.T.S<\/span><\/a>.)<\/span><\/span><\/li>\n<\/ul>\n\n

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\nADDITIONAL INFORMATION:<\/strong>
\nRequired<\/u><\/strong>: Pre-employment Drug Screen, E-verify Social Security Number verification, and criminal background check required.
\nFull time hourly position. Compensation based on qualifications and experience. Davey Tree offers competitive wages, excellent benefits and full-time position includes option to buy company stock after one year. Access to industry related training materials and Davey Extension Courses.\xa0\xa0
\nThe Davey Tree Expert Company and Davey Tree Surgery are Equal Opportunity Employers. Davey is Employee Owned. Military Veterans are encouraged to apply.<\/span><\/span><\/p>\n', null, 'listingLayout');

 

 

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

If you need any assistance at any time please contact us at 877-411-7601 x6107  or   WesternRegionJobs@davey.com

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