Climbing Arborist Trainee | SE Seattle, WA

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

Job Description

Requisition Number: 94226  
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 
Travel Expectations: Up to 25% 

 

Davey Tree is seeking  Climbing Arborist-Trainees (Tree Trimmer Trainees) to join our

Residential & Commercial tree care team in Redmond, WA.

 

Those with prior experience in Forestry, Landscape or working at height are encouraged to apply.  Trainees will work directly with the territory's trainer and crew leaders to learn all aspects of Arboricultural operations.  After familiarization with ground duties such as job-site setup, chipping, and chainsaw operation, Trainees will learn skills necessary for pruning trees to ANSI A300 guidelines.  Trainees will progress through Davey's Career Development Program as they learn to utilize ropes for ascending and working in trees.  

 

DUTIES:

  • Function as a member of a tree crew while progressively learning new skills
  • Make satisfactory progress in Davey's Career Development Program
  • Operate chainsaws, chippers, stump grinders, and other equipment as needed on job-sites
  • Utilize ropes for work positioning at heights up to 60 feet, while pruning or removing trees
  • Maintain issued personal gear, crew gear, and equipment
  • Learn tree Identification and ANSI A300 Pruning guidelines

 
QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Background in Forestry, Urban Forestry, Landscaping, or working at heights is preferable
  • Passion for hard work; desire and willingness to learn about the tree care industry
  • Have a positive attitude and be a team player
  • Demonstrated ability to report for work regularly and punctually
  • Willingness to work outdoors during a variety of weather conditions
  • Valid Driver's License required (in order to operate company vehichles)
  • Commercial Driver's License highly valuable

 

 

BENEFITS:

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

 
Additional Information:
Required: Pre-employment Drug Screen, E-verify/Social Security Number Verification and Criminal Background Check
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 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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