Requisition Number: 97666
Company Name: The Davey Tree Expert Company
Service Line: 1RES - Kent-Residential & Commercial Services
Employment Type: Regular
Job Type: Full Time
Education Level Required: No Diploma
Work Experience Required: 1 - 2 years
Travel Expectations: Up to 25%
Davey Tree is seeking a Climbing Arborist Trainees to join our Residential & Commercial Tree Care team in Santa Rosa, CA
Those willing to work in a physically demanding, yet rewarding role, and with prior experience in Forestry, Landscape or experience in relatable fields with outdoor work experience (construction, landscaping), are encouraged to apply.
- Support Foreman and Trimmer(s) completing tree pruning, removal, cabling & bracing
- Maintain clean and orderly drop zone while running ropes and supplying tools to Trimmer(s) and Foreman
- Operate chipper, trucks, stump grinders or special equipment
- Cutting, chipping and loading brush and wood and proper job site cleanup
- Participate in job-site Hazards, Obstacles, Plan, Equipment (H.O.P.E) process
- Responsible for maintaining crew gear and equipment as directed by Foreman
- Make satisfactory progress in Davey Career Development Program
- Willingness to learn to prune trees and shrubs from ground
- Demonstrated ability to report for work regularly and punctually
- Willingness to work outdoors during a variety of weather conditions
- Willingness to work in a physically demanding and often loud work conditions
- Valid Driver's License required
- Prior experience operating chippers & chainsaws highly valuable
- Understand the safe use of equipment (handsaw, chippers, chainsaws, etc)
- Control road and sidewalk traffic as needed by use of warning devices and other methods
- Understand proper job site set up and cleanup procedures
- High school diploma or equivalent preferred
- Potential for overtime
- All uniforms, climbing gear and PPE provided (uniforms cleaned and laundered at no cost to you)
- Industry related training and special Davey training courses
- Reimbursement is available for industry related certifications
- Full time hourly position (compensation based on qualifications and experience)
- Performance incentive plan
- Excellent benefits offered
- Medical, Dental, Vision plans
- Paid time off vacation, Holiday Pay, Sick leave
- 401K retirement plan with employer matched contribution + opportunity to buy Davey stock after 1 year of FT employment
- Employee referral bonus program
- Management mentoring program available should you desire to advance your career
- 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.
- 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.
- Visit Davey Website: WWW.DAVEY.COM Job Opportunities & Company Profile Information
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.
We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state or local law.
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 40 years and has more than 10,000 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 1-877-411-7601 or at WesternRegionJobs@davey.com.