Climbing Arborist Trainee | Leander, TX | N. Austin

  • Davey Resource Group, Inc.
  • Leander, TX 78641, USA
  • Feb 06, 2021

Job Description

Requisition Number: 106626  
Company Name: The Davey Tree Expert Company 


Climbing Arborist Trainee | Leander, Texas | North Austin  

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 Climbing Arborist Trainee to our passionate team of tree care professionals. Your office is outdoors, and you get a new view every day! 

What You’ll Do: 

  • Learn to climb trees! (Yes, we will pay you to do that.)  

  • Operate as a member of a tree crew while progressively learning new skills 

  • Learn to perform all aspects of tree pruning and removal services safely and skillfully for clients. Including but not limited to:  

  • Tree identification and industry pruning guidelines 

  • Prune, thin and remove deadwood throughout the tree canopy 

  • Learn how to install cables, bracing, and lightning protection systems  

  • Assist in removal of hazardous trees 

  • Properly maintain, prepare and operate all tools and equipment including chainsaws, chippers, aerial lifts and more.  

  • How high you grow depends on you! 


What We’re Looking For: 

  • Love of the outdoors 

  • Preferred: Background in Forestry, Horticulture, Landscaping, or working at heights 

  • 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   

  • Preferred: Relevant pesticide and related licenses and certificates, if required by state law  


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 & discounted stock purchase options 

  • Group Health Plan 

  • Employee referral bonus program 

  • Locations throughout US in major cities and desirable areas 

  • Career Development Program supported by Industry Expert Safety Specialists & Skills Trainers 

  • Scholarship Program for Children of Employees 

  • Charitable matching gift program 


*all listed benefits available to eligible employees  



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 9,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit

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