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 exchanging of ideas, community partnership, 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 apprentice tree climber to our passionate team of utility line clearance professionals. Your office is outdoors, and you get a new view every day!
What You’ll Do:
Learn how to climb trees. (Yes, we will pay you to do that.) Davey offers both DdRT/MRS and SRT/SRS climbing systems.
Perform all aspects of tree pruning and removal services safely and skillfully for major electric utility providers. Including but not limited to:
Pruning treetops, repairing damaged trees by trimming or removal
Removing broken limbs from utility lines, roofs, and other objects
Tree identification and pruning to industry guidelines
Properly maintain, prepare and operate all tools and equipment including chainsaws, chippers, aerial lifts and more.
Operate as an active crew member with supporting ground crew and foreman.
How high you grow depends on you!
What We’re Seeking:
Love of the outdoors
Preferred: line clearance experience or other related work
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
Required: Valid driver’s license
Preferred: Commercial Driver’s License-Class A or B with Airbrake Endorsement
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: *
Progressive advancement in job classification and wage
Benefits through union agreement including health insurance and pension
Opportunity to travel
Opportunity for overtime work
*All listed benefits available to eligible employees
Pre-employment Drug Screen and Social Security verification required.
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 Surgery Company is a subsidiary of The Davey Tree Expert Company and provides a full range of utility tree care services and is based in Livermore, Calif. Davey Tree 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 Recruiting@davey.com.
Company Name: The Davey Tree Surgery Company
Service Line: 2UTL - Surgery Utility
Employment Type: Regular
Job Type: Full Time
Education Level Required: High School Diploma / GED
Work Experience Required: Less than 1 year
Travel Expectations: Up to 25%