Groundman | Johnson City, TN

  • The Davey Tree Expert Company
  • Knoxville, TN, USA
  • Jan 14, 2022
Forestry

Job Description

Additional Locations: Johnson City, TN

Requisition ID: 162038

 

Position Overview

Wolf Tree, a division of The Davey Tree Expert Company, is pleased to offer a key opportunity in the field of Utility Line Clearance as a Groundman.


Job Duties

  • Provides support for the other crew members by controlling lowering ropes, limbs and persons from aloft
  • Supplying tools for tree workers
  • Controlling road and sidewalk traffic as needed by use of warning devices and other methods
  • Cutting, chipping and loading brush and wood and proper job site cleanup


Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Driver’s license required. Commercial driver’s license preferred and may be required, depending on job requirements
  • Certificates and Licenses if necessary
  • Pesticide license, if required by state law
  • Herbicide license a plus
  • Line clearance certification if working near utility transmission lines
  • ISA Certified Tree Worker certification or willingness to obtain


Additional Information
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 


Pre-employment Drug Screen and Social Security verification required. The Davey Tree Expert Company and CLS are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Davey is Employee Owned. Military Veterans are encouraged to apply.
Visit Davey Website: WWW.DAVEY.COM Job Opportunities & Company Profile Information


Company Overview
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 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. 

Wolf Tree, Inc., a Davey company, provides a full range of utility and residential tree care services and is based in Knoxville, Tenn. 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 Recruiting@davey.com.

 

Employment Type: Permanent 
Job Type: Full Time 
Travel Expectations: Up to 25% 

Sector

Consulting

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