Arborist Trainee Internship | N.W. Seattle

  • The Davey Tree Expert Company
  • Lake Forest Park, WA 98155, USA
  • Jun 03, 2022
Forestry

Job Description

Additional Locations: N/A

Primary Locations: WA, Lake Forest Park, 15044 Bothell Way NE, 98155 

Requisition ID: 166350

Position Overview

 

The Davey Tree Expert Company is looking for exceptional students who are interested in expanding their field experience in the areas of Tree Care, Plant Health Care, Sales, and Client Services. Start date is flexible as we are currently looking for Internship candidates for Spring/Summer, 2022.

 

Davey Tree wants to introduce career orientated students to exceptional opportunities in the industry including tree care, tree climbing, chainsaw use, plant health care and customer service. Internships in each division may vary in length depending on availability. Interns will be assigned a manager who will mentor them through a variety of job experiences within the industry. Throughout your experience, you will work on residential and commercial properties and in an office setting.

 

Schedule will M-F Day shift with some Saturdays, and you will be working about 40-50 hours per week. Hourly rate is competitive and negotiable.

Job Duties

 

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! 

Qualifications

 

What We’re Looking For: 

 

  • Studying Arboriculture, Urban Forestry, Horticulture, Landscape Design, Forestry or related discipline
  • Valid CA Driver’s license required. Commercial driver’s license highly valuable but not necessary. 
  • Must have enthusiasm for proper plant care and arboriculture
  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn
  • Demonstrated ability to report for work regularly and punctually
  • Collaboration and communication skills

Additional Information

 

What We Offer: 

 

  • Over 140 years of service gives you job security
  • National reputation for Stewardship and Excellence
  • Promotes ambitious, team-focused experts quickly and focuses on continuing education
  • Commitment to safety: Interns will work towards completing the CDP “C” Climber booklet   
  • Access to industry related training materials
  • Climbing gear, uniforms and PPE provided 
  • Opportunity to apply for Davey Scholarship and develop your career
  • Available positions throughout the Northeast, New England, and Mid-Atlantic including NYC Metro, Western & Upstate NY, Philadelphia Metro, Boston Metro, Portland, ME, Woodstock, VT, Washington, DC Metro, Baltimore Metro, and many more throughout the country!

Company Overview

 

Pre-employment Drug Screen and Social Security verification required. 

 

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! 

 

Divisional Overview

 

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 Recruiting@davey.com

 

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 Recruiting@davey.com.

 

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

Sector

Consulting

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