Climbing Arborist Trainee | Rochester, MN

  • The Davey Tree Expert Company
  • Rochester, MN, USA
  • Jan 11, 2024
Forestry

Job Description

Additional Locations: NA

Primary Locations: MN, Rochester, 3930 Highway 14 E, 55904 

Requisition ID: 192663

 

Position Overview

Trim and remove trees, remove unwanted, diseased or dying limbs on trees, or to affect the health and safety of trees or surrounding areas by performing the following duties. 
 

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: 

  • 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  
     

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  

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 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

The Davey Tree Expert Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected class, including race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, marital or familial status, disability, status as a protected veteran, status as an Aboriginal or Indigenous person, or other classification protected by law.

 

Maier Tree & Lawn, a Davey company, provides a full range of tree care services and is based in Rochester, Minnesota. The Davey Tree Expert Company provides research-driven tree services, grounds maintenance and environmental consulting for residential, utility, commercial and environmental partners in the U.S. and Canada. We care about our clients, each other and the world around us. We offer the resources, size and stability of a big company while maintaining the culture, entrepreneurial spirit and feel of a small one. We invest in our employees by offering industry-leading training, technology and benefits that lead to a rewarding and safe work experience at all levels. Wherever you want to grow your career, there’s a place for you at Davey. To learn more, visit Davey.com.

 

If you need 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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