Climbing Arborist Trainee
The Davey Tree Expert Company
Spring Valley, NY, US
6d ago

What You’ll Do :

  • Learn to climb trees! (Yes, we will pay you to do that.) Davey offers both DdRT / MRS and SRT / SRS climbing systems
  • 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 the 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
  • 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
  • Valid Driver's License
  • 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 and discounted stock purchase options
  • Group health plan
  • Employee referral bonus program
  • Locations throughout the US in major cities and desirable areas
  • Career development program supported by industry expert Safety Specialists and Skills Trainers
  • Scholarship program for children of employees
  • A charitable matching gift program
  • All listed benefits available to eligible employees
  • 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.

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