The Davey Tree Expert Company

Stump Grinder | Groundperson

Alexandria, VA, US, 22310

Additional Locations: NA

Primary Locations: VA, Alexandria, 6748 Gravel Drive, 22310 

Requisition ID: 199137

Position Overview

Stump Grinder / Tree Care Groundperson 

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 Stump Grinder / Tree Care Groundperson to our passionate team of tree care professionals. Your office is outdoors, and you get a new view every day! 

Job Duties

What You’ll Do:  

  • You will assist the climbers, foreman, and other crew members.  
  • Performing all aspects of tree pruning and removal services safely and skillfully for clients Including but not limited to:  
    • Pruning, thinning and removing deadwood throughout the tree canopy 
    • Installation of cables, bracing and lightening protection systems 
    • Removal of hazardous trees 
  • Properly maintain, prepare and operate all tools and equipment including chainsaws, chippers, aerial lifts, Stump grinders and more.  
  • Be part of the most progressive greenspace stewardship team in the industry! 

Qualifications

What We’re Looking For: 

  • Love of the outdoors 
  • 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  
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds  
  • Previous landscape/horticulture/tree care experience considered as an asset. 
  • Ability to work safely as a part of a team and willingness to learn 

Company Overview

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  

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.

 

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: None 

Davey is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and considers all qualified employees and applicants for all positions 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.  It is our mandate that all matters related to the terms and conditions of employment and all treatment on the job be free of discrimination.  In addition, harassment based on any protected characteristic is strictly prohibited.

To preview Davey’s relevant EO/AA plan, please submit a written request to: The Davey Tree Expert Company, Attn: HR, 1500 N. Mantua Street, Kent, Ohio 44240.

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