Experienced Climber | Omaha | Council Bluffs, IA

Date: Feb 14, 2021

Location: Council Bluffs, IA, US, 51503

Company: The Davey Tree Expert Company

Requisition Number: 90766  

Company Name: The Davey Tree Expert Company 


Experienced Tree Climber 

Davey Tree is seeking an Experienced Climbing Arborist  to join our Residential/Commercial Tree Care team.  Those with prior experience in tree care, are encouraged to apply. Climbing Arborist will work directly with the territory's  crew leaders & foremen to learn all aspects of Arboricultural operations.  After familiarization with ground duties such as job-site setup, chipping, and chainsaw operation, Climbers will learn skills necessary for pruning trees to ANSI A300 guidelines.  Climbers will progress through Davey's Career Development Program as they learn to utilize ropes for ascending and working in trees.  


-Function as a member of a tree crew while progressively learning new skills

-Make satisfactory progress in Davey's Career Development Program
-Operate chainsaws, chippers, stump grinders, and other equipment as needed on job-sites

-Utilize ropes for work positioning at heights up to 60 feet, while pruning or removing trees

- Maintain issued personal gear, crew gear, and equipment
-Learn tree Identification and ANSI A300 Pruning guidelines


-Background in Forestry, Urban Forestry, Landscaping, or working at heights

-Demonstrated ability to report for work regulary and punctually

-Valid Driver's License, Commercial Driver's License highly valuable

-Willingness to work outdoors during a variety of weather conditions
-Knowledge of common tree species is helpful


Additional Information:

This is a full-time, hourly position with opportunity for overtime.  Compensation is based on experience, with incentives for completing training and certifications.  Davey provides all PPE, uniforms, climbing gear, and related equipment.  Davey is Employee Owned and offers benefits including health and 401k.   Pre-employment drug screen and e-verify are required.  Davey is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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 9,000 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.



Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs