Climbing Arborist Trainee | Dulles, VA

Date: Aug 13, 2019

Location: Dulles, VA, US, 20166

Company: The Davey Tree Expert Company

 

Requisition Number:39728 

​Company Name: The Care of Trees

Employment Type: Intern 

Job Type: Full Time 

Education Level Required: High School Diploma / GED 

Work Experience Required: Less than 1 year 

Relocation Available: [[relocation]] 

Travel Expectations: None 

 

 

Climbing Arborist Trainee

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!

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 identificatin and industry pruning guidelines
    • Prune, thin and remve deadwood throughout the tree canopy
    • Learn hw to install cables, bracing, and lightning prtection systems
    • Assist in remval of hazardous trees
  • Properly maintain, prepare and operate all tools and equipment including hand tools, chainsaws, chippers, aerial lifts and more
  • How high you grow depends on you!

 

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: Valid driver’s license
  • Preferred: Class A or B with Airbrake Endorsement
  • 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 & 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

Pre-employment Drug Screen and Social Security verification required.

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.

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If you need any assistance at any time, please contact us at 1-800-445-8733 ext. 1108 or at ed.help@davey.com.


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The Care of Trees, Inc., a Davey company, provides a full range of tree care services and has offices throughout Illinois, New York, Connecticut and Washington, D.C.  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 35 years and has more than 8,000 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 1-800-445-8733 ext. 1108 or at ed.help@davey.com.

 


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