Climbing Arborist | Hamden, CT

Date: Feb 9, 2019

Location: Hamden, CT, US, 06514

Company: The Davey Tree Expert Company

Requisition Number: 35409
​Company Name: The Care of Trees 
Service Line: 7RES - TCOT Residential  
Employment Type: Regular 
Job Type: Full Time 
Education Level Required: High School Diploma/GED 
Work Experience Required: 3 - 5 years
Travel Expectations: Up to 25%

POSITION: Tree Trimmer/Climber  | Hamden, CT

 

Starting Date:
Applications accepted until suitable candidate is selected.

 

The Care of Trees, a division of The Davey Tree Expert Company, is pleased to offer a key opportunity as a Tree Trimmer/Climber in our Hamden, CT office.  Those with prior experience in Forestry, Landscape, Utility Trimming or working at height are encouraged to apply.  Experience in related fields of work (concrete, construction, electrical, landscaping) or outdoor work experience (lawn care, yard care, mowing, gardener, weed control, maintenance) is desirable.  Experience climbing and/or working at heights is preferred.

DUTIES:

  • 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 plus feet, while pruning or removing trees
  • Maintain issued personal gear, crew gear, and equipment
  • Learn tree Identification and ANSI A300 Pruning guidelines

     

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Background in Forestry, Urban Forestry, Landscaping, or working at heights
  • Demonstrated ability to report for work regularly and punctually
  • Valid Driver's License, Commercial Driver's License preferred
  • Willingness to work outdoors during a variety of weather conditions
  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred

 

BENEFITS  / WE OFFER:

  • Full time hourly position (compensation based on qualifications and experience)
  • Potential for overtime
  • Professional Development & growth opportunities
  • Generous performance incentive plan
  • Excellent benefits offered
    • Medical, Dental, Vision plans
    • Paid time off vacation, Holiday Pay,  Sick leave
    • 401K retirement plan,  the opportunity to buy Davey stock after 1 year
    • Employee referral bonus program
  • All gear and PPE provided
  • Industry related training and special Davey training courses
  • Internships and management mentoring program

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Full time hourly position. Compensation based on qualifications and experience. Generous performance incentive plan. Davey offers excellent benefits, the opportunity to buy Davey stock after 1 year, and industry related training and special Davey training courses.

 

Pre-employment Drug Screen and Social Security verification required. The Davey Tree Expert Company and CLS are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Davey is Employee Owned. Military Veterans are encouraged to apply.


Visit Davey Website: WWW.DAVEY.COM Job Opportunities & Company Profile Information

 

 

 

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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