Climbing Arborist Job | Long Island, NY

Date: Dec 6, 2018

Location: Long Island, NY, US, 11801

Company: The Davey Tree Expert Company

Requisition Number: 34297
Company Name: The Davey Tree Expert Company 
Service Line: 1RES Kent-Residential & Commercial Services 
Employment Type: Regular 
Job Type: Full Time 
Work Experience Required: 1 - 2  years 
Travel Expectations: Up to 25%

Davey is seeking qualified Climbing Arborists /Tree Trimmers to join our Residential Tree Care team in Long Island, NY


* * $500 Sign-on Bonus available for experienced Climbing Arborist and dependent upon qualifications * *

The Davey Tree Expert Company is seeking experienced Climbing Arborists to join our Residential & Commercial Tree Care team in Long Island, NY.  This is an outdoor based, physically demanding, hands-on position.  Outdoorsmen and women with prior experience in Forestry, Landscaping or working at height are encouraged to apply. 


Why work for Davey Tree? Some of the perks we offer:

  • Working to obtain your ISA Certification, Commercial Driver’s License or Pesticide License?  We offer expense reimbursement to employees striving to improve their skillset.
  • Career development, management training programs and growth opportunities available.
  • Extension Courses offered through The Davey Institute (example study programs: Practical Tree Care, Pesticide Recertification).
  • Access to extensive on-line Training Resource Library (audio/video materials and reference books).
  • Earn a degree from Kent State University; scholarships and tuition reimbursement available.
  • Davey Tree is an employee-owned company and Davey stock purchase plan is available.
  • Your role matters! Davey Tree is committed to the sustainability of the environment we live and work in. You will care for client’s most precious resources and be part of making environmentally responsible decisions.


Why Davey in Long Island?

  • New crew mentoring and ongoing training by in-house ISA Certified Arborist/Trainer, as well sponsored industry workshops.  
  • Enjoy the great outdoors….our clients’ properties range from high-end residential estates, to stadiums to university campuses. 
  • Stewardship….supporting urban tree planting efforts by volunteering.
  • Camaraderie…be part of a crew that feels like family. Enjoy company BBQs and holiday celebrations.


You should demonstrate these qualifications:

  • Responsible for climbing, pruning and removing trees on residential and commercial properties
  • Assist Foreman in completing all aspects of Tree Pruning, Removal, Cabling & Bracing by working as both second climber and ground crew
  • Operate chainsaws, chippers, trucks, aerial lifts, or special tools and equipment
  • Participate in job-site Hazards, Obstacles, Plan, Equipment (H.O.P.E) process
  • Make satisfactory progress in Davey Career Development Program
  • Valid Driver’s License required
  • CDL is highly valued


Additional Benefits:

  • Full time hourly position (compensation based on qualifications and experience)
  • Overtime hours available
  • Employee referral bonus program  and safety bonus program
  • Excellent benefits: medical, dental, vision plans
  • Paid time off vacation, holiday pay,  sick leave
  • 401K retirement plan with company match  
  • All climbing gear, uniforms and PPE provided


Additional Information:

Pre-employment Drug Screen, E-verify/Social Security Number Verification and Criminal Background Check are required.  The Davey Tree Expert Company and Davey Tree Surgery are Equal Opportunity Employers. Davey is Employee Owned. Military Veterans are encouraged to apply



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


If you need any assistance with the application, please contact us at 1-800-445-8733 ext. 1108 or at


Nearest Major Market: New York City