Climbing Arborist | Suffolk, VA

Date: Jul 12, 2019

Location: Suffolk, VA, 23434

Company: The Davey Tree Expert Company

 

 

 

Climbing Arborist

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 exchanging of ideas, community partnership, 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 to our passionate team of landscape professionals. Your office is outdoors, and you get a new view every day!

 

What You’ll Do:

  • How high you grow depends on you!
  • Climb Trees! Davey offers both DdRT/MRS and SRT/SRS climbing systems.
  • Operate as an active crew member with supporting ground crew and foreman.
  • Perform 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 lightning protection systems
    • Removal of hazardous trees
  • Properly maintain, prepare and operate all tools and equipment including hand tools, chainsaws, chippers, aerial lifts and more.

 

What We’re Seeking:

  • 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 first aid, CPR and defensive driving course upon hire  
  • Preferred: Valid driver’s license
  • 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
  • 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

*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.

Visit www.jobs.davey.com to search for Davey jobs all over the country!

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

 

Employment Type: Regular

Job Type: Full Time

Education Level Required: High School Diploma / GED

Work Experience Required: Less than 1 year

Travel Expectations: None

Requisition Number: 39176


Nearest Major Market: Virginia Beach

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