Tree Care Groundperson | Suffolk, VA

Date: Jul 12, 2019

Location: Suffolk, VA, 23434

Company: The Davey Tree Expert Company


 

 

Tree Care Groundperson

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 Tree Care Groundperson to our passionate team of landscaping professionals. Your office is outdoors, and you get a new view every day!

 

What You’ll Do:

  • You will be the eyes, ears and hands on the ground as you assist the climbers, foreman, and other crew members.
  • Performing all aspects of tree pruning and removal services safely and skillfully for clients. Including but not limited to:
    • Pruning, thinning and remving deadwood throughout the tree canopy
    •  Installation of cables, bracing and lightening protection systems
    • Removal of hazardous trees
  • Properly maintain, prepare and operate all tools and equipment including hand tools, chainsaws, chippers, aerial lifts and more.
  • Be part of the most progressive greenspace stewardship team in the industry.

 

What We’re Looking For:

 

  • Love of the outdoors
  • 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
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds
  • 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
  • Preferred: ISA Certified Arborist ®, ISA Certified Tree Worker ®, and/or TCIA Certified Tree Care Safety Professional ®

 

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.

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: 39177

 


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