Climbing Arborist - N Philadelphia, PA
Company: The Davey Tree Expert Company
Posted on: January 16, 2019
Job Description Requisition Number: 35240 Company Name: The Davey Tree Expert Co Service Line: 1RES - Kent Residential & Commercial Services Employment Type: Regular Job Type: Full-Time Education Level Required: High School Diploma / GED Work Experience Required: 1 - 2 years POSITION: Climbing Arborist - N Philadelphia, PA (Horsham, PA) The Davey Tree Expert Company, is seeking experienced Climbing Arborists to join our Residential & Commercial Tree Care team in the N Philadelphia, PA area in Horsham, PA. This is an outdoor based, physically demanding, hands-on position. Outdoorsmen and women with prior experience in Production Tree Climbing, Utility Trimming, Forestry, or working at heights are encouraged to apply. DUTIES: - 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 - Services provided include pruning treetops, repairing damaged trees by trimming or removal - Operate Chippers, Trucks, Aerial Lifts, stump grinders or special equipment - Maintain issued climbing gear, chainsaw, and shared crew equipment as directed by Foreman - Complete Davey Aerial Rescue Training - Make satisfactory progress in Davey Career Development Program QUALIFICATIONS: - Valid Driver's License required - CDL preferred by not required - Ability to satisfactorily perform Tree Trimmer-Climber duties - Under direct supervision ability to demonstrate proficiency: - Climbing trees with closed or open climbing system, Single Rope (SRS) preferred - Pruning to ANSI A300 standards - Operating chippers and chainsaws - Bucket truck experience preferred - Equipment maintenance - Safe working procedures - Customer service - Strong tree ID skills, installation experience of cables, bracing and lightening protection are preferred but not required - High school diploma or equivalent preferred - Completion of Davey Tree Trimmer Orientation Program upon hire BENEFITS / WE OFFER: - Full time hourly position (compensation based on qualifications and experience) - Potential for overtime - 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 climbing gear and PPE provided - Industry related training and special Arborguard/Davey training courses - Reimbursement is available for industry related certifications - Career paths available to Foreman, Sales, or Management positions 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 . EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vet
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