Climbing Arborist Trainee | Council Bluffs, IA

    Davey Tree
    Council bluffs, IA

    Job Description

    Requisition Number:65092
    Company Name:The Davey Tree Expert Company
    Service Line:1RES - Kent-Residential & Commercial Services
    Employment Type:Regular
    Job Type:Full Time
    Education Level Required:High School Diploma / GED
    Work Experience Required:Less than 1 year
    Travel Expectations:Up to 25%

    Climbing Arborist Trainee - Urban ForestryDavey Tree is seeking a Climbing Arborist -Trainee to join our Residential/Commercial Tree Careteam in Council Bluffs, IA. Those with prior experience in Forestry, Landscape or working at height are encouraged to apply. Trainees will work directly with the territory's trainer and crew leaders to learn all aspects of Arboricultural operations. After familiarization with ground duties such as job-site setup, chipping, and chainsaw operation, Trainees will learn skills necessaryfor pruning trees to ANSI A300 guidelines. Trainees will progress through Davey's Career Development Program as they learn to utilize ropes for ascending and working in trees.

    -Function as amember 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 feet, while pruning or removing trees

    - Maintain issued personalgear, crew gear, andequipment
    -Learn tree Identification and ANSI A300 Pruning guidelines

    -Background in Forestry, Urban Forestry, Landscaping, or working at heights

    -Demonstrated ability to report for work regulary and punctually

    -Valid Driver's License, Commercial Driver's License highly valuable

    -Willingness to work outdoors during a variety of weather conditions

    Additional Information:

    This is a full-time, hourly position with opportunity for overtime. Compensation is based on experience, with incentives for completing training and certifications. Davey provides all PPE, uniforms, climbing gear, and related equipment. Davey is Employee Owned and offers benefits including health and 401k. Pre-employment drug screen and e-verify are required. Davey is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    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 40 years and has more than 9,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information,

    If you need any assistance at any time please contact us at 1-877-411-7601 or

    Nearest Major Market:Omaha
    Nearest Secondary Market:Council Bluffs

    Posting ID: 556642560Posted: 2020-05-21