Climbing Arborist Trainee | SE Seattle (Redmond), WA

    Davey Tree
    Seattle, WA
    Full-time, Part-time
    Similar jobs pay $12.12 - $17.63

    Job Description

    Requisition Number: 67587
    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: 1 - 2 years
    Travel Expectations: Up to 25%

    Position:Climbing Arborist Trainee - Fulltime

    Location:Redmond, WA

    Starting Date:Applications accepted until suitable candidate is selected

    Davey Tree is seeking Climbing Arborist-Trainees (Tree Trimmer Trainees) to join our Residential/Commercial Tree Careteam inRedmond, WA.

    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.

    DUTIES:
    • 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
    QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Background in Forestry, Urban Forestry, Landscaping, or working at heights
    • Demonstrated ability to report for work regularly and punctually
    • Willingness to work outdoors during a variety of weather conditions
    • Valid Driver's License required
    • Commercial Driver's License highly valuable
    • Experience in relatable fields ofwork (concrete, construction, electrical, landscaping) or outdoor work experience (lawn care, yard care, mowing,gardener, weed control, maintenance)is desirable
    BENEFITS:
    • Full time hourly position (compensation based on qualifications and experience)
    • Potential for overtime
    • Generous performance incentive plan
    • 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 uniforms, climbing gear and PPE provided
    • Industry related training and special Davey training courses
    • Reimbursement is available for industry related certifications
    • Management mentoring program available
    Additional Information:
    Required: Pre-employment Drug Screen, E-verify/Social Security Number Verification and Criminal Background Check
    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, visitwww.davey.com

    If you need any assistance at any time please contact us at877-411-7601 x6107 orWesternRegionJobs@davey.com

    Nearest Major Market:San Jose
    Nearest Secondary Market:Palo Alto
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    Posting ID: 558253404Posted: 2020-05-21