The Davey Tree Expert Company
Santa Clara, CA, United States
Bluecollar, Agriculture, Hourly
Sep 28, 2021
Requisition Number: 154467
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: SE Seattle (Redmond), WA
STARTING DATE: Immediately - Applications accepted until suitable candidate is selected.
Davey Tree is seeking a Climbing Arborist-Trainees (Tree Trimmer Trainees) to join our Residential/Commercial Tree Care team in SE Seattle, 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 necessary for 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 a member 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 personal gear, crew gear, and equipment *Learn tree Identification and ANSI A300 Pruning guidelines
*Background in Forestry, Urban Forestry, Landscaping, or working at heights *Demonstrated ability to report for work regularly and punctually *Valid Driver's License, Commercial Driver's License highly valuable *Willingness to work outdoors during a variety of weather conditions *Experience in relatable fields of work (concrete, construction, electrical, landscaping) or outdoor work experience (lawn care, yard care, mowing, gardener, weed control, maintenance) is desirable
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. Uniforms provided and laundered at no cost *Industry related training and special Davey training courses *Reimbursement is available for industry related certifications *Management mentoring program available
Pre-employment Drug Screen, E-verify/Social Security Number Verification and Criminal Background Checks are required. 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, visit www.davey.com
If you need any assistance at any time please contact us at 1-800-445-8733 ext. 1108 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Davey Tree Expert Company
Website : http://www.davey.com