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Climbing Arborist Arborguard Tree Specialists Augusta GA

Company name
The Davey Tree Expert Company

Augusta, GA, United States

Employment Type

Hourly, Agriculture, Bluecollar

Posted on
Dec 24,2018

Valid Through
Apr 08,2019

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Division:             Residential & Commercial

Status:                Full Time, M-S

Starting:             Immediately - Applications accepted until suitable candidates are selected.

Location:            Atlanta, GA

Arborguard Tree Specialists, a Davey Tree Expert Company, is seeking experienced Climbing Arborists to join our Residential & Commercial Tree Care team in the Atlanta, GA area. 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. 


Applicants will be required to train in Atlanta with the Arborguard Division.  Housing and Per Diem will be provided during training




*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 *Participate in job-site Hazards, Obstacles, Plan, Equipment (H.O.P.E) process *Maintain issued climbing gear, chainsaw, and shared crew equipment as directed by Foreman *Complete Aarborguard/Davey Aerial Rescue Training *Make satisfactory progress in Arborguard/Davey Career Development Program



*Valid Driver's License required *CDL Class A or ability to attain within 3 months preferred *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 Arborguard/Davey Tree Trimmer Orientation Program upon hire



*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 *Work in beautiful Atlanta, GA year-round





Full time hourly position and compensation based on qualifications and experience. Davey offers competitive wages, excellent benefits, advancement opportunities and option to buy Company stock after 1 year of employment, plus access to industry related training materials and Davey Extension Courses.


Pre-employment Drug Screen, E-verify/Social Security Number Verification and Criminal Background Check 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


_Since 1880, our clients have trusted us to care for their most precious natural assets. Our history is rooted in preserving and caring for trees, but our evolution has grown to include whole natural environments. Davey is one of only a handful of companies in the world that can claim this rich, century-plus heritage and a record of continuous growth, even during tough economic times. _ 

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