Title: Arborist Climber Trainee
Date Listed: 04/21/2017
Application Deadline: 05/31/2017
Reports to: Crew Leader
Career Growth : Are you searching for a profession that takes you outside of the typical office environment? Join one of leading companies in the tree care industry that allows you to thrive in a safety-first, promote-from-within environment.
Bartlett Tree Experts is currently searching for entry-level Climbers to join the team. We offer year-round employment and provide on-the-job-training and educational opportunities that are unparalleled in the industry.
The ideal candidate will have experience working on a tree crew as a Ground Person OR a 2/4 year degree in Arboriculture, Forestry, Horticulture or a related field.
Candidates who enjoy rock climbing will also be considered.
This position will involve extensive field time including pruning and general maintenance of trees and shrubs on residential and commercial properties.
*Upon Learning To Climb Safely*
- Performs all required ground, climbing, and aerial lift duties in support of specific job assignments, as directed by crew leader or designated supervisor
- Assists with the implementation of work zone safety procedures such as the placement of cones and signs, and the provision of flagging services
- Assists with the implementation of tree felling procedures
- Assists climbers and crew leaders working on the ground and aloft
- Learns to identify the basic trees and shrubs common to the service area
- Assists in conducting a tree risk assessment prior to working on any tree
- Operates the chipper and all other equipment safely
- Learns and practices proper pruning, rigging techniques and climbing techniques and procedures
- Assists with driving, backing, dumping, and parking duties
- Participates in all safety training sessions offered, asks questions, and improves job safety skills
- Responsible for carrying out other duties as assigned by the crew leader or designated supervisor, arborist representative, or local manager
Medical/Dental, Flexible spending, 401K Match, Thrift Savings Account
To submit your résumé, you can do any of the following:
- Apply online
- Fax your résumé to
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Bartlett Tree Experts
P.O. Box 3067
Stamford, CT 06905