Requisition Number: 64252
Company Name: The Davey Tree Expert Company
Service Line: 1RES - Kent-Residential & Commercial Services
Employment Type: Regular
Job Type: Full Time
Education Level Required: Other
Work Experience Required: Less than 1 year
Travel Expectations: None
Climbing Arborist Trainee - Eden Prairie, MN
Climbing Arborist Trainee
Invest in your future. Join one of the largest employee owned companies in the nation! Davey has a unique culture that focuses on the open exchange of ideas, community partnerships, a commitment to safety, and delivering unrivaled client service while acting as industry leaders in horticultural and environmental services.
We are currently looking to add a dynamic Climbing Arborist Trainee to our passionate team of tree care professionals. Your office is outdoors, and you get a new view every day!
What You'll Do:
Learn to climb trees! (Yes, we will pay you to do that.)
Operate as a member of a tree crew while progressively learning new skills
Learn to perform all aspects of tree pruning and removal services safely and skillfully for clients. Including but not limited to:
Tree identification and industry pruning guidelines
Prune, thin and remove deadwood throughout the tree canopy
Learn how to install cables, bracing, and lightning protection systems
Assist in removal of hazardous trees
Properly maintain, prepare and operate all tools and equipment including chainsaws, chippers, aerial lifts and more.
How high you grow depends on you!
What We're Looking For:
Love of the outdoors
Preferred: Background in Forestry, Horticulture, Landscaping, or working at heights
Ability to complete the Davey Tree Trimmer Orientation Program upon hire
Ability to complete the Davey Tree First Aid, CPR and defensive driving course upon hire
Preferred: Relevant pesticide and related licenses and certificates, if required by state law
What We Offer: *
Paid time off and paid holidays
Opportunities for advancement
All job specific equipment and safety gear provided
401(k) retirement savings plan with a company match
Employee-owned company & discounted stock purchase options
Group Health Plan
Employee referral bonus program
Locations throughout US in major cities and desirable areas
Career Development Program supported by Industry Expert Safety Specialists & Skills Trainers
Scholarship Program for Children of Employees
Charitable matching gift program
all listed benefits available to eligible employees
Pre-employment Drug Screen and Social Security verification required.
We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military, or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state, or local law.
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