Company Name: The Care of Trees
Service Line: 7RES - TCOT Residential
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 Hamden, CT
Applications accepted until suitable candidate is selected.
The Care of Trees, a division of The Davey Tree Expert Company, is pleased to offer a key opportunity as a Climbing Arborist Trainee
to join our Residential/Commercial Tree Care team in Hamden, CT. 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 Required; 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
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 & Safety Incentive bonus program
All climbing gear and PPE provided.
Industry related training and special Davey training courses
Full time hourly position. Compensation based on qualifications and experience. Generous performance incentive plan. Davey offers excellent benefits, the opportunity to buy Davey stock after 1 year, and industry related training and special Davey training courses.
Pre-employment Drug Screen and Social Security verification required. The Davey Tree Expert Company and CLS are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Davey is Employee Owned. Military Veterans are encouraged to apply.
Visit Davey Website: Job Opportunities & Company Profile Information
The Care of Trees, Inc., a Davey company, provides a full range of tree care services and has offices throughout Illinois, New York, Connecticut and Washington, D.C. 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
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The Davey Tree Expert Company