Requisition Number: 33121
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
Relocation Available: [[relocation]]
Travel Expectations: Up to 25%
Climbing Arborist / Tree Trimmer Job - San Diego, CA (Davey Residential & Commerial)
Starting Date: Applications accepted until suitable candidate is selected.
The Davey Tree Expert Company is seeking qualified Climbing Arborists (Tree Trimmers) to join our Residential & Commercial team in San Diego, CA. This is an outdoor based, hands-on position.
Those with prior experience in Forestry, Landscaping or working at height are encouraged to apply. Experience in related fields of work (concrete, construction, electrical, landscaping) is desireable.
Assist Foreman in completing all aspects of Tree Pruning, Removal, Cabling & Bracing by working as both second climber and ground crew on residential and commercial properties
Operate Chippers, Trucks, Aerial Lifts, stump grinders or special equipment
Participate in job-site Hazards, Obstacles, Plan, Equipment (H.O.P.E) process
Complete Davey Aerial Rescue Training
Maintain issued climbing gear, chainsaw, and shared crew equipment as directed by Foreman
Make satisfactory progress in Davey Career Development Program
QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION:
Valid Drivers License required
CDL Class B 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
Pruning to ANSI A300 standards
Operating chippers and chainsaws
Bucket truck experience preferred
Safe working procedures
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 Davey Tree Trimmer Orientation Program upon hire
Pesticide license, if required by state law
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, PPE and uniforms provided (uniforms laundered/cleaned at no cost to employee)
Industry related training and special Davey training courses
Reimbursement is available for industry related certifications
Management mentoring programs available
Work in sunny San Diego and 20 minutes from the beach
Pre-employment Drug Screen & Social Security # Verification required.
The Davey Tree Expert Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Davey is Employee Owned.
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The Davey Tree Legacy
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.
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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