Requisition Number: 33707
Company Name: The Davey Tree Expert Company
Service Line: 1RES - Kent-Residential & Commercial Services
Job Type: Full Time
Education Level Required: High School Diploma / GED
Work Experience Required: 1 - 2 years
Relocation Available: [[relocation]]
Up to 25%
Climbing Arborist/Tree Trimmer - East Bay /Oakland/ San Ramon, CA
(Residential & Commerical Division)
The Davey Tree Expert Company is seeking experienced Tree Care Workers / Climbing Arborists to join our Residential & Commercial Tree Care team in the
East Bay/San Francisco Bay Area (San Ramon, Oakland, CA). This is an outdoor based, physically demanding, hands-on position. Outdoorsmen and women with prior experience in Forestry, Landscaping or working at height are encouraged to apply.
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 Davey Aerial Rescue Training
Make satisfactory progress in Davey Career Development Program
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
Industry related training and special Davey training courses
Reimbursement is available for industry related certifications
Internships and management mentoring program available
Work in sunny San Ramon, CA and enjoy being close to Santa Cruz and San Francisco, CA
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
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
If you need any assistance at any time please contact us at ext. 1108 or at .
The Davey Tree Expert Company