Groundsperson- General Tree Care at Firestone, CO
Looking for a place where you can thrive?
SavATree's mission is to take our passion for nature and keep our outdoors beautiful and flourishing. Through our comprehensive tree, shrub, and lawn care we work hard to make sure our discerning customers have attractive, healthy and cared-for green spaces to enjoy. Over the last thirty years, we have opened new offices across the country, and we are looking for people who want to grow with us.
The General Tree Care team are the muscle of our operation. These industrial athletes work together to provide high-quality tree care, helping to maintain and preserve the overall health of our clients' landscapes.
In this role, you will have the opportunity to work outside and visit beautiful properties in your community. You'll work with a team of focused, talented individuals who make safety and quality work a top priority, and you'll be able to put your industry knowledge and skills to use every single day in the field.
We want everyone to be able to identify and achieve their own version of success, which means giving each employee the room and opportunity to grow. To ensure that everyone has the best chance to succeed, we invest heavily in training and continuing education. We make it easy for you to reach out and get the help you need, even when it's from the other side of the country. We pride ourselves on creating an environment where each employee has the resources and opportunities to advance his or her career and become a go-to subject matter expert. That's why we often say that when you work here, you thrive here.
What a day is like:
As a General Tree Care Apprentice Climber, you will be part of a crew that provides high quality tree care to our clients. You will be involved in all aspects of pruning, removals, cable bracing and other concepts related to performing tree care. You'll be able to safely operate all equipment and perform the assigned job tasks while also providing excellent service to our clients.
What kind of person are we looking for? Someone with:
A commitment to developing tree climbing skills through both on the job training and SavATree's Self Directed Advancement Program. Tree climbing is required to learn in this role
Sponsorship with Front Range Community College for classroom instruction and paid on the job work experience
Ability to properly learn use of General Tree Care equipment
Capable of proper lifting techniques and proper procedures for carrying and stacking brush
Basic common tree identification knowledge a plus
Personal dedication for learning two to three basic knots plus Weaver Knot, Clove Hitch Knot, and Gilhooligan Knot
Aptitude to work with proper pruning equipment including hand snips, pruner, pole saw etc.
Valid Driver's license, CDL Preferred (can be obtained while working with SavATree)
Why you might love working here:
We have lots of training and development opportunities and will support your continuing education in the industry
You'll work alongside some of the best trained and equipped teams in the industry, with an emphasis on quality and safety
We offer competitive compensation and benefits, including health and dental, paid time off, 401(K) Savings Plan, Flexible Spending Plan, Equipment Account
Interested in taking your career to another location? We have several openings at other SavATree locations across the United States, and we offer relocation assistance in most cases. Just ask us for further details.
This opportunity pays between $16-23/hr and offers full benefits, paid PTO/sick leave and offers paid benefits
SavATree is an equal opportunity employer and a Drug Free Workplace