Climbing Arborist Trainee - East San Antonio # 31994

Davey Tree San Antonio, TX
Requisition Number: 31994

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: Less than 1 year

Relocation Available: [[relocation]]

Travel Expectations: Up to 25%

Davey Tree is seeking a Climbing Arborist -Trainee to join our Residential/Commercial Tree Care team in Texas' East San Antonio Metro area. Those with prior experience in Forestry, Landscape or working at height are encouraged to apply. Trainees will work directly with the territory's crew leaders & foremen 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.

Duties:

* 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

Qualifications:

* Background in Forestry, Urban Forestry, Landscaping, or working at heights

* Demonstrated ability to report for work regulary and punctually

* Valid Driver's License, Commercial Driver's License highly valuable

* Willingness to work outdoors in San Antonio area during a variety of weather conditions

* Knowledge of common tree species in San Antonio area is helpful

Additional Information:

This is a full-time, hourly position with opportunity for overtime. Compensation is based on experience, with incentives for completing training and certifications. Davey provides all PPE, uniforms, climbing gear, and related equipment. Davey is Employee Owned and offers benefits inclu