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Posted: Wednesday, September 6, 2017 2:11 AM

Requisition Number:
Company Name:
The Davey Tree Expert Company
Service Line:
1RES : Kent:Residential and Commercial Services
Employment Type:
Job Type:
Full Time
Education Level Required:
High School Diploma / GED
Work Experience Required:
Less than 1 year
Relocation Available:
Travel Expectations:
POSITION: Climbing Arborist Trainee : 16750:/h2:
Starting Date:
Applications accepted until suitable candidate is selected.
Davey Residential, a division of The Davey Tree Expert Company, is pleased to offer a key opportunity as a Trimmer.
Davey Tree is seeking a Climbing Arborist :Trainee to join our Residential/Commercial Tree Careteam in San Ramon, California (San Francisco bay area). Those with prior experience in Forestry, Landscape or working at height are encouraged . Trainees will work directly with the territorys 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 necessaryfor pruning trees to ANSI A300 guidelines. Trainees will progress through Daveys Career Development Program as they learn to utilize ropes for ascending and working in trees.
:Function as amember of a tree crew while progressively learning new skills
:Make satisfactory progress in Daveys 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 personalgear, crew gear, andequipment
: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 Drivers License, Commercial Drivers License highly valuable
:Willingness to work outdoors during a variety of weather conditions
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 including health and 401k. Pre:employment drug screen and e:verify are required. Davey is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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 davey
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