Arborist Enterprises
  • 12-Mar-2018 to 11-May-2018 (EST)
  • Lancaster, PA, USA
  • Base + Commission
  • Full Time

A tree climber job at Arborist Enterprises isn't just an average job. Your office is the outdoors. No experience is required...just a love of the outdoors and a passion of hiking, adventure, and/or rock climbing. We will help you learn a rewarding skilled trade with opportunities for advancement. Tree climbing may be the perfect job for you you get to do what you like and get paid for it! 

You'll spend most of your days helping our clients both commercial and residential - maintain and beautify their trees, landscape, and lawns. But let's be honest experience or no experience -  we expect you to work hard. And you must be drug-free and have a valid driver's license.  In return, you get to be part of this great Arborist Enterprises team, be rewarded with good pay and benefits, and receive the respect and recognition you deserve. Ready to join our team as tree climber?  Apply now.

Tree Climbers work on our General Tree Care (GTC) operations team. GTC tree climbers help prune and remove trees, shrubs and stumps. Tree Climbers must have completed or demonstrated the ability to complete the Grouhnd Operations Specialist and Tree Climber Apprentice test and certifications.

Tree Climber Responsibilities

  • All responsibilities associated with Ground Operations Specialist and Tree Climber Apprentice
  • Extensive knowledge and proper use of safe and various tree climbing techniques
  • Safely and consistently perform all types of small and large tree care pruning as requested by Crew Leader
  • Safely and consistently perform simple and technical tree removals using conventional rigging techniques as requested by Crew Leader
  • Safely and consistently perform simple and technical crane tree removals as requested by Crew Leader
  • Ensure all tools and personal belongings are removed from each job site and properly stowed on trucks and trailers upon job completion
  • Daily removal and disposal of all personal and/or crew generated trash from all vehicles, equipment and trailers
  • Show up consistently on time and be ready to work immediately upon arrival
  • Strict adherence to all company safety protocols
  • Consistent and proper use of all Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as instructed
  • Clearly and respectfully communicate with all crew members and clients
  • Safely and courteously drive company vehicles as qualified obeying all traffic laws
  • Complete and maintain annual EHAP (Electrical Hazardous Awareness Program) training
  • Immediately report all equipment and/or property damages to supervisor
  • Maintain a composed, respectful and positive attitude toward all fellow employees, clients and working situations at all times

Tree Climber Qualifications

  • Must love the outdoors and adventure
  • Must have a valid Pennsylvania drivers license
  • Must pass a pre-employment substance screening exam
  • Must pass a pre-employment physical exam
  • Must pass a company administered basic driving test
  • Must complete or clearly demonstrate through ability and/or experience the Ground Operations Specialist and Tree Climber Apprentice test and certifications
  • Must be willing and able to work in all outdoor weather conditions all year round
  • Must be willing and able to work 40 hours or more per week when requested
  • Must be willing and able to work weekends and holidays when requested


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