Performs all required ground, climbing, and aerial duties in support of specific job assignments, as directed by crew leader or designated supervisor
Participates in all job site safety briefings
Utilizes all appropriate personal protective equipment
Understands and demonstrates proficiency in all aspects of the ground person position
Learns to identify the basic trees and shrubs common to the service area
Develops a basic understanding of tree growth
Demonstrates sound tree risk assessment skills
Demonstrates equipment inspection skills
Demonstrates proper application of approved knots
Demonstrates and practices proper climbing techniques and procedures
Demonstrates and practices proper pruning skills
Demonstrates and practices proper rigging techniques
Assists with driving, reversing and parking duties
Learns and understands the procedures and techniques needed to assist in performing plant health care services.
Learns and understands the dangers associated with electrical hazards
Reports for duty at the designated location on time each day
Follows directions from the crew leader or designated supervisor
Learns, understands, and adheres to all safety rules and company safety policies
Participates in all safety training sessions offered and improves job safety skills
Communicates well with all crew members and crew leader
Strives to improve job skills and develop the potential for upward mobility
Responsible for carrying out other duties as assigned by the crew leader or designated supervisor or arborist representative.
Serves as a team member of a tree care crew with the primary responsibility of climbing, driving trucks, and assisting crew leaders in the performance of all services.
All relevant NPTC qualifications are required.
A pre 1997 driving license or category C1+E on a newer license is desirable.
A competitive salary based on qualifications and experience, 20 days paid leave (plus bank holidays) and provision of all PPE, climbing equipment and chainsaws. Additional production incentive and safety incentive schemes are available to staff.
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