Title: Arborist Ground Person

Location: Beaufort, SC
Date Listed: 05/25/2017
Application Deadline: 08/31/2017
Status: Full-Time
Reports to: Crew Leader

Introduction: Want to work for a company with a track record that’s over 100 years old and treats every employee like a member of the family? What about a company who offers the best compensation package in its industry?

If so, keep reading to find out about this great opportunity at Bartlett Tree Experts. As we say, “Opportunity Grows on Trees!”

Bartlett Tree Experts is currently searching for a Ground Person to work as part of a Tree Care Crew.

The ideal candidates must have experience in the tree or lawn care industry. Having a CDL is a big plus.

  • Responsibilities
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  • Performs all required ground 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
    • Assists with the implementation of work zone safety procedures such as the placement of cones and signs, and the provision of flagging services
    • Properly utilizes hand tools associated with arboricultural and landscaping work
    • Uses and maintains chainsaws safely
    • Assists in conducting a tree risk assessment prior to working on any tree
    • Assists with the implementation of tree felling procedures
    • Assists climbers and crew leaders working on the ground and aloft
    • Operates the chipper and all other equipment safely
    • Assists with driving, backing, dumping, and parking duties
    • Learns and understands the procedures and techniques needed to assist in performing plant health care services, such as pesticide and fertilizer applications
    • 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, asks questions, 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, arborist representative, or local manager

Bartlett Tree Experts provides every employee with:

  • Great Benefits & Competitive Compensation
  • Opportunity for a long term career with potential for growth
  • Relocation package for the right candidates

EOE/AA/women/minorities/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

To submit your résumé, you can do any of the following:

  1. Apply online
  2. Fax your résumé to 203-323-3631

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