Title: Arborist Ground Person

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Location: Georgetown, Seattle, WA
Date Listed: 4/3/2024
Hire Type: Regular Full-Time

Overview:

 

If you enjoy working outdoors in a professional and safe environment, consider a career with Bartlett Tree Experts! At Bartlett, we value a strong culture of excellence in safety, scientific research, lifelong learning, and career development.

 

As an Arborist Ground Person, you will be an integral member of a tree care crew working alongside Bartlett's dedicated team of arborists, gaining practical field experience in scientific tree and shrub care on commercial and residential properties. This is a unique entry-level opportunity to develop your career in arboriculture through hands-on, on-the-job training.

 

  • Responsibilities
  • Qualifications
  • Benefits

 

As an Arborist Ground Person, you will play an important role in:

  • Learning through on-the-job training to safely perform all aspects of arboriculture, including:
    • Pruning trees
    • Rigging
    • Cabling and bracing
    • Removal of hazardous trees
    • Properly maintaining and operating equipment (hand tools, chainsaws, chippers, and aerial lifts)
    • Implementing work zone safety procedures
    • Assisting Arborist Climbers and Arborist Crew Leaders working on the ground and aloft
    • Assisting with driving, backing, dumping, and parking duties
  • Learning, understanding, and adhering to all safety rules and company safety policies
  • A passion for nature, the environment, and the outdoors
  • Interest in working outdoors year-round performing manual labor in all weather conditions
  • A positive attitude, willingness to learn, and ability to participate within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Prior tree care, landscaping, forestry, or horticulture experience is preferred but not required
  • Valid driver's license
  • Degree in Arboriculture, Forestry, Horticulture, Plant Science, Landscape Management, Environmental Science or a related field is preferred but not required

 

The F. A. Bartlett Tree Expert Company is an Equal Opportunity and E-Verify Employer.

 

 

  • $17.50 - $19.00 per hour
  • A safety-first culture and professional workplace
  • Advancement opportunities - we promote from within
  • Medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance
  • 401k retirement plan
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Industry credential/license pay increases - we encourage and invest in your professional development
  • Company provided uniforms, PPE, gear, and equipment
  • Boot reimbursement up to $150 after 90 days of employment
  • Access to training, continuing education programs, and a variety of resources provided by the Bartlett Tree Experts Research Laboratories in Charlotte, NC

To find out more about what life is like at Bartlett, check us out on Instagram @LifeatBartlett.

 




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