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PT Tree Climber/Operator

Location: Salem, MA
Salary: Based on experience $20-26

Spruced Up Tree is a Woman-Owned business dedicated to providing clients with excellent and thoughtful tree and shrub care. We care about providing a work environment for tree professionals that is diverse, cooperative and friendly.

Spruced Up Tree & Shrub is looking for an experienced, Climber/Lift Operator who is enthusiastic about tree health and preservation. The primary role of the Climber/Lift Operator is to manage the job site for efficiency and safety and to perform all necessary tasks in order to ensure a successful client engagement. Applicants with their own climbing gear are preferred but we’re willing to meet with all qualified and interested candidates.

 

REQUIRED:

  • Degree in Horticulture, Arboriculture, Forestry or related fields 
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Must be able to drive a Manual Transmission Vehicle and back/maneuver a trailer.
  • Abide by the rules of a DRUG-FREEworkplace 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ability to perform physical work for an extended period of time
  • Be responsible, reliable and able to work effectively without close supervision
  • Knowledge of and experience using tree service safety standards
  • Perform all required climbing duties on job assignments; with assistance from Climber Assistant
  • Safely operate chainsaws and chipper
  • Demonstrate proper application of approved knots, climbing techniques and procedures, pruning skills, and rigging skills
  • Demonstrate proper cabling, bracing and propping techniques
  • Equipment Care and Maintenance: grease, sharpen blades, clean regularly
  • Successfully perform an annual Aerial Rescue training 1x a year
  • Must aquire First Aid certification as soon as possible; First Responder training a plus
  • Ability and willingness to train Climber Assistant with oversight from Owner

 

The ideal candidate will be a hard working professional with a passion for tree and shrub care and a cooperative attitude. 

Must be available M-F 3-4 Days per week.

 

Learn more about our company at spruceduptree.com

Employer Info

PO Box 991
Salem, MA, Massachusetts 01970
978-595-7855
charlotte@spruceduptree.com

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  • Climber

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