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Climbing Arborist, Foreman, and Business Partner

Location: Seattle, WA
Salary: $85,000 - $100,000 / year

Blooma Tree Experts, a successful family-owned tree service company servicing the greater Seattle area since 2005, is seeking a partner to own a 5% business stake and perform tree service manager, foreman and climber duties.

The ideal addition to our leadership team is hard-working, has a desire and ability to learn quickly, carries a positive attitude, and is well versed in all aspects of tree care. In this role, you will be accountable for managing and completing the tree jobs set for the day: climbing, removals, bucket truck operation, pruning, hedging, etc. This position also involves doing sales, meeting with potential clients, writing up bids, and closing sales.

Requirements:

  • A minimum of 1 year of Foreman experience
  • Ability to motivate and manage up to 6 employees
  • Ability to effectively delegate work to groundsmen
  • Ability to quickly analyze jobsite to position equipment and mobilize crew
  • 5+ years of experience as a Climber
  • ISA Certified Arborist
  • Excellence in pruning
  • Experience in rope and climbing saddle, spurs, and rigging
  • Experience in removals
  • Experience using chainsaws, climbing equipment, winches, and ropes
  • Experience working with aerial lift devices such as bucket trucks and driving large trucks
  • Experienced in heavy duty machinery including chipper and stump grinder
  • Mechanically inclined; proficiency maintaining and repairing equipment
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to lead by example, be the hardest working member of the crew

Desired Skills:

  • Tree Risk Assessment Certificate
  • Bachelor's Degree in Forestry, Horticulture or Business-related field
  • 1-2 years of sales experience
  • Strong tree and shrub identification capabilities

Compensation:

  • $60,000 base salary plus 5% of all profit sharing- totaling close to six figures total compensation annually
  • Salary begins upon successful completion of 90-day trial period, during which compensation will be $35+ per hour
  • 100% company-paid medical insurance
  • 401(k) with 4% employer match
  • Paid enrollment in training courses related to the tree service industry (physical and business management)
  • 2 weeks PTO
  • Sick Pay

Job Type: Full-time

Employer Info

PO Box 31945
Seattle, Washington 98103
206.714.9835
office@bloomatree.com

Categories

  • Climber
  • Commercial/Residential
  • General Foreman

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