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Arborist Assistant/Ground-worker

Location: Greenville, DE
Salary: Commensurate with experience, benefits.

Arborist Assistant/Ground-worker/Apprentice


Wilmington Country Club, a prestigious and private golf club is seeking a Ground-worker with some arboricultural or horticultural experience. Pruning knowledge is a plus as well as safe chain-saw use. The Assistant will be trained under the direction of the I.S.A. Certified Arborist. Climbing experience is not needed.



Safety conscious

Desire to work outdoors

Dedicated to personal and professional growth and success


The following are some of the duties that will be performed and instructed:


Chain saw use and maintenance

Woody plant ID

IPM scouting, pest and disease management

Proper pruning techniques

Tree removals

Maintaining tree nursery

Proper planting and large tree moving

Maintaining fruit tree orchard

Operation of wood chipper, 50’ lift and associated tree equipment

Roping and rigging

Soil sampling and fertilization of woody ornamentals


Salary commensurate with experience. Full-time position with excellent benefits.

Send resume to, Peter Coates

Email preferred at


Employer Info

4825 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, Delaware 19807


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