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Climber, Arborist, Crew Lead

Location: Denver, CO
Salary: $32.50/hour - $50/hour

Job Description

  • Tree trimming and removals, both commercial and residential
  • Utilizes ropes for work positioning at heights up to 70 feet, while pruning or removing trees
  • Properly maintains, prepares and operates all tools and equipment including hand tools, chainsaws, chippers, trucks, and aerial lifts
  • Coordinates disposal of wood and chips generated by crew for recycling
  • Manages work orders through completion  
  • Fosters teamwork and provides direction and mentoring to crew members as needed
  • Leads by example and ensures crew maintains highest safety and quality standards
  • Operates as part of crew with supporting groundman and assists with ground operations and cleanup as needed


  • Minimum of 2 years climbing/pruning experience (without spikes); including
    • Ability to set a tie-in-point utilizing Throwball and Throwline
    • Proficiency tying Climbing Hitches, Termination Knots, & Rigging Knots
    • Experience with proper pruning cuts per best industry standards
    • Experience with Sectional Tree Removal utilizing techniques to minimize Dynamic Loads
    • Experience felling with open-faced notch, hinge wood, and back cut for directional control
  • Aerial Lift Experience
  • Proper tree identification
  • Knowledge of best industry practices and safety regulations
  • Extensive experience and practice of safe chainsaw operation and maintenance
  • Excellent communication and team leadership skills
  • Customer service oriented and eagerness to learn and grow within our company
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record
  • ISA certification a plus (ISA arborist certification required within 12 months of employment)
  • ANSI A300 Pruning guidelines a plus
  • Bilingual a plus (English & Spanish)


Job Type

  • Full Time
  • Part Time (Benefits do not apply to part-time employees)

Salary & Benefits

  • Salary
    •  $32.50 - $50/hour, based on experience
    • Quarterly bonus structure
  • Benefits
    • Paid Holidays
    • Paid Time Off
    • Medical, Dental & Vision insurance (upon 6-12 months of hire, depending on experience)

Contact Us

Employer Info

P. O. Box 46048
Denver, Colorado 802101


  • Climber

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