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Arborist Climber/Ground Crew

Location: Gainesville, FL

Seeking Arborist/Climber and Ground persons.

All Candidates must be in good physical condition with a valid and clean drivers license.  CDL A or B is desired but not required.  Candidates must be willing to obtain a CDL within 8 months of hire. Team work is a must. Good communication skills and ability to professionally and politely interface with clients required.  

Ground person experience:  Use of hand and power tools, driving trucks and trailers, use of wood chipper are desired.  Training available.

Ground person duties: Keep work areas clear and safe moving brush to and feeding wood chipper. Clean work area of debris leaving work site neat and tidy. Maintain, repair and operate hand tools, leaf blowers, chain saws and other power equipment.  Work with the team, supporting  foreman, climber and aerial lift operator. Complete tasks in a safe manner. Other duties as directed.

Arborist/Climber experience:  Two or more years of climbing experience. Must have good working knowledge of proper pruning techniques and be familiar with Florida trees.  Must have good working knowledge of rope work and safe rigging practices.  Experience as Safety Coordinator a plus.  ISA Certified Arborist or CTSP preferred but not required. 

Arborist/Climber duties:  Provide rigging support to Aerial lift operator. Climb from rope and harness and or use spikes. Operate aerial lifts as needed.  Operate tractor/loader.  Ability to function as foreman for a small crew.  Other duties as directed.  Support and interface with sales arborist to coordinate jobs.

Employer Info

5611 Lake Shore Drive
Gainesville, Florida 32641


  • Any
  • Climber
  • Commercial/Residential
  • General Foreman

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