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Arborist Groundworker

Location: Decorah, IA
Salary: $14-$17

Arborist Groundworker


We’re not going to beat around the bush, tree work is tough. You will come home from work covered in dirt and sweat. But if you find satisfaction working in an outdoor environment, we encourage you to apply as an Arborist Groundworker on our tree crew. 

This role requires a balance of physical exertion, mechanical aptitude, situational awareness, and common sense. We provide you with the tools, equipment, and training to work safely and effectively. Join our team if you have the drive and work ethic to grow in the arboriculture industry.

Who We Are

Stevenson Tree Care was born out of a passion for science-based, professional tree care solutions - centered around exceptional customer service.  With two decades of experience in the tree care industry, Drew Stevenson (ISA Board Certified Master Arborist MW-4507B) has both the practical and theoretical knowledge to guide your career advancement. 

At Stevenson Tree care we celebrate our differences and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, or disability.


  • Learn to properly use chainsaws, equipment, machinery, and other tools

  • Provide support for climbing crew by clearing limbs and debris

  • Operate heavy equipment such as wood chipper and loader

  • Maintain arborist supplies and company equipment

  • Drag brush, lift wood, rake and cleanup job site

  • Drive truck and trailer to and from job sites

  • Maintain open and friendly communication

  • Care for every customer’s property as if it were your own 


  • Willingness to work outdoors in a range of weather conditions

  • Ability to meet physical demands of outdoor tree and lawn work

  • Team oriented, coachable, and willing to learn new skills

  • Capable of regularly lifting heavy objects up to 75 lbs

  • Commitment to learning industry best practices

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Valid driver’s license

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

What We Offer

  • Starting pay: $14-$17 (depending on qualifications)

  • Full time: 40-45 hours/week

  • Holiday pay

  • Sick pay

  • Paid time off

  • Minimal out of town work

  • Reliable career path advancement

  • Safe, professional work environment

  • Opportunities for continuing education and industry certifications 


Based in beautiful Decorah Iowa, Stevenson Tree Care has established itself as a regional leader in science-based tree care. Decorah is an attractive location for outdoor enthusiasts, with spring fed creeks for fishing, abundant public land for hunting, and the scenic Upper Iowa River.


Please send a resume or description of relevant work experience to

Will respond to applicants within 1 week.

Employer Info

PO Box 106
Decora, Iowa 52101


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