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Climber/Trimmer A,B

Location: Harrisburg, PA, Lancaster, PA


Duties include trimming and removing trees for our customers. Prior experience climbing for a tree-care company is a requirement for this position. Experience operating a bucket is a plus. **Given the dangerous nature of the work required, employees must be able to maintain attention and concentration for extended periods of time**

Essential Functions

  • Trims and/or removes trees by climbing with the aid of a ladder, safety belt, climbing line, powered trimmer lift truck, or works from the ground using gasoline, air, and hand-powered tools. Tree Climber cuts branches or trunk sections and drops or lowers them to the ground with line.
  • Uses wedges, sledges, and chain saws in felling trees or trimmed trunks and in cutting and splitting logs into manageable pieces.
  • Sprays stumps and brush with hand-spraying equipment to prevent further growth.
  • Loads and unloads trucks with logs, stumps, brush, and debris and/or feeds brush into wood chipper.
  • Repairs slight damage to lawns, fences, and walks caused by tree trimming.
  • Services tools and equipment.
  • Works around hazardous equipment.
  • Works in close proximity to energized power lines.
  • Works at varying heights above grounds.
  • Relays hand-signals, directs traffic, drives, and operates trucks and equipment, as assigned and keeps trucks and work area clear and orderly, as well as helps train new employees.
  • Performs other related work, as assigned by supervisors.

Minimum Requirements

  • Must be able to wear necessary PPE.
  • Must be able to withstand exposure to all kinds of weather while completing work assignments.
  • Must be able to lift, move and maneuver heavy weights of 10 pounds frequently, and weights of up to 50 pounds infrequently.
  • Must be able to operate and service all required tools and equipment.
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment drug test.
  • Must be able to pass criminal background check.

Physical Requirements

  • Lifting over 10 pounds to 50 pounds
  • Gripping
  • Climbing
  • Climbing on and off truck
  • Balancing
  • Pulling and Pushing

Our company benefits include:

    • Career Advancements
    • Competitive Pay
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance 
    • Allstate Supplemental Insurance
    • 401K with 4% Match
    • Paid Vacation & Holidays
    • Year-Round Work
    • Stable and Rapidly Growing Business
    • Continuous Training & Education 

Employer Info

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