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Tree Groundsman

Location: Rochester, NY
Salary: $15-20


Tree Groundsman:

Birchcrest Tree and Landscape, a Gunnison Company, have built our reputation on our commitment to excellence for over 40 years. We offer qualified candidates competitive wages and benefits, educational opportunities, and the chance to build your career with a respected industry leader.

Birchcrest Tree and Landscape, Inc. is looking for a year-round Tree Groundsperson with a minimum of 1-2 years' experience in the tree care industry.

Duties may include:

  • Hauling wood and brush from the tree to the truck, using various hand and power tools, assisting tree climbers, and cleaning the job site
  • Gathers brush and feeds brush into woodchipper
  • Uses a chainsaw to cut brush, logs and stumps of larger trees
  • Services truck, chipper, and equipment, and maintains them in a neat, clean, and specified mechanical state
  • Works on unlevel ground
  • Works in all temperatures and weather and will be exposed to nature
  • Performs other related work, as assigned by supervisors

Requirements include:

  • Must be able to prune and remove trees in a safe manner while utilizing machinery
  • Self-motivated individual able to work well with a team of co-workers
  • Experience with safe operation of chainsaws and other pruning equipment
  • Excellent work habits and organizational skills
  • Good communication and customer service skills
  • ISA Certified Arborist status, and/or CDL highly desirable but not required

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 operate and service all required tools and equipment
  • Clean driver's license
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment drug test
  • Must be able to pass criminal background check
  • **Given the dangerous nature of the work required, employees must be able to maintain attention and concentration for extended periods of time**

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift, move and maneuver heavy weights of 10 pounds frequently, and weights of up to 50 pounds
  • Gripping
  • Climbing
  • Climbing on and off truck
  • Balancing
  • Pulling and pushing


Join a team that truly makes a difference! At Birchcrest, we offer:

  • Health Benefits & Flexible Spending Account
  • Paid Time Off
  • Sick Pay
  • Growth & Development within the Company
  • Year-round employment
  • 401k and match
  • Holiday pay
  • Uniforms provided
  • Equipment provided
  • Home every night for most positions

Birchcrest Tree and Landscape is an equal opportunity employer

Employer Info

15 Lee Rd.
Rochester, New York 14606


  • Commercial/Residential
  • Utility

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