Job Detail

Experienced Arborist

Location: Eastsound, WA
Salary: $32-$45/hour DOE







Rain Shadow Cosulting is looking for a well-rounded, experienced arborist to join our professional and safety-conscious team.

Based on Orcas Island, Washington, Rain Shadow Consulting has been providing professional and high-quality forestry, consulting, and tree care services in San Juan County since 2005. We work with a diverse range of clients from individual homeowners to our regional utility company to non-profit organizations managing large preserves for conservation and rare species restoration.


  • 3-5 years experience with chainsaw and arborist work including rigging, technical felling, and climbing
  • Utility line clearance and aerial lift operation experience a plus
  • ISA Arborist and ISA Arborist utility line clearance certifications a plus
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and experience driving/backing trailers; CDL class A or B strongly desired, or willingness to attend company-sponsored training
  • Must enjoy working outdoors year-round in all weather conditions
  • A positive attitude, strong work ethic, safety consciousness, environmental ethic, ability to be a team player, communication skills (verbal and digital), and the desire and ability to learn new skills are most important!

The job may demand long hours and trips to outer islands. Our crews work a 4+ day work week and are based on Orcas Island and San Juan Island.


  • $32-45/hour DOE
  • Paid vacation, health/dental insurance, sick leave, paid training, and paid travel
  • Temporary housing available on Orcas Island
  • $1000 sign-on bonus (25% at sign-on, 75% after 12 weeks worked) 

TO APPLY: Send resume and cover letter to



Employer Info

3456 Orcas Rd
Eatsound, Washington 98245


  • Climber
  • Commercial/Residential
  • Utility

Back to Job Listings