Overview

MAJOR OBJECTIVES:

  • Work under the direction of the Crew Leader (Foreman)
  • Help consistently improve production while keeping a clean, high quality work standard.
  • Assist with loading/unloading trucks and setting up/closing down work on jobs quickly.
  • Respect trucks/equipment by keeping clean from debris/garbage and operating smart.
  • Always reporting maintenance/repairs to crew leader(foreman).

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Prune trees according to the prescribed pruning standard.
  • Climb trees for pruning and removal while maintaining the safety standards required.
  • Work with crew as a team to clean up resulting debris, brush, branches, and logs. Lifting up to 70 lbs. will be required as well as “team lifts” up to 125 lbs.

REQUISITE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:

  • The ability to climb an arborist rope dynamically as well as static.
  • The ability to climb rope or tree up to 80’ with equipment.
  • Can work effectively under pressure.
  • Ability to communicate in Spanish is valuable but not required.
  • Operate a brush chipper to the safety standard.
  • Previous experience using forestry equipment is highly desirable but not required.
  • The ability to dismantle trees in a controlled manner while working with a team. The knowledge of advanced rigging techniques and equipment is necessary.

PREREQUISITES:

  • At least two (2) years of tree work experience.
  • This is a year round position.
  • Ability to pass DOT and pre-employment drug screening.
  • Ability to work flexible hours and possible Saturdays.
  • Class (A) CDL – With Air-Brake Endorsement is HELPFUL.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From $20.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Health insurance

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift

Work Location: In person

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $20.62 – $24.84 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off

Experience level:

  • 2 years

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends as needed

Ability to Relocate:

  • Hampshire, IL 60140: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person