Climbing Arborist- Nashville Tennessee

  • Davey Tree Expert Company
  • Nashville, TN, USA
  • 14 Aug, 2019
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Job Description

Invest in your future. Join one of the largest employee owned companies in the nation! Davey has a unique culture that focuses on the open exchange of ideas, community partnerships, a commitment to safety, and delivering unrivaled client service while acting as industry leaders in horticultural and environmental services. 

We are currently looking to add a dynamic Climbing Arborist to our passionate team of tree care professionals. Your office is outdoors, and you get a new view every day! 

What You’ll Do:
Climb Trees! Davey offers both DdRT/MRS and SRT/SRS climbing systems. 
Operate as an active crew member with supporting ground crew and foreman. 
Perform all aspects of tree pruning and removal services safely and skillfully for clients. 

Including but not limited to:
Pruning, thinning and remving deadwood throughout the tree canopy 
Installatin of cables, bracing and lightning protection systems 
Remval of hazardous trees 
Properly maintain, prepare and operate all tools and equipment including hand tools, chainsaws, chippers, aerial lifts and more. 
Be part of the most progressive greenspace stewardship team in the industry. 
How high you grow depends on you! 

What We’re Seeking:
Love of the outdoors 
Preferred: Background in Forestry, Horticulture, Landscaping, or working at heights 
Ability to complete the Davey Tree Trimmer Orientation Program upon hire 
Ability to complete the Davey First Aid, CPR and defensive driving course upon hire 
Preferred: Valid driver’s license 
Preferred: Class A or B with Airbrake Endorsement 
Preferred: Relevant pesticide and related licenses and certificates, if required by state law 

What We Offer: * 

Paid time off and paid holidays 
Opportunities for advancement 
All job specific equipment and safety gear provided 
401(k) retirement savings plan with a company match 
Employee-owned company & discounted stock purchase options 
Group Health Plan 
Employee referral bonus program 
Locations throughout US in major cities and desirable areas 
Career Development Program supported by Industry Expert Safety Specialists & Skills Trainers 
Scholarship Program for Children of Employees 
Charitable matching gift program 

  • all listed benefits available to eligible employees

Pre-employment Drug Screen and Social Security verification required. 

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military, or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state, or local law. 

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Employment Type: Regular 

Job Type: Full Time 

Education Level Required: No Diploma 

Work Experience Required: 1 - 2 years 

Travel Expectations: Up to 25%