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Arborist Ground Person

Company: Bartlett Tree Experts
Location: San Marcos
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

What are you looking for in an arboricultural career? Do you want to make a lasting impact?  Gain an expertise via access to breakthrough research and development? Or would you like to advance as far as your hard work and ambitions will take you? Bartlett Tree Experts offers all of that - and more. As the oldest, largest, and premier scientific tree and shrub care company in the world, our people thrive in a safety-first, entrepreneurial, promote-from-within environment. Join our family-owned company -  and make our next success story your own.

 

As an Arborist Ground Person, you will be an integral member of a tree care crew with the primary responsibility of assisting Arborist Climbers and Arborist Crew Leaders in the performance of all tree and shrub care services on residential and commercial properties. This is a unique entry-level opportunity to learn all aspects of tree and shrub care through on-the-job training.

 

 


We offer competitive compensation, as well as:

  • A safety-first culture and professional workplace
  • Advancement opportunities - we promote from within
  • Medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance
  • 401k retirement plan
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Industry credential/license pay increases - we encourage and invest in your professional development
  • Company-paid uniforms, PPE, gear, and equipment
  • Boot reimbursement up to $150
  • Access to training, continuing education programs, and a variety of resources provided by the Bartlett Tree Experts Research Laboratories

To find out more about what life is like at Bartlett, check us out on Instagram @LifeatBartlett.

 


As an Arborist Ground Person, you will play an important role in:

  • Learning through on-the-job training to safely perform all aspects of arboriculture, including:
    • Tree identification
    • Tree risk assessments
    • Pruning
    • Removals
    • Cabling and bracing
    • Root collar excavations
    • Properly maintaining and operating tools and equipment (hand tools, chainsaws, chippers, and aerial lifts)
    • Implementation of work zone safety procedures
    • Assisting Arborist Climbers and Arborist Crew Leaders working on the ground and aloft
  • Assist with driving, backing, dumping, and parking duties
  • Responsible for carrying out other duties as assigned by the Crew Leader or designated supervisor, Arborist Representative, or Local Manager

 


  • A passion for nature, the environment, and the outdoors
  • Interest in working outdoors year-round performing manual labor in all weather conditions
  • A positive attitude, willingness to learn, and ability to participate within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Prior tree care, landscaping, forestry, or horticulture experience is preferred but not required
  • Valid driver’s license and clean MVR
  • Degree in Arboriculture, Forestry, Horticulture, Environmental Science, Plant Science, Outdoor Recreation or a related field is preferred but not required
     

The F. A. Bartlett Tree Expert Company is an Equal Opportunity and E-Verify Employer.

 

 


San Marcos
TX
Production Arborist
5/21/2021
Regular Full-Time

Keywords: Bartlett Tree Experts, San Marcos , Arborist Ground Person, Other , San Marcos, Texas

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