Climbing Arborist

Full-time, Permanent, Temporary Position, Available on: 2021-11-01

Climbing Arborist

John B. Ward & Co. Arborists, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania https://www.johnbward.com/

At John B. Ward & Co. Arborists you can join a specialized team performing removals, pruning, or a combination of general tree care.
John B. Ward & Co. Arborists is a 64-year-old family-owned and operated business dedicated to providing the highest level of tree and shrub care. We have 15 ISA Certified Arborists and are a TCIA accredited company.

Responsibilities and Duties:
• Tree Climbing for pruning & removals.
• Felling trees, pruning, use of rigging equipment, raking, general clean-up.
• Operating aerial lifts.
• Operating chainsaws and other cutting tools.
• Operating Dump Trucks and Woodchippers.
• Climbing with crane assistance.
• Maintaining climbing gear.
• Participating in daily training.
• Pre tripping trucks and equipment.
• Reading, understanding, and following work orders.
• Effectively communicating with team members, sales reps, and customers to accomplish the goal.
• Adhering to safety guidelines.
• Performing work in accordance with best practices, policies, and procedures (OSHA, ANSI z133 and A300 standards).

Qualifications:
• 2+ Years climbing experience (Willing to train motivated candidates!)
• Experience with proper pruning practices to include ornamentals and large shade trees.
• Stationary and Moving rope systems experience.
• Basic dendrology.
• Driver’s license and transportation to and from work.
• Responsibility and a good attitude welcome here!
• Commercial Driver’s License preferred.
• ISA Certified Arborist preferred.
• Higher education/Degree in the green industry preferred.

Salary and Benefits:
• Competitive salary commensurate with experience ($25-35.00+ per hour)
• Excellent benefits package
• Training and education to include CDL Certification and/or ISA Arborist Certification
• $800.00 gear allowance
• Safety first workplace
• Full time, year-round position
• Paid time off and paid holidays
• Profit sharing/401K plan

Contact Gus Feudale at gfeudale@johnbward.com, 610-525-1562 if interested

Company: John B Ward Co., Arborists

400 W Church Rd
King of Prussia, Pa. 19406

Contact: Gus Feudale
gfeudale@johnbward.com
(610) 525-1562