THE DAVEY TREE EXPERT COMPANY Groundman Railroad Vegetation Management in DAVENPORT, Iowa

Requisition Number: 33899Company Name: The Davey Tree Expert CompanyService Line: 1UTL - Kent-Utility SLEmployment Type: RegularJob Type: Full TimeEducation Level Required: High School Diploma / GEDWork Experience Required: 1 - 2 yearsTravel Expectations: Up to 50%POSITION: Groundman - Railroad Vegetation Management- Starting Date:Applications accepted until suitable candidate is selected.The Davey Tree Expert Company, is pleased to offer a key opportunity in the field of Railroad Vegetation Management as a Groundman.DUTIESProvides support for the other crew members by controlling lowering ropes, limbs and persons from aloftSupplying tools for tree workersControlling road and sidewalk traffic as needed by use of warning devices and other methodsCutting, chipping and loading brush and wood and proper job site cleanupQUALIFICATIONSHigh school diploma or equivalent preferredDriver's license required. Commercial driver's license preferred and may be required, depending on job requirementsCertificates and Licenses if necessaryPesticide license, if required by state lawHerbicide license a plusAbility to obtain Railsafe certifications (training will be provided)ISA Certified Tree Worker certification or willingness to obtainKnowledge or ability to learn railroad vegetation management techniques and proceduresLiving in or ability to relocate to the midwest and ability to travel to various job sites throughout the regionMust be flexible with working hours as railroad vegetation management is weather and schedule dependent. Weekend work and overnight travel may be required throughout the duration of the season.ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONFull time hourly position. Compensation based on qualifications and experience. Generous performance incentive plan. Davey offers excellent benefits, the opportunity to buy Davey stock after 1 year, and industry related training and special Davey training courses.The Davey Tree Expert Company has U.S. and Canadian operations in more than 47 states and five provinces and provides a variety of tree care, grounds maintenance and consulting services for the residential, utility, commercial, and government markets. Founded in 1880, Davey has been employee-owned for 35 years and has more than 8,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit.EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vet