The Davey Tree Expert Company Inc. Climbing Arborist Trainee - (Edan Prairie, MN) # 34790 in Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Requisition Number: 34790 Company Name: The Davey Tree Expert Company Service Line: 1RES - Kent-Residential & Commercial Services Employment Type: Regular Job Type: Full Time Education Level Required: High School Diploma / GED Work Experience Required: 1 - 2 years Travel Expectations: Up to 25% Climbing Arborist Trainee/Eden Prairie,MN POSITION: Climbing Arborist Trainee - Fulltime LOCATION: Eden Prairie,MN STARTING DATE: Immediately - Applications accepted until suitable candidate is selected. Davey Tree is seeking a Climbing Arborist-Trainees (Tree Trimmer Trainees) to join our Residential/Commercial Tree Care team in Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN. Those with prior experience in Forestry, Landscape or working at height are encouraged to apply. Trainees will work directly with the territory's trainer and crew leaders to learn all aspects of Arboricultural operations. After familiarization with ground duties such as job-site setup, chipping, and chainsaw operation, Trainees will learn skills necessary for pruning trees to ANSI A300 guidelines. Trainees will progress through Davey's Career Development Program as they learn to utilize ropes for ascending and working in trees. DUTIES: Function as a member of a tree crew while progressively learning new skills Make satisfactory progress in Davey's Career Development Program Operate chainsaws, chippers, stump grinders, and other equipment as needed on job-sites Utilize ropes for work positioning at heights up to 60 feet, while pruning or removing trees Maintain issued personal gear, crew gear, and equipment Learn tree Identification and ANSI A300 Pruning guidelines QUALIFICATIONS: Background in Forestry, Urban Forestry, Landscaping, or working at heights Demonstrated ability to report for work regularly and punctually Valid Driver's License, Commercial Driver's License highly valuable Willingness to work outdoors during a variety of weather conditions Experience in relatable fields of work (concrete, construction, electrical, landscaping) or outdoor work experience (lawn care, yard care, mowing, gardener, weed control, maintenance) is desirable BENEFITS / WE OFFER: $1000.00 Referral Bonus plan/Unlimited Full time hourly position (compensation based on qualifications and experience) Potential for overtime Generous performance incentive plan Excellent benefits offered Medical, Dental, Vision plans Paid time off vacation, Holiday Pay, Sick leave 401K retirement plan, the opportunity to buy Davey stock after 1 year Employee referral bonus program All climbing gear and PPE provided. Uniforms provided and laundered at no cost Industry related training and special Davey training courses Reimbursement is available for industry related certifications Management mentoring program available Additional Information: Pre-employment Drug Screen, E-verify/Social Security Number Verification and Criminal Background Checks are required. The Davey Tree Expert Company and Davey Tree Surgery are Equal Opportunity Employers. Davey is Employee Owned. Military Veterans are encouraged to apply. 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