Bartlett Tree Experts Arborist Ground Person in Tallahassee, Florida
If you enjoy working outdoors in a professional and safe environment, consider a career with Bartlett Tree Experts! At Bartlett, we value a strong culture of excellence in safety, scientific research, lifelong learning, and career development.
As an Arborist Ground Person, you will be an integral member of a tree care crew working alongside Bartlett's dedicated team of arborists, gaining practical field experience in scientific tree and shrub care on commercial and residential properties. This is a unique entry-level opportunity to develop your career in arboriculture through hands-on, 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 provided 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 in Charlotte, NC
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:
Cabling and bracing
Properly maintaining and operating equipment (hand tools, chainsaws, chippers, and aerial lifts)
Implementing work zone safety procedures
Assisting Arborist Climbers and Arborist Crew Leaders working on the ground and aloft
Assisting with driving, backing, dumping, and parking duties
Learning, understanding, and adhering to all safety rules and company safety policies
A passion for nature, the environment, and the outdoors
Ability to pass a criminal background check
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 motor vehicle record
Degree in Arboriculture, Forestry, Horticulture, Plant Science, Landscape Management, Environmental Science or a related field OR prior experience working in the tree care industry is preferred but not required
The F. A. Bartlett Tree Expert Company is an Equal Opportunity and E-Verify Employer.
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