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TAZO Tree Corps Climbing Arborist Trainee - S St. Paul, MN

Company: The Davey Tree Expert Company
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Additional Locations:Not ApplicablePrimary Locations:MN, South St. Paul, 405 Hardman Avenue South, 55075Requisition ID:167633Position OverviewTAZOTree Corps Climbing Arborist TraineeThe TAZO Tree Corps goal is to train and elevate BIPOC leaders in the tree industry and strongly encourages Black, Indigenous, and people of color to apply.Applicants for this years Tree Corps shouldbe 21+, identify as Black, Indigenous or another Person of Color living in Detroit, Minneapolis, or the San Francisco Bay Area, and interested in tree maintenance and working outdoors.Trimand removetrees, remove unwanted,diseased or dying limbs on trees, or to affect the health and safety of trees or surrounding areasby performing the following duties.Potential for relocation cost reimbursement!At Davey Tree in South St. Paul we are proud to operate in a large office with great culture and safety focus. Our office offers reasonable working hours with optional weekend availability. Employees are also eligible for overtime pay (time-and-a-half pay for over 40 hours worked per week). We utilize new industry equipment (log loaders, bucket trucks, etc.), provide employees with new Arborwear uniforms, offer flexible vacation hours, host regular training opportunities, include our senior crew leaders in planning meetings, operate with integrated working relationships between management/sales/production teams, utilize the modernized safety focus of the Davey Institute and Safety Department, and even host BBQs! Please contact us with questions, we look forward to welcoming you to our team.Job DutiesWhat Youll Do:

  • Learn to climb trees! (Yes, we will pay you to do that.)
  • Operate as a member of a tree crew while progressively learning new skills
  • Learn to perform all aspects of tree pruning and removal services safely and skillfully for clients. Including but not limited to:
    • Tree identification and industry pruning guidelines
    • Prune, thin and remove deadwood throughout the tree canopy
    • Learn how to install cables, bracing, and lightning protection systems
    • Assist in removal of hazardous trees
    • Properly maintain, prepare and operate all tools and equipment including chainsaws, chippers, aerial lifts and more.
    • Properly identify and diagnose insects, weeds, fungus conditions and pest prone areas.
    • Plant trees according to industry standards.
    • How high you grow depends on you!QualificationsWhat Were Looking For:
      • Love of the outdoors
      • Preferred: Background in Forestry, Horticulture, Landscaping, or working at heights
      • Ability to complete the Davey Tree Trimmer Orientation Program upon hire
      • Ability to complete the Davey Tree First Aid, CPR and defensive driving course upon hire
      • Preferred: Relevant pesticide and related licenses and certificates, if required by state law
        Additional InformationWhat We Offer: *
        • Paid time off and paid holidays
        • Opportunities for advancement
        • All job specific equipment and safety gear provided
        • 401(k) retirement savings plan with a company match
        • Employee-owned company & discounted stock purchase options
        • Group Health Plan
        • Employee referral bonus program
        • Locations throughout US in major cities and desirable areas
        • Career Development Program supported by Industry Expert Safety Specialists & Skills Trainers
        • Scholarship Program for Children of Employees
        • Charitable matching gift program*all listed benefits available to eligible employees Company OverviewInvest in your future. Join one of the largest employee owned companies in the nation! Davey has a unique culture that focuses on the open exchange of ideas, community partnerships, a commitment to safety, and delivering unrivaled client service while acting as industry leaders in horticultural and environmental services. We are currently looking to add a dynamic Climbing Arborist Trainee to our passionate team of tree care professionals. Your office is outdoors, and you get a new view every day!
          Divisional OverviewWe are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state or local law.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 40 years and has more than 10,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visitIf you need any assistance at any time please contact us at 1-877-411-7601 or at.Employment Type:Permanent
          Job Type:Full Time
          Travel Expectations: Up to 25%

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