Dowling Tree Service, Inc. is currently searching for Ground Men to work as part of a Tree Care Crew.
The ideal candidates must have experience in the tree or lawn care industry.
We are looking for candidates who are looking for a long term career.
Performs all required ground duties in support of specific job assignments, as directed by crew leader or designated supervisor
Participates in all job site safety briefings
Utilizes all appropriate personal protective equipment
Assists with the implementation of work zone safety procedures such as the placement of cones and signs, and the provision of flagging services
Properly utilizes hand tools associated with arboricultural and landscaping work
Uses and maintains chainsaws safely
Assists in conducting a tree risk assessment prior to working on any tree
Assists with the implementation of tree felling procedures
Assists climbers and crew leaders working on the ground and aloft
Operates the chipper and all other equipment safely
Assists with driving, backing, dumping, and parking duties
Learns and understands the procedures and techniques needed to assist in performing plant health care services, such as pesticide and fertilizer applications
Learns and understands the dangers associated with electrical hazards
Reports for duty at the designated location on time each day
Follows directions from the crew leader or designated supervisor
Learns, understands, and adheres to all safety rules and company safety policies
Participates in all safety training sessions offered, asks questions, and improves job safety skills
Communicates well with all crew members and crew leader
Strives to improve job skills and develop the potential for upward mobility
Responsible for carrying out other duties as assigned by the crew leader or designated supervisor, arborist representative, or local manager