Dowling Tree Service, Inc. is currently searching for Entry Level Tree Climbers.
The ideal candidate will have experience working on a tree crew as a Ground Man OR a 2/4 year degree in Forestry or a related field.
Candidates must also be looking for a career within the tree care industry.
Candidates who enjoy rock climbing will also be considered.
*Upon Learning To Climb Safely*
Performs all required ground, climbing, and aerial lift 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
Understands and demonstrates proficiency in all aspects of the ground person position
Learns to identify the basic trees and shrubs common to the service area
Develops a basic understanding of tree growth
Demonstrates sound tree risk assessment skills
Demonstrates equipment inspection skills
Demonstrates proper application of approved knots
Demonstrates and practices proper climbing techniques and procedures
Demonstrates and practices proper pruning and small removal skills
Demonstrates and practices proper rigging techniques
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
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