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Tree Climber/Arborist

We have an opening for an experienced Arborist/Tree Climber for residential tree care operations. A successful candidate should possess the following:

-Minimum of 2 years experience in general tree care operations: tree climbing for pruning and removal (with and without spikes), rigging knowledge, equipment operation (chainsaw, stump grinder, Bobcat, etc) and bucket truck operation

-ISA Certified Tree Worker Climber Specialist preferred, but not required.

-Ability to attain ISA Certified Tree Worker Climber Specialist within 1 year

-PA driver’s license with clean driving record required.

-Ability to attain CDL Class B permit within 30 days

-Ability to attain CDL Class B license within 90 days

-Excellent communication skills

-Ability to follow and execute work orders

-Strong work ethic and ability to work in a team oriented environment

Salary and Benefits

-Competitive compensation based upon qualifications and skills

– Health insurance available after 90 working days of employment

-Savings and retirement plan with company contribution of funds available after one year of employment

-Uniforms provided

-Yearly stipend for boots

-Regular opportunities for employer funded continuing education

-Reimbursement for testing fees for professional accreditation and trade licensing

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:

  • Tree Climbing: 2 years

Please contact us if interested.

Experience the Horhut Difference

In some cases, property owners and managers consider the term “arborist” to be equal across many service providers. But, as the chart below outlines, there are substantial differences among service providers in areas of tree and shrub consultation, recommendation, protection, maintenance, and preservation.

Evaluation Measure

ISA ® Board Certified Master Arborist on staff
ISA ® Certified Arborist
General Liability Insurance
Workers Compensation Insurance
PA Pesticide Applicators
Employee Training
Arboricultural Standard Adherence
Safety

Horhut Tree Experts

ISA ® Board Certified Master Arborist – Steven J. Horhut
ISA ® Certified Arborist – Steven J. Horhut
$2,000,000 aggregate coverage
All employees covered under Ref #0005 tree pruning or #0012 landscape contractor as appropriate
Registered PA Dept. of Agriculture Commercial Pesticide Applicators for tree and shrub care
All employees receive an average of 40 hours of training yearly
Implement and follow all American National Standards Institute (ANSI) A300 Standards for Tree and Shrub Care and Maintenance
Implement and follow all ANSI Z133.1 Safety Requirements, carryout daily job briefings, weekly safety meetings, and adhere to company safety policy

Average Tree Service or Landscaper

Possible but not likely
Possible but not likely
PA Contractor’s State Min. Requirement $300,000 or none
Employees covered under landscape contractor only or no coverage at all
Possible but not likely licensed for tree and shrub care
Minimal or none at all
May not have knowledge of ANSI Standards existence or do not follow standards
May not have knowledge of ANSI Standards existence, Inconsistent implementation, or none at all