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DJ's Landscape Management Tree Climber in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Tree Care Climber

Ideal candidates should have some type of landscaping experience, tree climbing experience or general experience working outdoors. In this active role, you will learn to use climbing and rigging techniques to improve the appearance, health and overall value of the trees on our commercial clients? properties. This role transitions to snow removal work during the winter.

Team Member Benefits

  • Competitive base pay: $16-$20 per hour, based on experience

  • Snow pay $18-$24+, based on experience

  • Monthly Bonus Program that rewards performance (April - Nov)

  • Company profit-sharing (paid out $350,000 to team members in 2019)

  • Paid vacation days

  • Best-in-Class Equipment and facilities

  • Top tier customer properties to take pride in servicing

  • Priority Health Medical Insurance Plans with Flex Spending

  • Outstanding 401(k) plan, with up to 4% company match

  • Training & Development opportunities

  • Team Member assistance program

  • Life, AD&D and LTD Insurance

Team Member Responsibilities

  • Perform groundsman, climbing, and aerial lift duties in support of specific job assignments once training has been completed.

  • Tree climbing

  • Operate equipment, such as chain saws, boom trucks, brush chippers, stump grinders, skid steers, and other equipment and tools

  • Fine pruning, structural pruning, and full removal

  • Proper pruning techniques and overall quality standards

  • Adhere to all safety rules and company safety policies

  • Snow removal work during the winter months

Position Requirements

  • Strong desire and commitment to learning

  • Tree climbing experience

  • Able and willing to receive and respond positively to performance feedback

  • Professional tree climbing experience preferred, however we will train the right candidates with backgrounds in other services / trades.

  • CDL license preferred, US Driver's License required. CDL Training and Testing provided for trainees.

  • Desire to work with a team to accomplish goals

  • Urgency to grow and improve

  • Smart phone required

    DJ's Landscape Management is a drug-free workplace. As a condition of employment, new Team Members are required to pass a pre-employment drug test and participate in random drug tests during their active employment.

    DJ's Landscape Management is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. All employment decisions are decided on the basis of qualification, merit and business need. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin.