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Job: Arborist Climber Trainee, Bartlett Tree Experts, Northern Neck, VA

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General Information


Job title: Arborist Climber Trainee
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Job location: Northern Neck, VA  22482 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 10/11/2017
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: Will commensurate with Experience
Job Category:Arboriculture
Grounds Management
Horticulture Science
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Job Description

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Are you searching for a profession that takes you outside of the typical office environment? Join one of leading companies in the tree care industry that allows you to thrive in a safety-first, promote-from-within environment.

Bartlett Tree Experts is currently searching for entry-level Climbers to join the team. We offer year-round employment and provide training and educational opportunities that are unparalleled in the industry. We will assist with relocation for the right candidate.


  • The ideal candidate will have experience working on a tree crew as a Ground Person or Climber Trainee OR a 2/4 year degree in Forestry or a related field. Candidates must be looking for a career within the tree care industry.
  • Candidates who enjoy rock climbing, love being outside, care about the environment and have the passion for trees and plants will also be considered

    This position will involve pruning and general maintenance of trees and shrubs on residential and commercial properties.

  • Performs all required ground, climbing, and aerial lift duties in support of specific job assignments, as directed by crew leader or designated supervisor
  • 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
  • Demonstrates and practices proper rigging techniques
  • Learns, understands, and adheres to all safety rules and company safety policies
  • Responsible for carrying out other duties as assigned by the crew leader or designated supervisor, arborist representative, or local manager.

  • Medical/Dental, Flexible spending, 401K Match, Thrift Savings Account
  • EOE/Veteran/Disabled

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