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Job: Arborist Ground Person, Bartlett Tree Experts, Marshall, VA

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General Information


Job title: Arborist Ground Person
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Job location: Marshall, VA  20115 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 11/13/2017
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: Competitive Pay with Benefits
Job Category:Arboriculture
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Job Description

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Bartlett Tree Experts is currently searching for an experienced Ground Person.

The ideal candidates must have at least one year of experience working in the tree care industry.


  • 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

Bartlett Tree Experts provides every employee with:

  • Great Benefits and competitive compensation

  • Opportunity for a long term career and potential for growth

  • Relocation package for the right candidates

  • EOE Employer/Veteran/Disabled
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