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The Davey Tree Expert Company Utility Trimmer Trainee | Missoula, MT in Shepherd, Montana

Additional Locations:Missoula, MT
Primary Locations:MT, Shepherd, 5008 Providence St. (NEW), 59079
Requisition ID:172757

Position Overview

Trimand removetrees, remove unwanted,diseased or dying limbs on trees, or to affect the health and safety of trees or surrounding areasby performing the following duties.

Job Duties

What You'll Do:
Learn to climb trees! (Yes, we will pay you to do that.)
Operate as a member of a tree crew while progressively learning new skills
Learn to perform all aspects of tree pruning and removal services safely and skillfully for clients. Including but not limited to:
Tree identification and industry pruning guidelines
Prune, thin, and remove deadwood throughout the tree canopy
Learn how to install cables, bracing, and lightning protection systems
Assist in removal of hazardous trees
Properly maintain, prepare and operate all tools and equipment including chainsaws, chippers, aerial lifts, and more.
How high you grow depends on you!

Qualifications

What We're Looking For:
Love of the outdoors
Preferred: Background in Forestry, Horticulture, Landscaping, or working at heights
Ability to complete the Davey Tree Trimmer Orientation Program upon hire
Ability to complete the Davey Tree First Aid, CPR and defensive driving course upon hire
Preferred: Relevant pesticide and related licenses and certificates, if required by state law

Additional Information

What We Offer: \*
Paid time off and paid holidays
Opportunities for advancement
All job specific equipment and safety gear provided
401(k) retirement savings plan with a company match
Employee-owned company & discounted stock purchase options
Group Health Plan
Employee referral bonus program
Locations throughout US in major cities and desirable areas
Career Development Program supported by Industry Expert Safety Specialists & Skills Trainers
Scholarship Program for Children of Employees
Charitable matching gift program
\*all listed benefits available to eligible employees

Company Overview

Invest in your future. Join one of the largest employee owned companies in the nation! Davey has a unique culture that focuses on the open exchange of ideas, community partnerships, a commitment to safety, and delivering unrivaled client service while acting as industry leaders in horticultural and environmental services.
We are currently looking to add a dynamic Climbing Arborist Trainee to our passionate team of tree care professionals. Your office is outdoors, and you get a new view every day!

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state or local law.
The Davey Tree Surgery Company is a subsidiary of The Davey Tree Expert Company and provides a full range of utility tree care services and is based in Livermore, Calif. Davey Tree has U.S. and Canadian operations in more than 47 states and five provinces and provides a variety of tree care, grounds maintenance and consulting services for the residential, utility, commercial, and government markets. Founded in 1880, Davey has been employee-owned for 40 years and has more than 10,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit
If you need any assistance at any time please contact us at 1-877-411-7601 or at .

Employment Type:Permanent
Job Type:Full Time
Travel Expectations: Up to 25%

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