This is an entry-level position for those with minimal or no experience in the field, but a desire to learn is essential. The right candidate will be passionate about working outside, able to keep moving all day, and be willing to put in some extra time practicing new skills.
Ground crew duties:
Accurately follow instructions
Keep moving for a full day's work
Work outside in different types of weather
Learn quickly, and ask questions if you need help
Be accountable for tasks given to you
Gain understanding of tree and landscaping products, tools, equipment, and plants
Professional and friendly communication
Practice (study) tree ID, knots, and other skills outside of work
Appropriate PPE, water, and nutrition
Training and a career track (not just a job!)
Company provided apparel, tools, and equipment
Company provided vehicle (for work use only)
Consistent year-round work
Educational workshop and conference opportunities
Paid holidays after 3 months probation
Paid time off after 1 year of employment
Starting rate is $15/hr, up to $20/hr with prior experience or relevant skills. To be negotiated based on experience, attitude, and ability to learn quickly.
Must be able to speak and read English
Valid driver’s license REQUIRED, with clean driving record (CDL Class A or B a plus)
Pass a DOT exam upon hire
Three professional references
HOW TO APPLY:
Submit your resume (or a list of your work history) and three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please do not stop by the office to apply for positions-- we will be evaluating all potential applicants based on the information received and will be contacting each applicant directly regarding potential interviews.