Now Hiring Climbers and Foremen

Job Title: Tree Climbers & Tree Crew Foremen

Department: All

Reports to: Branch Manager

Basic Function

Almstead Tree & Shrub Care Co. is a multi-state tree, shrub and lawn care firm with a long history of excellent customer service and employee retention. We are looking for experienced Tree Climbers and Tree Crew Foremen to join our team. Tree Climbers will serve a pivotal role on tree care crews with the primary responsibility of climbing and assisting the crew foreman in the performance of all services. Tree Crew Foremen also serve a pivotal role on tree care crews with the primary responsibility of climbing and guiding his/her team in the performance of all services.

Tree Climber Responsibilities:

  • Perform all required ground, climbing, and aerial lift duties in support of specific job assignments, as directed by crew leader.

  • Assist in the performance of specialized pruning and take-downs, installing cabling and bracing.

  • Safely operate equipment (chainsaw, chipper, trucks, and hand tools).

  • Participate in all job site safety briefings.

  • Demonstrate and perform proper climbing techniques and procedures, pruning skills, application of approved knots and rigging techniques.

  • Assist with driving, backing, dumping, and parking duties.

  • Utilize knowledge of compartmentalization and other concepts related to tree wounding/pruning.

    Tree Climber Requirements:
  • 2+ years industry experience.

  • Knowledge of proper pruning practices including large shade trees and ornamentals.

  • Knowledge of native and introduced tree and shrub species and characteristics of each species.

  • Knowledge of chain saw safety and operation.

  • Adept in tree climbing & bucket truck operation.

  • Tree Crew Foremen Responsibilities:
  • Direct crew in performance of work to be done; assign job specific tasks.

  • Supervise workmanship to ensure the work meets job order specifications.



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Once again, so am I........looking for a climber or two that actually know what their doing and want to be an important part of a growing business.

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