The Davey Tree Expert Company

Climbing Arborist - San Jose

San Jose, CA
The Davey Tree Expert Company, established in 1880 and headquartered in Kent, Ohio, provides researc

Job Description

Climbing Arborist

Posted: Tuesday, 5/14/2024

Climbing Arborist (Experienced) | San Jose

Additional Locations: None

Primary Locations: CA, San Jose, 88 Phelan Ave, 95112

Requisition ID: 197909

Position Overview


Climbing Arborist (Experienced) | San Jose - Trim and remove trees, remove unwanted, diseased or dying limbs on trees, or to affect the health and safety of trees or surrounding areas by performing the following duties.


Compensation Data: $22-$32 per hour (2-4 years minimum experience)

Job Duties


  • Climb Trees! Davey offers both DdRT/MRS and SRT/SRS climbing systems.
  • Operate as an active crew member with supporting ground crew and crew leader.
  • Perform all aspects of tree pruning and removal services safely and skillfully for clients.
  • Including but not limited to:
  • Pruning, thinning and removing deadwood throughout the tree canopy
  • Installation of cables, bracing and lightning protection systems
  • Removal of hazardous trees
  • Properly maintain, prepare and operate all tools and equipment including chainsaws, chippers, aerial lifts and more.


Be part of the most progressive greenspace stewardship team in the industry. How high you grow depends on you!

Qualifications


  • 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 First Aid, CPR and defensive driving course upon hire
  • Preferred: Relevant pesticide and related licenses and certificates, if required by state law

Additional Information


  • 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 to our passionate team of tree care professionals. Your office is outdoors, and you get a new view every day!


Divisional Overview

The Davey Tree Expert Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected class, including race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, marital or familial status, disability, status as a protected veteran, status as an Aboriginal or Indigenous person, or other classification protected by law.


The Davey Tree Expert Company provides research-driven tree services, grounds maintenance and environmental consulting for residential, utility, commercial and environmental partners in the U.S. and Canada. We care about our clients, each other and the world around us. We offer the resources, size and stability of a big company while maintaining the culture, entrepreneurial spirit and feel of a small one. We invest in our employees by offering industry-leading training, technology and benefits that lead to a rewarding and safe work experience at all levels. Wherever you want to grow your career, there’s a place for you at Davey. To learn more, visit Davey.com.


If you need assistance at any time, please contact us at 1-877-411-7601 or at
[email protected].


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

The Davey Tree Expert Company At A Glance

The Davey Tree Expert Company, established in 1880 and headquartered in Kent, Ohio, provides research-driven tree services, grounds maintenance and environmental consulting for residential, utility, commercial and environmental partners in the U.S. and Canada. With 11,000 employees, Davey Tree is the eighth largest employee-owned company in the U.S. Visit www.davey.com to learn more about Davey Tree and discover your next career opportunity.
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