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Tree Climber Defensible Space (Truckee)

Elements Mountain Co.

17356 Northwoods Blvd
compensation: $30-36 per hour DOE
employment type: full-time
job title: Tree Climber Defensible Space
NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR SPRING/SUMMER 2024

Position: Defensible Space Tree Climber 

Pay: $30-36 per hour DOE

Reports to: Defensible Space Operations Supervisor

Position Overview:

As the Tree Climber you will be responsible for the more complex tree removals and pruning where an experienced climber is necessary to complete the job safely and efficiently.   

Qualifications:

- Valid Driver’s License and acceptable driving record
- Team player who can communicate and work well with others
- Uncompromising attention to detail
- Ability to work outdoors in extreme weather conditions 
- Ability to occasionally work in a high stress - fast-paced environment
- Must consider safety and courtesy high priorities
- Willingness to learn and develop new skills 
- Must demonstrate the ability to adapt to environments and situations
- Ability to lift and carry 50-100lbs
- Minimum 3 years of tree climbing experience including pruning and removals preferred
- Preferably 3 years experience in the Arboriculture industry

Responsibilities Include (but not limited to):

- Climbing trees using approved climbing equipment according to ANSI Z133.1 industry standards
- Trimming, pruning, and shaping trees and shrubs according to ANSI A300 industry standards
- Static and dynamic cabling, bracing, bolting, guying trees and branches
- Specialized skills needed to operate and perform general maintenance on equipment such as a chipper, stump grinder, and chainsaw, and other various tools safely and responsibly, according to ANSI Z133 and company standards.
- Ability to tie tree industry knots
- Skill to hoist tools and equipment, safely lower branches with ropes, use a block and tackle
- Daily inspection of all personal climbing and safety equipment including ropes, saddle, PPE
- 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
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.

post id: 7748906424

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