Groundperson

Application Deadline

Location

Springfield , Massachusetts

If you're looking for a career in the tree care industry.. ..come join our team and grow with us! ArborTech Tree Services currently has an opening for an experienced Groundperson. Candidates must have good communication skills and work efficiently, individually, and as part of a team. A Groundperson reports directly to a Crew Leader. This crew member responsible for all groundwork, including the operation of various pieces of power equipment. As part of the ArborTech tree crew, it is imperative that he/she provides quality work in a safe and timely manner.

Essential Functions:

  • Uses a chainsaw to cut brush, logs, and stumps of larger trees
  • Gather brush and feed brush into a wood chipper
  • Services truck, chipper, and equipment, maintaining them in neat, clean, and specified mechanical order
  • Works around hazardous equipment
  • Works around excessive noise from machines, chain saws, wood chipper, with hearing protection
  • Works in all temperatures and weather and will be exposed to nature, i.e., irritating plants, biting or stinging insects, dust, etc
  • Works on un-level ground
  • Works around falling limbs with protection

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be able to work long hours and overtime during emergencies
  • Must be able to operate and service all required tools and equipment
  • Must have a valid driver's license
  • Experience preferred, but willing to train the right candidate

Benefits include:

  • Health & Dental Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Earned Paid Time Off
  • Retirement Simple IRA Plan with Employer Match

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $16.00-$19.00 based on experience with opportunities for growth

Interested candidates, please email resume to ArborTech's Office Manager, Christine Blair at [email protected]