Part-Time Tree Climber

Application Deadline


Salem , Massachusetts

Do you want to work outdoors? Do you want to work in a challenging and rewarding atmosphere that with a change of scenery everyday? Do you enjoy meeting new people and helping homeowners?

Spruced Up is a woman-owned business dedicated to providing clients with top quality tree and shrub care. We care about providing a work environment for tree professionals that is diverse, cooperative and friendly.

Spruced Up Tree & Shrub is looking for an experienced, Climber/Lift Operator who is enthusiastic about tree health and preservation. The primary role of the Climber/Lift Operator is to manage the job site for efficiency and safety and to perform all necessary tasks in order to ensure a successful client engagement. Applicants with their own climbing gear are preferred but we’re willing to meet with all qualified and interested candidates.


  • Preferred Degree in Horticulture, Arboriculture, Forestry or related fields
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Must be able to drive a Manual Transmission Vehicle and back/maneuver a trailer.
  • Abide by the rules of a DRUG-FREEworkplace


  • Ability to perform physical work for an extended period of time
  • Be responsible, reliable and able to work effectively without close supervision
  • Knowledge of and experience using tree service safety standards
  • Perform all required climbing duties on job assignments; with assistance from Climber Assistant
  • Safely operate chainsaws and chipper
  • Demonstrate proper application of approved knots, climbing techniques and procedures, pruning skills, and rigging skills
  • Demonstrate proper cabling, bracing and propping techniques
  • Equipment Care and Maintenance: grease, sharpen blades, clean regularly
  • Successfully perform an annual Aerial Rescue training 1x a year
  • Must aquire First Aid certification as soon as possible; First Responder training a plus
  • Ability and willingness to train Climber Assistant with oversight from Owner

The ideal candidate will be a hard working professional with a passion for tree and shrub care and a cooperative attitude. Must be available Mon-Sat for the required daytime hours.