Tree Climber - 2 Positions

Application Deadline


Cambridge , Massachusetts

Reporting to the Superintendent of Urban Forestry and Landscapes, performs semi-skilled manual labor in connection with the general care of trees where climbing is required.  Cuts trees, repairs, and trims trees and shrubs; performs related tasks in the repair, maintenance, and care of trees and shrubs.  Uses a variety of power and hand tools necessary to perform tree care and maintenance.  Operates backhoes, small excavators, pick-up trucks, dump trucks, bucket trucks, panel trucks, or other vehicles with a rated capacity of 26,001 pounds.

Performs other semi-skilled and unskilled manual tasks necessary for the performance of work.  May supervise a small crew of workers at a lower skill level such as laborers, helpers, and maintenance workers.  Performs other duties as required from time to time including snow and other inclement weather or emergency duties.

One year of tree climbing experience.  Department may conduct a practical assessment to confirm skill level. Must possess a current and valid Commercial Driver’s License Classification B and 1-B Hoisting Engineer License$27.60 - $32.22 per hour + excellent benefits. To apply, please complete a labor service application form (click on link) and return via email to [email protected]  We are an AA/EEO Employer.

For a complete job description, visit the link below.

City Of Cambridge - View Job Listing (