Full-Time Field Arborist – Ostvig Tree – Maple Plain, MN
WE HAVE HALF-DAY BBQ/FRIDAYS!!!
Do you like being outside? Do you enjoy rock climbing or being in the trees…then this position is the one for you! You don’t have to be isolated in an office. This job will set you free for the outdoors as you conduct daily field work. We promote from within.
The position includes but is not limited to climbing trees with the aid of a ladder, safety belt, climbing line, or bucket truck. The position also includes working from the ground using hand-powered saws, pruners, etc. The job includes trimming/removing trees while lowering the tree to the ground with lines.
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Looking for experienced & no experienced candidates in rope and saddle
Preferred 1-3 years of experience in rope and saddle
Current driver’s license
Ideal position for someone that loves the outdoors, gardening, rock climbing or landscapes.
Prefect for a degree in Arboriculture, Forestry, Urban Forestry, Horticulture, Outdoor Recreation or a related field.
Able to lift at least 75 pounds to shoulder height
Ability to climb at least 40’ up a rope and climb a tree
Ability to pass a drug screen
Previous experience in landscaping is a plus but not necessary
Knowledge of the Spanish/Latin culture is a plus but not necessary
Previous experience as a landscaping foreman is a plus but not necessary
Knowing Spanish is a plus
Farming experience is preferred but not necessary
Commercial Drivers License (CDL, Class “A”) is preferred but not necessary
Prior experience with a chainsaw, pole pruner, hedge trimmer, bucket / boom truck, skid steer / bobcat, aerial lift, stump grinding, sprayer, 4-wheeler, pesticides, herbicides, and insecticides is a plus but not necessary
Other qualifications will be presented during the interview process
Very competitive, based on qualifications and experience, time and a half over 40 hours per week
Matching employer contribution to Simple Sep retirement account
Paid major holidays
Quarterly and year end production bonuses
Half-day Fridays (unless team member desires more hours)
No weekend work (unless team member desires more hours)
We will assist team member in getting their “Class A, CDL” drivers license and passing the
“Certified Arborist” examine
Year round work
At Ostvig Tree Care, we maintain a working culture that fosters the highest standards of integrity, respect, and professionalism. We seek those whose character is exemplary and provide them with a unique combination of independence, support, encouragement and opportunities for ongoing development, growth and education.
Job Type: Full-time
- rope and saddle: 1 year
Required licenses or certifications:
- Can you pass a drug test
- Driver’s license & a car to get to work
- Are you afraid of heights
- Can you lift 75 pounds
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