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9 Feb 2018

Full-Time Field Arborist – Ostvig Tree – Maple Plain, MN

Ostvig Tree – Posted by Find a Job in Minnesota Maple Plain, Minnesota, United States

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Job Description


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


Paid Vacation

Health Insurance

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

Required experience:

  • 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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