Lewis Tree Service, Inc Arborist - Tree Trimmer / Tree Climber in Buffalo, New York
There’s nothing like it – being up in the trees. Once you experience that sense of freedom and adventure, it becomes a part of you. We want to help grow that passion with career opportunities, supportive leadership and a dedication to safety.We’re the second-largest vegetation management company in North America… and always growing. But really, we’re in the people success business, we just happen to trim trees.Who you are…Open-Minded: open to new ideas, willing to listen and observe, humbleLove the Outdoors: enjoys varying environments/weather, not afraid to get dirty, adventurousSelf-Motivated: driven, strong work ethic, willing to “do what it takes”Adaptable: can think on your feet, nimble, flexibleCollaborative: strong people skills, able to give and receive constructive feedback, willing to speak-upWhat you’ll do:Be part of a tight-knit crew working in a team environmentPerform line clearing and tree trimming duties for Lewis Tree Service’s utility customers including pruning trees and limbs, trimming or removal of trees as well as removing broken limbs from wires, roofs, etc.Climb trees for manual trimming and removals in and above the power lines.Prepare, operate and maintain all tools and equipment including hand tools, chainsaws, chippers, and aerial lifts.Remove limbs and brush, cleanup and dispose of debris.Mixing and apply spray chemicals, preserving desirable vegetationSafeguard employees and the public from hazards in and around the working area. Help enforce on the job safety practices.What you’ll need:At least one year experience as a crew member as Trimmer or equivalent, working around utility wires.Knowledge of trees including identification, growth habits and correct arboriculture techniques for the trimming, pruning, repairing, maintaining and removing, as applicable to working close to energized conductors.Ability to perform physical labor such as lifting a minimum of 50 lbs. to shoulder height or more. Capable of operating two-handed equipment (chain saw, circular saw, etc.) and have the physical ability to endure extreme climate variances. Willing and able to obtain specialized training and certifications as required, such as: Local, state and federal licenses including CDL A or B if applicable, Class D license requiredFirst Aid and CPR cardsPass a pre-employment drug test and job duty skills testsWe offer…Specialized paid training & certificationsCareer advancement opportunitiesPaid time offEmployee assistance programLewis Tree Service is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity for both applicants and employees. Lewis Tree Service prohibits unlawful discrimination or harassment of employees and applicants on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age (40+), religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic, all employment decisions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training, apprenticeship, promotion, demotion, transfer, lay-off and termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Lewis Tree Service’s practices and policies are administered in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.