Climbing Arborist Trainee

Davey Tree Expert Company Published: June 19, 2019
Aurora, Colorado
Job Type
Natural Resources/ Restoration / Skilled & Technical Labor /
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~ The Davey Tree Expert Company has U.S. and Canadian operations in more than 47 states and five provinces and provides a variety of tree care, grounds maintenance and consulting services for the residential, utility, commercial, and government markets. ~

Founded in 1880, Davey has been employee-owned for 35 years and has more than 8,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit our website.

Position Overview

Davey Residential, a division of The Davey Tree Expert Company, is pleased to offer a key opportunity as a Climbing Arborist Trainee / Trimmer. Applications accepted until suitable candidate is selected.


  • Provides tree trimming services
  • Utilize ropes for work positioning at heights up to 60 feet, while pruning or removing trees
  • Services provided include pruning treetops, repairing damaged trees by trimming or removal as well as removing broken limbs from wires, roofs, and other objects
  • Learn tree identification and ANSI A300 Pruning guidelines
  • Properly maintain, prepare and operate all tools and equipment including hand tools, chainsaws, chippers, and aerial lifts
  • Operates as part of a tree crew with supporting Groundman and Crew Foreman while progressively learning new skills
  • Make satisfactory progress in Davey's Career Development Program 


  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Driver’s license required. 
  • Commercial driver’s license a PLUS!
  • Completion of Davey Tree Trimmer Orientation Program upon hire
  • Certificates and Licenses if necessary
  • Pesticide license, if required by state law
  • Willingness to work outside in a variety of weather conditions
  • Pre-employment Drug Screen and Social Security verification required


  • Full time hourly position.
  • Compensation based on qualifications and experience.
  • Generous performance incentive plan.
  • Davey offers excellent benefits, the opportunity to buy Davey stock after 1 year, and industry related training and special Davey training courses.

Additional Information

  • Requisition Number: 38740  
  • Company Name: The Davey Tree Expert Company 
  • Service Line: 1RES - Kent-Residential & Commercial Services 
  • Employment Type: Regular 
  • Job Type: Full Time 
  • Education Level Required: High School Diploma / GED 
  • Work Experience Required: 1 - 2 years 
  • Travel Expectations: Up to 25% 

~ The Davey Tree Expert Company and CLS are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Davey is Employee Owned. Military Veterans are encouraged to apply. ~

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