Groundsman

Craft Tree Care is a small business with a vision to excel in the North Idaho tree service industry. To be a part of this team means that you are ready to work hard and have a desire to excel at your job. As the company grows, so will you and your position in the company.

 

Job Type: Part-Time; permanent or seasonal

 

Starting Pay: $16-$25/hour depending on experience level.

There will be a 60-day probationary period with the pay rate at $16-20/hour depending on your experience level.

 

Schedule: Monday - Friday. During peak season (Spring - Fall), you may work up to 40 hours/week. During slow season, you may work a minimum of 15 hours/week. Please note that this business is open to emergency jobs, so it is important to be as flexible as possible during emergency situations. 

 

Experience: 1-2 years as a groundsman for a tree service company preferred, but not required.

 

Benefits:

  • Paid holidays

  • Unpaid Time Off

  • Accident coverage (paid by CTC)

  • Dental, Life, Critical offered for purchase

 

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Basic knowledge of safety procedures and work with the crew lead & Foreman to ensure the team is meeting safety standards.

  • Operate chainsaws, boom trucks, loaders, stump chippers, brush chippers, tractors, trucks, and other equipment and tools.

  • Clean, sharpen, and lubricate saws, tools and equipment.

  • Operate shredding and chipping equipment, and feed limbs and brush into the machines independently and as a team.

  • Load debris and refuse onto trailers/trucks and haul it away for disposal.

  • Collect debris and refuse from tree trimming and removal operations into piles, using hands, shovels, rakes or other tools.

  • Split logs

 

 

Qualifications:1-2 years, groundsman for tree service company preferred, but not required.

  • Lift heavy objects over 50 pounds (such as dragging brush, carrying logs, lifting equipment.)

  • Able to safely operate a chainsaw under stressful, fast paced conditions while being exposed to the weather outdoors.

  • Positive attitude is a must. Highly motivated, with focus on safety and excellent customer service.

  • Work and maneuver at varying heights under sometimes adverse weather conditions.

  • Punctual and professional.

  • Can pass a random drug test.

 

Please submit a brief cover letter and resume to CraftTreeCare@gmail.com or call Nick at (208)620-8242. If you do not have experience in the tree industry, please explain why you are applying.

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