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

 

Starting Pay: $16-$20/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. There also may be some weekend jobs throughout the year, but the majority of work will be scheduled during the week.

 

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

 

Benefits:

  • Paid holidays

More benefits to be added in the near future.

 

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.

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