Ground Operations Technician / Arborist Trainee – Distribution
PAY RANGE: $39000 - $45000 Annually
Lucas Tree Experts, a leader in the tree care industry, is looking for motivated individuals to join our team as Ground Operations Technicians/Arborist Trainees. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and willing to learn all aspects of the trade: felling, climbing, rigging, equipment operation, and vegetation management.
No experience in the tree industry necessary! Lucas Tree Experts provides FREE on-the-job training for those willing, able, and interested in learning this skilled trade.
Are you looking for a company that provides career advancement opportunities?
Lucas Tree Experts will not only pay for your licensing and certifications to advance your career in the Tree Industry, but they will also provide wage increases for each that is obtained along the way.
Why Lucas Tree Experts?
This is a full time, year-round, outdoor, physical labor opportunity. Duties: manual removal of vegetation from work areas, safely operating various forestry equipment (woodchipper, hydraulic equipment, chainsaws) and performing line clearance, pruning, and removals.
Must be able to work 45 hours weekly.
Must be 18 years of age with a High School Diploma/GED/or equivalent.
Must have a current and valid driver’s license with reliable transportation.
Must be able to work outside in various types of weather.
Must be physically able to perform the requirements of the position (i.e., walk on uneven grounds, carry 75 lbs.)
Must be willing to work at varying heights up to 75 feet.
Must be willing and able to learn how to run a bucket truck & operate equipment safely.
Must be willing and able to obtain a CDL A or B license.
Must be willing and able to obtain, and maintain licenses & certifications as required by the position in order to grow your career.
Must be able to successfully complete a post offer physical & drug screen as well as a background and motor vehicle check.
Successful professionals at Lucas Tree Experts have come from a variety of backgrounds, including Utility Line Clearance, Integrated Vegetation Management, Arboriculture, Field Operations Management, Supervisor, Environmental Studies, Horticulture, Arborist, Forestry, Off-Road, Natural Resource Management, Storm Restoration, and Landscape Maintenance.
Lucas Tree Experts offers paid, hands-on, on-the-job training, paid educational courses for advancement in the industry. We also offer safety and bonus incentive programs as well as a complete benefits package.
Come work for a company that offers advancement opportunities and a great quality of work life!
*Please Note: Correspondence will be primarily via e-mail. Please provide us with a working e-mail on your application. If you don't hear from Lucas Tree within a day, please check your spam folder.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $39,000.00 - $45,000.00 per year
Supplemental pay types:
Work Location: On the road
200 - 500
$50M - $200M
John Lucas founded the company three generations ago to help the power company complete the electrification of rural Maine. Today, we build on a broad base of loyal employees and customers. We've been present at the birth of most major developments in the tree care industry over the past half century, and we enjoy our leadership role. Since its founding, Lucas Tree Experts has become more diversified. Our service area has also grown, moving south into Massachusetts and South Carolina, west to the Great Lakes, north into several Canadian Provinces. The future of our company will be driven by a ...determination to remain an industry leader. This committment includes: constant training and retraining of our dedicated work force, regular acquisition of new and more sophisticated tools and equipment, continued willingness to venture into new service areas, re-direction into emerging services. We've worked long and hard in the treecare industry, and we see ourselves as one of its leaders. In the years ahead, we will continue to embrace innovation and continue to demand excellence from our workers. Most of all, we will endeavor to earn our customer's loyalty by exceeding their expectations. Safety and training are among the cornerstones of all Lucas Tree operations. Industry endorsed programs are regularly reviewed and practiced to ensure the workforce is a safe and efficient as possible. All employees have the opportunity to learn new skills or improve on their existing experience.
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