Business / Organization Name: 
Connecticut Arborists
Contact Person: 
Eve Lisbin
Phone Number: 
2034590737
Street Address: 
P.O. Box 4042
City: 
Monroe
State: 
CT
Zip Code: 
06468
Job Title: 
Climber/Trainee
Job Description: 
Trim or removes tree by climbing or with the aid of an aerial lift device but only under the direct supervision of a crew leader or qualified climber. • Loads and unloads trucks with logs, brush and debris often weighing 25 lbs. Or more; lifts and feeds brush into brush chipper. • Works from the ground using hand saws, pole saws and pruners, hand pruners, loppers and gas-powered chain saws. • Drives trucks or operates other equipment as assigned. • Responsible for the inspection and proper working condition of all tools and equipment assigned to him or her. • Safeguards employees and public from hazards in and around the work area. • Helps enforce on-the-job safety practices. • Performs other related work as assigned.
Stockbridge Majors: 
Aboriculture
Application Deadline: 
Sunday, October 22, 2017
Minimum Qualifications: 
A total of three months’ experience working on a tree trimming crew as a ground person. • Must possess a valid driver’s license. • Must have valid first aid certification. • Must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of all knots, ropes and rigging devices used in tree trimming and removal operations. • Must know and understand all approved • Must be familiar with electrical hazards, appropriate operating procedure when in proximity to electrical conductors and aerial rescue techniques in the event of an emergency aloft. • Must successfully complete a performance review. • Must be able to work and maneuver at considerable heights under varying and sometimes adverse weather conditions. • Must possess physical strength and agility, good balance, good depth perception and the ability to hear verbal instructions from a distance. • Must be able to (or: be trained to) climb and descend trees using rope and safety saddle; to learn, administer and implement emergency rescue, techniques, including tree rescue and all applicable first aid techniques. • Must be able to quickly remove him/herself from a potential danger area.
Wage, Salary & Benefits Description: 
Pay based on experience