Ground Crew

Summary of Position:
Ground crew will be expected to haul brush and repeatedly lift loads of up to 50 lbs, assist climbers with work at height, and blow and rake job sites when work is complete. Crew members in this position will be offered training in proper pruning practices, and will be expected to work towards an understanding of ANSI A300 pruning standards and industry best management practices (BMPs) of pruning, as well as developing a familiarity with ANSI z133 safety standards.

Duties and Responsibilities :

  • Work from ladders to prune or remove trees and shrubs
  • Operate chainsaws, hedge trimmers, chippers, blowers
  • Use hand pruning tools (saw, hand pruners, pole saw, pole pruner)
  • Assist in rigging operations by controlling rigging lines and using lowering devices


  • Valid driver’s license with a clean record
  • Reliable transportation
  • Ability to work well on a team
  • Desire to learn Arboriculture as a trade, and willingness to take direction
  • Attention to detail and problem solving skills