Climber, Arborist, Crew Lead (Phoenix, Valley Wide) SIGN ON BONUS*

  • August 04, 2021 4:04 PM
    Message # 10795283
    Amie Perea (Administrator)

    Climber, Arborist, Crew Lead at Ascending Tree Care

    Certified Arborist Or All Prerequisites for Certification


    •  $25 - $35/hour, based on experience and certifications
    • $1,000 sign-on bonus after completing the first 2 weeks
    • Bonus/Commission Potential

    Location: Phoenix, AZ Valley Wide

    Job Description

    • Tree trimming and removals, both commercial and residential

    • Utilizes ropes for work positioning at heights up to 70 feet, while pruning or removing trees

    • Properly maintains, prepares and operates all tools and equipment including hand tools, chainsaws, chippers, trucks, and aerial lifts

    • Coordinates disposal of wood and chips generated by crew for recycling

    • Manages work orders through completion  

    • Fosters teamwork and provides direction and mentoring to crew members as needed

    • Leads by example and ensures crew maintains highest safety and quality standards

    • Operates as part of crew with supporting groundman and assists with ground operations and cleanup as needed


    • Minimum of 2 years climbing/pruning experience (without spikes); including

    • Ability to set a tie-in-point utilizing Throwball and Throwline

    • Proficiency tying Climbing Hitches, Termination Knots, & Rigging Knots

    • Experience with proper pruning cuts per best industry standards

    • Experience with Sectional Tree Removal utilizing techniques to minimize Dynamic Loads

    • Experience felling with open-faced notch, hinge wood, and back cut for directional control

    • Aerial Lift Experience

    • Proper tree identification

    • Knowledge of best industry practices and safety regulations

    • Extensive experience and practice of safe chainsaw operation and maintenance

    • Excellent communication and team leadership skills

    • Customer service oriented and eagerness to learn and grow within our company

    • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record

    • ISA certification a plus (ISA arborist certification required within 12 months of employment)

    • ANSI A300 Pruning guidelines a plus

    • Bilingual a plus (English & Spanish)

    Full Time

    To Apply: Contact us at at or (602) 885-1696

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