Now Hiring: Experienced Tree Climbers

Tree Climber Job

Job Description:

We’re seeking experienced and skilled Tree Climbers to join our team. The Tree Climber will be responsible for climbing, pruning, and removing trees while ensuring the safety of themselves, their team, and the public. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of tree care practices, excellent climbing skills, and the ability to work efficiently and safely in a variety of conditions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Tree Pruning and Trimming:
    • Safely climb trees using ropes, harnesses, and other climbing equipment.
    • Prune trees for health, appearance, and safety using hand and power tools.
    • Remove dead or diseased branches to improve tree health and aesthetics.
  • Tree Removal:
    • Safely and efficiently remove trees as directed, ensuring minimal damage to the surrounding area.
    • Utilize rigging techniques to safely lower branches and tree sections to the ground.
    • Operate chainsaws, chippers, and other equipment as needed for tree removal.
  • Safety and Maintenance:
    • Adhere to all safety guidelines and protocols to prevent accidents and injuries.
    • Perform routine maintenance on climbing and cutting equipment.
    • Conduct pre-climb assessments to identify potential hazards.
  • Customer Service:
    • Communicate effectively with clients to understand their needs and provide recommendations for tree care.
    • Ensure customer satisfaction by delivering high-quality service and addressing any concerns promptly.
  • Team Collaboration:
    • Work collaboratively with other crew members to complete jobs efficiently.
    • Assist ground crew with cleanup and disposal of debris.


  • Experience:
    • Minimum of 2 years of experience as a professional tree climber or arborist.
    • Proficiency in tree climbing techniques, rigging, and the use of climbing equipment.
  • Skills and Abilities:
    • Strong knowledge of tree species, diseases, and pruning standards.
    • Excellent physical fitness and stamina.
    • Ability to work at heights and in varying weather conditions.
    • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Certifications:
    • ISA (International Society of Arboriculture) Certified Arborist or Tree Worker certification is preferred but not mandatory.
    • First Aid and CPR certification is a plus.
  • Licenses:
    • Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record.
    • Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) is an advantage but not required.

Working Conditions:

  • Physically demanding role requiring heavy lifting, climbing, and working in various weather conditions.
  • Use of personal protective equipment (PPE) including helmets, gloves, and safety harnesses.
  • Regular exposure to noise, dust, and potentially hazardous equipment.


  • Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications.
  • Health insurance.
  • Paid time off
  • Opportunities for professional development

To Apply: CLICK HERE and fill out the application

Executive Tree Care is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.