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Groundsmen / Driver

Stockton, CA, USA

Job Type

Full & Part Time

About the Role

"Job Title: Groundsman/Driver

Job Summary:
We are seeking a reliable and hardworking Groundsman/Driver to join our Tree Care service business. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the Tree Climbers with pruning and removals, as well as operating and maintaining equipment, driving company vehicles, and ensuring all work is performed in compliance with safety standards and company policies.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Assist Tree Climbers with pruning and removals as needed.
Operate and maintain chainsaws, chippers, and other equipment.
Drive company vehicles and transport equipment to and from job sites.
Perform daily equipment inspections and maintenance.
Ensure all work is performed in compliance with industry safety standards and company policies.
Communicate effectively with crew members and customers to ensure a positive customer experience.
Maintain a clean and organized work area.
Adhere to all company policies and procedures.

High school diploma or equivalent.
Some experience in tree care or related field preferred but not required.
Valid driver's license and clean driving record.
Ability to lift heavy objects and use hand and power tools.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Willingness to work in all weather conditions.
Ability to follow instructions and adhere to safety standards.
Physical Demands:
The Groundsman/Driver position is physically demanding, requiring the ability to lift heavy objects, operate equipment, and work in all weather conditions.

We offer a competitive salary, benefits package, and opportunities for professional growth and development. If you have a passion for tree care, a strong work ethic, and a commitment to safety and quality, we encourage you to apply."


Overall, the ideal Groundsman for a tree service business should be physically fit, safety-conscious, and have a keen attention to detail. They should also have good communication skills, a valid driver's license, and be willing to learn from the more experienced team members.

  • Physical Fitness: The job of a Groundsman is physically demanding and requires the ability to lift heavy equipment and materials. The candidate should be in good physical condition and able to perform manual labor.

  • Safety Awareness: The Groundsman should have a strong awareness of safety procedures and protocols, and be able to identify potential hazards and mitigate risks.

  • Attention to Detail: The candidate should have a keen attention to detail and be able to follow instructions carefully, ensuring that equipment and materials are prepared properly.

  • Communication Skills: The Groundsman should be able to communicate effectively with team members and clients, ensuring that the job is completed to the client's satisfaction.

  • Driver's License: The candidate should have a valid driver's license and a clean driving record, as they may be required to drive company vehicles to job sites.

  • Equipment Maintenance: The Groundsman should have some basic knowledge of equipment maintenance and repair, as they will be responsible for maintaining and cleaning equipment on job sites.

  • Willingness to Learn: The ideal candidate should have a strong desire to learn and be willing to take direction from the more experienced team members.

  • Teamwork: The Groundsman should be a good team player and be able to work well with others, assisting the climbers and other team members as needed.

About the Company

Family owned and operated in Northern California. Headquartered in Stockton, California and serving the surrounding areas since 2014. We also proudly offer 24/7 Tree Care services.

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