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Tree Climber Apprentice

Stockton, CA, USA

Job Type

Full & Part Time

About the Role

"Job Title: Apprentice Tree Climber

Job Summary:
We are seeking a motivated and dedicated Apprentice Tree Climber to join our Tree Care service business. The successful candidate will work closely with experienced Tree Climbers to learn the skills and techniques required for tree climbing, pruning, and removal.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Assist experienced Tree Climbers with tree climbing, pruning, and removal using industry-standard techniques and equipment.
Operate and maintain chainsaws, chippers, and other equipment under the guidance of experienced crew members.
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.
Perform daily equipment inspections and maintenance.
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.
Ability to work in all weather conditions and in high places.
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.
Valid driver's license and reliable transportation.
Physical Demands:
The Apprentice Tree Climber position is physically demanding, requiring the ability to climb trees, operate equipment, lift heavy objects, 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 willingness to learn, and a commitment to safety and quality, we encourage you to apply."


Overall, the ideal Apprentice Tree Climber for a tree service business should be physically fit, willing to learn, and have a keen attention to detail. They should also have a strong awareness of safety procedures, good communication skills, and be willing to work outdoors in various weather conditions. Having a valid driver's license and an educational background in arboriculture or forestry is also a plus.

  • Physical Fitness: The job of a Tree Climber is physically demanding, and the candidate should be in good physical condition, with the ability to climb trees and lift heavy objects.

  • Willingness to Learn: The ideal candidate should be eager to learn and willing to take direction from experienced Tree Climbers, supervisors, and management.

  • Attention to Detail: The candidate should have a keen attention to detail and be able to work with precision and accuracy, ensuring that trees are trimmed and pruned properly

  • Safety Awareness: The Apprentice Tree Climber should have a strong awareness of safety procedures and protocols and be willing to follow all company safety policies and guidelines.

  • 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.

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

  • Willingness to Work Outdoors: The candidate should be willing to work outdoors in various weather conditions, including extreme heat, cold, and rain.

  • Education: While not a requirement, a degree or coursework in arboriculture, forestry, or a related field is a plus and demonstrates the candidate's interest in the field.

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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