Tree Groundsman Responsibilities:

  • Carrying out all maintenance duties allocated by the Foreman.
  • Understanding and carrying out verbal and written instructions.
  • Assisting Arborists with tree removals, pruning, and debris disposals.
  • Learning techniques and the proper use of tools from senior or more experienced crew members.
  • Safely using tools and equipment like chippers and chainsaws to carry out maintenance tasks.
  • Ensuring all sites are kept clean and free of hazards.
  • Inspecting equipment and tools and performing repairs and maintenance when required.
  • Using the appropriate gear and observing safety protocols.
  • Reporting any issues or safety hazards to the Foreman or other relevant parties.
  • Adhering to company and environmental regulations at all times.

Tree Groundsman Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Previous work experience as a Tree Groundsman or similar.
  • Good physical strength, fitness, vision, and hearing.
  • The ability to climb, stand, walk, kneel, and stoop.
  • The ability to transport heavy items.
  • Excellent balance and depth perception.
  • Superb communication skills.
  • The ability to follow written and verbal instructions.
  • The willingness to work during unfavorable weather conditions.
  • A positive attitude.

Job Information: 

Location: Christiansburg, VA