Please join us in meeting our year round customer needs while working with the best and the brightest in the DFW metroplex! We are TCIA accredited since 2006 (the 2nd accredited in Texas). We offer competitive pay, internal training, and PAID TIME OFF. We are an equal opportunity employer, that consistently works to promote from within. We believe tree care work is a highly skilled trade offering interested individuals a genuine career path.
Tree Care Services Crew Leader
The tree services crew leader will be responsible for the work performed by him and his crew including all pruning and removals and other services performed by PTS. The crew leader will be responsible for job safety, ob quality, and all equipment under his care including his truck, chipper and all tree climbing gear issued to him and his crew.
Tree climbers level 2-3 (TC 2 and TC 3)
The TC 2 individual will be an experienced tree climber able to perform all aspects of tree care including but not limited to the pruning and knowledge of the various types of trees PTS normally cares for. The TC 3 individual will be able to remove dangerous trees using approved rigging and lowering methods as well as being able to perform other more complex tree care duties.
Tree climbers level 1 (TC1)
The TC 1 individual will be learning all aspects of the tree care industry while performing tree care services under the direction of a crew leader and/or a TC 2 individual.
Tree Services Ground persons
The Tree Services Ground Person will conduct all work on the ground with no climbing at all. The ground man will use chain saws and chippers to clean debris from the work area.
PHC (Plant Health Care) Technician
The PHC Technician will be responsible for mixing measuring and applying fertilization materials via specialized PHC trucks and tanks.
- Must be able to work outdoors under varying and sometimes adverse weather conditions.
- Must be able to hear verbal instructions from a distance.
- Must have valid first aid certification. We will provide.
- Must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of all knots, ropes and rigging devices used in tree trimming and removal operations.
- Must be familiar with electrical hazards, appropriate operating procedure when in proximity to electrical conductors and aerial rescue techniques in the event of an emergency aloft.
- Must be able to work and maneuver at considerable heights under varying and sometimes adverse weather conditions.
- Must possess physical strength and agility, good balance, good depth perception
- Must be able to (or: be trained to) climb and descend trees using rope and safety saddle; to learn, administer and implement emergency rescue, techniques, including tree rescue and all applicable first aid techniques.
- Must be able to quickly remove him/herself from a potential danger area.
- The employee must be able to climb trees from ground level to 100' with full climbing gear and tools weighing approximately 15 to 25 pounds at least 25% of the time.
- Must demonstrate the ability to establish and maintain working relationships with co-workers and supervisors
- Must demonstrate the ability to follow verbal and or written instructions.
- Must demonstrate the ability to work under stress and handle stressful situations.
- Must demonstrate the ability to meet deadlines.
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms, including overhead lifting, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to climb and sit.
- Report to office punctually each day prepared to work a full day.
- Assist in preparing truck and materials needed for day’s work at crew leader’s direction.
- Shall perform professional tree maintenance activities as directed by crew leader.
- Shall help to maintain and keep track of all tools and/or equipment used in daily operation.
- Shall constantly observe and practice climbing and tree maintenance skills in a continued effort to improve his own professional skills.
- Shall inspect all equipment and perform all jobs safely, making accident prevention a part of daily conduct.
- Shall be ready and willing to assist other crew members in all aspects of daily activities and shall be capable of taking a leadership role when required.
- Trim or removes tree by climbing or with the aid of an aerial lift device but only under the direct supervision of a crew leader or qualified climber.
- Loads and unloads trucks with logs, brush and debris often weighing 25 lbs. or more; lifts and feeds brush into brush chipper.
- Works from the ground using hand saws, pole saws and pruners, hand pruners, loppers and gas-powered chain saws.
- Safeguards employees and public from hazards in and around the work area.
- Performs other related work as assigned.
- Uses hand lines to lower limbs and equipment
- Keeps work area clean and orderly.
- Services trucks and equipment. Keeps trucks and other assigned equipment in a neat and orderly fashion. Reports the need for repairs to truck and equipment to crew leader.