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Job Title: Tree Groundsman

Job Summary: We are seeking a skilled and safety-conscious Tree Groundsman to join our team. The Tree Groundsman will be responsible for assisting the tree climbers in the removal of trees, trimming of branches, and general maintenance of trees and shrubs. The ideal candidate will have experience in tree care and a strong commitment to safety.


  • Assist tree climbers in the removal of trees and trimming of branches
  • Operate and maintain equipment such as chainsaws, chippers, and stump grinders
  • Perform general maintenance of trees and shrubs, including pruning and fertilizing
  • Ensure safety procedures are followed at all times
  • Communicate effectively with team members and clients
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Experience in tree care or related field
  • Ability to operate and maintain equipment
  • Strong commitment to safety
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • Ability to work outdoors in various weather conditions
  • Valid driver's license and reliable transportation

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to climb trees and work at heights
  • Ability to stand, walk, and bend for extended periods of time
  • Ability to work in various weather conditions


  • Competitive salary
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Opportunities for advancement

Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Tree Groundsman

What is the best way to find and hire a Tree Groundsman near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Tree Groundsman applicants. Employers posting their Tree Groundsman job on Indeed get about 11 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Tree Groundsman applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Tree Groundsman are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 12 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 23 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Tree Groundsman positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Tree Groundsman role?
SMS has 90% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Tree Groundsman job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Tree Groundsmen are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 200% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Tree Groundsman applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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