Vegetation Management - Trimmer/Climber/Operator/Groundman

Hartselle, AL posted on November 23

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Essential Functions

    • Safeguard employees and the public from hazards in the work area. Establish safety barriers to protect the public.
    • Trim and/or remove trees by climbing. This includes using a ladder, lift truck, climbing line and using hand powered saws/pruners.
    • Use hand spray equipment to spray stumps to prevent future growth.
    • Cut branches and/or trunk sections into manageable pieces to lower to the ground.
    • Safely operate the wood chipper.
    • Service and maintain tools and equipment.
    • Willing to help train new employees.
    • Work safely in close proximity to energized power lines.
    • Ability to work in various climates and weather conditions.
    • Work from varying heights and unstable terrain.
    • Safely operate company tools and equipment.
    • Work in an area where there are potential falling limbs.
    • Must have the ability to repair minor damages to customer property and/or public property due to damage incurred from tree trimming work.
    • Must be trained in tree and bucket rescues.

Possible work locations include but not limited to Cullman, Birmingham, Traford.



    • Must pass pre-employment drug test.
    • Must have a valid driver’s license.
    • Must pass a background check.
    • Must have good hand eye coordination.
    • Must have the ability and knowledge to repair tools and equipment as needed.
    • Must be able to lift and maneuver up to fifty pounds.
    • Must be able to work with hands above your head for extended periods of time.
    • Must be able to walk, climb and work from various heights. Perform tree trimming work in uneven, slippery and unfavorable weather conditions.
    • Must be able to work long hours, possible overtime and holidays.
    • Subject to be on call for work that is needed (for example: storms).
    • Must be able to enter and exit vehicles numerous times a day.
    • Must be able to wear PPE.
    • Must be able to work in a safe manner.
    • Must be able to perform work and withstand exposure to all types of weather. (for ex. Heat, rain, sun, cold, snow)
    • Must be able to work exposed to various things in nature (for ex. Stinging/biting insects, irritating plants, and dust)