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Experienced Groundsmen - Tree Care Helper

Location: The Woodlands, TX, United States
Date Posted:
Req number: 56766
Job Type: Regular Full-Time
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Pay Range: -

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Description

At BrightView, the best teams are created and maintained here.  If you are searching for your next fulfilling career, picture yourself on a best-in-class team where you can grow to be your brightest.  We’re looking for a Grounds Person I (G-1). Can you picture yourself here?

Here’s what you’d do:

The Grounds Person Tree Care assists in the trimming and removal of trees, clearing, chipping and disposal of tree debris. Grounds Person I (G-1):  Entry level position; no prior experience or training required.

You’d be responsible for:

The primary function of this position is to work as a member of a tree crew which includes varying numbers of grounds workers, climbers, and crew leaders. A Grounds Person work as part of an effective tree care team and assists and supports the crew leader and climber in a variety of ways. 

  • Performs tree care activities that maintain safe and healthy trees for our clients. 
  • Responsible for daily equipment inspection and maintenance. 
  • Sets up safety items including positioning cones and signs and roping or taping off crew work areas.
  • Hands tools to the climber and receives tools from the climber using a rope to hoist them up into the tree.
  • Gathers branches into piles, transports to the chipper, feeds them into the chipper and unload tree trunks and chips at the appropriate facility.
  • Ensures that all operations, job sites and employees are safe and that the general public which might come into contact with the area will be safe.
  • Supports other team members in tree care activities and works as part of a team.
  • Communicates effectively with other crew members and the public. 

Grounds Person I (G-1) is an entry level position. Team members at the G-1 level will be taught all of the necessary skills to perform basic tree care operations on the ground, which include:

  • Arboricultural fundamentals: G-1 can perform basic tree care operations on the ground. 
  • Equipment operation: G-1 has introductory skills in the safe operation of powered equipment such as chippers, trucks, and blowers.
  • Tools: G-1 can effectively use hand tools such as a hand saws, pole pruners, rakes, and shovels to perform tree care tasks.
  • PPE: G-1 uses task specific Personal Protective Equipment according to industry standards and company protocols.
  • Jobsite Management: G-1 is responsible for keeping a jobsite clean and organized. A G-1 effectively implements plans to control vehicular and pedestrian traffic on the jobsite. The G-1 maintains a protected work zone.

 You might be a good fit if you have:

  • Able to successfully follow directions and established procedures related to roping and rigging, maintenance of equipment, adjustments to equipment, and reporting malfunctioning equipment.
  • Ability to perform mathematical operations (add, subtract, multiply and divide) using weight measurement, volume, and distance. Ability to calculate or estimate weight, volume and distance related to arboricultural field operations.
  • Apply critical thinking skills to understand and carry-out instructions. Perform standardized tasks with occasional variables encountered. 
  • Effective communication skills. 
    • Communicate using hand signals with climbers to ensure safety and to perform work within acceptable standards.
    • Communicate verbally with the general public to direct them safely around the work area. 

Here’s what to know about working here:

Here at BrightView, we’re as passionate about caring for our clients as we are about caring for each other. Though we’re the nation’s leading landscape company, we maintain a small company feel and supportive environment that makes our team members feel at home. 

If you’re looking to join a team of talented go-getters who tackle big vision projects other companies could only dream of, you just might have found your match. With our range of services, including landscape design, development, maintenance and enhancements, there’s no limit to what we can do, and what you can achieve.

Growing Everyday

Like the communities we serve, you are on a constant path of discovery to shape your career and personal development. In addition to best-in-class opportunities and competitive salary, you may be eligible for benefits and perks like:

  • Paid time off
  • Health and wellness coverage
  • 401k savings plan

Start Your Bright New Career Journey

 

BrightView is an Equal Employment Opportunity and E-Verify Employer.

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