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Careers at Truetimber

Are you self-driven? Are you respectful and loyal to those around you and expect the same in return?

If so, we are looking for you! Truetimber Arborists is Richmond Virginia’s favorite and fastest growing tree care provider, and is always looking for men and women who share our values and commitment to professionalism.

The current positions we are hiring are outlined below.  Email us at info@truetimber.net or call the office at 218-8733 for instructions.

Truetimber Arborists, Inc., is one of the most popular tree service companies in Richmond and
due to our safety program has received Accreditation from the Tree Care Industry Association.

***  Now Hiring ***

Experienced Tree Climber

The ideal candidate will:

  • have 3-5 years experience in the tree care industry climbing trees
  • have or be capable of obtaining the ISA Certified Arborist certification
  • be very familiar with industry ANSI standards in climber safety and pruning
  • must have a valid VA Driver’s License, a good driving record and willing to obtain Class “B” CDL License
  • be able to effectively communicate with management/crew members/clients
  • be willing to demonstrate basic climbing skills during interview process
  • be willing to undertake a pre-employment physical examination to determine the suitability for this job
  • be required to obtain First-Aid and CPR training within 30 days of being hired

If you believe you are a good candidate for Truetimber then please contact us at info@truetimber.net.

Tree Climber Trainee

The ideal candidate will:

  • no previous experience in tree care required
  • have a strong desire to work in tree care industry climbing trees
  • must have a valid VA Driver’s License, a good driving record and willing to obtain Class”A” CDL License
  • be able to communicate effectively with management/crew members/clients
  • be willing to work safely, work as a team player, and work hard
  • be willing to undertake a pre-employment physical examination to determine suitability for job
  • be required to obtain first-aid and CPR training within 30 days of hire date

If you believe you are a good candidate for Truetimber then please contact us at 804-218-8733 or email us at info@truetimber.net

Crew Leader/Climber for Ornamental Pruning Program

Truetimber is currently searching for a Crew Leader who loves working with ornamental trees and shrubs and will maintain good long term relationships with our valuable clients.

The ideal candidate will:

  • be capable of training and managing ornamental pruning crew.
  • be able to work independently and be self-directed.
  • have above average computer skills.
  • be able to communicate effectively with clients and management to maintain excellent customer relations.
  • be experience with all applicable ANSI standards in arboriculture.
  • be willing and able to become an ISA certified arborist within 4 months of employment.
  • be willing and able to become a VNLA certified horticulturalist within the first 12 months of employment.
  • have excellent identification skills of both trees and woody ornamentals for the basis of proper pruning.
  • have an expert knowledge of proper boxwood and crapemyrtle pruning.
  • must have a valid VA driver’s license and be willing to obtain Class “B” CDL license.
  • have at least 2 years of experience in the tree care industry pruning trees of all sizes.
  • have a proven track record to set and achieve goals and the ability to be a team player.
  • be willing to demonstrate basic climbing skills during interview process.

Job Duties/Activities include but are not limited to:

  • occasionally working atop a 12′-14′ orchard ladder.
  • will be required to prune hedges with gas-powered hedge shears.
  • be willing and able to climb small trees (below 50 feet) for pruning or occasionally removal purposes.
  • in storm situations, Ornamental Pruning employees may be needed for emergency storm damage tree work, and snow removal in the winters.
  •  may, on occasion, contact poison ivy.
  • will have to effectively back a large truck and chipper or trailer into tight spaces/driveways.
  • will have to use a chainsaw for ground work and on occasion, aerial work.

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Contact: Peter Girardi at 804-218-8733 or info@truetimber.net