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Company: Noah's Park Tree Care
Location: Sun Valley
Posted on: January 9, 2022

Job Description:

1. Ground Worker Level 1 (0-6 months experience ) $14-$16/hr
a. Identify PPE used for tasks
b. Demonstrates consistent use of PPE without regular reminder or prompting
c. Fuels saws and organizes tools
d. Ability to use clean up tools; Rake, Broom, Shovel, blower
e. Consistently aware of operations and hazards
f. Keeps up With ground operations; dragging, chipping, final clean up
g. Ability to distinguish between gear used for climbing and for rigging

2. Ground Worker Level 2 (06-18 months experience) $16-$18/hr
a. Always uses PPE for all tasks with no prompting
b. Basic saw use and maintenance
c. Basic felling ability (USFS class A equivalent)
d. Basic knot knowledge
i. Able to tie on saws, pole saws, rigging lines and other equipment for climber quickly and effectively
ii. Can tie Bowline, Running Bowline, Clove Hitch, Figure 8 or stopper knot, Endline Clove hitch w half hitches, Slip Knot, Sheet Bend, Fishermans
e. Ability to Identify rigging gear and items asked for by climber
f. Beginning to ID trees in the field
g. Understands proper pruning cuts and can use hand tools to perform proper tree maintenance from the ground
h. Ability to run ropes and rig from the ground in basic rigging situations
i. Ability to run equipment such as mini tracked loaders, stump grinders and chippers with moderate supervision
j. Can drive vehicles and trailers

3. Ground Worker Level 3 (18-36 month experience) $18-$20/hr
a. Can Sharpen and maintain saws quickly and effectively with little to no supervision
b. Intermediate Felling ability (USFS class B equivalent)
c. Ability to run ropes in all rigging operations and all rigging situations
d. Continuing to Learn Tree ID and Biology
e. Can drive vehicles and dump trucks with little supervision

4. Ground Crew Lead (12-24 months experience) $20-$25/hr
a. Ability to lead Ground Crew operations with minimal input or supervision
b. Ability to delegate duties to other ground crew members
c. Advanced/ Hazardous Felling ability (USFS class C equivalent)
d. Ability to communicate with customers if supervisor is not available
e. Ability to use all equipment and lead small pruning and chipping jobs with minimal or no supervision
f. Can drive vehicles and dump trucks without supervision
g. CDL drivers lisence
h. Knowledge of NPTC operational Software including but not limited to Arbor Plus, chip drop, Google Drive, GPS maps and Slack
i. College degree in Forestry or equivalent experience
j. Certified Arborist

Keywords: Noah's Park Tree Care, Sparks , Groundsman, Other , Sun Valley, Nevada

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