Nye’s Tree Service, is a family owned business since 1999. We know that our employees are the foundation of a successful business.  We take pride in our customer service, safety and job satisfaction. We are committed to providing our employees with training and advancement opportunities.

 

Nye’s tree service is currently looking for team players for the following positions:

 

Ground Person – General Tree Work

Qualifications

• Must possess a valid driver’s license.

• Must pass company-driving test.

• Must be able to work outdoors under varying and sometimes adverse weather conditions.

Responsibilities

• Loads and unloads trucks with logs, brush and debris often weighing 75 lbs. Or more; feeds brush into chipper.

• Uses hand lines to lower limbs

• Keeps work area clean and orderly.

• Carriers, lays out and stows materials, tools and equipment at work site.

• Works from the ground using handsaws, poles saws.

• Drives trucks or operates other equipment as assigned.

• Services trucks and equipment. Keeps trucks and other assigned equipment in a neat and orderly fashion.   Reports the need for repairs to truck and equipment to crew leader.

• Safeguards employees and public from hazards in and around the work area, staying in frequent voice    communication with workers aloft.

• Helps enforce job safety practices.

• Pass a background check and Drug screen.


Climber

Qualifications

• Knowledgeable about the daily maintenance and safe operation of all equipment commonly used in tree care.

• Must possess a valid driver’s license.

• Must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of all knots, ropes and rigging devices used in tree trimming and removal operations.

• Must know and understand all approved operating procedures that apply to the climber job description.

• Must be familiar with electrical hazards, appropriate operating procedures when in proximity to electrical conductors and aerial techniques in the event of an emergency aloft.

• Must successfully complete a performance review.

• Must be able to work and maneuver at considerable heights under varying and sometimes adverse weather conditions.

• Must possess physical strength and agility, good balance, good depth perception and the ability to hear verbal instructions from a distance.

• Must be able to (or: be trained to) climb and descent trees using rope and safety saddle; to learn, administer and implement emergency rescue techniques, including tree rescue and all applicable first aid techniques; must be able to quickly remove him/herself from a potential danger area.

Responsibilities

• Report to office punctually each day prepared to work a full day.

• Assist in preparing truck and materials needed for day’s work at crew leader’s direction.

• Shall perform professional tree maintenance activities as directed by crew leader.

• Shall help to maintain and keep track of all tools and/or equipment used in daily operation.

• Shall constantly observe and practice climbing and tree maintenance skills in a continued effort to improve his own professional skills.

• Shall use all equipment and perform all jobs safely, making accident prevention a part of daily conduct.

• Shall be ready and willing to assist other crew members in all aspects of daily activities and shall be capable of taking a leadership role when required.

• Pass a background check and Drug screen.


Crew Leader

Qualifications

• Meets qualifications of subordinate positions on the crew.

• Must be able to follow written or verbal orders.

• Must be able to delegate work and accept responsibility.

• Must be punctual and reliable.

Responsibilities

• Reports to the office each day, prepared to work a full day.

• Receives daily job cards from supervisor or sales representatives and discusses any special instructions that may apply.

• Directs crewmembers to prepare equipment, tools and supplies necessary for the day’s work.

• Upon arrival at the job site, directs crew in a safe, professional performance of work to be done, organizes the job assignments and their progression so that work is completed as efficiently as possible.

• The crew leaders on-the-job responsibilities consist of:

Notifying client of presence on property

Assigning specific tasks to crew members and supervising performance.

Insisting that crewmembers wear personal safety equipment and practice proper safe conduct on the jobs.

Designating break and lunch time.

Directing cleanup of the job site and making sure all equipment and supplies are secured on the truck.

Inspecting the work performed to be sure it is done to job card specifications then notifying client that work has been completed.

Keeping accurate records of time, equipment and material used.

Making notes on the job order for the representative, which pertain to the job

 

• Upon arrival at the office, returns unused material and equipment not normally carried on truck.

• Re-stock needed supplies on truck and performs routine maintenance on equipment or informs supervisor of damaged equipment and needed supplies.

• Pass a background check and Drug screen.