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Bartlett Tree Experts Arborist Ground Person in Billerica, Massachusetts

If you enjoy working outdoors in a professional and safe environment, consider a career with Bartlett Tree Experts! At Bartlett, we value a strong culture of excellence in safety, scientific research, lifelong learning, and career development.

As an Arborist Ground Person, you will be an integral member of a tree care crew working alongside Bartlett's dedicated team of arborists, gaining practical field experience in scientific tree and shrub care on commercial and residential properties. This is a unique entry-level opportunity to develop your career in arboriculture through hands-on, on-the-job training.

We offer competitive compensation, as well as:

  • A safety-first culture and professional workplace

  • Advancement opportunities - we promote from within

  • Medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance

  • 401k retirement plan

  • Paid time off and holidays

  • Industry credential/license pay increases - we encourage and invest in your professional development

  • Company provided uniforms, PPE, gear, and equipment

  • Boot reimbursement up to $150

  • Access to training, continuing education programs, and a variety of resources provided by the Bartlett Tree Experts Research Laboratories in Charlotte, NC

To find out more about what life is like at Bartlett, check us out on Instagram @LifeatBartlett.

As an Arborist Ground Person, you will play an important role in:

  • Learning through on-the-job training to safely perform all aspects of arboriculture, including:

  • Pruning

  • Rigging

  • Cabling and bracing

  • Removals

  • Properly maintaining and operating equipment (hand tools, chainsaws, chippers, and aerial lifts)

  • Implementing work zone safety procedures

  • Assisting Arborist Climbers and Arborist Crew Leaders working on the ground and aloft

  • Assisting with driving, backing, dumping, and parking duties

  • Learning, understanding, and adhering to all safety rules and company safety policies

  • A passion for nature, the environment, and the outdoors

  • Ability to pass a criminal background check

  • Interest in working outdoors year-round performing manual labor in all weather conditions

  • A positive attitude, willingness to learn, and ability to participate within a multi-disciplinary team

  • Prior tree care, landscaping, forestry, or horticulture experience is preferred but not required

  • Valid driver's license and clean motor vehicle record

  • Degree in Arboriculture, Forestry, Horticulture, Plant Science, Landscape Management, Environmental Science or a related field OR prior experience working in the tree care industry is preferred but not required

The F. A. Bartlett Tree Expert Company is an Equal Opportunity and E-Verify Employer.



Production Arborist


Regular Full-Time

ID: 2023-22865

External Company URL: https://englishcareers-bartlett.icims.com