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Lewis Tree Service, Inc Arborist - Grounds Person in Dayton, Ohio


Working behind a counter or on the sales floor isn’t for you. You’re looking for something bigger… where you can work outside and grow your career. If this sounds like you, then a Groundsperson job at Lewis Tree is a great way to get into the industry.

We’re the second largest vegetation management company in North America … and always growing. But really, we’re in the people success business, we just happen to trim trees.

Who you are…

  • Open-Minded: open to new ideas, willing to listen and observe, humble

  • Love the Outdoors: enjoys varying environments/weather, not afraid to get dirty, adventurous

  • Self-Motivated: driven, strong work ethic, willing to “do what it takes”

  • Adaptable: can think on your feet, nimble, flexible

  • Collaborative: strong people skills, able to give and receive constructive feedback, willing to speak-up

    What you’ll do…

  • Be part of a tight-knit group working in a team environment

  • Trim and/or removes trees by climbing or with aid of an aerial lift (under the direct supervision of a crew leader or qualified line clearance tree trimmer.)

  • Load and unload trucks with logs, brush and debris and/or feed brush into brush chipper. Use hand lines to lower limbs and equipment. Use and maintain small power tools at ground level. Spray stumps and brush.

  • Drive and operates trucks and other equipment as assigned.Report the need for repairs of trucks and equipment to crew leader.

  • Safeguard employees and public from hazards in and around the working area. Help enforce on the job safety practices.

    What you’ll need…

  • Ability to perform physical labor such as lifting a minimum of 50 lbs to shoulder height or more

  • Capable of operating two handed equipment (chain saw, circular saw, etc.) and have the physical ability to endure extreme climate variances.

  • Willing and able to obtain specialized training and certifications as required, such as:

  • Tree species identification

  • Local, state and federal licenses

  • First Aid and CPR cards

  • To pass a pre-employment drug test

    We offer…

  • Specialized paid training & certifications

  • Career advancement opportunities

  • Health insurance plans

  • Paid time off

  • Employee stock ownership plan

  • Retirement & savings plans options

  • Employee assistance program