Arborist/Trainee at Sun Valley Tree Services

Contact Info
Jeff Beacham
ISA Certified Arborist
1 (208) 788-1611 ext. 12
Sun Valley Tree Services
1731 Lear Lane
Hailey, ID 83333
United States
Degree Not Required

We are seeking motivated, qualified individuals to join our team in spring of 2014. We are an established full-service tree, shrub and lawn care company located in Sun Valley, ID. We operate from March through December depending on weather conditions. This is a great opportunity to gain valuable field experience and training from an industry-leading arboriculture company. We are located adjacent to Sun Valley Ski Resort and surrounded by national forest and the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. This is a chance of a lifetime to live, learn, work, and play in an area of the country known for its world-class skiing, mountain biking, and fishing, as well as many other outdoor activities right in your own back yard!

Current Job Opening Description

Arborist /Trainee*:  The primary duty of arborists is proper pruning of trees and shrubs based on size, type, and pruning needs. Arborists must be skilled in removal techniques as well as proficient with a chain saw. Additional duties include assisting climbers, chipping brush, cutting wood, site clean-up, and equipment maintenance.

*Because of the small size of our company, all positions tend to overlap during the work season, providing opportunities to work and learn all aspects of tree, shrub, and lawn care management.*

Qualifications and Benefits of Employment
We promote and maintain a positive, inclusive work environment that allows us to attract, retain and develop the most qualified and highest performing landscape care professionals. Our Competitive benefits package includes health insurance, 401 (k) and paid holidays. Salary is based on education and experience. We operate from March through December depending on weather conditions. Bonuses and other incentives are offered to qualifying employees returning after the off-season.

Eligibility Requirements
Formal education in landscape management, forestry, arboriculture, turf management, botany, and/or horticulture related degree preferred. We provide all the training/licensing necessary for entry level jobs. Applicants must be in good physical condition with excellent communication/customer service skills and a solid work ethic. Valid Idaho Drivers License and Idaho State pesticide applicators’ license are required, or the ability to obtain. We also encourage International Society of Arboriculture Certification when eligible.

Please feel free to call or email me regarding any questions you may have about ArborCare Resources, Inc. or the job opening with our company. We appreciate your interest and hope you decide to pursue a career with us in the near future.

Jeff Beacham
ISA Certified Arborist PN-5864A
ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualified
ArborCare Resources, Inc.   
PO Box 0397
Hailey, ID 83340
(208)788-1611 ext. 12

Local links for more info about our company and location:

ArborCare Resources, Inc.

Sun Valley Resort 

Idaho Mountain express newspaper 

Blaine County 

Sawtooth National Recreation Area