BREEDEN TREE SERVICE Bucket Operator/Climber and Grounds man in CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa

Now hiring for climber/bucket operator position. We are generally off in the winter and employees may qualify for unemployment. (Eligibility for unemployment is determined by the State of Iowa)..Responsible for cutting down, pruning, or trimming branches, leaves, and roots from trees to prevent damage and destruction or for aesthetic purposes.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIESCut away dead, obstructive, or excess branches from trees and shrubbery. Utilize chain saws and work crews to safely cut down limbs. Climb trees with safety devices to properly cut down limbs. Prune or treat trees or shrubs using handsaws, pruning hooks, sheers, and clippers. Use lifts and power tools to gain access to high areas.Remove debris and haul away large limbs for disposal. Cut branches away from power lines. Cable, brace, tie, bolt, & stake, trees and branches to provide support. Utilize climbing equipment or buckets of extended truck booms, and/or chainsaws, hooks, handsaws, shears, and clippers. Use shovels and rakes to clear debris.Manage work crews. Clear sites, streets, and grounds of woody and herbaceous materials, such as tree stumps and fallen trees and limbs.Reshape trees to create aesthetically pleasing shapes..Apply paint to cut surfaces to seal in moisture. Responsible for all equipment being put in the truck before and after jobs. Organized daily.