Tree Service Worker

Asheville, NC 28806
Full-time
Salary: $14.00 to $18.00 /hour


Royce’s Tree Service (RTS) is seeking a Tree Service Worker. Safe, supportive work environment with a steady schedule most of the year. The sky is the limit, as we are a growing company and want self-motivated employees to help shape RTS’ future. Groundpersons, equipment operators, plant health care technicians, and others with applicable experience/skills, are all encouraged to apply.

Duties (any combination of the following)

  • Rigging, felling, and/or pruning operations
  • Dragging, staging, and/or chipping brush
  • Operating a compact loader and grapple to move logs and/or brush
  • Job site clean up – stowing equipment, raking, sweeping, blowing, etc.
  • Driving a large truck (F350-F550 series) and pulling/backing a trailer
  • Minor preventative maintenance – cleaning, greasing, fluid/filter changes, etc.
  • Assisting with plant health care operations

Essentials (mandatory)

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Drug-free with no prior felonies
  • Resourceful, driven, lifelong learner that is self-critical and always looking to improve
  • Safety-conscious, proactive communicator, with a positive attitude
  • Dependable, timely, and able to work effectively as part of a team
  • Okay with working in harsh weather conditions when called upon
  • Reliable transportation with a valid driver’s license and a fairly clean driving record
  • Personal cellphone with text service capabilities
  • Be at least 18 years of age

Extras (not required, but nice to have)

  • Associate’s degree or higher
  • ISA Certified Arborist®
  • NC certified pesticide applicator
  • Prior experience in the tree service industry and/or a related field

Pay & Benefits

  • $14.00 per hour (minimum) with additional pay based on your Extras
  • Consistent pay increases for above-average to star performers
  • Twenty-one (21) days of paid time off per year
  • Paid professional development and training opportunities
  • All gear and PPE provided, along with company shirts
  • Paid lunch period

How To Apply

  • Apply with Indeed
  • A resume and cover letter are required
  • No phone calls – no exceptions

Note: A background check will be conducted before any offer of employment. Amongst other things, this will include criminal, work history, education, and driving record checks. Dishonesty during the application/interview process will not be tolerated and shall be grounds for immediate rejection. Please don’t waste our time or yours.

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