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Current Job Openings

Are you self-driven? Are you respectful and loyal to those around you and expect the same in return?

If so, we are looking for you! Honorable Tree Service is Rockbridge's favorite and fastest growing tree care provider, and is always looking for men and women who share our values and commitment to professionalism.

 

Do you enjoy working outdoors and caring for trees and shrubs? How about having a strong sense of accomplishment at the end of the day? Is being part of a team built around values and working towards the same goal important to you? What about having great resources and support to help you learn and advance your career?
 

If this sounds like you, then Honorable Tree Service may be the right fit! We provide regular training opportunities, advancement towards arborist certifications, and other professional development to help you grow in your career. We also offer an incredible opportunity to work with the best equipment and see the landscape from a unique perspective, all while promoting the health and beauty of trees and shrubs throughout the area. A career with Honorable Tree Service means being a part of a network of motivated, fun-loving, arboriculture professionals with a focus on continued growth and development.

Honorable Tree Service is a local, veteran owned and operated company with the goal of providing our clients in Rockbridge and Augusta counties with the highest level of care for their trees and shrubs. We strive to find the best team members that have a desire to grow and learn.

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Climbing Arborist
$20-35/hour

If you are an experienced climber, we have opportunities to help you progress in your career. We are passionate about helping you reach your potential! At Honorable Tree Service, you will work as part of a crew, handling everything from pruning to removals to cabling/bracing and lightning protection installation. As a Climbing Arborist, you will also have the opportunity to lead and develop Arborist Apprentices that are part of your crew.

Requirements include:

  • Minimum of 2-5 years of climbing experience using ropes and follow all safety standards.

  • Must be physically fit for climbing

  • Must have clear understanding of and capability in rigging

  • Basic knowledge of tree removal techniques

  • Experience operating a chainsaw

  • Must be self-motivated with a desire to not only grow and learn, but to help others learn and develop in their roles as Arborist Apprentices and Trainees

  • Must hold a valid Virginia Driver’s License with a clean driving record and have reliable transportation to work

  • Ability to work Monday-Thursday from 7AM until approximately 3-5PM depending on the size of the job

  • Must be willing and able to work outdoors year-round in both cold and hot conditions.
     

Preference will be given to individuals with:

  • ISA Arborist Certification

  • Basic understanding of tree anatomy & pruning techniques

  • Strong tree identification skills

  • Sales experience

  • Crew leader experience


Duties:

Vary depending on skills and certifications:

  • Run your own team if you have demonstrated experience

  • Communicate effectively with teammates

  • Contribute to a safe work environment for employees, contractors, customers and passersby

  • Contribute to a positive work environment and bring a positive attitude to the job each day.

  • Contribute to training new teammates as directed and/or needed

  • Drive trucks and trailers to and from the job site.

  • Ensure that each employee has the proper PPE according to the assigned task

  • Perform equipment inspections prior to use

  • Maintain equipment and vehicles in a clean, professional manner.

  • Operate a variety of power equipment depending on skills and certifications including skid steerer, chipper, stump grinder, etc.

  • Prepare vehicles and equipment on a daily basis to be as productive as possible onsite including fueling, cleaning, greasing and performing preventative maintenance in a regular proactive manner.

  • Follow safety protocols when working with power tools.

  • Inspect trees for dead or diseased branches and limbs.

  • Climb trees using rope & harness, and spur & flip line climbing techniques

  • Remove dead or diseased branches and limbs from trees. Use a variety of tools, such as saws, shears, and pruners, to trim and shape trees.

  • Drag limbs, clear debris, rake, and clean-up job site

 

Benefits:

  • Competitive pay, $18-35/hour based on demonstrated experience

  • Pay increases based on obtainment of industry credentials and certifications

  • Safe & professional workplace

  • Advancement opportunities - we promote from within

Apply Now

1. Send your resume, cover letter, and 3 professional references to office@honorabletreeservice.com

2. Fill out our online application for employment  HERE

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 Arborist Apprentice/Groundsman
$16-18/hour


We will teach you the ropes of a rewarding trade from the ground up! As an Arborist Apprentice, you will start your career with Honorable Tree Service by learning the basics of arboriculture, including the skills needed to safely operate and maintain equipment such as a chipper, stump grinder and chainsaw, rigging and climbing trees using ropes, tree identification, proper pruning techniques to promote tree health, removal methods, and how to work effectively as a team when pruning or removing trees. Arborist Apprentices quickly grow into Climbing Arborists and can eventually lead their own crews!

Requirements include:

  • Must be 18+ years of age

  • Must be self-motivated with a desire to grow and learn

  • Reliable and committed to working towards an arborist certification

  • Must hold a valid Virginia Driver’s License with a clean driving record and have reliable transportation to and from work

  • Must be professional and be able to verbally communicate with other crew members and fully understand instructions and information

  • Ability to work Monday-Thursday from 7AM until approximately 3-5PM depending on the size of the job

  • Must be willing and able to work outdoors year-round in both cold and hot conditions.

  • No experience required, we are willing to train enthusiastic and dependable candidates

 

Duties include:

  • Assisting Arborist with tree removal and tree applications

  • Tool and vehicle maintenance

  • Starting, running and shutting down chipper, clearing and chipping brush

  • Running chainsaw to dismantle larger tree limbs and trunks. Chainsaw experience useful, but willing to train

 

Benefits include:

  • Paid apprenticeship $15-18/hour

  • Safe & professional workplace

  • Advancement opportunities - we promote from within

  • Pay increases based on obtainment of industry credentials and certifications

Apply Now

1. Send your resume, cover letter, and 3 professional references to office@honorabletreeservice.com

2. Fill out our online application for employment  HERE

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