Arborists of WA, Inc

Anacortes , WA

Climbing Arborist

Arborists of WA, Inc
Anacortes, WA Full-time
Posted on September 26, 2018

Climbing Arborist

($2,500 Sign on Incentive)

Responsible for the safe and successful completion of all Tree Climbing, Pruning & Removal Tasks


Primary Duties:

  • Basic tree care principals, pruning techniques, tree ID and disease ID
  • Knowledgeable of all modern techniques of climbing & rigging
  • Comfortable with close quarter removals
  • Aerial rescue; safe work practices; proper PPE; hazard recognition; Dig Alert procedures and tree removal techniques; basic knots and rope operation for rigging; emergency tree rescue procedures
  • Must have endurance to perform job duties throughout a standard 8 hour day.
  • Excellent internal and external customer service skills, ensuring clients’ needs are met in an accurate, complete, and timely fashion by demonstrating courtesy, efficiency, and professionalism
  • Show up to work each day on time; complete all tasks within time expectations; adhere to company dress code policy; follows inclement weather policy and time off reporting procedures
  • Able to work well in all temperatures/weather and tolerate excessive noise from machines, chainsaws, wood chipper with use of hearing protection.



  • Paydays are Bi-weekly, every other Monday
  • $2,500 Sign on Incentive
  • Average $60,000/ Year
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • 1 week of paid vacation after one year of employment
  • Medical and Voluntary Dental available after 60 days employment



  • Reliable vehicle and valid Washington State Driver’s License
  • Min. 2+ years Tree Climbing & Pruning experience
  • Must have tree climbing gear and climb saw