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Crown Down is always on the look out for talent that contributes to our success! Review the positions available and fill out the application at the bottom of this page. Once received, a member of our team will contact you with additional information on how to proceed. 


Description of Work by Position

Groundman

General labor position. Prepares equipment for the day, sets up site by staging gear and equipment and setting site safeties (cones, signage, barriers, and/or matting). Assists climber with attachment of lines and gear necessary for the work performed. Ensures safe management of lines (ropes) during the course of work be it removals or pruning. Operates friction devices (Port-a-wrap or similar device), mechanical advantages and equipment to assist climber in lowering or managing of heavy tree parts in a variety of overhead and ground level configurations. Communicates with Climber the progress of ground operations after every individual piece removed from the target tree. Maintains situational awareness of all operations overhead and takes instructions from both Climber and Ground Boss to keep up work flow. Lifting, dragging, carrying and digging of tree parts and operating ground equipment to include saws, blowers, chippers, mini skid-steers, tractors and stump grinders. 

Starting Pay: $17-$23/Hr.

Tree Climber

Looking for a position that is equal parts physical and mental? Don a harness! Climbers invariably dictate the pace and bear heavy responsibility over the success of every job requiring their skills. The climber is entirely responsible for all activities within the drop site. Exceptional situational awareness is an absolute must. Climbers must be meticulous with the care of their gear, communicate clearly and be patient with their cuts. This position is reserved for members of the crew that have proven competency in saw handling/technical skills, hinge mechanics. It requires a minimum of a mid-level education in tree biology and physiology, and climbers must have a firm understanding of general physics and have demonstrated the physical aptitude that long days aloft will require. 

Climbers are responsible for the safe dismantling of tree parts by understanding what equipment to use and how it is utilized to include, lines, aerial anchors, redirects, friction devices and a variety of climbing equipment. Climbers recognize the necessity for following a work plan and where necessary, make adjustments and decisions regarding fine details of work orders where only general instructions may be available. Works closely with the arborist with regard to work planning.  

Climbers must have advanced knowledge of rope handling and knots, be able to ascend with or without the use of spurs or mechanical means, and will be trained in aerial rescue operations before any climbing is conducted for production.

Persons with a fear of heights need not apply!

$22-$30/Hr.

Certified Arborist - CLOSED

Field assesses target trees in all planting, pruning, or removal scenarios. Leverages advanced knowledge of tree biology to make educated recommendations for work to be performed before endorsing work plans. Frequently conducts in person and in-tree inspections to deduce a diagnosis of tree-borne illnesses, pests, disorders and defects. Works closely with Sales Specialists to determine proper courses of action to communicate to clients before passing along work orders to the operations crews. May directly oversee complex removals and pruning operations as necessary.
Requires in-depth expertise in tree biology physiology and advanced education in physics, soil mechanics, plant classification, selection, and water management as they relate to trees.

This position requires a current certification from the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) or a bachelors degree in arboriculture.

Starting Pay: $24-$34/Hr.

Sales Specialist (Commission Based) - CLOSED

Sales Specialists travel to and interface with clients, acting as the "face" of Crown Down Tree Service. They construct bids utilizing digital photography and digital bid forms that, once reviewed by the arborist, are clarified and submitted to the clients. Strong interpersonal-communication skills, attention to detail, comfort with digital technology and an in-depth knowledge of arboriculture related activities are necessary to make recommendations for required staffing and equipment to conduct work on a job-by-job basis. Upon approval of quotes by the client, the Sales Specialist adds jobs to the schedule with respect for pre-scheduled jobs and their necessary staffing and equipment requirements and aids with post-job client follow-ups.
Sales specialists will, with relative frequency, make appearances on active job sites to take additional photos for marketing and progress purposes. 

This position is commission-based on closed sales. 

Office Assistant (Part-Time Only)

Organized and detail-oriented Crown Down's Administrative Assistant will have excellent communication skills and the ability to multitask in a client-facing environment. The Administrative Assistant will be responsible for answering client calls, scheduling appointments and work, following up and responding to emails, maintaining accurate and efficient records, and performing other general clerical and office-based tasks and responsibilities as assigned by the company. While the position is primarily remote as most administrative tasks can be performed utilizing a company-provided mobile device, the Admin Assistant will be frequently required to report in-office for a variety of functions that consist of non-digital filings. 

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Requirements:

Working Conditions:

The Administrative Assistant will work in an office environment and will be required to sit for extended periods of time. The position may also require some occasional lifting of up to 25 pounds.

This position is part-time and a combination of in-office and remote work that will likely evolve as both the company and employee grow together.


Minimum General Requirements:

Documents Requested Upon Acceptance of Application:


Preference is Given to the Following:

ISA Board Certified Master Arborist

ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualified

AHC30810 Certificate III in Arboriculture (Australia)

ASCA Registered Consulting Arborist (RCA) status

Connecticut Arborist License

European Tree Technician

European Tree Worker

Fachagrarwirt Baumpflege

Louisiana Arborist License

Manitoba Arborist Training and Licensing Program

Maryland Tree Expert

Massachusetts Certified Arborist

New Hampshire Arborists Association Certified Arborist

New Jersey Certified Tree Expert

NZ National Certificate in Horticulture (Arboriculture) (Level 4)

Rhode Island Arborist License

Society of American Foresters Certified Forester

UK Qualifications and Credit Framework Level 2 certificate or diploma in arboriculture

A degree in arboriculture, urban forestry, traditional forestry, or horticulture that is part of a national qualifications framework or is from a college or university that is accredited or recognized under a system that is substantially similar to accreditation.

*None of the above preferences guarantee a position as all positions are subject to availability and the needs of the company. 

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