Careers Entry Level Gardener's Groundsman Position Tree Climber Entry Level Gardener's The Entry Level Gardener Works directly under the supervision of the Crew Supervisor as a Gardening Division Crew Member, becoming familiar with the practices and culture of Henderson’s Garden Division in the field. Working closely with the Crew Supervisor has the opportunity to gain skill and knowledge in horticulture practices and the ability to work more independently once skill sets are acknowledged. Understands the importance that all safety and conduct guidelines are to be respected and observed throughout the workday. Provides the best in customer care, maintaining a positive attitude. Works as a team member. Is responsible for duties at the HTS Shop as well as out in the field. The Entry Level Gardener will act as a support crew member in the field, taking on responsibilities that enable smooth flow of work at the shop as well as on the job-site including such tasks as: Preparing for the workday with the required equipment & tools loaded on vehicles, be sure all items are secure for travel. Working under supervision to plant, transplant, water, apply mulch in beds, cultivate, weed, and perform horticulture sanitation aspects of fieldwork. Maintaining clear working areas on-site as fieldwork is performed. Assisting with unloading equipment and tools at the end of the day. Skills and requirements include: The ability to work outdoors and be prepared with the proper gear to remain safe and comfortable. The physical strength to comfortably lift 50lbs of weight The stamina to perform physical labor for a full workday Basic knowledge of plant science and culture The ability to take direction and follow Henderson’s procedures The ability to communicate effectively with all other employees as a team member The desire to further improve horticulture skills and continue education toward certifications and accreditations in the industry High School diploma or equivalent Clean driving record Groundsman Position The Groundsman position in the Henderson’s Tree Crew Division is a support and technician level job that entails close observance of all safety issues involved in Tree work as well as skills that support the work performed by the Tree Crew, allowing a smooth flow of productivity at the job-site. The skills and responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to: Strong knowledge of tying and specific uses for tree-industry knots. Safety for all types of equipment used (Chipper, Stump Grinder, Chain Saw). Being a reliable member of the team responsive to visual cues and hand signals from the Climber and acting promptly with ground support. Keeping the work area clear of debris, cleaning up limbs and branches as they are brought down in tree cutting work. Raking the area clear to maintain the safety zone. Lining up branches and piling appropriately for loading into the Chipper. Keeping tools in the staging area and safe zone. Assuring that all lines are kept clear at all times. Being attentive to the Climber’s cues throughout the job, always keeping their eyes on the Climber. The Groundsman will be the point person prepared to load the appropriate tools for specific jobs for departure from the shop and maintain areas and equipment on the jobsite, including, among other specifics: Defining the staging area and safe zones on the jobsite and laying out the tools for the job. Placing the Henderson’s road sign in a visible location on the property. Filling equipment with gasoline or diesel while being mindful of safe handling of fuels. The Groundsman should also have sound knowledge of: Chain Saw Blade Sharpening & Maintenance General information about Crane operations Stump Grinder & Chipper operation & Maintenance Riggings used in Tree work - ex: Rope Breaks and Speed Lines. Henderson’s stresses SAFETY on all jobs and constant vigilance and mindfulness is of the utmost importance on the Tree Crew. All Tree Care Division employees are required to view and understand all safety and procedure videos upon hire within a set time frame. Being aware of inherent dangers in the tree industry and the knowledge to avoid them is most important. Henderson’s encourages education and continued job skill improvement. We are members of the New England Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture (NEISA) and promote employees obtaining their certifications and Arborist Licensing. All Henderson’s employees have an expectation to always promote our services and products and embrace the importance of networking to bring more business connections that will lead to future clients and more services for existing clients. Culture and Responsibilities at HTS All HTS employees share equal responsibility for keeping our Shop & Grounds clean and safe at all times. This includes the HTS vehicles, the Shop floor areas & Storage areas, the Staff Room and the Bathroom. We strongly encourage a Team atmosphere here with all employees sharing these responsibilities. Outside the facility, our Display Gardens and Nursery Areas/Greenhouses are generally maintained by Fine Gardening Division staff but are also supported by all other HTS employees as needed. Continued skill enhancement, job improvement and training are all encouraged and supported in Education Opportunities and resources posted in the Staff Room. Certification in the Tree industry is encouraged toward the goal of Arborist licensing. We encourage our employees to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and familiarity and training with Heavy Equipment. Henderson’s conducts periodic safety reviews for the handling and operation of equipment, safe maneuvering of trailers & large capacity vehicles, and the responsible use and handling of fuels -to keep everyone on board with safety. Interested? Please apply on our website, https://hendersonstreeservice.com/careers/ Questions? Please call 802-296-3771 for more information. We look forward to hearing from you! Tree Climber Do you want to work for a well respected local company? Henderson's Tree Service is looking for an experienced tree climber right now! Henderson's is a family-owned business that provides personalized customer service. We combine the expertise and capabilities of a large company with the personal attention of a small, family-owned business to best serve our customers. We are passionate about the trees, gardens, and landscapes, and especially about the people we meet along the way. The tree climber position requires the following: • Ability to take direction from the Tree Crew Supervisor or Job-Site Supervisor and always work as a Team Member, using strong communication skills and adhering at all times to Henderson’s safety regulations, code of conduct and behavior. • Performs various activities related to forestry and arboriculture such as tree diagnosis, climbing, pruning, removal, stump grinding, cabling, stumping, fertilizing, and planting. • Supervises others engaged in tree trimming work and share skills to train other crew members. • Prepares trees and shrubs for removing, prepare plant material for transplanting. • Participates in gear, tool, and equipment maintenance at the shop and in the field. Specialized skills and requirements for the Climber: • Operate and perform maintenance on specialized equipment including a chipper, stump grinder, and chainsaw in a safe and responsible manner • Able to hoist tools and equipment to tree trimmers, and safely lower branches with ropes, or block and tackle. • Skilled knot tying and practical knowledge of each used in the field. • The desire to continue skill development, advanced education and maintain certifications and accreditations. • Must have a clean driving record, preferably a CDL or desire to obtain commercial level licensing. * Must have Arborist certification • Position is salaried with benefits (based upon experience). Interested? Please apply on our website, https://hendersonstreeservice.com/careers/ Questions? Please call 802-296-3771 for more information. We look forward to hearing from you! 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No, I do not want you to contact this person for a reference. EducationGED Name and Address*High School: Name, Address, Year of Graduation*College: Name, Address, Year of Graduation*Please list any additional Classes, Workshops or Certifications that pertain to this field:*Please list your Professional Skills relating to Arboriculture, Horticulture, Landscaping or Design:*Please list any Professional Interests relating to Arboriculture, Horticulture, Landscaping or Design:* Work Related ReferencesWork Related Reference #1*Name, Address, Phone, Company Name, PositionWork Related Reference #2*Name, Address, Phone, Company Name, PositionWork Related Reference #3*Name, Address, Phone, Company Name, PositionAdditional Information I would like you to add about my values, desires and work ethic:*Name, Address, Phone, Company Name, PositionThe facts set forth above in my application for employment are true and complete. I understand that false statements or omission of information on this application or any other employment form may lead to dismissal or denial of employment. You are hereby authorized to make any investigation of my personal history, financial, criminal, credit and motor vehicle records through any investigative or credit agencies or bureaus of your choice. You are also authorized to administer personality profile tests and verify my back ground. A criminal record or sentience is not an automatic disqualification for employment. I agree to submit to any drug or alcohol testing prior to or after employment and I agree to submit to a medical evaluation if required. In making this application for employment, I also understand that an investigative consumer report may be made whereby information is obtained through personal interviews with my neighbors, friends or others with whom I am acquainted. This inquiry includes information as to my character, general reputation, personal characteristics and mode of living. I understand that I have the right to make a written request within a reasonable period of time to receive additional, detailed information about the nature and scope of this investigative consumer report. In exchange for the consideration of my employment application by the company, I hereby release and forever discharge the company (including its directors, officers, employees and agents) and my past and/or present employers (their directors, officers, employees and agents) from any liabilities which may result from an investigation of my past and/or present employment or from the disclosure of such information. I authorize persons to answer all questions asked concerning my ability, character, reputation and previous employment record. I understand that if my application is accepted that employment with this company at all times is employment "at will”. It is further understood that this “at will” relationship may not be changed by any written document, verbal statements, or by conduct unless such change is specifically acknowledged by an authorized executive of the company. I further understand that my “at will” employment may be terminated at any time by myself or the company and includes no guarantee, contract or promise of employment for any specific length of time. I understand that the first two weeks with HTS is considered a trial period, and that my official start date will be after it is over. In the third week of work with Henderson’s Tree Service, LLC. I will have a review with the co-owners to determine any improvements to my performance deemed necessary, my rate of pay, and anything else the owners feel is pertinent to my success as an employee. 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