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Pruning Specialist

Full-Time Position, Days

Location: Rockwood South Hill

Job Description

The Pruning Specialist will be responsible for cutting down, pruning and trimming branches from trees and shrubbery to improve appearance, health and value.

Job Shift:
Monday – Friday 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.


  • Cut away dead, obstructive, or excess branches from trees and shrubbery
  • Work on projects with the Landscaping Supervisor as needed
  • Snow removal and ice management

Required Skills and Experience

  • Valid driver’s license and insurance
  • Arborist certification preferred, but not required
  • 1—3 years of experience pruning trees
  • Knowledge of plant and tree identification
  • Ability to operate a variety of hand tools and power equipment such as chainsaws, stump grinders and chippers
  • Ability to work independently with self-discipline and self-motivation


All employees regularly scheduled to work at least 30 hours a week and completed our waiting period are eligible for the following benefits:
  • Medical/Dental Insurance
  • Paid Sick Leave and Vacation
  • Flex Spending Accounts
  • 403(B) with match and no waiting period to begin deferrals
  • 6 Paid Holidays and 2 Personal Holidays Per Calendar Year
  • Holiday pay
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Jury Duty,
  • Bereavement Leave, and Military Leave
Additional perks include:
  • Free soup and discounted meal prices
  • Employee Assistance Program — LifeMatters
  • Employee Bus Pass Program – Deep discount
  • Free Fitness Center Access for employee and a guest on campus
  • The Fitness Center membership – Deep discount
  • Employee Health and Wellness Program [participation results in discounted monthly insurance premiums]
  • Payroll deductions for coffee and meals at our restaurants
  • Free parking
  • Employee Appreciation Events
  • Referral Programs
  • Free Flu Shot
  • Free Hepatitis B vaccine

Fair, fun, kind, caring, safe, diverse, family-like atmosphere, collaborative

You may apply online now, or submit an intent to apply form, to notify us of your interest, and complete your application later.

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