Asplundh Tree Expert Co Brush- Vegetation Groundperson with DL in Canterbury, Connecticut

<p><span style="font-size: 10.0pt;">We are currently seeking a&nbsp;<strong>Brush - Vegetation Clearance Ground person&nbsp;</strong>to join our team.</span></p>

<p><strong><span style="font-size: 10.0pt;">Essential Functions</span></strong></p>


<li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt;">Removes target brush from off road right-of-ways using a chainsaw.</span></li>

<li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt;">Clears brush and vines away from pole area.</span></li>

<li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt;">Handles all necessary repairs to include the replacement of worn or damaged parts to chain saw and/or spray pack.</span></li>

<li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt;">Assists senior spray person in loading herbicide in tanks.</span></li>

<li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt;">Applies chemical herbicide to right-of-way following brush removal.</span></li>

<li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt;">Operates a chain saw and spray pack down to and at ground level.</span></li>

<li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt;">Walks over rough terrain to reach poles that are inaccessible with pickup.</span></li>

<li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt;">Works around moving equipment.</span></li>

<li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt;">Works around excessive noise from machines with hearing protection.</span></li>

<li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt;">Works in tight spaces - clear poles within an approximate 15 foot circumference.</span></li>


<p><strong><span style="font-size: 10.0pt;">Minimum Requirements</span></strong></p>


<li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt;">Due to the inherently dangerous nature of the industry and requirements to work with or around hazardous equipment, employees must be able to maintain attention and concentration for extended periods of time.</span></li>

<li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt;">Must be able to wear PPE as necessary.</span></li>

<li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt;">Must be able to enter and exit a vehicle numerous times a day.</span></li>

<li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt;">Must be able to safely drive an approved company pickup.</span></li>

<li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt;">Must be able to withstand exposure to all kinds of weather while completing work assignments, i.e., rain, heat, sun, cold.</span></li>

<li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt;">Must be able to traverse various terrains.</span></li>

<li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt;">Must be able to write, read and comprehend written and verbal job instructions / information.</span></li>

<li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt;">Must be able to communicate with others to ensure crew safety.</span></li>

<li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt;">Must be able to maintain attention during dangerous tasks.</span></li>

<li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt;">Must have endurance necessary to perform these duties throughout a standard eight to ten hour day.</span></li>

<li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt;">Must be able to work long hours and overtime during emergencies (includes holidays, weekends, storms, etc.)</span></li>

<li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt;">Must have transportation to and from the show up location.</span></li>

<li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt;">Must have a valid Class D driver&rsquo;s license.</span></li>

<li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt;">Must pass a background and/or MVR check.</span></li>

<li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt;">Must pass a pre-employment drug screen.</span></li>