Top Arborist Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for an Arborist. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Arborist resumes they appeared on. For example, 17.4% of Arborist resumes contained Tree Removal as a skill. Let's find out what skills an Arborist actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Arborist resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Tree Removal

high Demand
Here's how Tree Removal is used in Arborist jobs:
  • Tree removals involving complicated rigging/climbing on spikes.
  • Completed tree removal as fire mitigation, pine beetle prevention, some heavy equipment experience, fertilizer/pesticide handling and application experience.
  • Tree removal, tree trimming, stump grinding, brush clearing, tree planting, Landscaping, firewood cutting/stacking.
  • Assisted in the process of tree removals, root pruning, brush clean up, and truck maintenance.
  • Tree removal, landscaping and estate renovations located mainly in the Indian Hill area.
  • Experienced in tree removal service, stump removal, tree planting and transplanting.
  • Assisted supervisor with park inventories for tree pruning and hazardous tree removal contracts.
  • Tree removal and clean up, heavy equipment operator, rigging, maintenance.
  • Tree Removal is a very broad range of skills used.
  • Tree removal and clearing, chipping stumps, lifting logs.
  • Clean and maintain saws and any other tree removal equipment.
  • Perform tree removals, properly grind and removal of stumps.
  • Experience with chainsaws, rigging, pruning and tree removal
  • Tree reductions, tree removal and diagnosis with diseases.
  • Tree removal Landscape Installs Pruning, equipment maintenance *Summer job*
  • Supervised three contractors in performing pruning and tree removal.
  • Full tree removal and stump grinding.
  • Planned and executed complex tree removals.
  • Operated the crane for tree removals.
  • Directed tree removal and pruning.

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2. Safety Meetings

high Demand
Here's how Safety Meetings is used in Arborist jobs:
  • Attended monthly safety meetings to ensure machine operation safety.
  • Hold monthly safety meetings; hold safety meetings at every job site.
  • Complete daily job briefings and safety meetings.
  • Attended monthly safety meetings to ensure machine operation safety.
  • operated boom truck climbed poles and trees using safety harnesses attended daily safety meetings
  • Participate in Osha saftey classes, daily safety meetings and risk assessments.

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3. Bucket Truck

high Demand
Here's how Bucket Truck is used in Arborist jobs:
  • Operate the chip truck, chipper, bucket truck, dingo, and stump grinder quickly, safely, and efficiently.
  • Tree climber, Bucket truck, Crane operator, grounds man, anything that is need I do.
  • Operated heavy equipment including bulldozer, backhoe, bucket truck, snow plows, tractor with brush hog.
  • Job required Class A CDL's to drive there trucks, which were Conventional Dumps and Bucket Trucks.
  • Maintain and operate heavy equipment including bucket truck, loader truck, skid steer, and mini-skid.
  • Experience working in a bucket truck and with chainsaws, also carrying away brush and debris.
  • Operate grapple loader machine, chipper machine, bucket truck, and dump truck.
  • Operate bucket truck, chipper truck, spray trucks, chainsaws and stump grinder.
  • Climb and operate bucket truck to trim, prune, and remove trees.
  • Worked on and have exceptional experience with determining and fixing the bucket truck.
  • Trimmed trees away from power-lines, operated and drove bucket trucks
  • Climbed trees manually and also ran bucket truck with boom.
  • Skilled at operating bucket truck, and bobcat experience.
  • Operate log loader boom and bucket truck boom.
  • Maintain and light maintenance on a bucket truck.
  • Operated tractor, bucket truck and skid steer.
  • Spiked and used bucket truck when necessary.
  • Drive bucket truck, and operate boom.
  • Operated the sky trim and bucket truck
  • Operate and maintain 60ft bucket truck.

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4. Tree Care

high Demand
Here's how Tree Care is used in Arborist jobs:
  • Owned tree care/landscaping company servicing Boulder County.
  • Provided urban tree care on a commercial and residential level which included tree pruning, removal, and seasonal fertilizer/pesticide applications.
  • Performed all aspects of tree care, including removal, pruning, treatment for insect/disease issues, and planting.
  • Own and operate a tree care and removal business serving over 100 clients per year.
  • Tree disease diagnosis, performing tree care including pruning cabling, bracing, and fertilizing.
  • Performed tree care, planting, and removal of various tree species within city limits.
  • Ensured that all tree care work was performed in accordance with industry and company standards.
  • Supervised and managed tree care crew while performing all aspects of tree care services.
  • Provide information to the public regarding trees, such as advice on tree care.
  • Directed a crew of 3 or 4 workers performing various tree care operations.
  • Performed all phases of tree care, including tree trimming and shaping.
  • Sustained job knowledge with in studies in tree care and plant growth.
  • Performed residential tree care services as well as whole tree logging.
  • Assisted local tree care companies with their day to day operations.
  • Plan and execute all tree care as necessary.
  • Full service tree care company.
  • Practiced in tree care techniques including: pruning, climbing with rope and saddle, planting, removal of hazard trees.
  • Organized daily work orders, planned routes and directed a crew of 3 or 4 workers performing tree care operations.
  • Educate public about tree care practices Diagnose tree diseases, pruning questions, proper planting techniques
  • perform various tree care duties involving pruning, removals, stump grinding, and planting.

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5. Customer Service

high Demand
Here's how Customer Service is used in Arborist jobs:
  • Maintain positive relationships with all customers, provided outstanding customer service.
  • Detail oriented* Sales and Customer Service Experience
  • Promote high standards for customer service, develop a safety culture, and create a positive team environment.
  • Provided excellent customer service including customer contact via face-to-face meetings, telephone calls, texts and emails.
  • Award for Excellence in Customer Service from Western Environmental Consultants Inc. - 2009.
  • Ensured a high level of production and quality customer service
  • Provide direct and accurate customer service.
  • Performed ground work and provided customer service.
  • worked 10+ years with no incidents or injuriesSkills Usedcommunication, following directions, punctuality,and dedication for excellent customer service

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6. Heavy Equipment

high Demand
Here's how Heavy Equipment is used in Arborist jobs:
  • General tree work, pruning, removals and heavy equipment operation and maintenance.
  • Demonstrate safe and proper use of heavy equipment.
  • Loaded and unloaded construction materials around the worksite, fill holes where heavy equipment was not practical.
  • Fire prevention, heavy equipment operator, city jobs, delimbing.
  • Operated heavy equipment (Bobcats and various tractors) Landscape design (concept to install) Completed projects on time
  • Land Clearing Heavy equipment operator Equipment repair (1)

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7. Prune

high Demand
Here's how Prune is used in Arborist jobs:
  • Pruned or removed trees using rope/harness system
  • Pruned and removed trees using chainsaws, hand saws, chippers, stump grinders, skid steers, and aerial buckets.
  • Developed a keen eye for detail, ensuring that all trees were properly pruned and that safety was a priority.
  • Trimmed, pruned and removed trees away from utility wires by means of both climbing and an aerial lift.
  • Removed/pruned trees inaccessible to cranes and aerial lifts, performing advanced rigging procedures in tight areas.
  • Operate mobile crane coupled with hand and power tools to prune, hedge and remove trees.
  • Cut trim prune all danger trees or any trees in right of way of power line
  • Pruned and trimmed trees, shrubs, and hedges using shears and pruners.
  • Maintained, pruned, and fertilized the trees as well as plants.
  • Operated chipper machine, chainsaw, pole saw and hand pruners.
  • Pruned trees, shrubs and hedges using chain saw and bucket.
  • Planted, pruned, and maintained all types of vegetation.
  • Pruned trees with a pole saw according to clients needs.
  • Pruned trees and shrubs for commercial and residential clients.
  • Climbed trees to prune and ensure tree's safety.
  • Trim, prune, removals hazardous Trees
  • Use hand and power tools to prune, hedge and remove trees.
  • Climb, prune, rig, remove and treat various trees.
  • Cut prune trim and remove trees and tree branches.
  • Climbed, pruned, and cut trees down.

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8. Stump Grinder

high Demand
Here's how Stump Grinder is used in Arborist jobs:
  • Operate and maintain tools of the trade such as chainsaws, stump grinders, and chippers.
  • Used chippers, stump grinders, and other various tools during the process.
  • Performed maintenance and repairs for industrial chipper, stump grinder and chainsaws.
  • Operated wood chippers and stump grinders as well as chainsaws.
  • Use of chainsaws, stump grinder, track chipper, grapple loader, and tub grinder.
  • Drive company truck, operate loader and stump grinder, maintain equipment , remove trees, grind stumps

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9. Job Site

high Demand
Here's how Job Site is used in Arborist jobs:
  • Work Crew Supervisory Roles: Accompany work crew to job sites, review work order with crew and supervise as needed.
  • Work Crew Supervisory Roles: Accompany work crew to job sites and review work order and estimated cost with job foreman.
  • Crew foreman, in charge of production, safety, and accountability at job sites.
  • Identified hazards prior to any work being performed in and around job sites.
  • Participated in and conducted all job site safety briefings with crew members.
  • Manage a crew of ground-men on job sites.
  • Transport company vehicles to new job sites.
  • Make job site appear as if the tree was never there.
  • Utilized climbing gear and harnesses Surveyed and analyzed job sites to ensure required safety measures were utilized
  • Completed multiple planting, pruning, and stump removal contracts throughout Wisconsin Occasional crew lead on job sites, mostly weekends
  • general cleanup at job sites.

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10. Arbor

high Demand
Here's how Arbor is used in Arborist jobs:
  • Recommend policy on arbor activities and establish bid procedures.
  • Earned the title of arbor specialist through my thorough and vast training/ knowledge of both chainsaw and climbing.
  • Collaborated with Chadwick Arboretum staff to improve GIS campus tree inventory.
  • ArboristPlanted seeds, bulbs, ground covers and trees.
  • Provided outstanding customer service by balancing client goals with the application of current arboricultural procedures.
  • Operate and maintain power equipment utilized in arboriculture related work.
  • Provide arboricultural services to residential property owners.
  • Trained/apprenticed and worked as a professional arborist.
  • Performed under International Arboriculture Society standards.
  • Worked in all aspects of arboriculture, which includes climbing, rigging, fertilizing, cabling, planting and proper pruning.
  • Worked in a small chainsaw crew as an arborist in a specialized environment where safety and teamwork was crucial.
  • Consult: Advise customer on proper pruning practices as defined by the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA).
  • Collaborated with other arborists to provide solutions to problems that arise with regards to trees and high voltage equipment.
  • Train and oversee contracted Utility Arborist to assist in day to day operations of the Vegetation Management Program.
  • Passed the company arborist exam, as well as the electrical hazard prevention test required by National Grid.
  • Inspect Commercial vehicle daily for safety JANUARY 2006-JULY 2015Arborist /Climber Big Twigs | 101 N herd rd.
  • General Labor, Arborist General Farm Duties and Operation and Maintenance of Heavy Equipment and Tools
  • Right now I am currently taking classes on Saturdays at SCC for my arborist certificate.
  • Used techniques approved by the International Society of Arboriculture for tree pruning and removal.
  • Supervised and trained crews of up to 3 other arborists on a daily basis.

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11. Plant Health Care

high Demand
Here's how Plant Health Care is used in Arborist jobs:
  • Perform services related to storm damage, tree removals, plant health care, tree planting, and proper pruning techniques.
  • Created and maintained a database log inventory of all trees with recommendations for trimming/pruning and plant health care.
  • Manage and control company inventory in relation to plant health care.
  • Consulted with customers to establish a plant health care plan.
  • Inspected/assessed properties for hazard trees and Plant Health Care issues.
  • Diagnosed diseased trees and provided plant health care options.
  • Develop and update annual plant health care programs.
  • Coordinate plant health care programs.
  • Design, schedule, and monitor: tree, plant health care, and lawn programs for over 380 clients.

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12. Tree Crews

high Demand
Here's how Tree Crews is used in Arborist jobs:
  • Discussed and negotiated line-clearance crew access issues, and serves as a liaison between clients, tree crews and client customers.
  • Serve as a liaison between Sumter Electric, tree crews and Sumter Electric customers.
  • Worked several storms dispatching tree crews to trouble locations.
  • Supervised tree crews and developed new business.

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13. Excess Branches

high Demand
Here's how Excess Branches is used in Arborist jobs:
  • Trimmed trees along power lines, cut away dead obstructive or excess branches from trees to ensure safety from power lines.
  • Cut dead or excess branches from trees or shrubs to improve appearance, health and value.
  • Cut away dead and excess branches from trees, or clear branches around power lines.
  • Cut away dead and excess branches from trees using gas operated gas chainsaw.
  • Cut away dead, obstructive, or excess branches from trees and shrubbery.
  • Cut away dead or excess branches from trees with rope and saddle.

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14. Aerial Lifts

high Demand
Here's how Aerial Lifts is used in Arborist jobs:
  • Worked on and familiar with aerial lifts.
  • Operate equipment and tools such as aerial lifts, cranes, ropes and chainsaws Layout survey work and flagging duties.

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15. CDL

average Demand
Here's how CDL is used in Arborist jobs:
  • Attained NY State CDL license: Required to operate heavy equipment machinery.
  • Handled standard construction equipment, started CDL license training.
  • Secured CDL PermitObtained Federal Medical Card
  • Possess CDL class B operator license.
  • Drive and maneuver Non-CDL dump truck with attached trailer/chipper on and off road to work sites.
  • Operate large, non-CDL, truck and wood chipper.

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16. ISA

average Demand
Here's how ISA is used in Arborist jobs:
  • Obtained ISA certification, pesticide applicator certification and CDL.
  • Focused on disaster relief, trimming, full removal, and preventative maintenance.
  • Performed crown cleanings, cabling/bracing, crown reductions and other tasks under direction of an ISA certified arborist.
  • Certified Arborist #620 wc/isa with over twenty great years and many more to come.

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17. Osha

average Demand
Here's how Osha is used in Arborist jobs:
  • Learned OSHA procedure and informed teammates of hazards.
  • Complete jobs according to osha safety guidelines.
  • Certified OSHA-approved Qualified Line Clearance/Tree Trimmer.
  • Cleaned work area* Followed, enforced OSHA regulations* Some customer relations
  • Follow and understand all DOT, ANSI, OSHA and company safety policies.
  • Maintained a safe work environment through OSHA compliance and adherence to company programs.

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18. Ansi

average Demand
Here's how Ansi is used in Arborist jobs:
  • Followed all ANSI pruning practices.
  • Adhered to all ANSI and OSHA guidelines, to include company guidelines.
  • Meet all OSHA, ANSI, and PG&E safety standards.
  • Understand and conform to OSHA and ANSI A300 standards.

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19. Vegetation Management

average Demand
Here's how Vegetation Management is used in Arborist jobs:
  • Assisted with vegetation management practices on transmission and distribution right- of-ways Assisted with preparation of reports and documents.
  • Attended BCP Infrastructure Maintenance Training & Texas Vegetation Management Association Conferences.
  • Create, schedule, coordinate and sign off on all vegetation management related projects completed by contractors.
  • Maintain FPL TVMS database to achieve vegetation management objectives.
  • Created Transmission Vegetation Management Program (T.V.M.P.)

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20. Climb Trees

average Demand
Here's how Climb Trees is used in Arborist jobs:
  • Climb trees using climbing hooks and belts, or climb ladders to gain access to work areas.
  • Climb trees, shape shrubs, and plant trees/shrubs.
  • Put up signs and cones fill out job briefing keep tools put up and maintained drag and chip brush and climb trees
  • Climb trees, using climbing hooks and belts, or climb ladders to gain access to work areas.
  • Climb trees using proper climbing equipment, bucket trucks, and climbing ladders to access work areas.
  • Climb trees, using climbing ropes, lanyards and harnesses to gain access to work areas.

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21. Line Clearance

average Demand
Here's how Line Clearance is used in Arborist jobs:
  • Identified needed tree and brush control work and oversaw line clearance crews to complete this work.
  • Assist in storm and emergency situations, and other miscellaneous line clearance projects.
  • Job Requirements/Tasks: Responsible for utility line clearance, leading and directing employees and ensuring crew training and safety precautions.
  • Worked on a small crew to trim trees for line clearance of the power lines for the power company.
  • Started out as a ground-man and worked up to certified HV Line Clearance Tree Trimmer and then to Foreman.
  • Trimmed trees in accordance to line clearance specifications for the utility with whom my company was under contract.

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22. Tree Health

average Demand
Here's how Tree Health is used in Arborist jobs:
  • Tree health consultation, tree removal, pruning, assisted other tree companies with industry demands
  • Conducted site visits to assess tree health and services needed and provided bids.
  • Designed public information pamphlets on tree health in an urban setting.
  • Perform tasks pertaining to tree health care.
  • Tree health assessment, pest and disease diagnosis and treatment, climbing, trimming, deadwooding, removals, stump grinding.

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23. GIS

average Demand
Here's how GIS is used in Arborist jobs:
  • Patrol Rights-Of-Ways collecting data via GIS programs and equipment.
  • Used GIS equipment to collect data and track project progress.

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24. Boom Truck

average Demand
Here's how Boom Truck is used in Arborist jobs:
  • Tree boom truck operation, Chainsaw safety and operation.
  • Drive and use bucket, line/boom trucks, side loaders, backhoes, bobcat, and bulldozers.
  • Moved up to crew leader bucket operator on a 70 ft. boom truck.
  • Watch for cars and other safety hazards while climber/boom truck operator is working.
  • Operate boom trucks, loaders, brush chippers, power saws, trucks, sprayers, and other equipment and tools.
  • Machine operator, chipper, boom truck and BOBCAT operator.

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25. Safety Procedures

average Demand
Here's how Safety Procedures is used in Arborist jobs:
  • Attend monthly training sessions to advance surveying skills and reinforce safety procedures.
  • Followed safety procedures to achieve safe production.
  • Followed and implemented safety procedures.
  • Follow safety procedures to insure safety and quality service.
  • Maintain equipment with going through routine safety procedures/meetings.
  • Experienced in maintaining all equipment, knowledge and work of tree trimming, rope work and correct safety procedures for jobs.

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26. Hand Tools

average Demand
Here's how Hand Tools is used in Arborist jobs:
  • Operated machinery, ran chainsaws, used various hand tools for pruning and yard maintenance.
  • Use hand tools: chainsaw, hand saw, pruner to trim trees.
  • Operate basic hand tools and small equipment including saws, ropes, wood chippers, and stump removers.
  • Operate various hand tools, including but not limited to, shovels, sledge hammers, rakes.
  • Operated chippers, bucket trucks up to 105 feet, and gas powered hand tools.
  • Chain saw, hand tools, heavy equipment, rigging/roping and climbing of trees.

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27. Crew Members

average Demand
Here's how Crew Members is used in Arborist jobs:
  • Treated my crew members all the same like an Employee and not a friend.
  • Helped crew members with tasks that were more then one man could handle.
  • Facilitated harmonious working relationships with crew members to prevent problems and conflicts.
  • Monitored work being conducted in the field such as crew members trimming trees, and preforming there daily job description/responsibilities.
  • Maintain climbing gear and safe work practices of myself and other crew members.
  • Provide other crew members with objectives we need to accomplish.

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28. Chip Truck

average Demand
Here's how Chip Truck is used in Arborist jobs:
  • Maintained equipment including Chip truck, chipper, and chainsaws.
  • Drive chip trucks to job locations.
  • Performed ground man tasks,drove chip trucks
  • Tree climber, grounds man, chip truck operator and Arborist in training.
  • Climbed with spikes only trees to be removed, spikless on prunings..chipped all brush into chip truck and dumped at proper sites..

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29. Customer Relations

low Demand
Here's how Customer Relations is used in Arborist jobs:
  • Handled customer relations, bid on jobs and collected payments due from clients.
  • Promoted due to exceptional work ethic and customer relations.
  • Manage customer relations, schedules, employee hire, sales and advertising.
  • Expanded customer base through customer relationship building, and referral programs.

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30. GPS

low Demand
Here's how GPS is used in Arborist jobs:
  • Investigated power outages caused by trees using tools such as a hand held computer and GPS unit.
  • Followed site maps, used GPS unit and documented work using hand-held computer.
  • Boom Lift Operation Stump Grinder Operation Chainsaw Saftey GPS navigation Advanced Knot Tying Disease Identification in Trees

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31. Storm Damage

low Demand
Here's how Storm Damage is used in Arborist jobs:
  • Experienced in emergency management of storm damage and tree removal.
  • Storm damage and topping restoration.
  • Removed fallen trees, stumps, fallen limbs and related debris resulting from storm damage and general conditions.
  • Full service trimming, topping, lot clearing, stump removal, emergency storm damage service.
  • Remove fallen trees, stumps, fallen limbs and related debris resulting from storm damage and general conditions.
  • Performed duties essential of the job for Tree removal, trimming, storm damage cleanup/repair.

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32. Preventative Maintenance

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Here's how Preventative Maintenance is used in Arborist jobs:
  • Travel throughout Wisconsin to do preventative maintenance for co-op electric companies.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on equipment.
  • Prepared and administered preventative maintenance work orders.
  • Implemented a preventative maintenance cycle resulting in increased safety, productivity, and meeting deadlines ahead of schedule.
  • Complete monthly preventative maintenance checks, and respond to resident requested work orders daily.
  • Maintain Palm Trees, Lawn care, Preventative maintenance on palm tree farm.

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33. Snow Removal

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Here's how Snow Removal is used in Arborist jobs:
  • Fire mitigation and lot clearing Winter snow removal.
  • Handle seasonal snow removal using plowing trucks and tractors as well as shoveling snow and spreading salt as needed by facility.
  • Maintain grounds work: mowing grass, trimming hedges, pulling weeds, planting flowers, and snow removal.
  • Managed athletic field layout, ice making, snow removal and all other park grounds related functions.
  • Mow turf, weed, spray herbicides, mulching* Sports turf* Painting sports turf* Snow Removal
  • Snow removal, using front end loaders, trucks, manual and automatic.

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34. Forestry

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Here's how Forestry is used in Arborist jobs:
  • Maintained and utilized various forestry tools and equipment.
  • Operated system forestry computer programs and record systems.
  • Assisted the company in other states with utility forestry by inspecting vegetation, reading circuit maps, and contacting customers.
  • Communicated with the Division of Urban Forestry and followed up on the Superintendent's goals.
  • Traveled for Urban Forestry Services to different municipalities to inventory and assess city trees.
  • Manage a team of 10 forestry consultants for Pacific Gas & Electric Co.
  • Use my Urban Forestry dendrology background to identify tree species that are hazardous to Entergy Corporation's equipment.

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35. Tree Inventory

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Here's how Tree Inventory is used in Arborist jobs:
  • Maintained tree inventory database, updating tree growth and plantings/removals.

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36. General Labor

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Here's how General Labor is used in Arborist jobs:
  • Trim Trees, yard work, general labor.. Furniss Farms: Rupert, Id.
  • Performed all general maintenance and handled tools, general labor, operated Bobcat.
  • Run chainsaw drag brush pole saw and silky work general labor
  • General labor for construction of highway sound barrier walls.
  • General labor, landscaping, drove company vehicles.
  • Landscape maintenance and general labor.

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37. Residential Areas

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Here's how Residential Areas is used in Arborist jobs:
  • Removed trees from residential areas, Had to pay attention to detail and clearly communicate with co-workers as well as customers.
  • Utilized various tools to prune and maintain health of trees in residential areas.
  • Climb and remove and/or prune hazardous trees in residential and non-residential areas.
  • Remove hazardous limbs and trees from residential areas.
  • Removed trees in residential areas - Tree pruning - Operated chippers and chainsaws - Drove a 1 ton with trailer

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38. CPR

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Here's how CPR is used in Arborist jobs:
  • Received Certified CPR License, Automated External Defibrillator AED Certification, DOT Certification.
  • Certified Climber Trimmer - certified bucket truck operator - certified specialized equipment operator - certified in CPR and First Aid
  • Maintain files of all employees for expiration of license, CPR & First Aid, Health Cards.
  • Completed defensive driving class as well as first aid and CPR certification.
  • Certified forklift for NC and SC, CPR and first aid
  • Trained in CPR, First Aid, and Rescue Operations.

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39. Residential Properties

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Here's how Residential Properties is used in Arborist jobs:
  • Conduct health evaluations of municipal, commercial and residential properties.
  • Inventoried trees for commercial residential properties.

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40. Attractive Shapes

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Here's how Attractive Shapes is used in Arborist jobs:
  • Trim, reshape and remove trees to achieve attractive shapes or to remove low-hanging branches.
  • Trimmed, the tops and reshaped trees to achieve attractive shapes.
  • Trim, top, and reshape trees to achieve attractive shapes or to remove low-hanging branches.
  • Trim, top, and reshape trees to achieve attractive shapes or to remove low-hanging branches.

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41. Weather Conditions

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Here's how Weather Conditions is used in Arborist jobs:
  • Work up to 53 hours per week outdoors, in many weather conditions and rough terrain.
  • Worked outside in all weather conditions and worked as a team efficiently.
  • Work at extreme heights in all weather conditions and in close proximity to high voltage lines.
  • Perform physically demanding work outdoors regardless of weather conditions.
  • Weather conditions were always rough but I worked sun up to sun down on the weekends to get the job done.
  • Perform emergency storm work when needed and work outdoors in all weather conditions.

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42. Data Collection

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Here's how Data Collection is used in Arborist jobs:
  • Ash tree data collections, assessments, and inspections Environmental Compliance, Wetlands identification and Critical Habitat awareness.
  • Field data collection of tree species and site information on GPS equipment and hand held computers.
  • Field data collection involving tree inventory and evaluation for the Asian Longhorned Beetle survey within the Long Island area.

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43. Chain Saws

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Here's how Chain Saws is used in Arborist jobs:
  • Measure felled trees and cut them into specified log lengths, using chain saws and axes.
  • Operated man-lifts, stump grinders and chain saws.
  • Run chain saws of all sizes and hand saws.
  • Inspect and maintain various tools such as chain saws, power pruners, pole saws, blowers and weed whips.
  • Trimmed Tree's along power lines, using chain saws, chippers, climbing gear, and bucket truck.
  • Utilized chain saws, wood cutters, and stump grinders to safely cut down and dispose of limbs.

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44. PG

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Here's how PG is used in Arborist jobs:
  • Worked with PG&E coordinators to address vegetation concerns during the planning and implementation of electric distribution projects.
  • Direct reporting to PG&E's management team for special projects and operational request on a weekly basis.
  • Provided professional expertise and knowledge on trees/vegetation to both PG&E customers and PG&E employees.
  • Worked alongside PG&E maintain tree limbs along power lines.
  • Assist in all trimming and cutting contracted by PG&E.
  • Performed LTE installs and second carrier upgrades.

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45. Utility Lines

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Here's how Utility Lines is used in Arborist jobs:
  • Perform identification, inspection, and evaluation of vegetation along utility lines.
  • Trimmed trees away from utility lines.
  • Tree trimming and removal of limbs from power and lines utility lines.
  • Trimmed back trees to clear the utility lines.

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46. Proper Tree

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Here's how Proper Tree is used in Arborist jobs:
  • Educated customers and the community at large to increase the awareness of proper tree care.

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47. Removal Operations

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Here's how Removal Operations is used in Arborist jobs:
  • Collect debris and refuse from tree trimming and removal operations into piles, using shovels, rakes or other tools.
  • Cleaned and tidied sidewalks and streets after tree cutting and removal operations.
  • Collect debris and refuse from tree trimming and removal operations into piles, using shovels, rakes or other tools.
  • Collect debris and refuse from tree trimming and removal operations into piles.
  • Clean sidewalks and streets after trimming or removal operations.
  • Collected debris and refuse from tree trimming and removal operations into piles, using shovels, rakes or other tools.

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20 Most Common Skill for an Arborist

Tree Removal21.9%
Safety Meetings14.6%
Bucket Truck8.6%
Tree Care6.4%
Customer Service5.3%
Heavy Equipment5.3%
Prune5.3%
Stump Grinder4.2%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For An Arborist

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Tree Removal
Tree Removal
17.4%
17.4%
2
2
Safety Meetings
Safety Meetings
11.6%
11.6%
3
3
Bucket Truck
Bucket Truck
6.8%
6.8%
4
4
Tree Care
Tree Care
5.1%
5.1%
5
5
Customer Service
Customer Service
4.2%
4.2%
6
6
Heavy Equipment
Heavy Equipment
4.2%
4.2%
7
7
Prune
Prune
4.2%
4.2%
8
8
Stump Grinder
Stump Grinder
3.3%
3.3%
9
9
Job Site
Job Site
2.9%
2.9%
10
10
Arbor
Arbor
2.8%
2.8%
11
11
Plant Health Care
Plant Health Care
2.1%
2.1%
12
12
Tree Crews
Tree Crews
2%
2%
13
13
Excess Branches
Excess Branches
1.9%
1.9%
14
14
Aerial Lifts
Aerial Lifts
1.7%
1.7%
15
15
CDL
CDL
1.6%
1.6%
16
16
ISA
ISA
1.6%
1.6%
17
17
Osha
Osha
1.5%
1.5%
18
18
Ansi
Ansi
1.5%
1.5%
19
19
Vegetation Management
Vegetation Management
1.5%
1.5%
20
20
Climb Trees
Climb Trees
1.5%
1.5%
21
21
Line Clearance
Line Clearance
1.4%
1.4%
22
22
Tree Health
Tree Health
1.4%
1.4%
23
23
GIS
GIS
1.3%
1.3%
24
24
Boom Truck
Boom Truck
1.2%
1.2%
25
25
Safety Procedures
Safety Procedures
1.1%
1.1%
26
26
Hand Tools
Hand Tools
1%
1%
27
27
Crew Members
Crew Members
0.9%
0.9%
28
28
Chip Truck
Chip Truck
0.8%
0.8%
29
29
Customer Relations
Customer Relations
0.8%
0.8%
30
30
GPS
GPS
0.8%
0.8%
31
31
Storm Damage
Storm Damage
0.8%
0.8%
32
32
Preventative Maintenance
Preventative Maintenance
0.8%
0.8%
33
33
Snow Removal
Snow Removal
0.7%
0.7%
34
34
Forestry
Forestry
0.7%
0.7%
35
35
Tree Inventory
Tree Inventory
0.7%
0.7%
36
36
General Labor
General Labor
0.6%
0.6%
37
37
Residential Areas
Residential Areas
0.6%
0.6%
38
38
CPR
CPR
0.5%
0.5%
39
39
Residential Properties
Residential Properties
0.5%
0.5%
40
40
Attractive Shapes
Attractive Shapes
0.5%
0.5%
41
41
Weather Conditions
Weather Conditions
0.5%
0.5%
42
42
Data Collection
Data Collection
0.5%
0.5%
43
43
Chain Saws
Chain Saws
0.5%
0.5%
44
44
PG
PG
0.5%
0.5%
45
45
Utility Lines
Utility Lines
0.5%
0.5%
46
46
Proper Tree
Proper Tree
0.5%
0.5%
47
47
Removal Operations
Removal Operations
0.5%
0.5%

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