24/7 Emergency Tree Removal Services Available

Tree Climber / Bucket Truck Operators

Job Overview

At D&J’s Complete Tree Service – Ankeny, LLC, we take pride in our work and our work family and make sure our customers are satisfied by providing the highest standards for safety and excellence. We are ranked as Ankeny’s Best Tree Service by the Des Moines Register, receiving the Customer’s Choice Award for always providing our customers and community with the highest caliber of service.

D&J’s Complete Tree Service – Ankeny, LLC, is looking to expand our team and bring on passionate workers who enjoy being outside and helping the community. We are hiring a Tree Trimmer, Pruner & Bucket Truck Operator. If you’re ready to learn, hardworking, and dedicated, we welcome you to apply.

Job Responsibilities
  • Selective Pruning of trees for best health
  • Improve building and service line clearances
  • Deadwood/hazard removal
  • Lateral shaping as needed
  • Structural supporting/cable and bracing
  • Crews use advanced climbing techniques and moderate equipment to move around in trees safely
  • Rope rigging using a friction device to help lower branches and wood safely to the ground
  • Crane rigging is used when practical
  • Utilize chain saws, hand saws, and mechanical pruning tools
  • Communication with ground crews to work in unison
  • Clean up and removal of tree debris
  • Perform duties as assigned
  • Maintain regular attendance
  • Overtime opportunities
Required Job Qualifications
  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Able to stand all day and lift up to 50 pounds
  • Experience or knowledge in a tree care industry or similar field
Desired Job Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • CDL preferred but not required
  • Driven individuals with strong work ethic and attention to detail
  • A willingness to learn and grow within an expanding company
  • Preferred strong verbal and oral communication skills
  • Knowledge of machinery and equipment maintenance

Our team works Monday-Friday, and we are closed on Saturdays and Sundays, apart from an emergency job (tree on a house), that may require the team to work on a weekend.