Employment Opportunities: General Tree Work (Groundperson)


  1. Must possess a valid California driver's license.
  2. Must pass Company driving test.
  3. Must be able to work outdoors under varying and sometimes adverse weather conditions.
  4. Must be able to hear verbal instructions from a distance.


  1. Loads and unloads trucks with logs, brush and debris often weighing 25 pounds or more; feeds brush into brush chipper.
  2. Uses hand lines to lower limbs and equipment.
  3. Keeps work area picked up and orderly.
  4. Carries, lays out and stows materials, tools and equipment at work site.
  5. Works from the ground using handsaws, pole saws and pruners; hand pruners, Toppers and gasoline-powered chain saws.
  6. Drives trucks or operates other equipment as assigned.
  7. Services trucks and equipment. Keeps trucks and other assigned equipment in a neat and orderly fashion. Reports the need for repairs to truck and equipment crew leader.
  8. Safeguards employees and public from hazards in and around the work area, staying in frequent voice communication with workers aloft.
  9. Helps enforce on-the-job safety practices.
  10. Performs other related work as assigned.
To apply for this job, email your resume to jobs@spmcclenahan.com

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The crew did a superb job. I am very happy with the results as usual. Gloria, Palo Alto

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