Position title
Bucket Operator

General: operating a boom, roping branches, rigging, tying knots, sawing, communicating with crew, looking for (PPE) at all times, etc

Morning: review work order, check or prepare saws, check bucket truck (all parts working), load equipment, walk through with equipment check list

On-The-Job: assess hazards on the job site (including animals and people), set up truck, communicate with groundmen/crew, sawyer work, use safe tree felling operations, site safety.

Evening: check saws, ropes and bucket truck and chipper for weakness, damage or debris, store saws, ropes and bucket truck properly, prepare for next morning, daily debrief


Top 5 Responsibilities:

  • CalOsha safety compliance
  • Preservation of self, equipment and public
  • Locate/assess hazards on the job site
  • Communicate with groundmen/crew
  • Always prune or fell trees in a way to improve a property

Top 5 Competencies: 

  • Awareness of self and surroundings
  • Proactive listening and communication
  • Ability and desire to work with others
  • Proficiency in bucket truck safety
  • Proficiency in ANSI pruning and tree felling operations

Credentials and Experience Requirements:

  • Class A ¬†license or Class B with air brakes.
  • Must have CDL



Employment Type
Tree Service
Job Location
1175 Hartnell Ave Suite D, Redding, CA, 96002
Base Salary
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