Apprentice Tree Climber- Monster Tree Service of Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids, Michigan
Tree Climber /
Full-Time /
So, what sets Monster Tree Service apart from other employers? State-of-the-art equipment, true love and commitment to the environment. superb customer service, dynamic work ethic, a unique philosophy, and most important…the Monster Team!  

If you are looking to be part of a team that is growing and changing the Tree Care Industry in a positive way while providing great career opportunities, we want to speak to you!  Monster Tree Service of Grand Rapids currently has an opening for a Tree Climber Apprentice.  


    • Uses hand lines to lower limbs and equipment. 
    • Unloads lays out, prepares, and stows materials, tools, and equipment at the worksite. 
    • Works from the ground using handsaws, and poles saws. Drives trucks, loaders and operates other equipment as assigned such as log movers, chippers, stump grinders, etc. 
    • 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 to crew leader. 
    • Safeguards employees and the public from hazards in and around the work area, staying in frequent communication with workers aloft. 
    • Participates in weekly safety meetings and daily job briefings. 
    • Adheres to all industry and company safety standards and policies including the use of PPE at all times. Helps enforce job safety practices. 
    • Keeps work area clean and orderly. 
    • Performs related work as assigned.


    • Operates and maintains chippers, chainsaws, and all other equipment in a safe manner 
    • Prior experience with trimming, limbing, chipper, and saw operation is preferred 
    • A clean valid Driver’s License is required 
    • Must be able to carry 50lbs at a minimum and work outside in all weather conditions 
We offer competitive wages commensurate with experience, year-round employment, a positive and respectful work environment, and more! 

You are applying for work with a franchisee of Monster Tree Service, not Monster Franchising SPE, LLC or any of its affiliates. If hired, the franchisee will be your only employer. Franchisees are independent business owners who are solely responsible for their own employees.

An Equal Opportunity Employer