Tree Climber (Issaquah)

Compensation: $28-$40/hour

Employment type: full-time


** We are looking for great people to work with, if you are a laborer or experienced landscaper, we are always accepting applications!**

Position: ISA certified Tree Climber

Full/Part Time: Full Time


Job salary: $28-$40/hr


About this Role:

The ISA CERTIFIED climbing position to work with Matt’s Tree Service.

Strong work ethic who can work freely, appreciates learning new skills, and enjoys working outdoors. The tree climber will at all times stick to Cutting Edge safety guidelines, performing work according to all policies and systems.



  • Operate a variety of equipment to expel and discard undesirable branches, which can involve using brush chippers, boom trucks, stump chippers, power saws and numerous others
  • Climb trees utilizing climb hooks, belts and ladders in order to access the worksite, or supervise others using these items to ensure they are being safe
  • Prune the top of trees to make them more visually pleasing to the general public
  • Inspect trees to check whether there are any underlying issues, for example, diseases or fungus growing
  • Ensure the worksite remains safe by putting up caution tape around the surrounding area in the event that it is in a public space
  • Clear the site once the activity is completed by loading up branches and other bits of debris into work truck
  • Utilizes all proper individual protective equipment
  • Provide guidance to property proprietors about the best possible approach to care for the new tree, and propose routine maintenance visits


Qualifications and Skills

  • ISA Certification in tree climbing for the state
  • High school diploma
  • Valid driver’s permit
  • Capacity to solve problems and accomplish shared objectives with exceptional communication and organizational skills
  • Static and dynamic cabling, bracing, bolting, guying trees and branches
  • Expertise to hoist tools and equipment, safely lower branches with ropes, use a block and tackle
  • Daily inspection of all personal climbing and safety equipment including ropes, saddle, PPE
  • Understands and adheres to all safety rules and company safety policies, participates in all safety training meetings offered, asks questions, and improves work safety skills


Additional Information

Matt’s Tree & Landscape has served the East-side and Seattle areas for residential and commercial customers since 2005. Our goal is to inform our customers of any potential hazards on their property and improve aesthetics through proper tree care & professional landscape services. Matt’s Tree & Landscape is a family owned and operated business that focuses on customer care and service. This allows us to maintain a high standard of quality work that our customers receive on each project. Our climbers and crew leads are continuously learning through industry-based training and climbing competitions based on movement and safety in the tree canopy. Matt’s Tree & Landscape is licensed, bonded, insured and equipped to complete tree work to safety standards set forth by OSHA, LNI and ISA governing bodies. We look forward to providing you with a great customer experience!