Tree Climber

Sunshine Land Design, Inc.
Stuart, FL

Tree climber needed for our tree care crew. We offer competitive pay rates, paid holiday, paid sick days, and paid vacation days. Sunshine Land Design, has been in business since 1984. We stay local. Come join our team today!

We are a drug free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer. We use E-verify as required by Florida law.

TREE CLIMBER starting pay: $23-$25 per hour. Must have 3+ years experience.


Using modern climbing and rigging techniques, to cut away dead or excess branches from trees or shrubs to maintain right-of-way for roads, sidewalks, or utilities, or to improve appearance, health, and value of tree. Prune or treat trees or shrubs using handsaws, hand pruners, clippers, and power pruners. Works off the ground in the tree canopy and may use truck-mounted lifts. 

Responsibilities including but not limited to the above landscaping duties.

• Trimming, thinning, topping, and removal of trees, limbs, and brush

• Climbs trees to reach branches using climbing equipment.

• Removes dead, diseased, or otherwise hazardous trees and/or branches and shrubs.

• Large trees, bracing and cabling larger leaders and limbs.

• Performs planting, cultivating, transplanting, pruning, and shearing of shrubs and trees.

• Uses ropes, pruning poles, files and other tools and equipment in pruning activities.

• Operates machinery such as chain saws, bucket truck, brush chippers, stump grinders, etc. to maintain trees and shrubs.

• Performs daily inspection and routine maintenance on equipment used.

• May perform hazard and health inspection of municipal trees.


• Must have a min of three (3) years of experience climbing trees, and/or 1 year landscape experience. South Florida plant knowledge a PLUS. Must not be fearful of heights. 

Special Working Conditions

• Working conditions include operating boom trucks, loaders, stump chippers, brush chippers, tractors, power saws, trucks, sprayers, and other equipment and tools.