Arborist

Sargent’s Landscape Nursery, Inc. is a 50-year family-owned business in Rochester, MN.  We are a leader in the green industry and in 2020 added a Tree Services division to our already rapidly growing company. This division is responsible for tree pruning and removal, tree preservation, plant heath care (PHC) and tree planting.

Are you passionate about trees and arboriculture? Do you want a local, family-owned company to call home? Do you want to work for a company with a good track record of having 30+ year employees? Do you want a career, with a clear pathway to more in your job? Sargent’s may be the answer!

Summary:

The Tree Services division of Sargent’s is a new division in an established, locally owned company. So, get in at the ground level as we go to the top, like we have for the past 50 years in landscaping. Be a part of a team that delivers an outstanding experience to every client, every time. This outstanding service will require skilled, safe and efficient work that is performed to the highest standards, plus over-the-top customer service.

  • Be part of a great team. Being an ideal teammate is the number one requirement for this position.
  • Climb trees! Being experienced at rope access tree climbing and rigging is the number two requirement for this position.
  • Work with new equipment (articulated loader, chipper and more to come).
  • Execute meaningful tree care work orders to ANSI A300 standards.
  • Work safely to ANSI 133.1 standards.
  • All PPE and tree climbing/rigging equipment provided by Sargent’s. You will have the tools you need to do your job well.
  • Plant trees! Mix up your weekly routine with quality tree planting.
  • Career Pathways is our career development program that will help you grow at the pace you want.
  • Valid driver’s license and able to be insured on Sargent’s company insurance policy.
  • Represent Sargent’s foundation, vision, mission and values in your actions and communication.

Education:

Minimum 3 years arboriculture experience. Or 2-year degree in a related field with 2 years’ experience. Or 4-year degree in a related field with one year experience. ISA Certification a plus but must be willing to become ISA certified within the first year of employment. Pesticide applicator license a plus. Other horticulture knowledge/experience a plus.

Benefits:

  • Health Insurance with HSA enrollment option
  • SIMPLE IRA Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time Off

*All benefits offered to everyone that qualifies.

To apply for this position, please fill out the form below.