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Walt Disney World seeks Tree Trimmer


Job ID: 1030554BR
Location: Orlando, Florida, United States; Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States
Business: Walt Disney World Resort
Date posted: 10/02/2022

Job Summary:
At Disney, we‘re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world. “We create happiness.” That is our motto at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. In addition, it permeates everything we do. At Disney, you will help inspire that magic by enabling our teams to push the limits of entertainment and create the never-before-seen!

The Arborist is critical in ensuring our landscaping onstage looks great for our guests. The Arborist provides horticulture support for the Global team. This craft helps to ensure the ‘Guest Facing’ horticulture is up to the Walt Disney World standard. The Arborist applicant should have experience in tree production, tree care, tree pruning, and tree moving. The field service position may include work from elevated platforms and confined spaces throughout the Walt Disney World Parks and Resort property.

Starting pay rate for this role is $22.76 per hour

Responsibilities:

  • Perform scheduled routine arboriculture maintenance
  • Operate Forklifts, Lull, box truck, ladder work, work at heights
  • Climb trees using a rope and saddle
  • Operate tools and equipment to include chainsaws, chippers and aerial work platforms (AWP) and bucket trucks
  • Cast members may be required to handle cleaning chemicals and supplies
  • Additional Personal Protective Equipment (face shields, goggles, refillable hand sanitizers, etc.) may be required

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3years’ experience within Horticulture or Agriculture disciplines
  • Able to meet requirements for climbing aerial rescue guidelines
  • Familiar with industry safety standards (ANSI Z133) and procedures (ANSI 300)
  • Knowledge of southern tree species
  • Able to lift, push or pull up to 50lbs
  • Valid CDL Class “A” with air brakes endorsement

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Team player
  • Proficiency in standard office software programs and mobile electronic devices
  • Proficiency in all aspects of
    - tree transplanting and loading
    - tree pruning including natural and geometric styles
    - proper tree planting

Additional Information:
Schedule Availability:
Our Theme Parks and Resorts operate 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, schedules and start time will vary.

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Disney seeks Tree Worker - Pruner


Job ID: 1036013BR
Location: Anaheim, California, United States
Business: Disneyland Resort
Date posted: 09/26/2022
Job Summary:
(Local, Southern California applicants sought - NO RELOCATION OFFERED.)

At Disneyland Resort, a Pruner provides day-to-day tree care for the Resort urban forest, under the direction of an Arboricultural Manager. Duties include maintaining trees and Resort aesthetics in accordance with the appropriate theme of the specific area of the property while ensuring the comfort and safety of our Guests and Cast Members.

New Higher Pay rate!
The starting pay rate for this position is $21.42 per hour

$1,500 New Hire Bonus Incentive for Pruner - Tree Worker
$1,500 Hiring Bonus (First payment after 90 days = $375 and Second payment after 150 days = $1,125)

To be eligible for the sign-on bonus, Cast Members must be in the position continuously for at least 90 days after hire and be employed by The Walt Disney Company at time of payment. A Cast Member is hired after the successful completion of Disney Traditions or one full day of employment. To be eligible for an incentive bonus after 150 days, cast members must remain employed in the position continuously for at least 150 days and be employed by The Walt Disney Company at the time of payment. Payments will be made approximately two weeks after the 90 and 150-day milestones, respectively. Bonus payments are subject to applicable taxes and other legal withholding. Disputes concerning eligibility to a bonus payment shall be resolved by Disneyland Recruitment in its sole and absolute discretion. The incentives offered herein are subject to change at any time, with or without notice. Cast Members hired prior to October 2, 2022 or after December 31, 2022 will not be eligible for an incentive award.

Responsibilities:
Climbing:
Must be able to enter a tree (10 to 150feet) via safe climbing practices under WC-CTW, International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) and ANSI Z133.1 guidelines, as well as safely use an aerial lift under DLR guidelines. Ability to gain proficiency and knowledge of different climbing systems is required

Pruning:
Must be able to prune young and mature trees using ISA and ANSI Z133.1 pruning standards, as well as Disney Show quality standards. Must be capable of safely using hand pruners, pole pruners, hand saws, pole saws and chainsaws to complete the job.

Young Tree Care:

  • Planting: Must be able to plant 15-gallon, 120-foot box trees using ISA and ANSI Z133.1 standards. Shoveling, bending, pushing/pulling and lifting (25-100 lbs.) are involved.
  • Transplanting: Must be able to box up to a 120-foot root ball. Shoveling, strapping, bending, pushing/pulling and lifting (25-100 lbs).

Staking New Trees:
Must be proficient in staking, use of a ladder, stake pounder, and other staking tools.

Inventory Maintenance and Inspection:

  • Involves tree tagging, tree inspection, recording of data in field and on the Access Database Inventory Program. Must have the ability to understand
  • Arboriculture in regards to tree health and structure defects, as well as the ability to input data into the Access computer program.

Mature Tree Care:

  • Cabling and Bracing: Must be familiar with hardware and ISA/ANSI Z133.1 installation guidelines.
  • Rigging: Must have the ability to safely perform rigging operations under the standards found in ISA/ANSI Z133.1. Must have the ability to gain proficiency and knowledge of different rigging systems.
  • Removals: Must be proficient in safely removing trees (10-150 feet) using tools specified for pruning.

Groundwork:
Involves safely securing the work area, providing ground assistance to the climber(s) in the tree (knot knowledge), removing and loading, safely reducing the size of debris with a chainsaw, and safe chipper operation under ISA/ANSI Z133.1 standards.

Emergencies:

  • Must be able to handle and react to stressful emergency situations within the tree crew, as well as other possible Cast Member or Guest needs. Must be available on an on-call basis 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

Basic Qualifications:
Schedule Availability

  • Must be open to any shift (1st, 2nd, and 3rd shift) including holidays, with any combination of days off

Qualifications

  • Must have experience performing the duties and actions listed under Responsibilities, above.
  • Must have a valid California Driver’s License
  • Must possess a Western Chapter Certified Tree Worker (WC-CTW) certification or the level of ability to obtain a Certified Tree Worker qualification

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Western Chapter Certified Tree Worker (WC-CTW) certification
  • CPR and First Aid Certification 
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