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    Compass Group, North AmericaCharlotte, NC 28230

    Job #1075147648

  • Posted Date: Dec 3, 2019

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    If you have a positive attitude and a love for learning, you may be interested in joining our team.

    Chartwells Higher Education brings fresh ideas and innovative concepts to higher education foodservice. We have quickly established ourselves as the leading college and university foodservice partner in the industry, and were twice named the Fastest Growing Brand by Nations Restaurant News. While we reflect on a proud past, we keep a keen eye on what is yet to come, especially in the areas of culinary development and nutrition. We foster development in a setting where mobility, teamwork, and communication flourish.

    Full time associates at Chartwells Higher Education are offered many fantastic benefits such as:

    • Medical

    • Dental

    • Vision

    • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

    • Commuter Benefits

    • Wellness Program

    • Employee Assistance Program

    • Life Insurance for Associates and Eligible Dependents

    • Short Term Disability (STD) and Long Term Disability (LTD)

    • Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance

    • Discount Marketplace

    • And other voluntary benefits

    Job Summary

    Summary: Prunes, trims, shapes, hedges and removes trees using power and hand tools; plants and maintains trees as directed.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Operates power saws and spraying equipment.

    • Climbs trees with special gear.

    • Operates bucket trucks as needed.

    • Conducts daily inspections of trees to ensure proper maintenance.

    • Provides care to individual trees by removing excessive, obstructive, dead or dying branches.

    • Utilizes special equipment to remove fallen, storm-damaged or unwanted trees; ensures proper disposal.

    • Evaluates tree color and texture for any decay or damage; takes samples to a lab for examination.

    • Assists with inspection of trees and shrubs with structural, nutritional and disease issues.

    • Rescues trees in the event of tree disease, natural disaster or other physical damage.

    • Clears trees when needed based on growth patterns.

    • Follows all safety procedures in accordance with the Company, OSHA, ANSI, EPA and all applicable federal/state/local requirements and policies.

    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    • Qualifications:*

    • One year of experience in arboriculture.

    • Working knowledge of climbing harnesses/hardware, ropes, stump grinders, chainsaws, wood chippers, log splitters and bucket trucks.

    • Ability to repeatedly lift 25 pounds and kneel/bend/stoop for extended periods of time.

    • Working Conditions:*

    • Extensive driving, walking and equipment operation.

    • Exposure to: extreme weather conditions, pesticides, fertilizers, pollen producing environment, paint and petroleum products. Working in elevated positions such as: bucket truck or in arborist gear within the tree canopy. Work time expectation, 90% of time will be physical labor, 10% training and misc.

    • About Compass Group: Achieving leadership in the foodservice industry*

    Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

    Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. /*Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance)./

    Req ID: 355794

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