Career Opportunities at GET

Green Extraction Technologies, LLC is seeking self-driven and motivated men and women who want to be a part of a winning team. You will have the opportunity to not just have a job, but a pathway to excel professionally. If you think you might be a good fit, please email us or call the office at (630) 310-0220 for further instructions. Current open positions are listed below. 

Experienced Tree Climber

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have 3-5 years’ experience in the tree care industry climbing trees
  • Have or can obtain the ISA Certified Arborist certification
  • Be very familiar with industry ANSI standards in climber safety and pruning
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, a good driving record, and willing to obtain Class “B” CDL License
  • Be able to effectively communicate with management/crew members/clients
  • Be willing to demonstrate basic climbing skills during interview process
  • Be required to obtain First-Aid and CPR training within 30 days of being hired

Certified Arborist Apprentice

The following are qualifications held by an ideal candidate. If you don’t have all of the qualifications but have or wish to develop a real passion for trees and plants, are a quick learner, motivated, and would like to be a part of an educated team whose purpose is growing and protecting the urban forest and the landscapes in it, then we would love to have your application.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a desire and willingness to learn advanced skills in tree and plant identification as well as pest problems, and acquire the knowledge to select the right products and/or treatments per the issue
  • Be able to communicate effectively with clients and management to build and maintain excellent customer relations
  • Be willing and able to become an ISA Certified Arborist within 6 months of employment
  • Be willing to continue learning
  • Be willing and able to become an Openlands certified TreeKeeper within the first 12 months of employment
  • Have the appropriate IL Pesticide Applicator License, or willingness to obtain
  • Possess a valid driver’s license
  • Be able to work independently and be self-directed
  • Have a desire to set and achieve goals and the ability to be a team player
  • No experience in tree work necessary

Job duties include:

  • Occasionally working atop a 6′-19′ orchard ladder
  • Be willing to learn how to operate a “Spider Aerial Lift” for pruning or occasionally removal purposes
  • Be willing to learn how to operate a Skid steer
  • Be willing to learn how to back a large truck and chipper or trailer into tight spaces or driveways
  • Be willing to learn how to use a chainsaw for ground work and occasionally for aerial work

Guardians of the Urban Forest

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