To all those who work with trees and are comfortable with heights!

We have partnered with a local tree care expert based in Burnsville, Minnesota to help fill their growing team.We're seeking a passionate Bucket Operator to join our team!


  • Operating a scissor lift to position it near the branches that need to be trimmed or removed, ensuring safety and efficiency in reaching various heights.
  • Conducting pre-operational checks on the bucket truck and equipment, including the hydraulic lift system, to ensure everything is in safe working condition.
  • Performing tree trimming, pruning, and removal tasks from the bucket, using hand and power tools such as chainsaws, pruners, and shears.
  • Following specific instructions regarding which branches to trim or remove, taking into account the health of the tree, safety considerations, and client requests.
  • Adhering to safety protocols to prevent accidents and injuries, including wearing protective gear, securing the work area, and ensuring proper use of the bucket and tools.
  • Communicating effectively with the ground crew to coordinate the removal of branches, ensuring debris is cleared promptly and safely from the site.
  • Maintaining accurate records of work performed and reporting any issues with the scissor lift or equipment to the supervisor.


  • Proven experience as a Bucket Operator in the Tree Care Industry
  • Valid Driver’s License but Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) is preferred
  • Physical fitness and the ability to work at heights for extended periods
  • Proficient in using tree trimming tools and equipment
  • Previous experience in tree care or any related field is highly beneficial


  • 401k with employer match
  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • Paid sick days
  • Paid holidays
  • Opportunity for advancement
  • All job-specific safety gear and equipment provided

If you want to thrive in a collaborative environment and work with trees, we encourage you to apply!