Joining the Aspen Tree Service Team is an exciting and rewarding career choice.

As the industry leader in the Roaring Fork Valley we service several commercial properties, municipalities, and many beautiful private residences. We provide late model, well-maintained equipment including designated pickup trucks for every foreman. Continuing education, safe working conditions, and employee satisfaction are our top priorities for our team.

If you’re looking for a career with advancement opportunity while living in the resort communities of the Roaring Fork Valley, check out the current positions available below and then fill out our Employment Application today.

Please note that we are located in Carbondale, Colorado and this is our only location. Please do not send an inquiry if you are seeking employment outside this area.

Plant Health Care Technician

Plant Health Care Technicians evaluate the landscape’s environment, diagnoses plant issues, communicates with clients and manages pests as necessary. Aspen Tree Service will provide extensive training on plant identification, insects, disease, fertilization, diagnostic, application techniques, equipment and safety. Must possess excellent communication skills and maintain a positive attitude with internal and external customers. Candidate must possess a valid Colorado Driver’s license and pass a company driving test. Must be able to load, unload and carry 5 gallon containers, lift and carry 50 lbs, drag up to 300 feet of spray hose. Industry related professional certifications and licenses (ISA, TCIA certifications) considered a plus. Must be able to obtain a Colorado Department of Agriculture Certified Operator or Qualified Supervisor license within 1 year of employment.

Lawn Care Technician

Lawn Care Technicians fertilize and apply weed control in turf areas. Aspen Tree Service will provide extensive training on turf and weed identification, insects, disease, fertilization, diagnostic, application techniques, equipment and safety. Must possess excellent communication skills and maintain a positive attitude with internal and external customers. Candidate must possess a valid Colorado Driver’s license and pass a company driving test. Must be able to load, unload and carry 5 gallon containers, lift and carry 50 lbs, drag up to 300 feet of spray hose. Industry related professional certifications considered a plus. Must be able to obtain a Colorado Department of Agriculture Certified Operator or Qualified Supervisor license within 1 year of employment.

Vegetation Management Technician

Vegetation Management Technicians properly identify undesirable plant material and implement an integrated plan for effective management of invasive weeds in rangeland and right-of- way environments. Aspen Tree Service will provide extensive training on desirable and undesirable plant species identification, diagnostic, application techniques, equipment and safety. Must possess excellent communication skills and maintain a positive attitude with internal and external customers. Candidate must possess a valid Colorado Driver’s license and pass a company driving test. Must be able to load, unload and carry 5 gallon containers, lift and carry 50 lbs, drag up to 300 feet of spray hose. Industry related professional certifications and licenses considered a plus. Must be able to obtain a Colorado Department of Agriculture Certified Operator or Qualified Supervisor license within 1 year of employment.

Nursery Manager

We are looking for an experienced nursery professional to join our team at our sister company, Sopris Tree and Landscape Supply.  The ideal candidate will have a knowledge of local plant material, background in the landscape industry and some experience in sales. Duties will include sales, loading and delivery of trees, our locally produced mulch products, a line of fertility products as well as other landscape and arboricultural supplies.  Managing inventory, operating small and large equipment, and working with a team to provide customers with excellent service. Must be able to lift heavy objects and perform all general labor duties, be energetic and willing to give 100% all the time to maximize this position and help to grow this part of our company into the future.  A clean driving record is essential Landscape Apprentice: We have a variety of positions in our landscape and tree installation division.

Landscape Apprentice

We have a variety of positions in our landscape and tree installation division. Candidates with interest and experience are encouraged to apply.  We provide quality installation of large and small trees and require laborers, equipment operators that are able to lift heavy objects, perform general labor duties and are motivated to succeed.

Arborist Ground Worker

Conducts tree care operations from the ground, including chipping brush, assisting aerial lift operators or climbers, and general site set-up and clean-up. Aspen Tree Service will provide extensive training on hazard recognition, job briefings, plant identification, basic ground knots, equipment and safety. Must maintain a positive attitude with internal and external customers. Candidate must possess a valid Colorado Driver’s license and pass a company driving test. Industry related professional certifications and licenses considered a plus. Must be able to obtain TCIA Ground Operations Specialist certification within 6 months of hire.

Arborist Foreman

We currently employ 12 I.S.A Certified Arborists and offer the highest standard of care to our clients.  We are always looking for leaders to join our team who have interest and experience in performing tree care operations.  A clean motor vehicle record is essential and you must be motivated to continually learn and grow within the industry.  You will work among the best arborists in the industry and be given many opportunities for personal growth and success.

CDL Driver/Equipment Operator

At Aspen Tree Service we take great pride in having late model, state of the art, highly maintained specialized equipment to give our customers the most efficient, safe and reliable service.  We are looking for a key team member who holds or can obtain prior to hiring, a class A CDL with experience in equipment operation.  Duties to include delivery and operation of heavy equipment, operation of cranes and other specialized vehicles and basic maintenance of fleet vehicles. Must be able to communicate well, be versatile and able to handle a fast pace and sometimes high pressure work environment. Training will be provided on specialty equipment operation but experience with heavy equipment is preferred.

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This application form is intended for use in evaluating your qualifications for employment. This is not an employment contract. Please answer all questions completely and accurately. False or misleading statements during the interview and on this form are grounds for terminating the interview process or, if discovered after employment, terminating employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without discrimination because of sex, marital status, race, age, creed, national origin or the presence of disabilities. Aspen Tree Service, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.
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