Tree Care Newport News, Virginia


Position at Smith Tree Care

Looking for an opportunity where success comes naturally? Then you may have found your crew. We’re looking for a Groundsperson to join our team.

Here’s what you’d do:

You would be an integral member of a tree care crew working alongside our tree climbers.  

You’d be responsible for:

  • Carrying out all maintenance duties allocated by the Tree Climber/Foreman
  • Understanding and carrying out verbal and written instructions
  • Assisting Tree Climber/Foreman with tree removals, pruning and debris disposals
  • Learning techniques and the proper use of tools from senior or more experience crew members
  • Safely using tools and equipment like chippers and chainsaws to carry out maintenance tasks
  • Communicating effectively with other crew members and the public

You might be a good fit if you have:

  • You must be at least 18 years old, enthusiastic and dependable, and able to safely work with equipment like power saws and cutters.
  • Applicants must be able to work outdoors, in all weather conditions, doing very physical work, able to lift/carry 35-80 pounds often

And while not mandatory, it would be great if you also have:

  • Previous experience is helpful, but you must have an understanding of tree care basics
  • CDL Driver’s License would be a plus
  • Bilingual (Spanish) a plus

Here’s what to know about working here:

At BrightView, we’re a tight-knit crew who are as passionate about caring for our clients as we are about each other. Though we’re the nation’s leading landscape company, we maintain a small company feel and supportive environment that makes our team members feel at home. 

If you’re looking to join a crew of talented go-getters who tackle big vision projects other companies could only dream of, you might just have found your match. With our range of services, including landscape design, development, maintenance and enhancements, there’s no limit to what we can do, and what you can achieve.

In addition to industry-leading development opportunities and competitive salary, employees may be eligible for benefits and perks like:

  • Paid time off
  • Health and wellness coverage
  • 401k savings plan

Think you’ve found your crew? 


BrightView is an Equal Employment Opportunity and E-Verify Employer.