Paid Pre-Apprenticeship
Monday, January 31, 2022 to Friday, May 27, 2022
Monday 09:00 am-03:00 pm In the field
Tuesday 09:00 am-03:00 pm In the field
Wednesday 09:00 am-03:00 pm In the field
Thursday 09:00 am-03:00 pm In the field
Friday 09:00 am-03:00 pm In the office

Job Summary: Develop skills for green industry careers with other young adults (18-28) in a safe and professional manner through on-the-job training by completing community-based projects and curriculum. Led by a Branches Crew Leader, crew members will complete projects for tree care or landscaping and grounds keeping.  

Essential Functions:

  • Assist the Crew Leader in tree care or landscaping and grounds keeping including tree planting, pruning, mulching, watering, conducting tree inventories, invasive species and diseased tree removal, mowing, and property maintenance.
  • Cooperate with fellow crew members and supervisors to accomplish work project goals with a commitment to quality.
  • Follow worksite safety guidelines and training for operating power tools, identifying hazards, and use of personal protective equipment.
  • Master basic tree care or landscaping and grounds keeping competencies including proper tool identification and use, terminology and vocabulary, methods of tree care and grounds keeping, and material identification and use.
  • Learn industry-recognized curriculum to achieve credentials.

How to Participate

Apply here: https://www.tfaforms.com/4889472

Qualifications Required: 

  • Must be between 18-28 years of age on the start date of the employment training program 

  • High school diploma or GED 

  • Valid driver’s license- not required, but preferred 

 

Outcomes

Job Purpose: Build skills for a meaningful career through hands-on, project-based learning in tree care or landscaping and grounds keeping. Develop technical and transferrable skills while making our community a greener, healthier place to live. Earn industry-recognized credentials to gain a competitive edge over other applicants when applying for future jobs. 

Starting wage: $13.50/hour with opportunities for raises throughout the program.

Certifications: OSHA 10, First Aid CPR, TCIA

Individualized case management

Employment Readiness Training

Program Costs

No cost

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