Careers At Heartwood Tree Service

Heartwood is adding to the family. Learn more and join our team of "Mankeys".

Heartwood is currently adding to our family of 'Mankeys'. No climbing experience needed to get in the door if you have the right attitude and a love for trees and all they provide. A willingness to work hard outdoors as part of a team is a must. Heartwood is committed to caring for and preserving Charlotte’s shrinking tree canopy through client education, honest advice, and industry leading work practices. Founded in 1979 by Patrick George, Heartwood is the market leader in the Charlotte area for tree care and preservation. As Charlotte has grown, so has Heartwood. If you are interested in joining the team, please complete the online application form at the bottom of this page.


Production Positions Available:

Field Truck Mechanic

Grounds Person

A Climber

B Climber

Crew Leader


Duties and responsibilities vary for each position but the below apply throughout the company:

  • Appreciation and respect for trees and all they provide
  • Ability to work as a member of a team
  • Ability to communicate with coworkers and clients
  • Willingness to learn and grow within the profession
  • A focus on safe work practices

Appreciated credentials, but not required:

  • CDL (Class A or B)
  • ISA Certifications
  • Certified Arborist
  • Certified Tree Worker
  • TRAQ
  • Municipal Specialist
  • BCMA


  • Competitive pay based on experience
  • Medical/Dental Insurance
  • 401K
  • Heartwood provided climbing gear
  • Professional Dues
  • Educational Opportunities
  • Performance Bonuses when available
  • $100/year for work boots
  • $175/year for chainsaw pants

Apply today!



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