Full Time

Minimum of 3 years experience within Horticulture or Agriculture disciplines Able to meet requirements for climbing aerial rescue guidelines.

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Tree Trimmer/arborist, Out-of-market $3,000 Hiring Bonus

Full Time 24 per week Orlando, FL, United States


The Arborist is critical in ensuring our landscaping onstage looks great for our guests. The Arborist provides horticulture support for the Global team. This craft helps to ensure the ‘Guest Facing’ horticulture is up to the Walt Disney World standard. The Arborist applicant should have experience in tree production, tree care, tree pruning, and tree moving. The field service position may include work from elevated platforms and confined spaces throughout the Walt Disney World Parks and Resort property.

The pay rate for this role in Florida is $23.76 per hour. Select benefits may be provided as part of the compensation package, such as medical, financial, and/or other benefits. To learn more about our benefits visit: https://jobs.disneycareers.com/benefits.

LIMITED TIME $3,000 lump sum available for eligible new hires residing a minimum of 50 miles outside the Walt Disney World Resort area.

Bonus payment is subject to applicable taxes and other legal withholding. Disputes concerning eligibility to a bonus payment shall be resolved by Walt Disney World Recruitment in its sole and absolute discretion. The incentives offered herein are subject to change at any time, with or without notice. Cast Members hired prior to October 1, 2023 or after December 30, 2023 will not be eligible for this incentive award. Incentive is paid in one lump sum - If new hire leaves within 12 months, CM would need to repay relocation funds. If a Cast Member who was not eligible for an incentive award due to hire date, classification or work status terminates and rehires within 45 days into an incentive eligible role during the incentive period will not be eligible for an award.


  • Perform scheduled routine arboriculture maintenance
  • Operate Forklifts, Lull, box truck, ladder work, work at heights
  • Climb trees using a rope and saddle
  • Operate tools and equipment to include chainsaws, chippers and aerial work platforms (AWP) and bucket trucks
  • Cast members may be required to handle cleaning chemicals and supplies
  • Additional Personal Protective Equipment (face shields, goggles, refillable hand sanitizers, etc.) may be required

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years experience within Horticulture or Agriculture disciplines
  • Able to meet requirements for climbing aerial rescue guidelines
  • Familiar with industry safety standards (ANSI Z133) and procedures (ANSI 300)
  • Knowledge of southern tree species
  • Able to lift, push or pull up to 50lbs
  • Valid CDL Class “A” with air brakes endorsement
  • 3rd shift role

Preferred Qualifications:

  • ISA certification
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Team player
  • Proficiency in standard office software programs and mobile electronic devices
  • Proficiency in all aspects of
    • tree transplanting and loading
    • tree pruning including natural and geometric styles
    • proper tree planting