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Top 10 Arborist Interview Questions

Question 1 of 11
Why do you want a career as an arborist?
User-Submitted Answers
My appreciation for forests was instilled in me from childhood. I want to become an expert of tree care and do my my part to car for trees.
Being an Arborist allows me to combine my joy of being outside, working with my hands, and Horticulture.
I love working outdoors and using my hands. I love nature and preserving this worldwide but more importantly in my community.
I want a career as an arborist because trees are an integral part of our urban system and mainting them in optimal health so that they can continue to provide environmental, economic and asthetic value well into the future. Trees in urban areas are faced with many environmental and man made conditions not typical of trees growing in the forests and properly managing them for long term status in our community is very important.
Question 2 of 11
What do you feel is the most important skill an arborist should possess?
User-Submitted Answers
Communication between clients, keeping the electrical lines clear from hazards.
The abblitey to think quickly under perisher.
Knowledge of tree species and the way those species react to certain things.
Ability to accurately identify local plant species, attention to detail.
Question 3 of 11
What makes you passionate about being an Arborist?
User-Submitted Answers
I have previous experience and it is something I enjoy doing, and I can learn alot from.
I love climbing trees and I care about the preservation of trees.
Ability to assess and propose recommendations.
Passions for nature and our Eco systems we live in. More and more people are becoming increasingly more aware of environmental destruction and if I can play a small part than I can sleep better.
Question 4 of 11
Why are you the best arborist for us?
User-Submitted Answers
I am not scared of climbing or using a saw I will do whatever you ask me to do.
I'll do the job at hand no questions asked except for the safety.
Computer years experience, knowledge of the industry practical experience.
I work well independently but better in a team with my interpersonal skills I posse. I have great motivation regardless of the weather I will be happy and get the job done.
Question 5 of 11
What is your philosophy towards work?
User-Submitted Answers
Put in an honest day's work and professional attitude to both customers and associates.
Work should be enjoyable but you're being paid to provide a service which should be the most professional.
I apply myself to the best of my ability. I believe that work is what keeps people involved in life and I feel like doing a good job is important.
Question 6 of 11
Describe a situation where you had to make a quick decision.
User-Submitted Answers
I was climbing one day and a storm was coming in, I was about forty feet up in a red pine, the rain came on strong and the wind did faster I got my safety straps and came down as quick and safe as I could I now know to check the weather before I climb.
Once during a combat vehicle recovery mission, our team was faced with a 18 ton vehicle that had rolled over on itself multiple times. With the lifes of our secruity and ourselves being risked the longer we sat still, a quick descion was made to salvage sesntive items, and have EOD come and destory what was left.

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Question 7 of 11
Tell me about an accomplishment you are most proud of.
Question 8 of 11
What is the most difficult situation you have had to face and how did you tackle it?
User-Submitted Answers
Repeating 8th grade I focused and accomplished my goals.
Question 9 of 11
Why should we hire you?
Question 10 of 11
What major challenges and problems did you face at your last position?
Question 11 of 11
What are you doing to keep current in technology?

About Arborist

August 17th, 2017

An arborist, or (less commonly) arboriculturist, is a professional in the practice of arboriculture, which is the cultivation, management, and study of individual trees, shrubs, vines, and other perennial woody plants. An informal term is

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