Careers at Dermot Casey Tree Care

Dermot Casey Tree Care Ltd. was established in 1972 and is now one of Ireland’s largest Tree Care Company. The company has been built around meeting customers’ needs and as a result of continuous research is always to the forefront in the introduction of new equipment and arboriculture practices.  This has resulted in the company being able to offer our huge client base an unrivalled service which is competitive while working to the highest safety standards.

Our Roles – We’re looking for you

At Dermot Casey Tree Care our greatest strength is our people. By joining Dermot Casey Tree Care you’ll have the opportunity to bring your unique strengths to our friendly and dedicated teams. In return we’ll help you to grow and thrive in your chosen role. We offer a wide range of career opportunities:





  • Truck & Artic drivers,
  • Tractor drivers
  • Tractor Hedge Cutter Operator
  • Telehandler operators
  • 360 machine operators
  • M.E.W.P Hoist operators

Our organisation is built on a number of key principles.

  • Safety First – ISO Certified
  • Opportunity to progress within a vibrant organisation
  • Competitive rewards and recognition.
  • Creating an environment which enables us deliver.

If these principles appeal to you then why not send your CV and a brief covering letter outlining your profession of interest to


  • Permanent positions
  • Competitive Rates of pay



You may also contact us in writing to: HR Manager, Dermot Casey Tree Care Ltd., Upper Quartertown, Mallow, Co. Cork.

National Apprenticeship in Arboriculture

The Action Plan to Expand Apprenticeships and Traineeships in the
Republic of Ireland encourages different, non-craft sectors of Irish
Industry to embrace apprenticeships that reflect modern Irish
professional occupations. The Apprenticeship in Arboriculture was
developed by employers from the Arboriculture Industry in partnership
with Galway Roscommon Education and Training Board (GRETB).

Apprenticeships are a combination of on-the-job training and off-thejob training over 2 years. Scheduled in 2-week block release format
delivered over 7 x 2-week blocks in Year 1 and 9 x 2-week blocks in
Year 2. Apprentices will be awarded with an Advanced Certificate in
Arboriculture at Level 6 on the NFQ framework.

Some of the key elements that will be covered over the two years are:
Tree Identification
Soil science, Tree Planting & Establishment
Legislation, Regulation, Health & Safety
Aboriculture Operations
Pests, Diseases & Disorders
Tree surveys & Tree Management

Apprentices will be trained and Lantra certified in 11 practical elements
Chain saw maintenance
Felling and processing trees up to 380mm
Wood Chipper
Power pole pruner
Felling and processing trees over 380mm
Severing uprooted or windblown trees
Accessing a tree using a rope and harness
Aerial Tree rescue
Aerial Tree pruning

Further Information:

Jeremy Ryan
Phone: 086 061 7958
Coordinator – National Apprenticeship in Arboriculture