Committed to caring for our urban forest
Rainbow Treecare is a Rainbow Companies brand
Join the team that’s transforming tree care in the Twin Cities!
We’re always looking for great talent. Click below to view our open positions.
What we do
Since our founding in 1976, we have been committed to changing the way trees in the Twin Cities are cared for. That vision began with saving landmark American elms from Dutch elm disease and has grown to protecting over 60,000 ash, oak, and elm trees in more than 100 communities. Our Treecare division provides a full range of services including pruning, removal, fertilization, and insect & disease control. Our customers include homeowners, commercial property owners, school districts, and municipalities primarily within the Twin Cities metro area.
Tree care services
With a team of over 50 ISA Certified Arborists, we have the expertise and the equipment to provide excellent tree care on any size job.
Rainbow has partnered with over 30 cities throughout the Twin Cities to treat public ash trees against EAB in parks and along boulevards
A tree inventory using GIS technology to map trees by size, species, location, and condition is the first step in creating a large-scale tree management plan.
What’s it like to work in tree care?
Check out this short video to hear a climbing arborist, a technical arborist, and a crew foreperson describe their jobs, why they love them, and how they got started.
Who we are
Rainbow Treecare is a proud brand of Rainbow Companies, which was founded in Minnesota in 1976. Rainbow is 100% employee-owned through our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). Our work is guided by our company’s values.
Saluting Branches is a non-profit organization created by Rainbow Treecare dedicated to providing free tree care in veteran cemeteries.
ISA Tree Climbing Championships. Our climbers regularly compete in this international event, which includes a simulated aerial rescue pictured above.
A Rainbow employee volunteering at a community kid’s tree climbing event.
More than a paycheck
We are 100% employee-owned and value people as our greatest asset. We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
As a member of our team, you will receive a comprehensive benefits package above the industry standard.
We promote from within and are committed to investing in our employee-owners with training and opportunities for advancement.
We want to hear from you. Apply now!
In our tree care division, our most common hiring need is for Tree Health Technicians and Pruning Technicians working in the field. Our tree care jobs are based in our Minnetonka, Little Canada, and Burnsville locations. We promote entry-level and seasonal employees as they gain knowledge and experience, allowing our employees to advance their careers. View all of our open tree care positions below.
Just getting started in the green industry?
We provide support for obtaining professional licenses, certifications, and on the job training. Just as there are many pathways that lead people to seek jobs in the green industry, there are many pathways to a future in this field. If you have an interest in becoming an ISA certified arborist, we also provide the experience, a study group, and pay for testing!
Sample job pathways in tree care:
Tree Health Technician
Associate Consulting Arborist (summer)
Our hiring process
We take great care to provide an efficient application experience. Candidates should start by identifying open positions and submitting an application. Our human resources team will contact you within a week to set up an initial interview if we think your profile fits our needs. The conversation will then move to individual hiring managers, where you can learn more about the specific role and the people you’d be working with. We notify every candidate who has made it into the interview process once a hiring decision has been made. This may take longer during peak seasonal hiring.