About Us

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Vice President
Office Administrator
We're Hiring!
Family owned, Customer focused

Dedicated Expertise
For Your Trees

Blue Ribbon Tree and Landscape Specialists are tree management experts dedicated to the safety, health, and aesthetics of your valuable trees. Locally owned and operated in Renton, Washington, Blue Ribbon has been in business for 17 years, with over 40 years of combined experience and a certified arborist on staff.

Our Philosophy is to do the right thing, every time. We believe in taking good care of the customer, the trees, and our employees.

Blue Ribbon is a company run by people who are “old school” and do things the right way, the first time, with quality. If they don’t think a tree should be cut down, they will tell you and explain why.

Mike, Redmond Resident
Fully bonded, insured and


What we do is dangerous, really dangerous. When you hire someone to work on your property, you are the employer – and could be liable if your contractor doesn’t have L&I insurance.

Blue Ribbon Tree & Landscape Specialists, Inc. is fully licensed, bonded & insured – so you can be sure your money and property is in the hands of a responsible crew.




Top recognition 10 years in a row


We’re proud to be listed by customer reviews as one of Seattle’s best local companies! 

Industry member


International Society of Arborculture
Worldwide organization dedicated to the appreciation of trees & the professional practice of arboriculture.


Pacific Northwest ISA
Regional organization dedicated to the professional practice of arboriculture and appreciation of trees specific to our climate.


Master Builders Association
Works to develop laws to protect the environment while also providing attractive, affordable communities.

Quality Care

Exceptional Crew

We’re looking for individuals who will enhance our team of exceptional crew members – people who care about providing quality care to our clients and environment.

Join the Team


We Believe in taking good care of the customer, the trees, and our employees. If you share a passion for these standards, we’d love to speak with you about joining our team.

Climbing Arborist

Minimum of 2 years safe climbing experience; qualified in removal, pruning, arborist rigging and other duties – possible crew chief posision. ISA certification preferred by not required (will train).

* Evaluates trees to determine level of care needed
* Climbs trees using a rope and seat to safely trim them
* Utilizes proper knots for all tree climbing and let-down work
* Understands proper use of pruning tools, including: pole saw, pole clip, hand saw, chainsaw, chipper, blower and small dump truck
* Performs tree trimming by lifting, clearing, thinning, heading, and felling
* Maintains pruning equipment


Professional salesperson with experience in urban forestry preferred. Position involves:

* Meeting with existing & prospective clients to assess and define their needs
* Performing property inspections and identifying plant health care opportunities
* Reviews status of work planned and in progress with immediate team leader
* Processes invoices to be paid in a timely manner


Support crew needed for arborists & brush dragging. Experience helpful but we will train the right people. Opportunity for advancement.

Benefits & General Requirements

Medical, paid holidays & vacation are available after successful completion of our trial period. All applicants must submit to drug testing. General job duties may involve the following:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Team members are frequently required to stand; climb; balance; talk and hear; sit, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; and taste or smell. Typically lift and /or move up to 50lbs, and occasionally more than 100lbs. Specific vision abilities required include close, distance, peripheral, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Team members are regularly exposed to outdoor conditions, including: wet or humid weather; high precarious places; and vibration. Occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock and work near moving mechanical parts. The noise level is usually moderate, but occasionally loud to very loud when operating chipper or chainsaw.


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