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Employee Story: Paul Scharfenberger

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Crew Leader


Bachelor of Arts Stevens Point

Areas of Expertise/ Specialties:

Pruning trees that are challenging to climb and sharing long term knowledge of the industry.

How Did You Get Your Start at Wachtel Tree Science and Why Did You Choose Wachtel as Your Employer?

I started washing trucks for Wachtel when I was in middle school, in the mid 90’s. I really “chose” Wachtel after coming back from being away 6 months in my late 20’s when I realized I couldn’t imagine better coworkers or job tasks at other jobs I was looking into.

What Do You Like Best About Working at Wachtel Tree Science?

The people.

What Advice/Tips Do You Have for Aspiring Tree Care Professionals?

Seek ways to help those around you. Seek ways to learn from those around you. There’s always more to learn and ways to improve but it takes more effort as time goes on.

Hobbies and Interests:

I enjoy wildlife photography, hiking and camping. Grilling for friends and family fills me with joy.

Is There Anything Else You’d Like to Say About What it Feels Like to Work for Wachtel Tree Science?

It feels like home.

2022-04-08T13:42:13-05:00 April 8th, 2022|