The Davey Tree Expert Company Climbing Arborist Foreman | Charlotte, NC in United States

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Date:Jul 13, 2018

Location:Charlotte, NC, 28213

Company:The Davey Tree Expert Company

Davey Tree Expert Company has opportunities in the field of Urban Forestry, as Tree Care Foreman. Davey is a leader in the Residential-Commercial tree care, utility line clearing and forestry consulting industries, throughout the US and Canada.

STARTING DATE: Applications accepted until suitable candidate is selected.

SUMMARY:

Position requires leading 2-3 person tree crews to complete tree pruning and tree removal. Foreman are responsible for utilizing the Job Planning Toolkit to safely and efficiently complete work orders as assigned by management. This includes performing pre-climb inspections of trees before work begins. Foreman work directly with the District Manager to mentor and train new employees.

DUTIES:

  • Safely and productively lead a crew in providing Arboricultural care for our clients

  • Climbs and operates aerial lift to perform tree pruning, removal, cabling & bracing

  • Operate chippers, trucks, aerial lifts, stump grinders or special equipment

  • Lead job-site Hazards, Obstacles, Plan, Equipment (H.O.P.E) process

  • Maintain all issued gear, assigned equipment and any associated paperwork

  • Mentor crew members through the Davey Career Development Program

  • Demonstrate professionalism and deliver exceptional customer service to clients

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience

  • Valid Driver’s License; Class A CDL preferred

  • Certified Arborist; CTW & CTSP credentials highly valuable

  • Experience pruning to ANSI A300 standards

  • Comfortable climbing on Split Tail (DRT) system with the option of (SRS)

  • Proficiency tying Climbing Hitches, Termination Knots & Rigging Knots

  • Prior Experience with Sectional Tree Removal utilizing techniques to minimize Dynamic Loads

  • Prior Experience felling with open-faced notch, hinge wood, and back cut for directional control

  • Aerial Lift experience

  • Strong tree ID skills

  • Equipment maintenance experience and customer service are all highly valuable

  • Strong leadership skills: crew management, mentoring and training

BENEFITS / WE OFFER:

  • Full time hourly position (compensation based on qualifications and experience)

  • Potential for overtime

  • Generous performance incentive plan

  • Excellent benefits offered

  • Medical, Dental, Vision plans

  • Paid time off vacation, Holiday Pay, Sick leave

  • 401K retirement plan, the opportunity to buy Davey stock after 1 year

  • Employee referral bonus program

  • All climbing gear and PPE provided

  • Industry related training and special Davey training courses

  • Reimbursement is available for industry related certifications

  • Internships and management mentoring program available

  • Work in beautiful Charlotte, NC

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Full time hourly position. Compensation based on qualifications and experience. Salary: $50,000.00 to $70,000.00 /year. Davey offers competitive wages, excellent benefits, advancement opportunities and option to buy Company stock after 1 year of employment, plus access to industry related training materials and Davey Extension Courses.

Pre-employment Drug Screen, E-verify/Social Security Number Verification and Criminal Background Check are required.

The Davey Tree Expert Company and Davey Tree Surgery are Equal Opportunity Employers. Davey is Employee Owned. Military Veterans are encouraged to apply.

The Davey Tree Legacy

Since 1880, our clients have trusted us to care for their most precious natural assets. Our history is rooted in preserving and caring for trees, but our evolution has grown to include whole natural environments. Davey is one of only a handful of companies in the world that can claim this rich, century-plus heritage and a record of continuous growth, even during tough economic times.

Visit Davey Website: WWW.DAVEY.COM Job Opportunities & Company Profile Information

Nearest Major Market:CharlotteJob Segment:Consulting, Technology

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