General Foreman - Utility - Chiefland, FL

Date: Jul 22, 2021

Location: Chiefland, FL, US, 32626

Company: The Davey Tree Expert Company

Requisition Number: 129526  
Company Name: The Davey Tree Expert Company 
Service Line: 1UTL - Kent-Utility SL 
Employment Type: Regular 
Job Type: Full Time 
Education Level Required: High School Diploma / GED 
Work Experience Required: 1 - 2 years 
Relocation Available: [[relocation]] 
Travel Expectations: Up to 25% 


General Foreman | Utility Line Clearance - Chiefland, FL 


THE DAVEY TREE COMPANY has opportunities in the field of Utility Line Clearance as a General Foreman for major electric utility operations.

Davey is a leader in the tree care, utility line clearing and forestry consulting industries throughout the US and Canada.


Invest in your future. Join one of the largest Employee Owned companies in the nation!  Davey has a unique culture that focuses on the open exchange of ideas, community partnerships, a commitment to safety, and delivering unrivaled client service while acting as industry leaders in horticultural and environmental services.   


We are currently looking to add a dynamic General Foreman to our passionate team of Utility Line Clearance professionals. Your office is outdoors, and you get a new view every day!  


What You’ll Do:  

  • Organize work operations from start to completion in safest and most efficient manner, to the satisfaction of the client. 

  • Oversee 3-5-person crews while mentoring and training new employees. 

  • Investigate accidents and promptly record and report findings to management. 

  • Properly maintain, prepare and operate all tools and equipment including, chainsaws, chippers, aerial lifts and more. 

  • How high you grow depends on you!  


What We’re Seeking:  

  • Love of the outdoors  

  • Preferred: 3-5 years of line clearance experience or other related work 

  • Ability to complete the Davey Tree Trimmer Orientation Program upon hire  

  • Ability to complete the Davey Tree First Aid, CPR and defensive driving course upon hire    

  • Required: Valid driver’s license 

  • Preferred: Commercial Driver’s License-Class A or B with Airbrake Endorsement   

  • Preferred: Relevant pesticide and related licenses and certificates, if required by state law  

  • Preferred: ISA Certified Arborist ®, ISA Certified Tree Worker ®, and/or TCIA Certified Tree Care Safety Professional ®  

  • Required: Previous experience in production / mileage 

  • Required: Previous experience in mechanical work such as running a jarraff and mower.  


What We Offer*: 

  • Paid time off and paid holidays  

  • Opportunities for advancement  

  • All job specific equipment and safety gear provided  

  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with a company match  

  • Employee-owned company & discounted stock purchase options  

  • Group Health Plan  

  • Employee referral bonus program  

  • Locations throughout US in major cities and desirable areas  

  • Career Development Program supported by Industry Expert Safety Specialists & Skills Trainers  

  • Scholarship Program for Children of Employees  

  • Charitable matching gift program  

*All listed benefits available to eligible employees





ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Full time hourly position. Compensation based on qualifications and experience. Davey Tree offers competitive wages, excellent benefits and full-time position includes option to buy company stock after one year. Access to industry related training materials and Davey Extension Courses. Pre-employment Drug Screen, E-verify Social Security Number verification, and criminal background check 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 Expert Company has U.S. and Canadian operations in more than 47 states and five provinces and provides a variety of tree care, grounds maintenance and consulting services for the residential, utility, commercial, and government markets. Founded in 1880, Davey has been employee-owned for 35 years and has more than 8,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit

  • If you need assistance at any time please contact us at 1-877-411-7601 or at

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