The Davey Tree Expert Company

Supervisor | Culpeper, VA

Knoxville, TN, US, 37918

Additional Locations: Richmond, VA

Primary Locations: TN, Knoxville, 3310 Greenway Drive, 37918 

Requisition ID: 172861

Position Overview

Wolf Tree, a division of The Davey Tree Expert Company, is pleased to offer a key opportunity in the field of Utility Line Clearance as a Supervisor. 

Job Duties

What You’ll Do: 

  • Manage general forepersons, forepersons, field personnel and equipment on work site to maximize production 
  • Responsible for meeting and exceeding the company’s safety standards on all crews. Including but not limited to: 
  • Train and develop employees to the highest standards of safety and training 
  • Oversee maintenance of all tools and equipment including trucks, chainsaws, chippers, and more 
  • Investigate all accidents to find causes and remedial actions and report in the required manner 
  • Understand all federal, state and local regulations for standard operations 
  • Administer disciplinary action where there is failure to comply with the safety programs 
  • How high you grow depends on you!  


What We’re Seeking: 

  • A professional with experience leading teams of 10+ people 
  • Demonstrated understanding of utility business operations 
  • 5-10 years of experience in the utility industry 
  • Desire to grow your career, team members, and our business 
  • Required: valid driver’s license  
  • Preferred: Commercial Driver’s License-Class A or B with Airbrake Endorsement  
  • Preferred: ISA Certified Arborist® Utility Specialist, and/or TCIA Certified Tree Care Safety Professional® 

Additional Information

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 and discounted stock purchase options 
  • Group health plan 
  • Career development program supported by industry expert safety specialists and skills trainers 
  • Scholarship program for children of employees 
  • Charitable matching gift program 

*all listed benefits available to eligible employees  

Company Overview

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 supervisor to our passionate team of utility vegetation management professionals. Your office is outdoors, and you get a new view every day!  


We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.  As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state or local law. 

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 40 years and has more than 10,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit

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


Employment Type: Permanent 
Job Type: Full Time 
Travel Expectations: Up to 25% 

Davey is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and considers all qualified employees and applicants for all positions regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state, or local law.  It is our mandate that all matters related to the terms and conditions of employment and all treatment on the job be free of discrimination.  In addition, harassment based on any protected characteristic is strictly prohibited.

To preview Davey’s relevant EO/AA plan, please submit a written request to: The Davey Tree Expert Company, Attn: HR, 1500 N. Mantua Street, Kent, Ohio 44240.

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