Climbing Arborist Crew Leader | North Royalton, OH

Date: Jun 12, 2019

Location: North Royalton, OH, 44133

Company: The Davey Tree Expert Company

Requisition Number: 38504  
Company Name: The Davey Tree Expert Company 
Service Line: 1RES - Kent-Residential & Commercial Services 
Employment Type: Regular 
Job Type: Full Time 
Education Level Required: High School Diploma / GED 
Work Experience Required: 1 - 2 years 
Travel Expectations: None 

 

POSITION: Climbing Arborist/Foreman — Residential/North Royalton, OH

 

SUMMARY:

Position requires leading 3-5 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:

  • Valid Driver’s License required; Class A or Class B with airbrakes,  CDL highly valuable
  • Certified Arborist; CTW & CTSP credentials highly valuable
  • Experience pruning to ANSI A300 standards
  • Comfortable climbing on Split Tail Double Rope Technique (DRT) system 
  • 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
    • PTO
    • 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 Northeast Ohio

 

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 35 years and has more than 8,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit www.davey.com

 

If you need any assistance at any time please contact us at 1-800-445-8733 ext. 1108 or at ed.help@davey.com.


Nearest Major Market: Cleveland