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Crew Leader / Foreman | Cape Cod, MA

Requisition Number: 34402
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: 3 - 5 years preferred
Travel Expectations: Up to 25%

POSITION: Crew Leader / Tree Care Foreman Cape Cod, MA

Starting Date:
Applications accepted until suitable candidate is selected.

The Davey Tree Expert Company in Cape Cod, MA has opportunities in the field of Urban Forestry, as a 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.

DUTIES:

  • Looking for individual who can safely and productively lead a crew in providing Arboricultural care for our clients.
  • Services provided include pruning treetops, repairing damaged trees by trimming or removal as well as removing broken limbs from wires, roofs, and other objects
  • Directs crew members and equipment as well as planning and executing the assigned work and tasks
  • Responsible to supervise and assist in the proper maintenance, preparation and operation of all tools and equipment including hand tools, chainsaws, chippers, and aerial lifts
  • Provide pruning, removal, cabling and bracing services to ANSI A300 and Z133 standards, as well as the installation of support cables and lightning protection systems.
  • In addition, the applicant needs to be able to safely and efficiently remove trees of all sizes, with minimal impact to our clients properties.
  • Operates as part of a crew with supporting Groundmen and Trimmer/Climber

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years experience preferred
  • Valid Driver s License; 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 preferred
  • Equipment maintenance experience and customer service are all highly valuable
  • Strong leadership skills: crew management, mentoring and training
  • Certificates and Licenses if necessary
  • Pesticide license, if required by state law
  • Herbicide license a plus
  • Provide pruning, removal, cabling and bracing services to ANSI A300 and Z133 standards, as well as the installation of support cables and lightning protection systems.
  • In addition, the applicant needs to be able to safely and efficiently remove trees of all sizes, with minimal impact to our clients properties.

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 and Holiday Pay
    • 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

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Full time hourly position. Compensation based on qualifications and experience. Generous performance incentive plan. Davey offers excellent benefits, the opportunity to buy Davey stock after 1 year, and industry related training and special Davey training courses.

Pre-employment Drug Screen and Social Security verification required. The Davey Tree Expert Company and CLS are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Davey is Employee Owned. Military Veterans are encouraged to apply.

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

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 any assistance at any time please contact us at 1-800-445-8733 ext. 1108 or at.



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