Requisition Number: 32931
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: Up to 25%
POSITION: Climbing Foreman Trainee Urban Forestry
OB DUTIES: The Foreman Trainee is learning to lead 3-5 person tree crews to complete tree pruning and tree removal. Foremen 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. Foremen work directly with the District Manager to mentor and train new employees. The Foreman Trainee position is intended to introduce experienced climbers to Davey Company Culture & develop them into full-time Foremen.
-Experience pruning to ANSI A300 standards.
Comfortable climbing on Moving Rope System
Abillity to set a tie-in-point utilizing Throwball and Throwline
Proficiency tying Climbing Hitches, Termination Knots, & Rigging Knots
Dedication to safe chainsaw operation and maintenance
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
Valuable qualifications, but not required:
CTW-Climber Specialist, Certified Arborist, and/or CTSP
Class B CDL
Aerial Lift Experience
Grapple/Log Truck Experience
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.
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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
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The Davey Tree Expert Company