Climbing Foreman Trainee - Fort Collins, CO

Davey Tree Fort Collins , CO 80521

Posted 11 months ago

Requisition Number: 37893

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%

Climbing Foreman Trainee - Urban Forestry

JOB 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.


  • Minimum 1+ years of climbing experience

  • Minimum 2-3+ years of working within the tree care industry

  • 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, ISA Certified Arborist, and/or CTSP

  • Class B CDL

  • Aerial Lift Experience

  • Crane 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 ar

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