At Superior Landscapes foremen serve a pivotal role on tree care crews with the primary responsibility of climbing and guiding his/her team in the performance of all services.
Responsibilities include: • Direct crew in performance of work to be done; assign job specific tasks • Supervise workmanship to ensure the work meets job order specifications • Walk job site with consulting arborist • Ensure crew members wear all safety equipment at all times and that safety practices and measures are followed • Manage time, equipment and materials used to ensure job organization, equipment utilization and manpower are used in the most efficient manner • Direct the cleanup of job site and ensure all equipment and supplies are secured on the trucks • Adhere to company safety and training policies to maintain safe and controlled work environment at all times • Confirm that all maintenance checks and services on equipment are followed • Ensure that crews are properly trained and understand company safety policies and procedures • Safely operate equipment (chainsaw, chipper, trucks, hand tools) • Participate in all job site safety briefings • Demonstrate and perform proper climbing techniques and procedures, pruning skills, application of approved knots and rigging techniques • Utilize knowledge of compartmentalization and other concepts related to tree wounding/pruning
Requirements: • 5-7 years industry experience in tree care with the ability to train/direct crew members in all facets of tree care. • Knowledge of native and introduced tree and shrub species and characteristics of each species. • Knowledge of proper pruning practices including large shade trees and ornamentals • Knowledge of chain saw safety and operation • Adept in tree climbing & bucket truck operation • Quality workmanship, quality control with customer care attitude • CDL Drivers License preferred
Excellent compensation / Benefits Package, Including: • Paid vacation, personal and holidays • Strong mentoring and training program / Continuing education reimbursement