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Foreman (Tree Crew Leader) | Sacramento, CA

The Davey Tree Expert Company Sacramento, CA
  • Expired: July 27, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.

Foreman (Tree Crew Leader) | Sacramento, CA
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Date:Jul 24, 2019
Location:Sacramento, CA, US, 95816
Company:The Davey Tree Expert Company
Requisition Number:40004
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:More than 5 years
Relocation Available:[[relocation]]
Travel Expectations:Up to 25%

Davey Tree Expert Company has opportunities in the field of Urban Forestry, as aForeman / Crew Leaderin Sacramento, CA. Davey Tree is a leader in the Residential-Commercial tree care, utility line clearing and forestry consulting industries, throughout the US and Canada.

STARTING DATE: Applications accepted until suitable candidate is selected.

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.


  • 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

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience
  • Experience pruning to ANSI A300 standards
  • Comfortable climbing on Split Tail Double Rope Technique (DRT) system
  • Ability 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
  • 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
  • Valid Driver's License; Class B CDL preferred
  • Certified Arborist; CTW & CTSP credentials highly valuable

  • Full time hourly position (compensation based on qualifications and experience)
  • Potential for overtime
  • Generous performance incentive plan
  • Professional Development & growth opportunities
  • Excellent benefits offered
  • Medical, Dental, Vision plans
  • Paid time off vacation, Holiday Pay, Sick leave
  • 401K retirement plan, the opportunity to buy Davey stock after 1 year
  • Employee referral bonus program
  • All uniforms and PPE provided
  • Industry related training and special Davey training courses
  • Reimbursement is available for industry related certifications
  • Management mentoring programs available

Pre-employment Drug Screen is required and Social Security verification is 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,
If you need any assistance at any time please contact us at 1-800-445-8733 ext. 1108 or
Nearest Major Market:Sacramento

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The Davey Tree Expert Company


Sacramento, CA
95816 USA