Title: Arborist Crew Leader/Safety Coordinator

Location: Fredericksburg, VA
Date Listed: 6/22/2018
Application Deadline: 9/28/2018
Status: Full-Time
Reports to: Arborist Representative & Local Manager

Overview :

Are you an experienced arborist looking to take your career to the next level? At Bartlett Tree Experts, people thrive in a safety-first, entrepreneurial, promote-from-within environment. You can go as far as your talent and hard work will take you. As a member of our team, you will play a critical role in the success of our business by enhancing the skills, performance, and productivity of trainees and team members. 

For over 100 years, Bartlett has been providing residential and commercial property owners science-based solutions and expert care for trees and shrubs. Our growing 1,600-person team encompasses highly skilled, knowledgeable professionals, who are dedicated to delivering quality service. 

Supervises: Crew Members

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QUALIFICATIONS
  • At least 3 years of climbing (DdRT or SRT) and bucket operation experience in the tree care industry 
  • A current commercial driver’s license or ability to attain a CDL is a must  
  • Demonstrated experience in conducting training or prior crew leader experience  
  • Proven initiative, positive attitude, team oriented, and self-motivated

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supervises and manages tree care crew while performing all aspects of tree care services, as directed by the Arborist Representative and Local Manager
  • Demonstrates high safety standards, sound tree risk assessment skills, equipment inspection skills, proper application of approved knots, proper climbing techniques and procedures, proper pruning and small removal skills, and proper rigging skills
  • Ensures that all tree care work is performed in accordance with industry and company standards
  • Interacts with clientele in order to help ensure job satisfaction
  • Provides safe on-site training, mentoring, and supervision of crew members of all skill levels
  • Brings a cooperative and enthusiastic attitude to the job site

In addition to the Arborist Crew Leader responsibilities, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to partner with the Local Manager and Arborist Representatives to develop and manage the office safety program. The additional duties include: 

  • Shares the responsibility and authority with the local manager to develop and implement the local office safety plan 
  • Ensures that new employee orientations are conducted in a meaningful way and that new employees are mentored 
  • Supports production skills training 
  • Inspects production tools and gear 
  • Conducts periodic crew, facility, and pesticide storage audits 
  • Investigates accidents and close calls and implements corrective action 
  • Oversees safety and health plan training and tailgate talks 

Bartlett Tree Experts offers competitive compensation, medical and dental benefits, 401K, life insurance, flexible spending account, and paid vacation and holidays. Employees have access to continuing education programs, professional development training materials, and a variety of resources provided by the Bartlett Tree Experts Research Laboratories.

Bartlett Tree Experts is an Equal Opportunity Employer

To submit your résumé, you can do any of the following:

  1. Apply online
  2. Fax your résumé to 2033233631



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