Climber/Foreman Position Available

  • Urban Timber Tree Service LLC
  • 10808 Southeast Harold Street, Portland, OR, USA
  • Feb 06, 2020
Full time Climber Foreman/Crew leader

Job Description

Urban Timber Tree Service, Inc.  is looking for individuals who have a desire for career growth and the potential for a leadership role in our company. We are known for our superior tree care services, safety, cleanliness, good communication and great customer service. If you also support these values, please apply. The successful candidate must be dependable, motivated, hard working, have great attention to detail, good communication skills and reliable transportation. Applicants must be in top physical condition and have the ability to withstand exposure to inclement weather conditions. We are looking for the complete package and we do not hesitate to reward excellent work. We look forward to hearing about your experience and your personal career goals. 

JOB DESCRIPTION

- Tree Climbing, pruning to ANSI A300 Standards, cabling, stump grinding, wood loading, clean-up

- Removal of trees using aerial lift trucks, chainsaws, chippers, cranes, rope and saddle

- Assumes a foreman role, managing crew operations and quality control

- Communicates with clients on the job site and provides excellent customer service

- Obligated to abide by industry safe work practices

- Keeps equipment in good order

  • Is ready and willing to assist other crew members in all aspects of daily activities

QUALIFICATIONS

- 2-3 years Climbing experience, knowledge of knots & rigging, chainsaw safety and aerial lift experience 

- Valid Driver's License, Class B CDL  preferred

- Strong tree ID skills

- Positive Attitude

- Excellent problem solving and communication skills

- A degree in Arboriculture, Urban Forestry, Horticulture, Forestry or relate discipline desired, but not required

- Capable of maintenance of truck, chipper and trimming equipment 

- Ability to lift 100lbs

COMPENSATION 

- Full time hours with over-time pay

- Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience

- Raises and Bonuses based on performance and growing qualifications/certifications

- Industry related training materials and education reimbursement

- Growth and Advancement opportunities.  We emphasize promotion from within. 

START DATE: ASAP.  Working interview pay is $20/hour. Working interview to last no longer than 5 days or 40 hours, whichever comes first. Please be prepared to show us a work history and referrals. Contact us at jeremy@urbantimbertree.com