Tree Care Foreman Trainee | South St. Paul, MN

  • Davey Resource Group, Inc.
  • South St Paul, MN, USA
  • Dec 18, 2019
Forestry Urban Forestry

Job Description

Requisition Number: 46887  
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: None 


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 Safety Manual 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 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.  

-Experience pruning to ANSI A300 standards.
-Comfortable climbing on DRS/SRS 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, bore cutting, and use of wedges for directional control

Valuable qualifications, but not required:
-CTW-Climber Specialist, ISA Certified Arborist, and/or CTSP
-Class A or B CDL with Air Bakes
-Aerial Lift Experience

-Crane Experience

-Grapple/Log Truck Experience


Full time hourly position. Compensation based on qualifications and experience. 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 are encouraged to apply.

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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, visit

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