Tree Care Shop Supervisor | Wilmington, DE

  • Davey Resource Group, Inc.
  • Wilmington, DE, USA
  • Jan 15, 2020

Job Description



POSITION: Tree Care Shop Supervisor | Wilmington DE


The Davey Tree Expert Co. in Wilmington, DE is looking for energetic individuals that enjoy working in a team environment supporting vehicles in turf and horticulture industry, as well as working as a Shop Supervisor and as a  Groundman in the field as assigned. The SHOP SUPERVISOR position provides basic maintenance, diagnostics and repairs for our fleet of diesel trucks and heavy equipment including, but not limited to:  Stump Grinders, wood processing/chippers, Aerial lift Vehicles/Bucket trucks, Trailers, and Spray truck equipment.




  • Diagnoses of vehicles and equipment mechanical and electrical issues Perform mechanical work on diesel and gasoline engines, oil changes, adjusting brakes, ignition systems, etc.
  • Perform DOT inspections on fleet vehicles and trailers
  • Assist staff with trouble shooting small engine repairs on equipment
  • Provides support for the other crew members by controlling lowering ropes, limbs and persons from aloft
  • Supplying tools for tree workers
  • Controlling road and sidewalk traffic as needed by use of warning devices and other methods
  • Cutting, chipping and loading brush and wood and proper job site cleanup



  • Experience in truck mechanical repairs, diesel engines and hydraulics—minimum 2 years.
  • Preferred experience with bucket trucks and other lift manufacturers; annual inspections, diagnosis and repair, welding and fabrication--all a plus. 
  • Class B/CDL w/air brakes is preferred
  • Valid Driver's License is required
  • Additional training will be provided where needed.
  • Experience with tree care preferred as ideal candidate will work both in the Shop and in the Field as assigned by District Manager



  • Full time hourly position (compensation based on qualifications and experience)
  • Employee Bonus Referral and Safety Incentive Program
  • PTO & Holiday pay
  • Excellent benefits offered
    • Medical, Dental, Vision plans
    • 401K retirement plan,  the opportunity to buy Davey stock after 1 year
  • All uniforms, gear and PPE provided
  •  Continuing education opportunities


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Full time hourly position. Compensation based on qualifications and experience. Davey Tree offers competitive wages, excellent benefits and full-time position includes option to buy company stock after one year. Access to industry related training materials and Davey Extension Courses. Pre-employment Drug Screen, E-verify Social Security Number verification, and criminal background check required. The Davey Tree Expert Company and Davey Tree Surgery are Equal Opportunity Employers. Davey is Employee Owned. Military Veterans are encouraged to apply.


Employment Type: Regular 

Job Type: Full Time 

Education Level Required: High School Diploma / GED  

Work Experience Required: 2 - 3 Years  

Travel Expectations: Up to 25% 

Requisition Number: 41015



We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.  As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state or local law. 


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


If you need any assistance at any time please contact us at 1-800-445-8733 ext. 1108 or at



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