Requisition Number: 129511
Company Name: The Davey Tree Expert Company
Service Line: 1UTL - Kent-Utility SL
Employment Type: Regular
Job Type: Full Time
Education Level Required: No Diploma
Work Experience Required: 1 - 2 years
Travel Expectations: Up to 25%
General Foreman | Utility Line Clearance - Ocala, FL
THE DAVEY TREE COMPANY has opportunities in the field of Utility Line Clearance as a General Foreman for major electric utility operations.
Davey is a leader in the tree care, utility line clearing and forestry consulting industries throughout the US and Canada.
Invest in your future. Join one of the largest Employee Owned companies in the nation! Davey has a unique culture that focuses on the open exchange of ideas, community partnerships, a commitment to safety, and delivering unrivaled client service while acting as industry leaders in horticultural and environmental services.
We are currently looking to add a dynamic General Foreman to our passionate team of Utility Line Clearance professionals. Your office is outdoors, and you get a new view every day!
What You’ll Do:
Organize work operations from start to completion in safest and most efficient manner, to the satisfaction of the client.
Oversee 3-5-person crews while mentoring and training new employees.
Investigate accidents and promptly record and report findings to management.
Properly maintain, prepare and operate all tools and equipment including, chainsaws, chippers, aerial lifts and more.
How high you grow depends on you!
What We’re Seeking:
Love of the outdoors
Preferred: 3-5 years of line clearance experience or other related work
Ability to complete the Davey Tree Trimmer Orientation Program upon hire
Ability to complete the Davey Tree First Aid, CPR and defensive driving course upon hire
Required: Valid driver’s license
Preferred: Commercial Driver’s License-Class A or B with Airbrake Endorsement
Preferred: Relevant pesticide and related licenses and certificates, if required by state law
Preferred: ISA Certified Arborist ®, ISA Certified Tree Worker ®, and/or TCIA Certified Tree Care Safety Professional ®
Required: Previous experience in production / mileage
Required: Previous experience in mechanical work such as running a jarraff and mower.
What We Offer*:
Paid time off and paid holidays
Opportunities for advancement
All job specific equipment and safety gear provided
401(k) retirement savings plan with a company match
Employee-owned company & discounted stock purchase options
Group Health Plan
Employee referral bonus program
Locations throughout US in major cities and desirable areas
Career Development Program supported by Industry Expert Safety Specialists & Skills Trainers
Scholarship Program for Children of Employees
Charitable matching gift program
*All listed benefits available to eligible employees
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.
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 www.davey.com