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Location: Rochester, NY
Salary: $22-28

Tree Worker: Foreman

Birchcrest Tree and Landscape, a Gunnison Company, have built our reputation on our commitment to excellence for over 40 years. We offer qualified candidates competitive wages and benefits, educational opportunities, and the chance to build your career with a respected industry leader.

Birchcrest Tree and Landscape, Inc. is looking for a year-round Tree Foreman with a minimum of 2 years' experience in the tree care industry.

Duties may include:

  • Duties include supervising and performing tree-trimming and preservation work
  • Foreperson is responsible for making sure the tasks connected with maintenance, pruning, trimming, transplanting, and felling of trees are executed properly
  • Plans and communicates daily work for the crew
  • Assigns work for individual crew members and directs crew in performing work according to accepted line clearance practices
  • Receives and interprets tree-trimming and spraying orders from General Foreperson
  • Safeguards the public from hazards in and around work area. Cooperates with customers, police, fire department, etc. when blocking streets or driveways
  • Sets up barriers, warning signs, flags, markers, etc. to protect employees and the public
  • Enforces safe work practices, as experience, judgment, company policy, and OSHA specifies and conducts safety training in accordance with company policies and procedures
  • Maintains accurate records, timesheets and reports related to the performance of the crew operation
  • Controls crew costs, including effective use of peoplepower, work methods, operation of equipment, etc.

Minimum Requirements

  • 2 years of supervisory experience is preferred
  • Must be able to wear necessary PPE
  • Must be able to withstand exposure to all kinds of weather while completing work assignments
  • Must be able to operate and service all required tools and equipment
  • Clean driver's license
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment drug test
  • Must be able to pass criminal background check
  • **Given the dangerous nature of the work required, employees must be able to maintain attention and concentration for extended periods of time**

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift, move and maneuver heavy weights of 10 pounds frequently, and weights of up to 50 pounds
  • Gripping
  • Climbing
  • Climbing on and off truck
  • Balancing
  • Pulling and pushing

Join a team that truly makes a difference! At Birchcrest, we offer:

  • Health Benefits & Flexible Spending Account
  • Paid Time Off
  • Sick Pay
  • Growth & Development within the Company
  • Year-round employment
  • 401k and match
  • Holiday pay
  • Uniforms provided
  • Equipment provided
  • Home every night for most positions

Birchcrest Tree and Landscape is an equal opportunity employer

Employer Info

150 Lee Road
Rochester, New York 14606


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