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Position Summary

A Foreperson coordinates operations and oversees tree crew personnel. This position provides management and leadership to a tree crew while performing assigned jobs. The Foreperson communicates with the General Foreperson daily regarding all aspects of the job.

Duties, Responsibilities and Accountabilities

Essential Functions:

  • Receives and interprets orders for tree trimming and spraying from the General Foreperson
  • Plans and lays out daily work for the crew
  • Assigns work for individual crew members and directs crews in performing work
  • Enforces safe work practices, as experience, judgment, company policy, and OSHA specifies
  • Obtains oral or written permission from property owners to trim or remove trees and apply herbicides
  • Promotes and maintains good customer and public relations through effective completion of assigned work and the appropriate behavior of employees on the crew
  • Maintains accurate records, timesheets, and reports related to the performance of the crew operations
  • Safeguards the public from hazards in and around work areas
  • Inspects and makes or provides for repairs to tools, trucks, and other equipment
  • Conducts field training/retraining and instructs crews on new or revised job units
  • Works around hazardous equipment
  • Works in proximity to energized power lines
  • Works around excessive noise from machines, chain saws, woodchippers and other equipment with hearing protection
  • Works in all temperatures and weather and will be exposed to nature, such as irritating plants and biting or stinging insects, dust, etc.
  • Works at varying heights above ground and on unlevel terrain


Secondary Duties:

  • Ability to read and understand work orders, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Demonstrates knowledge of problem-solving techniques
  • Ability to effectively communicate with others
  • Ability to operate assigned equipment required for the job
  • Ability to make sound decisions in a manner consistent with the essential job functions

Performs other duties as assigned