Job Description

Arborist Crew Forman

The ideal candidates will have 3+ years’ experience climbing with rope and saddle and overseeing other employees in the tree care industry.


  • Supervises and manages tree care crew while performing all aspects of tree care services
  • Proficiency in all aspects of the ground person and climber positions
  • Reviews scope of work and safety issues with the arborist representative prior to beginning each work assignment
  • Ensures that each crew member is trained appropriately for each designated job assignment
  • Participates in and conducts all job site safety briefings with crew members
  • Ensures that all crew members utilize all required personal protective equipment
  • Understands and instructs crew members on proper job site security procedures
  • Ensures that crew members conduct tree risk assessments prior to working on trees
  • Ensures that all tree care work is performed in accordance with industry and company standards
  • Ensures that all equipment safety and maintenance procedures are followed
  • Performs administrative functions pertaining to crew management
  • Interacts with clientele in order to help ensure job satisfaction
  • Understands financial aspects of each job assignment
  • Ensures that crew members develop an understanding of plant health care procedures
  • Ensures that all safety rules and company safety policies are adhered to
  • Participates in all safety training sessions offered, asks questions, and improves job safety skills
  • Communicates well with all crew members and crew leader
  • Strives to improve job skills and develop the potential for upward mobility
  • Responsible for carrying out other duties as assigned by the arborist


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