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Arbor Crew Lead

Company: Monarch Landscaping Company
Location: Woodinville
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:


Arbor Crew Lead

Location: Woodinville, WA


Job Summary

Responsible for the direction of crew activities on job site, according to pre-established schedules, standards and procedures to provide a high quality of service, as direct by Arbor Foreman and Arbor Branch Manager. - -


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Understand and implement job specifications for each site
  • Assign daily tasks to crew members and ensure compliance
  • Conduct daily job site safety briefing and tailgate meeting with crew
  • Safely climb trees using climbing hooks and belts, or climb ladders to access work area
  • Complete daily paperwork timely and accurately
  • Report equipment in need of repair to shop mechanic
  • Supervise safe loading and unloading of equipment
  • Assist Arbor Foreman with initial and on-going training of crews
  • Discuss job site observations with Arbor Foreman
  • Trim and reshape trees to achieve attractive shapes or remove low hanging branches
  • Cable, brace, tie, bolt, stake, and guy trees and branches to provide support
  • Cut away dead and excess branches from trees using climbing equipment or buckets of extended truck books, and/or chainsaws, hooks, handsaws, shears, and clippers
  • Lower branches with ropes or block and tackle
  • Transplant and remove trees and shrubs, and prepare trees for moving
  • Safe operation of shredding and chipping equipment, including the feeding of brush and limbs into machines
  • Safe operation of arbor vehicles and equipment, including but not limited to: boom trucks, loaders, stump chippers, brush chippers, tractors, sprayers, power saws, chainsaws, pole pruners, backpack blowers, and hand tools
  • Inspect trees to determine if they have disease or pest problems
  • Clean, sharpen, and lubricate tools and equipment
  • Shows up to work each day on time; completes all tasks within time expectations; adheres to company dress code policy; wears clean clothes to work each day; follows inclement weather policy and sick leave reporting procedures

    Supervisory Duties:

    • This position supervises an Arbor Crew of 2-5 employees



      • At least 2 years of professional tree work experience

        Language Skills

        • Ability to communicate effectively with crew members and Arbor Foreman
        • Ability to verbally understand and communicate in English is strongly preferred
        • Bi-lingual English/Spanish preferred but not required

          Certificates, Licenses and Registrations

          • Valid driver license issued by the state where employed is strongly preferred
          • Valid ISA Certified Tree Worker Certification, or ability to obtain within 6 months

            Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

            • Basic tree care principals, pruning techniques, tree ID and disease ID
            • Tree climbing (above 15 feet), cabling, and safety procedures
            • Aerial rescue; safe work practices; proper PPE; hazard recognition; Dig Alert procedures and tree removal techniques; basic knots and rope operation for rigging; emergency tree rescue procedures
            • Excellent internal and external customer service skills, ensuring clients' needs are met in an accurate, complete, and timely fashion by demonstrating courtesy, efficiency, and professionalism

              Physical Demands:

              • Frequently climbs trees above 15 feet, and performs work on branches or truck platforms
              • Frequently required to reach, bend, twist, stoop, crouch, climb and balance on surfaces that may be narrow and/or slippery
              • Frequently required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
              • Constantly required to talk, hear, see, sit, stand and walk
              • Must be able to see at close vision, distant vision, peripherally, have depth perception and have the ability to adjust focus

                Monarch Landscaping WA, LLC is an E-Verify participating employer. -

                Monarch Landscaping WA, is an On Demand Daily Pay employer. -

Keywords: Monarch Landscaping Company, Seattle , Arbor Crew Lead, Other , Woodinville, Washington

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