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Arbor Crew Lead

Woodinville, Washington
Job Type
1 Aug 2022
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. 
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  • Job Reference: 674057235-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Monarch Landscaping Company
  • Location: Woodinville, Washington
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Hospitality & Tourism
  • Job Type: Permanent