Climbing Arborist/Foreman - Cincinnati, OH

Requisition Number: 33787
Company Name: The Davey Tree Expert Company
Service Line: 1RES - Kent-Residential & Commercial Services
Employment Type: Regular
Job Type: Full Time
Education Level Required: High School Diploma / GED
Work Experience Required: 1 - 2 years
Travel Expectations: Up to 25%

POSITION: Climbing Foreman/Arborist Residential/Milford-Cincinnati, OH

JOB DUTIES: The Climbing Foreman to lead 3-5 person tree crews to complete tree pruning and tree removal. Foremen are responsible for utilizing the Job Planning Toolkit to safely and efficiently complete work orders as assigned by management. This includes performing pre-climb inspections of trees before work begins. Foremen work directly with the District Manager to mentor and train new employees. The Foreman position is intended to introduce experienced climbers to Davey Company Culture & develop them into full-time Foremen.

-Experience pruning to ANSI A300 standards.
-Comfortable climbing on Moving Rope System (DRT/Double Rope Technique-SRS/Single Rope Systems)

-Abillity to set a tie-in-point utilizing Throwball and Throwline
-Proficiency tying Climbing Hitches, Termination Knots, & Rigging Knots
-Dedication to safe chainsaw operation and maintenance
-Prior Experience with Sectional Tree Removal utilizing techniques to minimize Dynamic Loads

-Prior Experience felling with open-faced notch, hinge wood, and back cut for directional control
Valuable qualifications, but not required:
-CTW-Climber Specialist, Certified Arborist, and/or CTSP
-Class A or B CDL-Air
-Aerial Lift Experience

-Crane Experience

-Grapple/Log Truck Experience


  • Extensive referral Bonus Program
  • Each referral $1000. 00 unlimited
  • Sign on bonus/90 days 500 dollars/2nd 90 days 500 dollars =$1000. 00!
  • $23. 00 to $26. 00 plus depending on experience
  • Willing to pay for your CDL B or A Air-brake-manual
  • Relocation assistance would be considered depending on applicant
  • Two or 4 year degree in Urban Forestry/Forestry/Landscape Horticulture valuable
  • Ability to speak Spanish a major plus

Full time hourly position. Compensation based on qualifications and experience. Generous performance incentive plan. Davey offers excellent benefits, the opportunity to buy Davey stock after 1 year, and industry related training and special Davey training courses. The Pittsburgh area has an extensive Metro Park system with excellent cross trail biking and running.

Pre-employment Drug Screen and Social Security verification required. The Davey Tree Expert Company and CLS are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Davey is Employee Owned. Military Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Visit Davey Website: WWW. DAVEY. COM Job Opportunities & Company Profile Information

The Davey Tree Expert Company has U. S. and Canadian operations in more than 47 states and five provinces and provides a variety of tree care, grounds maintenance and consulting services for the residential, utility, commercial, and government markets. Founded in 1880, Davey has been employee-owned for 35 years and has more than 8,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit

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