Tree Crew Leader

Position Title: Tree Crew Leader

Type: Full time 

Position summary: Work involves responsibility for supervising, assigning, and participating in a variate of tasks, often hazardous, including climbing, pruning, and removing trees. 


Essential Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Undertake a full range of tree work including pruning, felling, shaping etc, using full safety and climbing equipment. 
  • Safely climb trees using climbing hooks and belts
  • Provide mentoring and training to other crew members to help elevate their performance
  • Maintain and demonstrate adherence to all company processes and standards
  • Main point of contact for all crew responsibilities to include (equipment, vehicles, safety, crew members, and assigned tasks).
  • Inspect ropes and climbing equipment
  • Respond to out of hours emergency call outs 

Education: Highschool diploma or equivalent 


  • Must have high safety standards 
  • 3+ years of tree climbing/pruning experience 
  • Understand and carry out oral and written instructions 
  • Job planning and solving skills 
  • Able to adapt to a fast-working environment 
  • Experience with tree care safety standards
  • Safely operate a chainsaw, chipper, truck, and other hand tools
  • Ability to lift at least 75lbs correctly and safely

Equipment – Operate before moving into a different level:

  • Chainsaw 
  • Poles
  • Handsaw
  • Climbing equipment: ropes, carabiners, spikes, clips, etc. 


  • Valid driver license 

Salary: $25.00 – $30.00 per hour