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Lead Trimmer (Foreperson)

Indianapolis, Indiana
Job Type
22 Sep 2022
Position Summary
A Lead Trimmer coordinates operations and oversees tree crew personnel. This position provides management and leadership to a tree crew while performing assigned jobs. The Lead Trimmer communicates with leadership daily regarding all aspects of the job.

Duties and Responsibilities Include
Essential Duties:
Receives and interprets orders for tree trimming and spraying from the General Foreperson
Plans and lays out daily work for the crew
Assigns work for individual crew members and directs crews in performing work
Enforces safe work practices, as experience, judgment, company policy, and OSHA specifies
Maintains accurate records, timesheets, and reports related to the performance of the crew operations
Inspects and/or provides repairs to tools, trucks, and other equipment
Conducts field training/retraining and instructs crews on new or revised job units
Duties and responsibilities may change with or without notice

What You'll Bring to the Team
Leadership skills
Operate and service all required tools and equipment
Experience with a tree care/maintenance program, including but not limited to
Operation of stump grinders, chippers, chipper trucks, bucket trucks, and other tree-related equipment
May be required to pass a DOT physical examination to obtain the appropriate CDL
Valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record per Company requirements
Knowledge of essential job functions and responsibilities
Attention to detail
Organizational skills
Strong oral and written communication skills
Ability to problem solve
Meet all physical requirements of the position
Pass all drug and alcohol screens as required by Company policy and, if applicable, required by DOT regulations
18 years of age or older, or 21 if CDL is required
Legally authorized to work in the United States
High School Diploma, GED, or HSE
Conversational knowledge of the Spanish language

The Townsend Corporation and its family of companies are equal opportunity employers and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristics protected by law.
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  • Job Reference: 718382134-2
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Townsend Arborcare
  • Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent