Brainerd Lakes Area Jobs

The Brainerd Lakes Area is a great place to work and play. If you are wanting to relocate to the Brainerd Lakes Area or you are interested in a career change, consider applying for one of these Brainerd Lakes Area employment opportunities today.

Climbing Arborist/Crew Foreman

Mike's Tree Company, LLC
Job Description
The Crew Foreman is responsible daily for leading their team of crew members. Key priorities include setting up job sites, assessing safety conditions, ensuring proper use of equipment, and communication with clients, the office, and the Project Manager.

Duties for the Crew Foreman include the following:
  • Lead the crew in a clear, direct, and positive manner.
  • Communicate well with management, clients, and crew members so that jobs are completed on time and completely.
  • Orchestrate job set up and take down including delegating job responsibilities and overseeing equipment set up.
  • Go over work order with project manager and be able to complete in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Oversight of all crew members, ensuring the safety and efficiency of the job site.
  • Conduct themselves in a professional manner that is reflective of MTC values.
  • Maintain and build relationships with fellow crew members.
  • Record keeping including time spent on each job site, extra work performed, and property damage reports.
  Crew Foreman Skills and Qualifications:
  • Ideal candidates will have Completed TCIA electrical hazards awareness program, be an ISA Certified Tree Worker or in progress, and be Certified in safety, first aid and CPR
  • Strong climbing abilities - mastery of basic techniques, familiarity with progressive techniques, and interest in ongoing developments.
  • 5+ years of experience in removing challenging trees using technical rigging techniques, cranes and aerial lifts, with a minimum of 10 years in the industry.
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 40 pounds.
  • MN driver’s license with Class A license or the ability to obtain one in a timely manner.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with clients, crew members and management.
  • Reliable, accountable, honest, have a good attitude, and trustworthy
  • Team player – able to work well with others and do what it takes to accomplish daily goals together.
  • Strong organization, logistical, leadership, and communication skills.
  • The ability to keep a cool head during stressful situations.
  • Willing to work 40-50 hours per week in adverse weather conditions and keep a flexible schedule.
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