Field Supervisor in Arboriculture and Pruning

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Job Type: Full time
Job Location: Montreal - QC

Reporting to the Director of Operations, the Field Supervisor in Arboriculture and Pruning is responsible for ensuring that contractual obligations are fulfilled in a high-quality and efficiently safe way while respecting budgets assigned. They are tasked with developing and maintaining a talented and productive team to ensure that our clients receive the best service from Strathmore.

Major Resposibilities:

Oversee daily operations: establish and schedule routine short-term maintenance activities; assign tickets and material requirements to Crew Leaders; organize and record safety meeting documentation from Crew Leaders; participate in meetings to review crews, maintenance work, work orders and special circumstances; ensure adequate coverage of contractual requirements; and record incidents and near misses.

Develop a strong team: evaluate team strengths and limitations while adjusting, as needed; participate in hiring activities and decisions; ensure proper training and development of Crew Leaders on strategies to improve technique, efficiency and productivity; and foster a cohesive team of Operations and Administrative staff to ensure quick response for client expectations and quality production.

Provide technical expertise: respect seasonal calendar to ensure that tasks are being performed at seasonally appropriate times; stay informed about problems and trends in  Arboriculture; recommend preventative or restorative treatments for clients; respond to client concerns and complaints (issues); ensure accuracy of information in Company Software and produces reports as per schedule; and maintain active contact with people and trends in the industry that affect operations.

Provide exemplary leadership: represent company in professional associations, participate in training and education activities; and lead in activities designed for team building and safety.

Requirements

  • College/Technical degree in Arboriculture with ISA certification;
  • Minimum 5 years of industry experience with proper pruning, tree felling, tree climbing, safe rigging practices and installation of tree cabling/support systems;
  • Must have 2-3 years of experience in managing teams;
  • Must have basic knowledge of tree identification;
  • Proven extensive skills with leading teams and managing crews;
  • Motivated, self-starter;
  • Ability to handle stress and to multi-task;
  • Functional knowledge of Windows-based computers and MS Office;
  • Bilingual (French and English), Spanish is considered an asset;
  • Valid Quebec driver’s license with a clean driving record.

Benefits

We offer a competitive salary based on the candidate’s experience. Benefits include full-time permanent position, paid vacation, and a complete insurance benefits package including a defined contribution retirement savings plan. 

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