Posted 1 week ago

Job Summary:

ArborWorks is a premier utility, and vegetation management company operating from Southern California to Southern Oregon. We pride ourselves in offering our employees a quality of life that is second to none. We have established a culture deeply rooted in safety and production. We have a great passion for our craft and are always on the lookout for strong team members. If you are a self-starter and have a passion for arboriculture, we want to speak with you!

We’re looking for a qualified General Foreman to join our amazing team. Our headquarters are in Oakhurst, CA, however, we have positions throughout California and Oregon. If you are selected for this position, your housing will be paid for.

General Foreman

  • A General Foreman takes responsibility for the equipment, safety, and work being performed on his crew
  • Must be fluent in English (Bilingual preferred)
  • Must have leadership experience in the utility industry
  • Minimum 5 years of rope and saddle experience
  • Competent in using electronic devices relative to AW projects
  • Ensure operations follow all industry regulations and company policies
  • Ensures all employees are qualified to perform any task asked of them
  • Qualified means that the company has documentation on file to show proof of such qualifications
  • Ensures all on the crew fully understand the hazards of their job site and each person knows their role in the event of an emergency
  • Conducts incident investigations and completes related reports when applicable
  • Conducts effective morning tailboards, and on the job training when needed
  • Providing and pre-planning adequate work for crews, auditing work performed to ensure compliance and quality
  • Understands the economics involved, tracks the productivity of crews and adjusts were needed to ensure profitability
  • Requests T/M where applicable and follows all procedures related to securing T/M
  • Effectively lead your men in a professional manner while holding each crew member accountable for his/her actions, ie…. write up documentation
  • Professionally interface with outside agencies, ie… PI’s, Auditors, Company Representatives, etc
  • Effective communication via email, text message, and telephone with all Supervisors and Office Admin, includes the use of Dropbox. Must meet all deadlines/timelines as established by management for the submission of all required paperwork. Approves all employee time cards. All paperwork should be accurate and timely.
  • Accountable for all deficiencies found within the crew as well as all equipment issued to the crew
  • Responsible for all day-to-day maintenance on all vehicles/equipment issued to the crew and communicating with the fleet department about the need for routine maintenance and repairs

Required Certifications

  • Completed and signed Groundsperson training
  • Completed Groundsperson test
  • Completed and signed climber training
  • Completed climber test
  • Completed annual aerial rescue training
  • Completed tree feller training
  • Completed LCQ Certificate
  • Completed TCIA aerial lift specialist
  • Completed TCIA climber specialist
  • Completed LCCP test
  • CPR and first aid certification. (Within 90 days of hire date)
  • Completed foreperson test with a score of at least 70%

Employment contingent upon satisfactory passing of applicable drug and background checks

Job Features

Job Category

Agriculture & Forestry

Job Type




Work Remotely





Multiple Locations