Expert Tree Crew Leader - Staten Island, NY

McFarlin Stanford - Staten Island, NY

Grow with an industry leader!

This is your opportunity to for an Expert Tree Crew Leader with a premier Tree Care Firm in Staten Island, NY.

We are looking for an expert tree climber/arborist with solid demonstrable technical knowledge, excellent communication skills, and humility. Good plant/tree identification skills is a must, as is fundamental knowledge of soils, insect and disease issues, arboriculture and overall tree care.

This role will oversee and manage a crew of tree climbers and tree care experts at our firm, using state of the art equipment and techniques.


Job Description

This position serves Residential/Commercial clients and potential customers by carefully listening to their tree care desires, assessing their tree needs, and developing sustainable care solutions in accordance with industry standards and best practices. In addition, you will work with production crews and other climbing staff to see that solutions are implemented according to specifications, jobs are completed thoroughly, and quality standards in a timely and profitable manner.

Or firm has a culture of winning, we work hard, no drama, show up ready to work, to contribute as a valuable member of the team. We are the best at what we do in the area of service.


Essential Functions

  • Use sophisticated climbing and rigging techniques, cut away dead or excess branches from trees or shrubs to maintain right-of-way for roads, sidewalks, or utilities, or to improve appearance, health, and value of tree.

  • Skillfully ascends and descends a tree performing duties designed to maintain the tree's health and appearance, such as spraying for pests or diseases or pruning branches.

  • Manage a team of other climbers and supervise work, climbing, and safety.

  • Experience and expertise is a priority - we do the job right and don’t cut corners. 3+ years of tree climbing experience.

  • Tree Pruning

  • Tree Removal

  • Stump Removal

  • Tree Health Care Programs


3+ years of green industry experience required!

Posted On: Thursday, August 1, 2019
Compensation: $55,000 - $65,000

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