Felling-Bucking Supervisor

Supervise the workers engaged in felling trees and trimming off limbs.
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Salary Range
$24,000 – $70,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Felling-Bucking Supervisors do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in felling trees, trimming off limbs, and sawing felled trees into logs: Specifies log lengths to be cut, trees to be left, stump height, and cutting sequence. Trains workers in felling and bucking techniques and safety practices. Gives instructions to workers in felling trees with unusual or dangerous characteristics. May supervise TREE-SHEAR OPERATORS. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title.

Should I be a Felling-Bucking Supervisor?

You should have an associate's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Buck Swamper, Supervisor, Felling-Bucking

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