Tree-Trimming Supervisor

Supervise activities of workers engaged in removing trees.
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Salary Range
$27,000 – $68,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Tree-Trimming Supervisors do?

Supervises and coordinates the activities of workers engaged in removing trees that interfere with electric power lines: Examines work order to determine location of trees to be pruned or felled by trimming crews. Reads street and road maps and drives truck to transport crew to work site. Inspects electric power lines near trees to be trimmed and secures clearance to work on lines if necessary. Directs placement of rigging for hoisting tools to workers in trees and for lowering severed tree limbs to ground. Supervises workers in cutting away branches of trees so that remaining tree limbs are at safe distance from electric power lines. Orders removal of trees when necessary. Explains tree trimming activities to consumers when working on consumers’ property. Keeps daily work records. Occasionally trims trees. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title.

Should I be a Tree-Trimming Supervisor?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Gardening Supervisor, Supervisor, Tree-Trimming, Tree Trimming Supervisor

    How to become a Tree-Trimming Supervisor

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