Supervisor For Forestry Pbw

Full Time Dallas, TX City of Dallas, TX

Job Summary

City of Dallas, TX is seeking candidates for a position of Supervisor For Forestry Pbw on Full Time basis located at Dallas, TX. Do not forget to review the job posting carefully before apply online.

Job Title: Supervisor For Forestry Pbw
Company Name: City of Dallas, TX
Job Location: Dallas, TX
Job Type: Full Time
Job Category: City of Dallas
Job Link Expiry: 2023-04-15
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Job Details:

Position Purpose

The Supervisor-Forestry supervises, directs, assigns, and supports crews and workers performing forestry and related work activities for the City and its public works department.

Essential Functions

  • Delegates, assigns, and manages daily work assignments for crewmembers or other lower level crew leaders; ensures work procedures are followed safely and efficiently and work is completed properly; provides training and performs work with crews.
  • Provides supervision and technical expertise as it pertains to tree maintenance and ensure trees are kept in tip top health for a better environment and safe for the public.
  • Works with crew leaders and sets the pace of work; provides on-site job and safety training and explains/demonstrates proper, safe and efficient work methods; ensures all plans, materials, tools, and supplies are available for crewmembers.
  • Turns in completed service requests from prior day to manager; determines plan for the day with manager and delegates work orders; documents the day and the events for records, fills out a Time Sheet and a summary of the day’s operations and assignments.
  • Performs or leads preventative maintenance and minor repairs to equipment; checks for cleanliness of tools and equipment; assigns clean-up activities around the work site to leave premises clean and safe.
  • Drives and operates City trucks to transport workers, materials, and equipment to and from jobsite; trains employees on driving and operating heavy equipment safely and secures heavy equipment with chains or other ratcheting equipment.
  • Handles and responds to citizen complaints or concerns; facilitates prompt, timely, and efficient solutions; works with community partners and other departments to plant trees and other plants.
  • Perform all other work as needed or assigned.

Minimum Qualifications


  • High school diploma or GED.


  • Five (5) years of experience in forest maintenance operations


  • One (1) year of lead work or supervisory responsibilities.


  • Arboriculture certification issued by International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) plus two (2) years of the required experience and 1 year of lead work or supervisory responsibilities will meet the education and experience requirements.


  • Valid driver’s license with good driving record.
  • Arboriculture certification issued by International Society of Arboriculture (ISA). (may be obtained within 6-month probationary period)


  • Knowledge of tree maintenance to include: proper problem techniques, tree renewal, tree identification, tree plant health care and proper tree planting techniques.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • MS Office or similar software skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate good teamwork, leadership, interpersonal skills, and maintain excellent internal and external customer service.

Supplemental Information

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of general Arboriculture methods and tree maintenance and care
  • Knowledge of the use and care of hand and power tools, such as jackhammer, cement mixer, and power auger.
  • Knowledge of surface preparation and adaptability of various surface materials.
  • Knowledge of customer service and engagement.
  • Knowledge of safety standards and protocols.
  • Ability to receive and transmit to crewmembers oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to delegate, assign, and oversee workers and crews.
  • Ability to lead crewmembers in the performance of a variety of heavy manual labor for extended periods.
  • Ability to lift and work with heavy equipment.
  • Communicating effectively orally and in writing.
  • Establishing and maintaining strong and effective relationships.

The salary listed on this job posting is the starting salary range; amount offered will depend upon qualifications.

For evaluation purposes, acceptable qualifying experience for all positions must have been in a paid capacity unless noted otherwise in the minimum qualifications for the posted position.

Additionally, 30+ hours per week will be counted as full-time employment and will receive full credit for the amount of time employed. A minimum of 15 through 29 work hours per week will be counted as part-time employment and will receive half credit for the amount of time employed.

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