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Lewis Tree Service, Inc Area Manager in Columbus, Ohio


This is an opportunity in an area of expansion with opportunity for growth!

You’re looking for that next step in your career, to advance in an industry you love. Lewis Tree Service will set you up for success, providing an opportunity for you to develop your leadership skills and advance the business.

Who you are…
  • Open-Minded : open to new ideas, willing to listen and observe, humble

  • Technology-Minded : enjoys utilizing and learning new technologies to enable our work

  • Servant Leader : cares for the team, puts their success first

  • Business Acumen : deep understanding of our business and the customer’s needs

  • Collaborative : strong people skills, able to give and receive constructive feedback, flexible

    What you’ll do:

Lead the team, including the Supervisors reporting to you, ensuring successful production results, and creating and a positive team environment.

  • Work Oversight & Safety

  • Schedule weekly crew visits with General Foremen, giving guidance, assistance, and support.

  • Oversee the implementation of the Corporate Safety Program; training sessions, tailgate meetings. and award pro grams.

  • Work with General Foremen, Supervisors and Corporate Safety investigating and settling accident claims quickly, efficiently, and sensitively.

  • Ensures that high-quality arboricultural work is being performed at all times.

  • Maintains open communication with Division Manager on all area operational activities.

  • Customer Interaction and Work Planning

  • Continuous contact with existing customers to ensure customer satisfaction.

  • Ensures compliance of all customers' contract specifications and requirements.

  • Contacts potential customers as assigned by Regional Vice President or Division Manager.

  • Ability to review and/or estimate fixed price lump sum bid work.

  • Personnel Management

  • Ensures that employees receive training to prepare for job assignments

  • Appraises performance of employees to communicate expectations and provide constructive feedback as a means for improvement

  • Identify and develop high potential employees for leadership succession

  • Ensures that equipment repairs, preventative maintenance, and purchasing policies and procedures are completed properly.

  • Attends internal and external training courses, which pertain to improving and developing job related business management and operational skills.

    What you’ll need:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Bilingual with professional level fluency in both Spanish and English

  • Minimum of two years’ experience as a Supervisor in the Utility Line Clearance field or related experience.

  • Demonstrated history of disciplined leadership

  • Effective mentor/teacher with applicable managerial and motivational skills

  • Strong oral and written communications skills, including computer and technology skills.

  • Able to analyze business operations reports and determine actions to apply for improvements

  • Strong experience in developing and maturing a safety-first culture

  • Understands and can apply root cause review of incidents

  • Able and willing to travel via ground and/or air transportation. Storm emergencies may require extended out of town stay.

  • Must secure ISA Certified Arborist and/or ISA Utility Specialist Certification and/or ISA Certified Tree Worker Certification after one year.

    We offer…

  • Specialized paid training & certifications

  • Career advancement opportunities

  • Health insurance plans

  • Paid time off

  • Employee stock ownership plan

  • Retirement & savings plans options

  • Employee assistance program