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With a robust history dating back to 1933, Wright Tree Service is now one of the largest vegetation management contractors in the U.S. We provide vegetation management, storm restoration, and work planning services to utility companies and their communities across the country. Wright Tree Service is headquartered in West Des Moines, Iowa, and has more than 2,700 employees across 30 states. At Wright Tree Service, we know that our employees are the foundation of a successful business. We offer a safety focused culture with competitive pay and benefits. From entry level positions to management roles, we are committed to providing our employee owners the training and resources needed for a fulfilling career. Wright Tree Service is an employee-owned company, serving utilities, specifically their vegetation management departments. As our company continues to grow, new opportunities are available. Wright Tree Service is currently seeking a Safety Supervisor to join our team! The ideal candidate needs to be willing to travel throughout Central and Northern California.  

Job Responsibilities

  • Travel around throughout Central and Northern California and implement all company and division safety programs
  • Take a management role in operations communication regarding claims and necessary training relating to claims history
  • Communicate and comply with all written Wright Tree Service Safety manuals and materials, included but not limited to the Foreman’s Manual and Employee Handbook
  • Engage with workforce by making regular crew visits
  • Provide training and oversight to General Foreman positions
  • Put on new hire orientation training and other field level trainings as required
  • Present on safety related topics to management and utility customers
  • Able to demonstrate modern climbing and rigging techniques in the field
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • 3 years’ safety management experience, specific to vegetation management or five years in Arboricultural field operations.
  • Bachelor Degree in Safety Management, Environmental, Forestry, Risk Management and or Health & Safety or related field preferred but not required
  • ISA Certified Arborist Utility Specialist
  • TCIA Certified Tree Care Safety Professional (CTSP)
  • Knowledge of all applicable safety rules and regulations – OSHA, DOT, ANSI
  • Knowledge of Federal and State regulations relating to Utility Vegetation Management (UVM)
  • Knowledge of Herbicides and their application as it related to UVM
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and motivational skills
  • Outstanding attention to detail and observation abilities
  • Able and willing to travel
  • Participation in industry organizations and governing bodies relating to UVM
  • Bilingual in Spanish

Pre-employment drug screening and a background check is a condition of employment.


  • Paid Training
  • Industry Leading Pay
  • Excellent Benefits
  • Ongoing Training & Credentialing
  • 401k Savings

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