Lewis Tree Service, Inc Permissions Facilitator in Stamford, Connecticut
At Lewis, we provide the stability of a long-standing, employee-owned company with the progressive nature of a growing, improvement-minded future. We’re the second-largest utility vegetation management company in North America… and always growing. We’re in the people success business, we just happen to trim trees.
Why you’ll love being part of the Lewis Family:
We are empowered to share our talents. We care deeply. We conquer challenges. We respect our differences. We trust each other. We keep each other safe. Together, we do great things.
We offer for Non-Union positions:
Competitive pay ($23.50 - $28.75 hourly)
Specialized paid training & certifications
Career advancement opportunities
Affordable health insurance plans including Dental, Vision and Health Savings Accounts
Retirement plans including Employee stock ownership and 401(k) plan
Paid time off
Employee assistance program
That everyone on the team matters
That we don’t constrain workers in order to create safety, we ask workers what they need to do work safely, reliably, and productively.
That workers aren’t the problem; workers are the problem solvers.
That through diversity we build strength
That being an employee-owned company (ESOP), it provides future financial stability for our employees
That when you join the Lewis Tree Team, your potential is unlimited
Why you'll love this Job:
You love the outdoors: you enjoy varying environments/weather, not afraid to get dirty, adventurous
You are open to new ideas: willing to listen and observe, humble
You are self-motivated: driven, strong work ethic, willing to “do what it takes”
You are adaptable: can think on your feet, nimble, flexible
You are collaborative: strong people skills, able to give and receive constructive feedback, willing to speak-up
What you’ll do as a Permission Facilitator at Lewis:
Meet with the utility company daily to assess and discuss line clearance work (tree and vegetation trimming/removal around their power lines.)
Obtain permission from the home or business owner for Lewis Tree Service crews to do necessary line clearance work on their property
Communicate to utility company any limitations or refusals of line clearance work that may arise while planning the work to be done
Interpret utility circuit maps
Assists crews on a variety of vegetation management tasks such as spraying, brush clean-up and trimming
Help enforce job safety
What you’ll need:
High School Diploma or equivalent
Strong verbal and written communications skills
Experience in customer service settings with skills in conflict de-escalation
Experience with or willing to learn how to interpret drawings, environmental engineering plans, construction plans and/or utility circuit maps
Proficiency in standard office computer hardware and software such as Microsoft Office
Willing and able to obtain specialized training and certifications as required, such as Tree species identification, local, state and federal licenses
Ability to obtain First Aid and CPR cards
Pass a pre-employment drug test and job duty skills tests
Ability to obtain valid Driver’s License
Our DEI Promise:
Our commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) is key to the success of our business. We respect the differences among us, and we leverage those differences to create an environment where all employees feel welcome and fairly treated. We seek the best solutions possible by attracting and engaging a diverse workforce where all perspectives are sought and valued.
Lewis Tree Service is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity for both applicants and employees. Lewis Tree Service prohibits unlawful discrimination or harassment of employees and applicants on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age (40+), religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic, all employment decisions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training, apprenticeship, promotion, demotion, transfer, lay-off and termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Lewis Tree Service’s practices and policies are administered in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.