Utility Arborist Apprentice (Ottawa, ON)

Division: Utility
Status: Full Time

Position Information:

Davey Tree Expert Co. of Canada, Limited is the leading full-service Tree Care provider for residential, commercial, utility line clearing, and forestry consulting throughout Canada. As we continue to grow, we are seeking interested, motivated individuals, with a positive attitude and work ethic to join our team.

Position: Career opportunity in the field of Urban Forestry, as a Utility Arborist Apprentice in Ottawa.

Job Duties:

  • Groundwork support for trimming operations.
  • Chainsaw and Chipper operation along with working in close proximity of hydro lines.
  • Ability to learn climbing and proper pruning procedures.
  • Assist the Trimmers and Foreperson in job site setup, debris removal, cleanup and equipment maintenance.
  • Abide by Davey and Industry safety policies and procedures.
  • Providing excellent customer service.


  • Understanding and implementing the process of safely ascending tree canopies at all heights.
  • Good understanding of knots and tree identification skills.
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs..
  • Chainsaw and Chipper operation.
  • Valid provincial driver’s license. 5 ton license with Z endorsement an asset.
  • Ability to work safely as part of a team and possess the willingness to learn and progress.
  • Line clearing and safety awareness training.

Additional Information:

Compensation based on qualifications and experience : $16.50 – $19.00 per hour

  • Full- year-round employment.
  • Occasional overtime required.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Excellent Benefits package, RRSP and careers advancement opportunities.
  • Employee owned company with stock purchase available after 1 year of service.
  • Davey Tree Expert Co. of Canada, Limited is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Pre-employment Drug Test is required.
  • Davey provides ongoing training.

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