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Utility Forestry Planner (Multiple Locations)

Division: Davey Resource Group
Status: Full Time

Position Information:

Company Overview

Davey Tree Expert Co. of Canada, Limited has been performing tree care and vegetation management services across Canada since 1930. With over 850 employees, we continuously pride ourselves on unmatched quality and safety. Davey Tree is the leading full-service tree care provider for residential, commercial, utility line clearing and forestry consulting throughout Canada.  All crews are professionally trained to ensure the scope of our work is completed safely, and well before any deadlines.

Divisional Overview

Since 1930, Davey has been protecting and enhancing trees and urban forests in communities across Canada. Davey Resource Group (DRG), the consulting division of the Davey Tree Expert Co. of Canada, Limited, provides a comprehensive range of natural resource and utility consulting services to the commercial, residential, municipal, and governmental markets. In Canada, our expertise and services encompass arboriculture and forestry, right-of-way vegetation management, ecology and wildlife, and asset management.

Position Overview – Utility Forestry Technician - Planner

In this exciting role you will work within the growing, qualified, and experienced leaders in vegetation management and utility asset consulting. You will be out in the field conducting a number of different vegetation assessments. This role for the right individual will provide a long-term career with advancement opportunities.

 

Locations: Edmonton AB, Calgary AB, Saskatoon SK, Regina SK, Winnipeg MB

 

Job Duties:

  • Patrol and assess right-of-way vegetation with the intent of translating operational plans and prescriptions into GIS for field execution.
  • Pre-operation coordination, including permitting, liaise with Governmental Agencies, Clients and Contractors, participate in negotiations, notify property owners of planned work.
  • Complete post-operational auditing, inspections and compliance measurements based on client requirements.
  • Act as a forestry problem solver for the client to maintain safe and reliable power.

Qualifications:

  • University degree preferred in a forestry, environmental science or natural resource management or College diploma in related field.
  • 3+ years’ experience in a related field such as arboriculture, vegetation management, forestry or utility line clearing.
  • ISA Certified Arborist or Utility Tree Trimmer or Certified Utility Arborist required.
    • Additional Certifications such as Utility Specialist, Tree Risk Assessment Qualification, Wildlife Danger Tree Assessor, Registered Professional Forester (RPF), or Pesticide Applicators License considered assets.
  • Working knowledge of various forestry and utility aspects, including manual, mechanical and herbicide vegetation management.
  • Valid provincial driver’s license.
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to work safely both independently and as part of a team and possess the willingness to learn and progress.
  • Experience with MS Office Suite and GIS software an asset.

Additional Information:

  • Full time. 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.
  • Davey provides ongoing training.

 

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.  As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, provincial law. 

You can send your information to the email below or by completing the job form:

canada.recruiting@davey.com

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