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Arborist Apprentice (Toronto West)

Division: Residential
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 - Residential

With residential tree service offices across Canada, Davey and our employees are dedicated to providing all aspects of professional Tree care for our customers. Davey tree arborists live and work in your community. Our widespread team allows us to build a relationship with our clients to provide an exceptional customer experience.

Position Overview – Arborist Apprentice

As an Arborist Apprentice with Davey Tree you will begin to gain exposure on all aspects of the Arborist role. You will spend your day in the field supporting Arborists all while ensuring a clean, safe, and organized site. In time Davey Tree would look to support the apprentice in becoming a certified arborist.

Job Duties:

  • Control lowering ropes.
  • Supply tools for tree workers aloft.
  • Control road and sidewalk traffic as needed by use of warning devices.
  • Perform daily, weekly and monthly maintenance inspections on equipment.
  • Cut, chip and load brush and wood.
  • Complete proper job site cleanup.
  • Assist other crew members in performing job duties.
  • Maintain Davey and industry safety policies and procedures.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Valid provincial driver’s license. Licensed to drive a 5-ton vehicle and air brake endorsement considered an asset.
  • Willingness to work towards becoming a certified arborist.
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs.
  • Previous landscape/horticulture experience considered an asset.
  • Ability to work safely as part of a team and possess the willingness to learn and progress.

Additional Information:

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

CONTACT: Mike Gray, District Manager

Send Resume and Cover Letter to:  TorontoWestRecruiting@davey.com

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