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Arborist (Burlington)

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

As an Arborist with Davey Tree; you will be in the field most of your day with a hands-on approach to tree and vegetation management. You will get a chance to deal directly with the public and will draw on your expert knowledge and experience to ensure the job is done right and on time.

Job Duties:

  • Operate as an active crew member with supporting ground crew and crew leader.
  • Perform all aspects of tree pruning and removal services safely and skillfully for clients.
  •               Including but not limited to:
    • Pruning, thinning, and removing deadwood throughout the tree canopy.
    • Installation of cables, bracing and lightning protection systems.
    • Removal of hazardous trees.
  • Properly maintain, prepare, and operate all tools and equipment including chainsaws, chippers, aerial lifts and more.
  • Assist the trimmers and foreperson in job site setup, debris removal and cleanup.
  • Maintain Davey and industry safety policies and procedures.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Understanding and implementation of the process of safely ascending tree canopies at all heights.
  • 3 years experience.
  • Arborist Certification.
  • Strong tree, knot and shrub identification skills .
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs.
  • Valid provincial driver’s license. Licensed to drive a 5-ton vehicle and Z endorsement considered an asset.
  • Ability to work safely as part of a team and possess the willingness to learn and progress.
  • Preferred background in Forestry, Horticulture or Landscaping.

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:

BurlingtonRecruiting@davey.com

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