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Herbicide Application - Seasonal (Canada Wide)

Division: Utility
Status: Full Time

Position Information:

Company Overview

Davey Tree Expert Co. of Canada, Limited is the Canadian subsidiary for Davey Tree, and 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 has numerous crews that are professionally trained to provide tree trimming and removals services to ensure the scope of this contracted work is completed safely, and well before any deadlines. Our relatable experiences and industries serviced include notably Utilities, Municipalities, Government, Rail, Commercial and Residential.

Divisional Overview

We provide utilities, rail and road transport with safe and efficient right of way clearance services. Clients rely on us for timely resource mobilization during severe weather events and proactive planning services, such as system hardening and storm restorations.

Position Overview – Industrial Herbicide Applicator

As an Industrial Herbicide Applicator you will work closely with the Crew Team Lead to ensure the safe application of various Herbicidal applications for our clients. You will use your experience and Industrial Pesticide Applicators license to deliver on Davey standards across multiple job sites across a region.

This role would be ideal for students studying in Horticultural or Arboricultural programs; however this role is open to all individuals including non-students. This is a seasonal opportunity from April/May to September/October.

Job Duties:

  • Safely mix and apply herbicide applications as per client contract requirements.
  • Service spray systems and perform routine maintenance.
  • Select and implement appropriate management and control practices on a site-to-site basis.
  • Willing and able to temporarily move locations as contract progresses.


  • Industrial Pesticide Applicators License, or ability to obtain.
  • Valid DZ License / Class 3 License with Air Endorsement or equivalent required.
  • One to four-year degree in Forestry, Urban Forestry, Horticulture, or related.
  • Ability to identify local tree species and knowledge of regional trees.
  • Previous PHC or IVM experience.
  • Bi-lingual an asset.

Additional Information:

  • Full time. Year-round employment.
  • Shift work with full time and overtime hours.
  • Travel and accommodation costs are included.
  • 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. 

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