Bartlett tree experts Victoria, BC, Canada
Jul 25, 2017Full time
BARTLETT TREE EXPERTS - GROUND PERSON Bartlett Tree Experts is a leading Residential/Commercial tree care company, specializing in tree removals, pruning, cabling & bracing, Integrated Pest Management and Fertilization. Bartlett Tree Experts is seeking to fill the position of Ground Person in our Victoria office, located at 4370 Interurban Road, Victoria BC V9E 2C4 Primary Duties: - Performs all required ground duties in support of specific job assignments, as directed by crew leader or designated supervisor - Participates in all job site safety briefings - Utilizes all appropriate personal protective equipment - Assists with the implementation of work zone safety procedures such as the placement of cones and signs, and the provision of flagging services - Properly utilizes hand tools associated with arboricultural and landscaping work - Uses and maintains chainsaws safely - Assists in conducting a tree risk assessment prior to working on any tree - Assists with the implementation of tree felling procedures - Assists climbers and crew leaders working on the ground and aloft - Operates the chipper and all other equipment safely - Assists with driving, backing, dumping, and parking duties - Learns and understands the procedures and techniques needed to assist in performing plant health care services, such as pesticide and fertilizer applications - Learns and understands the dangers associated with electrical hazards - Reports for duty at the designated location on time each day - Follows directions from the crew leader or designated supervisor - Learns, understands, and adheres to all safety rules and company safety policies - Participates in all safety training sessions offered, asks questions, and improves job safety skills - Communicates well with all crew members and crew leader Bartlett Tree Experts offers its employees a comprehensive benefits package including life insurance, AD&D, LTD, Health and Dental after a 3 month waiting period. After completing 1 full year of employment employees are eligible for our Registered Pension Plan and 10 days of paid vacation annually. We invite you to visit our website www.bartlett.com to learn more about our company.