Climbing Arborist - Crew Leader

  • Advantage Tree Care
  • Victoria, BC, Canada
  • Sep 18, 2020
Full time Foreman/Crew leader

Job Description


Share your skills - hone your skills - build your career with growth opportunities 

Join a well respected, long standing and professional tree care company in Victoria, BC Canada.

About you

As you will be stepping into a leadership role you will hold some of these characteristics and/or be stimulated to develop and hone your skills as a leader;

  • Compassion for yourself and others
  • Great communication skills, able to;
    • listen to your team and work with any feedback, observations or concerns they have
    • listen to and manage client expectations
    • give clear direction to your team
    • clearly communicate to, care for and and work with clients
    • clearly report to, work with and receive instruction from the quoting team
  • Comfortable taking on responsibility both of equipment, machinery and people
  • Willingness to grow as an individual, you appreciate the opportunity to sharpen your interpersonal and practical skills
  • 3-5 years experience as a climbing arborist and at least 1 year as a crew leader or showing clear examples of the above abilities.

Opportunities for you

Advantage Tree Care is a Kiwi owned company and has been operating successfully in Victoria, BC for over 10 years. We put employee and client satisfaction as high priorities. We care about your growth as an individual and the overall growth of our team as a whole, providing high quality customer care.

There is an opportunity for you to become an integral part of a mixed gender, efficient, responsible and enjoyable team who are able to both work smart and enjoy life on the jobsite.

We use progressive climbing techniques, electric power tools and perform high quality tree care services. There are opportunities to share and learn new skills, we operate a spider lift and mini skid steer for ease of operations.

We are open to consider sponsorship opportunities for dedicated, outstanding overseas individuals.

Your role;

  • crew leader with a chip truck and a 2-3 person crew
  • responsible for organization and maintenance of tools and gear
  • receive $30-35/HR depending on experience
  • Overtime and weekend opportunities
  • paid climbing competition fees and training opportunities
  • year round work with flexible holiday and time off
  • 7:30 am - 4:30 pm working day with breaks and lunch
  • Boots and saw pants can be provided

If you are interested in this role please email us with your resume, cover letters are also welcomed. We look forward to working with you.