Climbing Arborist

  • Axe & Wedge Tree Works
  • Tiny, Ontario, Canada
  • Jan 03, 2021
Full time Climber

Job Description

Company Description

Axe & Wedge Tree Works is a family owned and operated full service tree removal and tree care business, serving Simcoe County, Muskoka, and the shores of beautiful Southern Georgian Bay. Employees enjoy a professional, safety first culture.

Axe & Wedge Tree Works services residential, commercial, and government/municipal clients.

Job Description

Axe & Wedge Tree Works is seeking experienced candidates who are dependable, motivated, willing to learn, and who possess strong interpersonal skills and qualities. Candidates must have a passion for outdoor work, and be prepared to work outside year round in all weather conditions. ISA Qualified Arborist, or equivalent, preferred.

As an employee of Axe & Wedge Tree Works, a Climbing Arborist will be expected to coordinate and execute / or assist in the removal, trimming, or pruning of trees by means of safe felling or climbing techniques, or by use of a variety of aerial lift equipment. A climbing arborist will report directly to the site supervisor and company management, and is expected to work with other crew members in all stages of tree removal or health care maintenance including but not limited to; job site and equipment set-up, tree material processing and hauling, and all job site clean-up tasks and responsibilities. All employees of Axe & Wedge Tree Works are required to assist in the regular and routine maintenance of tools and fleet equipment, and shall actively participate in and adhere to the company health and safety program. Work crews generally work four 10 hour days, followed by three days off. Opportunities for after hours on-call and emergency work available for employees.

Applicants for this position must hold at minimum a valid G Licence, with a clean drivers abstract, at the time of application. DZ Licence preferred.

Compensation and benefit package to be negotiated and will be based on interpersonal skills and qualities, previous work experience, and relevant industry qualifications. All employees of Axe & Wedge Tree Works are covered by WSIB.

Application deadline: 2021-02-19

Expected start date: 2021-03-01

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $24.00-$40.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
Axe & Wedge Tree Works has been deemed an essential business during the COVID-19 Pandemic, and will continue with regular operation.