Climbing Arborist

  • Vancouver Island Tree Service
  • Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Jun 28, 2024
Full time Boom truck operator Climber Foreman/Crew leader Grounds person

Job Description

Crew Leaders, Climbers, Aerial Truck Operators and Groundsman
Job responsibilities:
• Pruning, thinning, and removing deadwood throughout the tree canopy.
• Perform work in the canopy of the trees at various heights both on rope and saddle and Aerial Lift
Removal of hazardous trees.
• Stump grinding operation.
• Installation of cables, bracing, good knowledge of knots and rigging.
• Safely climbing trees, being careful of customer's property
• Running chipper and equipment, chainsaw operation and maintenance
• Lifting heavy logs and dragging brush

Requirements:
• Previous arboriculture and spurless tree climbing experience is considered an asset.
• Clear Driver's abstract is a must, air brake endorsement preferred
• Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs.
• Certified Arborist or willingness to work towards.
• Be familiar with ISA and Arborist Safe Work Practices, and adhere to them throughout all aspects of aerial tree care operations.
• Safely operate and maintain chainsaws chippers, stump grinders, mini skid steer and other equipment as needed.
• Perform worksite cleanup at every property, every time.
• Ability to work at Heights is a must
Full-time
Salary $25–$42 an hour