Arborist

  • Silverback Treeworks Ltd.
  • Jan 10, 2018
Full time Arborist representative / Estimator Climber Foreman/Crew leader

Job Description

We are searching for an Arborist who is committed to the industry and in an exceptional team environment. The ideal candidate is looking to grow their career, be challenged to learn, lead and contribute to the highest industry standards.

 Job Duties:

  • Full scope of arboriculture practice in residential and commercial settings
  • Performs all tree removal and tree care maintenance as directed
  • Operates vehicles, machinery and power tools in accordance with safety policies and procedures
  • Participates in crew meetings, safety and/or job specific training
  • Identifies and manages potential risks and hazards on the job site
  • Assists with sales, quoting and customer enquiries

Desired Attributes:

  • Positive attitude, goal oriented with a drive to succeed
  • Flexible and adaptable with a desire to learn and grow with a team
  • Ability to work both independently and as a contributing team member
  • Strong communicator with the ability to delegate tasks
  • Ability to take initiative and lead by example
  • Aptitude for identifying potential hazards and reducing risks
  • Be physically capable of demanding outdoor work in varied weather conditions including heavy rain and snow

 Job Requirements:

  • Completion of a Degree, Diploma or Apprenticeship in related discipline from a postsecondary institution, or a minimum of 3 years of Horticulture, Forestry or Arborist experience
  • ISA Certified Arborist or Tree Worker, or an acceptable combination of training and experience
  • Unrestricted Class 5 Drivers License with a safe driving history required
  • Ability to demonstrate proficiency in operating chainsaws or other power tools
  • Occupational First Aid Level 1 or higher considered an asset
  • Knowledge of trees, shrubs and plants native to the area
  • Training or certification in proper climbing, rigging and safe tree access techniques
  • Knowledge or training of proper risk assessment and industry safety practices
  • Experience in a Supervisory or Team Leader position