Arborist Apprentice

  • Davey Tree Expert Co. of Canada, Ltd
  • Cobourg, ON, Canada
  • Jul 27, 2018
Seasonal Boom truck operator Climber Foreman/Crew leader Grounds person

Job Description

Davey Tree Expert Co. of Canada, Limited

 

Davey Tree Expert Co. of Canada, Limited is the leading full-service Tree Care provider for residential, commercial, utility line clearing, and forestry consulting throughout Canada. As we continue to grow, we are seeking interested, motivated individuals with a positive attitude and work ethic to join our team.

 

Position: Career opportunity in the field of Urban Forestry, as an Arborist Apprentice with our Northumberland and Quinte West office.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Groundwork support for trimming operations.
  • Chainsaw and Chipper operation.
  • Ability to learn climbing and proper pruning procedures.
  • Assist the trimmers and foreperson in job site setup, debris removal, cleanup and equipment maintenance.
  • Abide by Davey and industry safety policies and procedures.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Understanding and implementing the process of safely ascending tree canopies at all heights.
  • A good understanding of knots and tree identification.
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
  • Chainsaw and Chipper operation.
  • Valid provincial driver’s license. Licensed to drive a 5 ton vehicle and Z endorsement an asset.
  • Ability to work safely as part of a team and possess the willingness to learn and progress.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

 

  • Compensation based on qualifications and experience : $16.50 – $19.00 per hour
  • Full time year-round employment.
  • Occasional overtime is required.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Excellent Benefits package, RRSP and careers advancement opportunities.
  • Employee owned company with stock purchase available after 1 year of service.
  • Davey Tree Expert Co. of Canada, Limited is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Davey provides ongoing training.

 

Are you looking for a new and progressive team experience? Do you want to work with Canada’s premier Plant Health Care provider, that is over 800 employees strong? Join our team today!

 

CONTACT: Alan Watson, District Manager

Send Resume and Cover Letter to: quinterecruiting@davey.com