Arborist Assistant

  • The Davey Tree Expert Company
  • Mississauga, ON, Canada
  • Oct 25, 2021
Forestry

Job Description

Additional Locations: N/A

Primary Locations: Ontario, Mississauga, 2265 Royal Windsor Drive Unit 5A, L5J 1K5 

Requisition ID: 158747

Position Overview

While some people stopped climbing trees as they grew up, we didn’t! If you enjoy being outside in nature, working with equipment and power tools, staying physically active, all while being supported in your personal career development with a world class company that has been in business for over 100 years, this may be the ideal role for you. As an Arborist Assistant you will start by providing ground support, and with training you will quickly advance your capabilities and career to tree climbing and leading a crew daily.

Job Duties

  • Groundwork support for trimming operations. 
  • Chainsaw and Chipper operation/loading brush. 
  • Assist Crew leader in job- site setup, debris removal, cleanup and equipment maintenance. 
  • Abide by industry safety policies and procedures.
  • Raking up/ leaf blowing job sites. 
  • Rigging down limbs.
     

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Valid provincial driver’s license. Licensed to drive a 5-ton vehicle and air brake endorsement considered an asset.
  • Willingness to work towards becoming a certified arborist.
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs.
  • Previous landscape/horticulture experience considered an asset.
  • Ability to work safely as part of a team and possess the willingness to learn and progress.
     

Additional Information

  • Full time. Year-round employment. 
  • Occasional overtime 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.
     

Company Overview

Davey Tree Expert Co. of Canada, Limited has been performing tree care and vegetation management services across Canada since 1930. With over 850 employees, we continuously pride ourselves on unmatched quality and safety. Davey Tree has numerous crews that are professionally trained to provide tree trimming and removal services to ensure the scope of this contracted work is completed safely, and well before any deadlines. Our relatable experiences and industries serviced include notably Utilities, Municipalities, Government, Rail, Commercial and Residential.

Divisional Overview

With residential tree service offices across Canada, Davey and our employees are dedicated to providing all aspects of professional tree care for our customers. Davey Tree arborists live and work in your community. Our widespread team allows us to build a relationship with our clients to provide an exceptional customer experience.

 

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.  As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, regardless of their age, race, colour, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, provincial law.


If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please email canada.recruiting@davey.com.

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