DZ Driver - Groundperson

  • The Davey Tree Expert Company
  • Colborne, ON K0K 1S0, Canada
  • Apr 05, 2022
Forestry

Job Description

Additional Locations: na

Primary Locations: Ontario, Colborne, 151 Industrial Park Rd., K0K 1S0 

Requisition ID: 165206

Position Overview

As a driver with Davey Tree you will be responsible for ensuring the crew and equipment arrive at the job site safely and on time. Once at site you will join the rest of the crew as a Groundperson or Arborist; providing your in-depth knowledge and skills to ensure the job gets done right and on time.

Job Duties

  • Drive a commercial truck with crew and equipment to various job sites as required.
  • Perform and log daily pre and post trip inspections of the vehicle.
  • Maintain cleanliness of the truck, keeping interior and exterior of vehicle free of debris.
  • Operate as an active crew member with supporting ground crew and crew leader.
  • Perform all aspects of tree pruning and removal services safely and skillfully for clients.

              Including but not limited to:

    • Pruning, thinning, and removing deadwood throughout the tree canopy.
    • Installation of cables, bracing and lightning protection systems.
    • Removal of hazardous trees.
  • Properly maintain, prepare, and operate all tools and equipment including chainsaws, chippers, aerial lifts and more.
  • Assist the trimmers and foreperson in job site setup, debris removal and cleanup.
  • Abide by Davey and industry safety policies and procedures.

Qualifications

  • Understanding and implementation of the process of safely ascending tree canopies at all heights.
  • 1-3 years experience.
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs.
  • Valid provincial driver’s license. Licensed to drive a 5-ton vehicle and air brake endorsement required.
  • Clean drivers abstract required.
  • Ability to work safely as part of a team and possess the willingness to learn and progress.
  • Preferred background in Forestry, Horticulture or Landscaping.

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 is the Canadian subsidiary for Davey Tree, and 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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