Arborist Apprentice - Utility

  • The Davey Tree Expert Company
  • West Kelowna, BC, Canada
  • Jun 04, 2022
Forestry

Job Description

Additional Locations: South Interior

Primary Locations: British Columbia, West Kelowna, 1240 Industrial Road, V1Z 1G5 

Requisition ID: 168158

Position Overview

As an Arborist Apprentice with Davey Tree you will begin to gain exposure on all aspects of the Arborist role. You will spend your day in the field supporting Arborists all while ensuring a clean, safe, and organized site. In time Davey Tree would look to support the apprentice in becoming a certified Arborist.

Job Duties

  • Control lowering ropes.
  • Supply tools for tree workers aloft.
  • Control road and sidewalk traffic as needed by use of warning devices.
  • Perform daily, weekly and monthly maintenance inspections on equipment.
  • Cut, chip and load brush and wood.
  • Complete proper job site cleanup.
  • Assist other crew members in performing job duties.
  • Abide by Davey and industry safety policies and procedures.

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

 

  • Signing Incentive for the Right Candidate
  • Full time. Year-round employment.
    • Seasonal positions also available
  • Davey provides ongoing training and career advancement opportunities, including assistance with tuition
  • Employee owned company with stock purchase available after 1 year of service
  • Excellent Benefits package and RRSP matching program
  • Paid Sick Days (BC Only)
  • Safety Boot Allowance (BC Only)
  • Employee Referral Program and other company perks

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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