Herbicide Applicator

  • The Davey Tree Expert Company
  • West Kelowna, BC, Canada
  • Jun 14, 2022

Job Description

Additional Locations: Kootenay Region

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

Requisition ID: 168349

Position Overview

As an Industrial Herbicide Applicator you will work closely with the Crew Team Lead to ensure the safe application of various Herbicidal applications for our clients. You will use your experience and Industrial Pesticide Applicators license to deliver on Davey standards across multiple job sites across a region.

Job Duties

  • Safely mix and apply herbicide applications as per client contract requirements
  • Service spray systems and perform routine maintenance
  • Select and implement appropriate management and control practices on a site-to-site basis.
  • Willing and able to temporarily move locations as contract progresses


  • Industrial Pesticide Applicators License, or ability to obtain.
  • Valid provincial driver’s license. Licensed to drive a 5-ton vehicle and air brake endorsement considered an asset.
  • One to four-year degree in Forestry, Urban Forestry, Horticulture, or related.
  • Ability to identify local tree species and knowledge of regional trees.
  • Previous PHC or IVM experience.

Additional Information

  • Full time. Year-round employment.
  • Shift work with full time and overtime hours.
  • Travel and accommodation costs are included.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Excellent Benefits package, RRSP Matching program
  • Employee owned company with stock purchase available after 1 year of service.
  • Davey provides ongoing training and careers advancement opportunities.

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

We provide utilities, rail and road transport with safe and efficient right of way clearance services. Clients rely on us for timely resource mobilization during severe weather events and proactive planning services, such as system hardening and storm restorations.


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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