Foreman - Arborist

  • The Davey Tree Expert Company
  • Carp, Ottawa, ON K0A 1L0, Canada
  • Jul 26, 2022

Job Description

Additional Locations: NA

Primary Locations: Ontario, Carp, 196 Cardevco Road, K0A 1L0 

Requisition ID: 170362

Position Overview

This role will report directly to the Area Manager and support our residential operations team. In this role the candidate will be responsible for leading operations in a specific geographic region directing multiple crews and equipment as well and planning the execution of the required work.

Job Duties

  • Safely and efficiently lead multiple crews and equipment in providing arboricultural care for our clients. 
  • Responsible for all safety metrics within the district.
  • Crew lead’s are trained on all aspects of the job.
  • Assist in recruitment of team members
  • Provide mentorship and training and oversee development
  • Take the lead in planning, sequencing, and execution of assigned work for crews.
  • Drive quality, efficiency, and productivity.
  • Provide support and expertise and leadership on more specialized jobs
  • Operate up to 8-ton crane.
  • Oversee the preventative maintenance of all equipment within a specific location.
  • Develop relationships within the community, promote Davey Tree and ensure quality in execution.


  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Preferred background in Forestry, Horticulture or Landscaping
  • 3-5 years’ experience as Arborist
  • 5+ years as a supervisor/lead.
  • Valid provincial driver’s license. Licensed to drive a 5-ton vehicle and air brake endorsement considered an asset.
  • Certificate in crane operation, up to 8 ton required.
  • Understanding and implementation of the process of safely ascending tree canopies at all heights.
  • ISA Certification a must
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs.
  • Strong tree, knot and shrub identification skills
  • Pesticide and herbicide license preferred

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 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.

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