Foreman - Arborist

  • The Davey Tree Expert Company
  • Colborne, ON K0K 1S0, Canada
  • Jul 27, 2022
Forestry

Job Description

Additional Locations: na

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

Requisition ID: 170408

Position Overview

The Foreman supports our residential operations team and reports directly to the Area Manager and . 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.

Qualifications

  • 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.
  • 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
  • Employee Referral Program and other company perks

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

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.

 

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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