Utility Arborist

  • The Davey Tree Expert Company
  • Severn, ON L3V 6H4, Canada
  • Dec 22, 2023
Forestry

Job Description

Additional Locations: Collingwood

Primary Locations: Ontario, Severn, 4063 Hampshire Mills Line, L3V 0Y5 

Requisition ID: 191346

Position Overview

At Davey, your office is the outdoors. Every day brings a new adventure, and our national footprint provides you the opportunity to see and experience different parts of the country. Clients hire Davey because we are expert professionals, and we only hire candidates who can deliver on that promise every day. You’ll have a chance to do what you love each workday, and your team will have your back. Whether you’re working independently or as part of a crew, you’ll be given the training, resources and flexibility to do your job – and to do it safely, every day. A career with Davey means you’ll be able to take care of your family and responsibilities at home while still getting your daily dose of adventure.

Job Duties

  • Provides line clearing and tree trimming services for major electric utility providers and rail customers.
  • 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.
  • Pruning, thinning, and removing deadwood throughout the tree canopy.
  • Removal of hazardous trees.
  • Removal or trimming of trees and brush encroaching onto utility or transportation rights of ways
  • Properly maintain, prepare, and operate all tools and equipment including chainsaws, chippers, aerial lifts and more.
  • Responsible for job site set up, clean up.
  • Abide by Davey and industry safety policies and procedures.

Qualifications

  • Certified Arborist or Utility Tree Trimmer designation required.
  • Line clearance certification.
  • Electric utility tree trimming/climbing experience preferred.
  • Understanding and implementation of the process of safely ascending tree canopies at all heights.
  • Minimum 3 years experience.
  • Strong tree and shrub identification skills.
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs.
  • Valid provincial driver’s license. Licensed to drive a 5-ton vehicle and air brake endorsement considered an asset.
  • Ability to work safely as part of a team and possess the willingness to learn and progress.
  • Preferred background in Forestry, Horticulture or Landscaping.
  • First Aid certification preferred.

What We Offer

  • Full-time. Year-round employment.
  • Davey provides ongoing training and career advancement opportunities.
  • Excellent Benefits package and RRSP Matching Program.
  • Employee-owned company with stock purchase available after 1 year of service.
  • Employee Referral Program and other company perks.

The Davey Tree Expert Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected class, including race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, marital or familial status, disability, status as a protected veteran, status as an Aboriginal or Indigenous person, or other classification protected by law.

 

The Davey Tree Expert Company of Canada, Limited, is committed to scientifically based horticultural and environmental services with outstanding client service. The Davey Tree Expert Company provides research-driven tree services, grounds maintenance and environmental consulting for residential, utility, commercial and environmental partners in the U.S. and Canada. We care about our clients, each other and the world around us. We offer the resources, size and stability of a big company while maintaining the culture, entrepreneurial spirit and feel of a small one. We invest in our employees by offering industry-leading training, technology and benefits that lead to a rewarding and safe work experience at all levels. Wherever you want to grow your career, there’s a place for you at Davey. To learn more, visit Davey.com.

 

If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please email canada.recruiting@davey.com.

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