• Storybook Tree Services
  • Oakville, Burlington, Mississauga
  • Jul 14, 2020
Contractor Climbing Arborist

Job Description

Storybook Tree Services is a locally owned Oakville business offering tree care services to its large clientele base from Burlington to Mississauga.

We are currently looking to fill the contract position of Climbing Arborist. Looking for applicants who are professionally-minded, experienced and have an excellent work ethic.

We stress the utmost RELIABILITY AND SAFETY on all jobs and constant vigilance and mindfulness is of the utmost importance on our crew. Being aware of inherent dangers in the tree industry and the knowledge to avoid them is most important. We are members of the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) and encourage employees obtain proper certifications and Arborist Licensing. All Storybook employees have an expectation to continuously promote our services and products and embrace the importance of networking to bring more business connections.

Work Site tasks include:

•Climbing trees using the proper climbing hooks and belts, or climb ladders to gain access to work areas;

•Collecting debris and refuse from tree trimming and removal operations into piles to be handled as each job specifies. Hauling, chipping and maintaining a cleared safe work zone;

•Trimming, topping, limbing-up, pruning, and shaping trees and shrubs following arboriculture practices.;

•Cabling, bracing, tying, bolting, staking and guying trees and branches. Specialized skills and requirements for the Climber:

•Skill and knowledge to operate and also perform maintenance on specialized equipment including a chipper, stump grinder, and chainsaw in a safe and responsible manner;

•Skill to hoist tools and equipment to tree trimmers, and safely lower branches with ropes, or block and tackle; •Skills in knot tying and practical knowledge of each used in the field;

•3-4 Years’ experience in the Field;

•The desire to continue skill development, advance education and maintain certifications and accreditations;

•Must have a clean driving record.

*Must have own insurance / WSIB.

Pay: Based on experience. Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license. ISA Certification is an asset.

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