Arborist Crew Leader
Bucket Truck Operator
Provide arboricultural care for our clients by safely and efficiently leading crew(s)
Plan work and execute tasks while directing crew members and equipment
Perform all aspects of tree pruning and removal services safely and skillfully for clients. Including but not limited to:
Pruning, thinning, and removing deadwood throughout the tree canopy
Installation of cables, bracing and lightning protection systems
Removal of hazardous trees
Tree removal, pruning, and trimming using a tree lift
Perform work in the canopy of the trees at various heights.
Perform required general maintenance and daily inspection of equipment
Manage customer service expectations, and work safely and professionally
Abide by VS Landscape Group’s safety policies and procedures
Responsible for supervising and assisting in the proper maintenance, preparation and operation of all tools and equipment including hand tools, chainsaws, chippers, and aerial lifts.
Provide expert tree trimming services and inspections to client properties.
3-5 years experience in the tree removal industry
3-5 years of tree lift experience
1-2 years of climbing experience
Advanced chainsaw and chipper operation
Strong tree, knot and shrub identification skills
Ability to understand and safely direct a team on the process of safely ascending tree canopies at all heights
Valid provincial driver’s license. AR or equivalent license is a definite asset
Tree lift experience is an asset
Certified Arborist or willingness to work towards
ISA certification or certificate of enrollment in an arboriculture program or equivalent.
Ability to work safely as part of a team and possess the willingness to learn and progress.
Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
Seasonal Employment; Year-round employment available as follows:
Tree Services: Spring, Summer, Fall
Snow Removal Services: Winter
Must be 18 years of age or older
About VS Tree Services
VS Tree Services is a division of VS Landscape Group which provides residential and commercial tree services in Ottawa, Canada and the surrounding areas. VS Landscape Group has been in business for over 27 Years and has 1000’s of happy customers. VS Tree is seeking interested and motivated individual(s), who have a positive attitude and good work ethic to join their team which operates in the spring, summer, and fall seasons.