Arborist - Crew Lead

$21.00 - $25.00 hourly
  • Davey Tree Expert Co of Canada
  • Maple, Vaughan, ON, Canada
  • May 04, 2021
Full time Arborist Crew Leader

Job Description

  • Safely and efficiently lead a crew in providing arboricultural care for our clients.
  • Directs crew members and equipment as well as planning and executing the assigned work and tasks.
  • Responsible to supervise and assist in the proper maintenance, preparation and operation of all tools and equipment including hand tools, chainsaws, chippers, and aerial lifts.
  • 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.
  • Provide expert tree trimming services and inspections to client properties.
  • Manage customer service expectations.
  • Abide by Davey and industry safety policies and procedures.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Minimum 2 years experience as an Arborist.
  • Valid provincial driver’s license. Licensed to drive a 5-ton vehicle and air brake endorsement, DZ considered an asset.
  • The ability to understand and safely direct a team on the process of safely ascending tree canopies at all heights.
  • ISA certification or certificate of enrollment in an arboriculture program or equivalent.
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs.
  • Strong tree, knot and shrub identification skills.

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.