Urban Forestry Technician
Pacific Tree Consultants offers the full range of professional consulting arborist services, specializing mainly in the management and protection of trees on development sites of all scales, from single residential properties to large infrastructure projects. Balancing pragmatism with aspiration, we provide innovative support to designers, planners and developers. We are a technically driven firm that solves complex tree planning issues, backed by 25 years of experience in the field both in Canada and Europe.
We are seeking a highly motivated entry-level urban forester to join our team. As Urban Forestry Technician the successful candidate will deliver contracts in the Lower Mainland and Okanagan Valley regions of British Columbia.
The role of Urban Forestry Technician involves undertaking inspections and collecting accurate technical and spatial information relating to the trees on site. This information is then brought back to the office and collated into a summary report and appropriate maps. The Urban Forestry Technician may also be asked to provide direction to clients or contractors on site.
This is a full-time post involving 40 hours per week.
The principal tasks that the chosen candidate will be expected to fulfil are as follows:
The candidate should have experience of practical work in urban forestry, whether in tree climbing, ground work, planting or nursery production, for example, and is expected to have the following skills and qualifications:
In addition to receiving ongoing mentoring and professional development, the candidate should expect to acquire the following skills and certifications should they join Pacific Tree Consultants*:
* You will be provided with a generous annual training budget to spend on CPD events.
Salary & Benefits
The starting salary for this opportunity is in the $35-40 per hour range, subject to review following a 3-month probationary period.
If interested, please provide a current CV and a covering letter, describing your work interests and career aspirations.