Arborist Lead Climber

$35.00 - $45.00 hourly
  • Heritage Tree Care Inc
  • Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Jan 08, 2022
Full time Climbing Arborist

Job Description

Heritage Tree Care Inc is a happily thriving, firmly established and well-regarded tree service based in Toronto's downtown west end since 2006. We specialize in large technical tree pruning, mature Oak health care, high-end tree & shrub care & enhancement, planting and the occasional tricky removal. We are a mid-sized company with a big online and local presence and a great management team that keeps everything running smoothly as well as all employees happy and well looked after.

 Join us in 2022 and enjoy work/life balance with a 4-day work week and some of the best perks in the industry!

We offer to Full Time employees:

  • $35-$45 p/h
  • Four-day work week (5th optional)
  • PAID week off in August!
  • Full Benefits – Health, Life & Dental
  • Vacation pay + stat holiday pay
  • Full WSIB coverage
  • Big Yard in downtown Toronto (Parkdale- easy commute for City dweller)
  • Crew Tablets with Jobber software- fully utilized and highly organized
  • Winter break/ possible layoff
  • Excellent in-house Health & Safety Program + annual Aerial rescue Training
  • We subsidize pro Arb courses for committed individuals 

The ideal candidate will have;

  • At least 3 years climbing experience
  • Be a highly skilled professional in the safe maintenance and management of trees of all sizes and species in a wide range of conditions (dead, dying, storm damaged and hazardous) and to work in all manner of environments with high-risk target zones
  • Be capable of performing physically demanding manual labor in a variety of weather conditions
  • Be ready, willing and able to perform any sized tree removal on a regular basis
  • Safely operate and maintain chainsaws, chippers, stump grinders, mini skid steer, and other necessary equipment.
  • Have a diploma in arboriculture or are ISA/TCIA Certified
  • Be able to carry out all aspects of aerial tree care operations and conform to Ontario & ISA industry standards & Arborist best work practices. 
  • Be able to carefully and accurately follow detailed job directives, delegate to crew members and execute them with the highest standard of quality
  • Help create and maintain a positive atmosphere and productive team environment
  • Complete work efficiently with excellent time management and on-site problem-solving skills
  • Have a serious work ethic, high motivation and keen ambition
  • Embody and practice leadership, communication, and accountability
  • Provide mentoring for Junior Climbers and Groundworkers
  • Be unequivocally available for emergency storm response; be available for 4 weekends of work per year
  • Be able to conduct a pre-work risk assessment and safety tailgates on the provided tablet on every job
  • Be open to giving and receiving feedback from co-workers and management
  • Perform excellent worksite cleanup at every property
  • Read HTC company Policies & Procedures Manual and agree to uphold it
  • G license with a clean abstract and experience driving large vehicle
  • CPR/First Aid certification & Working at Heights Training
  • Firmly adhere to our company code of ethics 


We are an Equal opportunities company, and everyone has a voice!