Arborist/Tree Climber

$35.00 - $45.00 hourly
  • White Glove Tree Services
  • 336 Bering Avenue, Etobicoke, ON, Canada
  • Feb 16, 2022
Full time Arborist Crew Leader Climbing Arborist Grounds worker

Job Description

White Glove Tree Services is looking for an able-bodied, motivated, and knowledgeable tree climber. Requirements include significant experience as a climber and crew leader, proven experience with tree biology, familiarity with common insects and diseases, and exceptional customer service skills. Understanding of related forestry by-laws and guidelines are an asset. We strive to incorporate a symbiotic work dynamic among staff, with a strong emphasis on communication and safety. You must be a hard-working, adaptable, proactive, and enthusiastic individual. Although we understand the need for a stable routine, the nature of the work requires you to be flexible with your work hours.

Specific duties:

  • Safely climb trees, using a rope and harness, or climb ladders to gain access to work areas.
  • Pruning, trimming and shaping trees and shrubs for profit
  • Cutting out dead, low hanging and undesirable limbs
  • Selective cutting to prevent interference with buildings and utilities
  • Sectional or clear felling and tree removal/rigging
  • Stump removal
  • Firewood processing
  • Grounds man duties
  • Hedge reduction and hedge trimming
  • Operating a chainsaw, chipper, stump grinder, wood splitter, and other machinery
  • Maintaining tools and machinery
  • Tree planting
  • Data entry (Jobber)
  • Occasional pricing of jobs
  • Have a valid G drivers license, with clean abstract

We are an established company which is currently experiencing substantial growth and merge. Our sister company (University Firewood) ensures that there is always work available, even in the wintry months. We also have a full benefits package available for you and your family.