Arborist Lead Climber

$35.00 - $43.00 hourly
  • Heritage Tree Care Inc
  • Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Aug 11, 2022
Full time Arborist Apprentice Arborist Crew Leader Climbing Arborist

Job Description

Heritage Tree Care Inc is a happily thriving, nicely established and well-regarded tree service based in Toronto’s downtown west end since 2006. 


At Heritage Tree Care we specialize in mature oak health care, high-end tree & shrub enhancement, large technical tree pruning, planting and the occasional tricky removal.

We have intentionally stayed a smaller company with a big online and local presence so we can pick what jobs we take on and maintain a high-quality work standard.

We have a steady flow of satisfying local work with all the necessary machines to deal with it. As well, we have a well-oiled company infrastructure that keeps everything running smoothly with everyone 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-$43 p/h
  • Four-day work week (5th optional)
  • Full Benefits – Health, Life & Dental
  • 6% vacation pay + stat holiday pay
  • Full WSIB coverage (of course)
  • Big Yard in downtown west end Toronto (Parkdale- easy commute for a city dweller)
  • Crew tablets with Jobber software (fully utilized and highly organised)
  • Winter break/ possible layoff
  • Excellent in-house Health & Safety Program + annual Aerial Rescue Training
  • We subsidize Pro Arb courses for committed individual 


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 vehicles


  • 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!


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