Lead Arborist

$70,000 - $85,000 yearly
  • Prune It Up Tree Service
  • 159 210 Avenue Southwest, Calgary, AB, Canada
  • Aug 26, 2022
Full time Arborist Crew Leader

Job Description

If you are looking to be part of a team that is growing and positively changing the Tree Care Industry while providing great career opportunities, we want to speak to you! Prune It Up Tree Service is hiring for an experienced Lead Arborist. Come work for us and see why we are one of the top tree care companies in Calgary. We are looking for a candidate that is skilled and has great leadership qualities. We strive to offer a fun and rewarding career for all of our team members.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead a crew of grounds people and arborists
  • Prune and or remove trees
  • Tree shaping, cable/bracing
  • Hedge trimming/fertilizing
  • Climbing trees with proper PPE and equipment
  • Use of ropes to lower limbs and equipment
  • Work from the ground using a variety of hand tools
  • Drive trucks, operate bucket truck and chippers
  • Service equipment, keep trucks and other assigned equipment in a neat and orderly fashion
  • Safeguard employees and the public from hazards in and around the work area, staying in frequent communication with workers aloft
  • Participate in daily safety meetings and daily job briefings
  • Adheres to all industry and company safety standards and policies including the use of PPE at all times. Helps enforce job safety practices
  • Keeps work area clean and orderly
  • Perform work to spec stated on work orders

Qualifications:

  • Must have a Arborist Certification or be willing to get certified within three months
  • Must be able to lead by example
  • A proven track record for high quality work
  • High attention to detail
  • Looking for a self-starter with a great work ethic
  • Able to clearly communicate with customers and attend to their needs
  • Prior experience with trimming, chipper, and chainsaw operation
  • A clean valid Driver’s License is required, Air brakes an asset
  • Must be able to carry 50lbs at a minimum and work outside in all weather conditions
  • Strong leadership, organized

Salary and Schedule:

  • $70,000 - $85,000 per year
  • Monday - Friday

We offer competitive wages compensated by experience, work Monday-Friday with most weekends off, training, year-round employment, a positive and respectful work environment, and more.

Benefits:

  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • Store discount