Starting Immediately! Signing Bonus for Qualified Candidates.
If you are a skilled Arborist looking for a place to be appreciated for your talent, respected for your work ethic, and trusted for your leadership, Lakeside Tree Experts is looking for you. Our management team is aware that the industry is changing as is the work place. We are looking for upbeat, positive people to come alongside and help us facilitate the changes needed for growth both for you personally and also collectively. Come and be a part of a dynamic, industry leading company.
As an Arborist Crew Leader, you will manage the operations for your crew on a daily basis, communicating the work and delegating responsibilities. On site you would coordinate tailboard talks with your crew and liaison with homeowners, project managers to ensure the work is clearly understood and carried out safely and efficiently with technical accuracy.
At Lakeside, you will have the opportunity to participate in team building events and training and to apply your skill set to deliver exceptional client service and craftsmanship.
Lakeside Tree Experts, is a progressive and growing company providing professional tree care and modern arboriculture services in the Simcoe County and Central Ontario area since 1963. We offer a safe and professional atmosphere for both our employees and clients. If you are a team player, trained, educated and certified Arborist passionate about applying your skills and safe practices in arboriculture, we would love to have you come and advance your career with us.
Minimum 2 years experience or training and 1-2 years crew leadership experience
An aptitude for teaching technique and mentoring your colleagues
ISA Certified Arborist or Certified Arborist 444A and/or Certified Utility Arborist 444B
Proven leadership skills, excellent client communication and customer service skills
Knowledgeable and competent in modern arboriculture practices and climbing techniques
Safe operation of Aerial lift, Chippers, Stumpers, and Chainsaws.
0-8 tonne crane competency certificate an asset
EUSA/IHSA (Line Clearing – Safety and Awareness) an asset.
A good working knowledge of Plant Health Care an asset
Pesticide license an asset
Must possess a valid driver’s license. Clean drivers abstract preferred
D license with a Z endorsement preferred and given priority
Working at Heights, WHMIS and First Aid Certification preferred
Competent in tree and woody plant Identification
Primary Job Duties
Perform all duties related to modern arboricultural practices at a high level.
Ascend and work at heights safely and efficiently in tree canopy of any size
Ability to utilize SRT and DRT as well as traditional climbing methods.
Competence in spur assisted hazard tree removal
Prune trees to ANSI A300 pruning standards
Operate aerial lifts for pruning and removal of trees with a high degree of competence
Technical rigging for large limb and tree removal.
Competence in aerial rescue.
Able to perform cabling and bracing procedures.
Manage wounds and defects in woody plants
Manage pests, diseases and disorders
Able to perform advanced felling techniques.
Display safe work practices and the use of PPE to work in a safe environment
Excellent interpersonal skills with team members and clients
Able to work well with others and communicate cordially and effectively with clients.
$1,000 Signing Bonus for the successful candidate
Excellent wage package with overtime and bonus pay
Benefits package offered including dental, vision care, chiropractic and extended health care
Company clothing and PPE supplied
Climbing gear of your choice supplied
Safe workplace. WSIB coverage
Excellent opportunity for growth and career advancement
Access to training, continuing education programs, and a variety of resources
Industry credential/license pay increases - we encourage and invest in professional development
Salary and Benefit Package is commensurate with experience and education.
Job Type: Full-time
We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.
If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please let us know.
We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those being considered will be contacted.