Arborist Lead Climber

$35.00 - $43.00 hourly
  • Heritage Tree Care Inc
  • Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Nov 28, 2022
Full time Arborist Crew Leader

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!


LEAD CLIMBER - Mid February 2023 Start 


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)
  • Course and equipment budget 
  • Big Yard in downtown west end Toronto (Parkdale- easy commute for a 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
  •  Paid week off in August (terms & conditions apply)

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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