Arborist / Climber

$28.00 - $35.00 hourly
  • McFarlan Tree Care Inc.
  • Burlington, ON, Canada
  • Jan 04, 2023
Full time Arborist Crew Leader Climbing Arborist

Job Description

Qualifications and Skill Requirements:

  • Minimum 1 years experience of in all types of arboricultural work including; tree climbing, bucket operations, pruning, removal, cabling, bracing, and stumping
  • Experience and knowledge of approved safety procedures when working at heights
  • Capable of operating required equipment and tools in a safe and responsible manner
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
  • Working at Heights (an asset but not required)
  • Valid G Driver’s License and safe driving record
  • DZ or AR License is required

Job Duties:

  • Perform all duties in accordance with Arborist Safe Work Practices
  • Perform required tree work from ground level, climbing or by aerial lift.
  • Remove brush, diseased trees and branches and other materials
  • Pruning, stumping and required clean up for all operations
  • Knowledge in production tree removal, tree pruning and rigging
  • Groundwork support for trimming operations.
  • Chainsaw and Chipper operation.
  • Ability to learn climbing and proper pruning procedures.

Work Conditions:

  • Outdoor field environment
  • Remote locations as well as urban city environment
  • Daily travel from site to site
  • Walking/hiking on various surfaces including flat, dry, wet, slippery, uneven, rough, steep terrain, hills and slopes
  • Exposure to noise, dust, grease, heat and all types of weather and temperature conditions


  • Paid Vacation Time
  • Paid Massage 
  • All safety equipment provided (Helmet, Chainsaw pants, Gloves, Shirts, Boot Allowance)
  • New Climbing gear allowance
  • Work Trips (ISA Ontario and TCIA Expo in USA)

Job Type: Full-time and or Co-op Student


  • Company events
  • Disability insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • On call
  • Weekend availability