Arborist Apprentice

$23.00 - $27.00 hourly
  • Capital Timber Company
  • Carp, Ottawa, ON, Canada
  • Feb 20, 2023
Full time Arborist Apprentice

Job Description

Arborist Apprentice, Spring 2023

In search of motivated individuals looking to advance their career in the tree care industry.
Capital Timber Co. provides a safe and fun work environment. We keep up-to-date with current arboriculture standards and provide top-of-the-line equipment to reduce heavy lifting and increase safety and efficiency on the job site. 

This position is for someone with prior training in the tree care industry, either through formal education or job-site experience. Candidates should be looking to bring their skills to the job-site and begin their career as a climbing arborist. They must be familiar with setting ropes, climb trees and running the rigging lines/ lowering devices.

Candidates should be knowledgeable with the skills of the trade and will be expected to perform;

  • Tree removals using rope controlled rigging techniques
  • Tree pruning & cabling
  • Tree pruning & cabling
  • Client communications
  • Truck & equipment operations
  • Safe chainsaw operations & maintenance
  • Wood Chipper safety 
  • Operations of skid steer 
  • Plant knowledge and identification


  • ISA certification
  • Arboriculture education/training
  • Former job-site training
  • Working at heights training
  • Chainsaw Safety Course 
  • First Aid 
  • DZ license
  • Heavy equipment experience
  • Aerial rescue training

$23-$27/hr based on experience
Annual gear allowance