Arborist - Crew Leader

$24.00 - $30.00 hourly
  • Logan Tree Experts
  • Buckhorn, ON, Canada
  • Mar 13, 2023
Full time Arborist Crew Leader Climbing Arborist Crane Operator

Job Description

Work in the Kawarthas, surrounded by beautiful forests and lakes!

Logan Tree Experts is an established and well-respected tree care company operating in the Kawartha region. We are passionate about trees and people, and the relationship between them. We provide high-quality tree removal, pruning, planting, stump removal, pest and disease control, cabling & bracing, fertilization, consultation, and tree risk assessments. Our team includes an ISA Board Certified Master Arborist/ISA Tree Risk Assessor, and ISA Certified Arborist.

Logan Tree Experts utilizes the newest tools and techniques and works each day following our professional standards: Safety – Quality – Productivity. At Logan Tree Experts we encourage a culture of respect, support, and continual learning and ask our team members to be considerate, humble, enthusiastic, and hardworking.  

Our Mission:

To care for our client’s trees in a safe, efficient, and ethical manner while educating and raising awareness of proper tree care within our community.

Our Values:

Passion – It’s not just a job. We love what we do and take pride in our work.

Safety –We prioritize the safety of our team, our clients, and their property.

Excellence – We strive to be great, and are always learning, growing, and evolving.

Integrity – It’s important that we are honest, trustworthy, reliable, and responsible.

Company Benefits:

  • Live and work in cottage country with lakes and forests at your doorstep, where the cost of living is much lower than in the GTA!
  • Work for a company that is well-connected and follows high industry standards.
  • Mentorship from an ISA Board Certified Master Arborist and ISA Certified Arborist.
  • Apprenticeship registration opportunities.
  • Health spending account*.
  • Paid stat holidays.
  • RRSP or TFSA matching program*.
  • Training allowance*.
  • PPE and company apparel allowance.
  • Equipment/chainsaw pants/boot allowance*.

* These benefits are available after a waiting period.

Arborist - Crew Leader

The successful candidate will work with a crew to perform all tree care services offered by Logan Tree Experts. We are looking for an extremely competent and safety-conscious person to fill this position who has a passion for Arboriculture and wants to learn and excel in the industry. 


  • Minimum 1 year of production tree climbing experience at a recognized tree service.
  • Current enrollment in an arboriculture program at a recognized college or university (asset), or;
  • Diploma in Arboriculture from a recognized college or university (asset)
  • Chainsaw training or certification.
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs.
  • Capable of performing physically demanding manual labour in a variety of weather conditions.
  • Class G license and clean driver abstract.
  • Knowledge of industry rules and regulations.
  • First Aid/CPR.
  • DZ, AZ, or AR licensing (asset)
  • Mobile crane (knuckleboom) operator 8t certificate (asset)
  • Aerial Lift (Spiderlift) experience (asset)

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ascend and perform aerial operations to safely and efficiently remove trees of all sizes, including storm and hazard trees.
  • Perform rigging techniques to safely dismantle trees with various targets.
  • Perform proper pruning techniques in trees of all sizes, for clearance, structure, and safety.
  • Remove and prune trees utilizing equipment including aerial devices and cranes.
  • Operate and maintain chainsaws, chippers, stumper, and other equipment.
  • Perform worksite cleanup.
  • Perform ground support such as, but not limited to, rigging, cutting, brush management, and chipping.
  • Carry out all duties safely and efficiently while following industry standards and company standard operating procedures.
  • Complete all necessary paperwork (timesheets, project notes, project risk assessment forms) accurately and on time.
  • Arrive on time with a professional appearance, positive attitude, and eagerness to work and learn.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely with clients, co-workers, and management.
  • Able to help create and maintain a positive and productive team environment and culture.
  • Capable of receiving direction and feedback from supervisors and management.