Consulting Arborist

$60,000 - $80,000 yearly
  • Maple Hill tree Services
  • Hybrid (Burlington, ON, Canada)
  • Apr 11, 2023
Full time Other

Job Description

About You

You are a committed, passionate, and respectful individual. You can work independently and as part of a team with a willingness to learn and improve every day. You are a highly organized and systematic person with excellent verbal and written skills. You believe arborists are professionals, arborists can make a difference, and our urban forests are an important part of the future.

About the role you’ll play

Reporting to the General Manager, the Consulting Arborist will provide in-depth consultative services across several different client groups from individual homeowners to Architects, Builders/Contractors, commercial clients, and municipalities. You will communicate clearly through face-to-face interactions, report writing and detailed assessments.

What you’ll be doing

  • Consult with clients within different aspects of projects that may impact trees and municipal tree by-laws.
  • Correspond and stay up to date with Municipal Permit guidelines and requirements.
  • Review, revise and complete CAD drawings for arborist reports, etc.
  • Complete tree health assessments and inventories.
  • Complete tree preservation plans in relation to construction and development.
  • Complete tree maintenance plans.
  • Complete tree removal and injury permits.
  • Complete detailed Tree Risk Assessments for clients.
  • Communication with clients around timelines and deal with any client concerns.
  • Responsible for permit applications as required as per company policies.
  • Perform Air spade Root exploration and root pruning, monitor sites during construction or development.


  • ISA Certified Arborist
  • Arborist with preferably 5 years of experience in arboriculture.
  • Tree Risk Assessment Qualifications
  • Applied knowledge and understanding of standard industry practices
  • Good knowledge of plant physiology and the ability to diagnose and remedy major pests, disease, and tree disorders.
  • Computer aptitude and software skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word and Excel) and CAD.
  • Minimum Class G driver’s license and clean abstract.
  • Strong attention to detail and a passion for organizing and establishing administration systems and procedures.
  • Strong customer service skills and the ability to work well with a varied client base.
  • Good people skills; self-motivated; willingness to work as a team.
  • Excellent professional communication skills both written and orally.

About this position – potential for a hybrid work schedule

Permanent, full time, currently working out of our Burlington office / Potential for Remote Schedule.

Salary and Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Health & Dental Benefits
  • Matching RSP Program
  • Individualized training allowance
  • Company cell phone
  • Company vehicle 
  • The best co-workers anyone can ask for!

About Maple Hill Tree Services

Maple Hill Tree Services is a firmly established growing tree care company based in Burlington. We are a team of enthusiastic and motivated industry professionals that pride ourselves on high caliber workmanship, excellent customer service and uncompromising safety. We specialize in safe, high-quality residential and commercial tree care and are committed to responsible arboriculture practices and urban forest management.

Total Compensation: $60,000.00-$80,000.00 per year