Arborist Climber - Crew Leader

$25.00 - $32.00 hourly
  • Total Tree Solutions Ltd.
  • Calgary, AB, Canada
  • Aug 16, 2023
Seasonal Arborist Crew Leader Bucket Truck Operator Climbing Arborist

Job Description

Total Tree Solutions Ltd – Calgary, AB

We are seeking Experience Arborist Climbers who have a passion for industry.  As an experienced Arborist/ Climber you will be responsible for maintaining, preserving, inspecting, pruning, shaping, clearance and removal of trees / shrubs to ensure they’re in a healthy, safe and attractive condition.


  • Remove and rig trees. Climb in a safe competent manner.
  • Experience with climbing and bucket truck operations
  • Fell and bucks with chainsaws safely.
  • Properly maintain, prepare, operate all tools and equipment including chainsaws, chippers, aerial lifts and more.
  • Including but not limited to: installation of bolts and cables - training will be provided to according to work standards and procedures.
  • Ability to push, pull and lift heavy weight, working at heights, rigging safety and harness safety principles.
  • Be able to handle instructions and do the job accordingly as directed verbally or written.
  • Be able to ask questions and learn quickly on the job.
  • Ability to operate and run bigger trucks - driving and backing up.
  • Motivate individuals to work hard and complete a task as a team
  • Expected to be a crew leader, Be an effective communicator and team player.
  • Commit to learning and growing with the company’s future needs and aspirations.
  • Preferred background in Forestry, Horticulture or Landscaping and with experience in climbing.


  • Wage $25.00 - $32.00/hour
  • **Wage will be negotiated based upon experience**
  • Tool Allowances: Will be allocated for Boots and Pants after 3 month probationary period

This is a full-time, seasonal position, urgently hiring 
We offer job security - we want our employees to return after each season.


  • Candidates MUST have a valid provincial driver’s license with minimum 3 years driving experience on with their license. Must provide or be willing to show a Clean Driver’s Abstract for 3 years.  This is for our commercial insurance requirements to use company vehicles for driving. 
  • CSA Approved Chainsaw Steel-toed boots with steel shanks and chainsaw protection, chainsaw pants.
  • Must be willing to work 8 - 10 hour days in season Monday to Friday
  • Emergency/ storm work after hours and/or weekends may be required but not enforced


  • 2 - 3 plus years experience
  • Air Brakes ( not required, training will be provided )
  • Experience in the industry; lead climber, crew leader
  • ISA is not required, but experience and knowledge is Critical.

Physical Capabilities:

  • Physically able to perform strenuous and demanding tasks for the duration of the shift.
  • Heavy lifting, drag brush, clean up moving logs and wood around.
  • Ability to lift, carry 50 lbs and more


  • Monday to Friday, overtime could be offered depending on business needs

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Calgary, AB: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work is a must (required)
  • Need to have reliable vehicle to get to Yard; there is no transit option available

Expected start date: Aug 2023 - Urgently Hiring/Ongoing

Please send resume and cover letter to