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Arborist Assistant

Additional Locations: South Interior

Primary Locations: British Columbia, Vancouver, 1541 West 75th Avenue, V6P 6Z7

Requisition ID: 167292

Position Overview

While some people stopped climbing trees as they grew up, we didn’t! If you enjoy being outside in nature, working with equipment and power tools, staying physically active, all while being supported in your personal career development with a world class company that has been in business for over 100 years, this may be the ideal role for you. As an Arborist Assistant you will start by providing ground support, and with training you will quickly advance your capabilities and career to tree climbing and leading a crew daily.

Job Duties
Chainsaw and Chipper operation/loading brush.
Assist Crew Leader in job- site setup, debris removal, cleanup and equipment maintenance.
Abide by industry safety policies and procedures.
Raking up/ leaf blowing job sites.
Rigging down limbs.
Qualifications
Valid provincial driver’s license. Licensed to drive a 5-ton vehicle and air brake endorsement considered an asset.
Willingness to work towards becoming a certified arborist.
Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs.
Previous landscape/horticulture experience considered an asset.
Ability to work safely as part of a team and possess the willingness to learn and progress.
Additional Information
Full time. Year-round employment. Seasonal positions also available.
Paid Sick Days (BC Only)
Safety Boot Allowance (BC Only)
Excellent Benefits package, RRSP Matching program
Employee owned company with stock purchase available after 1 year of service.
Davey provides ongoing training and careers advancement opportunities.
Company Overview

Davey Tree Expert Co. of Canada, Limited has been performing tree care and vegetation management services across Canada since 1930. With over 850 employees, we continuously pride ourselves on unmatched quality and safety. Davey Tree has numerous crews that are professionally trained to provide tree trimming and removal services to ensure the scope of this contracted work is completed safely, and well before any deadlines. Our relatable experiences and industries serviced include notably Utilities, Municipalities, Government, Rail, Commercial and Residential.

Divisional Overview

We provide utilities, rail and road transport with safe and efficient right of way clearance services. Clients rely on us for timely resource mobilization during severe weather events and proactive planning services, such as system hardening and storm restorations.

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, regardless of their age, race, colour, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, provincial law.

If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please email canada.recruiting@davey.com.
Company
Davey Tree
Posted
06/23/2022
Location
vancouver, BC, CA