The City of Markham, an award-winning municipality with more than 353,000 residents, is Canada’s high-tech capital and most diverse community, enjoying a rich heritage, outstanding community planning and services, and a vibrant local economy. Committed to being a model of public service excellence, with a workforce that is representative of the population we serve, we are looking for people who share our values and are champions of innovative practices. Diversity is one of Markham’s strategic priorities, and we strive to develop and maintain an environment that is inclusive and creates a sense of belonging for all.
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Reporting to the Sr. Manager, Parks Horticulture and Forestry, you will be responsible for the coordination, supervision, and administration of forestry maintenance functions for the City of Markham.
HIRING EXPERIENCED ARBORIST & CREW LEADER WANTED FOR A SUCCESSFUL AND RELIABLE TREE SERVICE COMPANY
Looking for a hardworking professional to join our experienced tree crew. Perform varying tree services at residential and estate properties across the GTA with lots of steady work. Exciting work with professional equipment, chip trucks, crane truck, trailers, skid steers, ATV’s and more.
Reporting to the Transportation Supervisor, the Arborist is responsible for executing maintenance activities for trees within the municipal road allowance, right of ways, parks, public open spaces, wood lots, and other locations as required. This position performs various arborist tasks including inspections; diagnosis of pests and disease; recommends action plans for severe pest infestations; tree planting, watering, fertilizing, pruning, and removal. The Arborist also performs routine Public Works maintenance activities, including the operation of trucks, tractors, front-end loaders, use of hand-operated and power operated tools. Duties also include providing excellent customer service and liaising with residents and the general public on all aspects of municipal tree maintenance; documenting and maintaining records related to all tree maintenance activities, service requests, and public inquiries using corporate work order and service request management services; and performing other related duties as assigned.
Department: Public Works
Status: Full-Time, Permanent, Union position (CUPE)
Date Posted: July 19, 2021
Date Closing: August 2, 2021, 4:30 p.m.
Number of Positions: 1
Scheduled Hours/Shifts: 40 hours per week; 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday to Friday
Salary Range: $26.750 – 29.080 per hour (2016-2020 Collective Agreement)
*Preference will be given to applicants who can work 2 contracts consecutively in both regions. However, all applications will be considered. Please clearly indicate which contract you are applying for (Toronto, Ottawa, or both).
Due to COVID 19, Technicians must have experience teaching or training small groups of employees or students simultaneously. Technicians are required to train a small group of 6 students with little guidance from the Lead Instructor and no interaction with other Technicians.
Program Technicians will be involved in an industry-based training program that provides entry-level grounds crew training to 48 individuals in Toronto and Ottawa (24 per region), who need support to enter the field. This practical grounds-crew training will enable them to work productively, safely, and efficiently. The course will focus on developing essential skills and will enhance communication, problem-solving and critical thinking abilities. As a Program Technician, you must have the experience, expertise, and ability to effectively instruct in the arborist trade in Ontario. You will assist the Lead Instructor, with delivering curriculum and facilitating daily lessons that are engaging and focused on essential skills. In addition, you will evaluate student progress and maintain program documentation. The successful applicant will possess a combination of formal training, teaching experience, and work experience within the arboriculture field.
The Lead Instructor will be involved in an industry-based training program that provides entry-level grounds crew training to 48 individuals in Toronto and Ottawa (24 per region), who need support to enter the field. You will report to the Ground Worker Training Program Coordinator and work with The Career Foundation’s SAO Program Manager as needed. This practical grounds crew training will enable them to work productively, safely, and efficiently. The course will focus on developing essential skills and will enhance communication, problem-solving and critical thinking abilities. As Lead Instructor, you must have the experience, expertise, and ability to effectively instruct in the arborist trade in Ontario. You will be responsible for delivering provided curriculum, coordinating, and overseeing Program Technician staff, coordinating daily lessons that are engaging and focused on essential skills, evaluating student progress, recording and maintaining inventory, and maintaining program documentation. The successful applicant will possess a combination of formal training, teaching experience, and work experience within the arboriculture field.
Reporting to the City Forester/Manager of Forestry & Natural Areas or designate, this position will be responsible for the care, maintenance, removal, trimming and brush removal of shade and ornamental trees within the City of Windsor utilizing an aerial bucket on public right-of-ways and parkland. Planting trees for urban reforestation and use of spray chemicals for disease and insect control will be a component of the position. Incumbent must be physically fit and a good climber with the ability to work from rope and saddle, ladder or aerial bucket at all heights.
Full-time positions available as a bucket truck operator, climber and groundsperson. Pruning and maintenance of trees and shrubs, rigging, removals. Cuts, carries wood, operation of chipper, chainsaw, front end loader, and other small equipment.
– maintenance and upkeep of equipment.
Pay depends on experience and certificates. Will increase in time.
Woodfellas Tree Care is a locally owned and operated thriving tree company in Kingston, Ontario. Our services include tree preservation plans, tree inventory and arborist reports, tree planting, plant health care, deep root fertilization, emerald ash borer injections, hazardous risk assessments, cabling and bracing, (cobra support system), tree removals, utility line clearing, stump grinding and emergency tree work. We are currently looking for experienced, motivated, certified arborists/climbers with a positive attitude and work ethic to join our growing team.
Campbell Tree Experts Inc. is a family owned & operated tree care business that is well established & recognized as a leading company in the Ottawa area since 1992, Providing a reliable & professional tree service to our dedicated clientele. We specialize in pruning, cabling, bracing, tree removal & stump grinding. We offer a safe & professional work environment with continuous training & development with competitive industry wages and benefits. We provide ourselves in the safe & professional environment that we provide for both our employees & clients.
We are a Thornhill-based, locally-owned and operated full service tree care company with a growing, dedicated consulting division.
Our consulting clients are predominantly landscape architects, architects, engineers, contractors, developers, government agencies and private tree owners (home-owners). A large component and major focus of our consulting service is related to tree inventories and prescriptions for preservation of existing trees on development and re-development sites in the GTA. These projects range from individual residential to large commercial and residential buildings and municipal infrastructure projects. Our consulting services extend to include ravine restoration stewardship plans; appraisal of monetary value of woody plants; tree risk assessment; obtaining municipal approvals and permits for projects involving trees.
Davey Tree Expert Co. of Canada, Limited, is the leading full-service tree care provider for residential, commercial, utility line clearing, and forestry consulting throughout Canada. As we continue to grow and expand, we are seeking interested and motivated individuals to join our team.
Positions: Groundpersons, Arborist Apprenticeship, Climbers, Plant Health Care Technicians
JOB DUTIES: Positions involve providing expert tree surgery services, ground work support, and plant health care operations to client properties. Responsibilities include fertilizing, pesticide application and systemic injection, climbing, pruning and removing trees as well as full debris removal and site cleanup on residential and commercial properties.
You can wear a lot of different hats at Bartlett: Arborist Representative, IPM Technician (Pest Control), Crew Supervisor, Climber, Administrative Assistant. Call today for a free brochure, Careers with Bartlett Tree Experts. Learn about the full range of rewarding career paths with the industry leader in tree care.
Asplundh is a recognized world leader in providing professional, safe, cost-effective and environmentally sustainable vegetation management for 90 years.
We offer a safe and professional work environment with continuous training and development with a comprehensive benefits program with competitive industry wages.
We are looking for an experienced climber who is skilled in production pruning and removals. The candidate will lead a crew for some jobs and be a part of a larger crew on others. The ideal candidate will be a friendly, team player with a passion for tree care.
Lead the crew as it completes daily client jobs including pruning and removal of trees
Ensure that jobs are finished in a safe and timely manner
Interact with clients in a polite and friendly manner
Delegate work site duties to crew
Manage the daily maintenance of Vehicles, Chipper and Tools