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Arborist – City of Welland

Under the direction of the Forestry Foreman, the Arborist is responsible for maintaining trees and shrubs on City property, parks and cemeteries, and City owned right of ways.  This position is also responsible for maintaining trees around hydro utilities, and assisting in all aspects of forestry operations performed by City staff.



Forestry Temp Staff (Invasive Species)

The Community Services Department is hiring for Forestry Temporary Staff (Invasive Species). This position will apply management techniques for the control of invasive species (flora and fauna), evaluate the effects of management techniques, and monitors invasive species occurrences on City of Mississauga property. In addition, they will assist with botanical surveys and vegetation/habitat monitoring projects, community restoration and tree planting projects, and public education regarding invasive species.

*Employment period: Monday, March 2, 2019 to Saturday, November 28, 2020

This position will apply management techniques for the control of invasive species (flora and fauna), evaluate the effects of management techniques, and monitors invasive species occurrences on City of Mississauga property. In addition, they will assist with botanical surveys and vegetation/habitat monitoring projects, community restoration and tree planting projects, and public education regarding invasive species.

 



Cohen & Master Tree and Shrub Services Ltd

Cohen & Master Tree & Shrub Services Ltd. is looking for a Plant Health Care Arborist to join our production team. A positive, safe and educational work environment is central to the company culture. We pride ourselves in quality work and customer service with an outstanding team, modern equipment and an innovative approach.

This is a unique career opportunity in Plant Health Care for individuals who are seeking professionalism and an unparalleled commitment to excellence in Arboriculture.

Location: Central Toronto

Highlights:

  • Leading edge Plant Health Care treatments;
  • Fully established Plant Health Care department;
  • Modern equipment: Air Spade, tree injections, pressurized liquid rigs, granular blowers;
  • Full time employment;
  • Health benefits package;
  • Paid training;
  • Overtime pay;
  • Holiday and vacation pay;
  • Company team building events;
  • Career oriented opportunity with a path for advancement

Job Description:

  • Soil injection;
  • Foliar treatments;
  • Tree injections;
  • Air spade soil renovation;
  • Soil amendment with compost, biostimulants and pH adjusters;
  • Tree and shrub planting;
  • Fine pruning


Treescape Certified Arborists

We are currently looking for a full time, year-round operations manager to join our team. The operations manager will report to the president and encourage productivity, safety and professionalism throughout the company. The successful applicant will possess a combination of formal training and work experience within the arboriculture field.



Lallemand Inc. / BioForest

Reporting to the Technical Specialist; you will assist our commercial sales team and be responsible for independently providing technical support, troubleshooting, offering product and equipment training, and act as a point of contact for existing customers located across North America.

Preference will be given to candidates who have graduated from a post-secondary program in Forestry, Environmental Sciences, Arboriculture, or a related discipline, that are looking to gain valuable experience in the field of urban forestry. Tasks associated with this position also include, but may not be limited to:

  • Provide bilingual (English/French) technical support to customers within the territory, including topics related to tree injection technology, insecticides, fungicides, other products as well as key pests and pathogens as they relate to management of the urban or commercial forest;
  • Develop and nurture relationships with current customers;
  • Deliver demonstrations, conduct training sessions, and meetings with potential and existing customers;
  • Maintain processes and procedures related to technical support;
  • Develop and maintain advanced knowledge in pest management, both urban and commercial;
  • Other duties as required;
  • Adhere to BioForest’s customer service standards;
  • Adhere to Health and Safety Policy at all times.


The Corporation of the City of Brantford

Reporting to the Supervisor of Horticulture, Turf and Forestry, the Forestry 2 position is responsible for performing tree maintenance operations to City trees within parks, open spaces and streets as assigned to the in house Forestry crews. This position will work closely with Forestry 1 staff. Responsibilities include removing, pruning and felling trees as well as cabling in the field. This position will be required to climb trees to perform work. Rigging and proficiency tying knots and hitches is essential. The Forestry 2 position will also operate aerial devices, chippers and other forestry related equipment in a safe and efficient manner, including participating in job site safety briefings, and implementation of work zone safety procedures. Hours of work are eight (8) hour shifts scheduled in advance. Hours may include evenings, weekends and holidays. At times unscheduled hours may also be required as this position is required to respond to emergency situations caused by wind storms, ice storms or other event(s). Overtime and on call response (on rotation) is a requirement of this position.

Other duties include:
• Review work orders generated by Forestry Technicians and/or Forestry Coordinator
• Perform tree maintenance as required on City trees including tree pruning and removals
• Ensure safety, structural development and health of trees by utilizing hand, power, hydraulic tools and aerial lift units
• Provide proper clearances: above roads and sidewalks: traffic signs, streetlights, buildings and other trees
• Set up signs and cones for traffic control according to Book 7
• Remove and/or pile brush
• Chip trees as required
• Inspect and assess equipment as per City procedures (Circle checks, log books, personal equipment)
• Assess trees on site before commencing work
• Attend to storm-damaged trees (usually split limbs)



The Corporation of the City of Brantford

Reporting to the Supervisor of Horticulture, Turf and Forestry, the Urban Forestry Coordinator works together with the Urban Forestry team to assist in the provision of effective forestry operations and management of the urban forest. This position is responsible for providing technical consultation and review of forestry-related issues, responding to development inquiries, as well as updating current standards, contracts, specifications, and work procedures.

In addition the Urban Forestry Coordinator will facilitate the implementation of improved tree management software, systems, prepare terms of reference for vegetation management plans, retain consultants and monitor implementation. Other tasks include performing tree inspections, prioritizing forestry work orders, coordinating tree maintenance contractors and in-house forestry crews as required, ensuring high quality work performance, safe work practices and professional customer service response.

Responsibilities of this position also include on-call response: handling off-hour Parks Services inquiries on a rotating schedule as well as for off -hour emergency/storm events as may arise.



City of Thunder Bay

Under the general supervision of the Supervisor – Forestry & Horticulture and technical direction of the Leadhand Arborist, operates equipment and vehicles for the maintenance of Parks facilities and grounds. Must be willing to work at heights, be available for overtime and be available for emergency call-outs.

DUTIES:

  • Maintains trees from the ground, operates tree truck with aerial device or climbs trees using proper accepted tree climbing techniques and current arboriculture practices;
  • Working within a crew, performs tree trimming, tree removal, stump grinding and other vegetation management duties;
  • Operates equipment with machine operator classification;
  • Performs minor servicing of equipment;
  • Reports equipment defects to Supervisor;
  • Records data related to the operation of the Urban Forestry Program, as required;
  • Provides information to and responds to enquiries from the public regarding tree related concerns;
  • Participates in work related safety training programs, staff training and development;
  • Carries out caretaker and maintenance duties on winter rinks if required;
  • Performs other Park Worker duties as may be assigned.


Town of Oakville

6 contract positions available – 5 positions for approximately 8 months and 1 position for approximately 6 months.

Reporting to the Forestry Supervisors, the Urban Forest Technician is responsible for tree maintenance tasks including tree inspection, creating work orders, tree pruning, young tree establishment program, watering and fertilizing trees on Town properties and Regional roads. Responsibilities include:, tree inspections, creating work orders(using CityWorks), auditing contractors and diagnosing trees in urban streets. The functions performed in this position are in accordance with established procedures and practices.

 



DeVos Tree Care

At DeVos Tree Care we provide tree services to residential and commercial clients throughout the Greater Hamilton area. We see it as an incredible privilege and honour to be called upon to maintain, and sometimes remove, trees that in many cases are much older than we are. That is why care lies in the foundation of what we do; caring for our clients as well as trees.

 



True North Tree Experts

True North Tree Experts is a family operated business. We believe in a balanced approach between homeowner expectations, the latest arboriculture standards and environmental longevity.

 



City of Vaughan

CITIZENS FIRST THROUGH SERVICE EXCELLENCE

We have an exciting Full-Time Unionized opportunity in the Parks, Forestry and Horticulture Operations Department for an experienced and motivated individual.

As one of Southern Ontario’s fastest-growing cities, with its mix of urban and rural areas, Vaughan is an in-demand place to live and work. Vaughan is considered one of Canada’s most family-friendly cities with a dynamic and diverse population of over 300,000. With one of the top-performing economies, a growing tourism industry and an enviable portfolio of recreational and cultural venues, this is the place where you want to be.

Position Overview:
Promotes a sustainable urban forest as part of managing municipal assets, including support for the administration of forestry contracts and municipal by-laws as related to the urban forest. Responsible for the maintenance of city-owned trees by pruning and removing of trees from the ground, by climbing and by the operation of an aerial device in accordance with standard arboriculture practices; lead crew activities as assigned, prepares job site and inspects and maintains equipment; performs tree planting, pesticide application, mulching, fertilizing and irrigation. Inspects and provides detailed reports on tree inventory, hazard tree assessment, regular tree inspections, sub-division guaranteed maintenance & assumption inspections and storm and emergency tree response. Also responsible for performing winter snow plowing and removal operations.



City of Vaughan

CITIZENS FIRST THROUGH SERVICE EXCELLENCE

We have an exciting Temporary Unionized opportunity in the Parks, Forestry and Horticulture Operations Department for an experienced and motivated individual.

As one of Southern Ontario’s fastest-growing cities, with its mix of urban and rural areas, Vaughan is an in-demand place to live and work. Vaughan is considered one of Canada’s most family-friendly cities with a dynamic and diverse population of over 300,000. With one of the top-performing economies, a growing tourism industry and an enviable portfolio of recreational and cultural venues, this is the place where you want to be.

Position Overview:
Promotes a sustainable urban forest as part of managing municipal assets, including support for the administration of forestry contracts and municipal by-laws as related to the urban forest. Responsible for the maintenance of city-owned trees by pruning and removing of trees from the ground, by climbing and by the operation of an aerial device in accordance with standard arboriculture practices; leads-crew activities as assigned, prepares job site and inspects and maintains equipment; performs tree planting, pesticide application, mulching, fertilizing and irrigation. Inspects and provides detailed reports on tree inventory, hazard tree assessment, regular tree inspections, sub-division guaranteed maintenance & assumption inspections and storm and emergency tree response. Also responsible for performing winter snow plowing and removal operations.



Colonial Tree Service

Eastern Canada’s only independent- owned TCIA-accredited company, Colonial Tree Service, is currently hiring grounds people, apprentices, climbers, and arborists in the GTA west.

We are a fully-serviced tree company serving residential private and commercial businesses since 1974. We are currently looking for talented individuals to join our team. We pride ourselves on safety first and foremost.

 



Cardinal Tree Care

Cardinal Tree Care is currently searching for a qualified/experienced ground worker to join our team on a full-time basis. The ground worker is responsible for day to day site operations including setting/cleaning up, rigging and working with chainsaws and wood chippers.

Ideally, we are seeking a candidate with an active interest in learning tree climbing techniques. Opportunities are available to learn and practice tree climbing.



Bartlett Tree Experts

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.



GTA Trees

BE YOUR OWN BOSS!
Enjoy the benefits without the hassles.

Running a Tree Care business can be complicated. Upfront costs, scheduling concerns, collection issues, marketing needs, uncooperative weather… the list goes on. Of course, there are benefits too, such as being able to determine your own hours and choose what projects you want to work on.

This leads us to our point, which is what we think is a great solution for certain individuals who are looking for that perfect balance between job security and job freedom:  GTA Trees is looking for individuals (or teams) who are interested in being a part of our resource network, which we are calling The GTA Trees Climber’s Alliance (The GTCA).



Davey Tree Expert Co. of Canada, Ltd

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.



Asplundh Canada

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.



Shady Lane Expert Tree Care Inc.

Perform tree pruning, hedge and shrub trimming as well as tree removals using bucket truck and/or climbing for residential, commercial and municipal job locations. Driving company trucks with trailer/chipper to job sites. General maintenance of hand held tools. Crew leaders are responsible to track job hours in software (tablets are provided). Monday to Friday with occasional voluntary weekend work. Contract basis to be renewed yearly. Seasonal with limited winter work available based on seniority.



LGL Limited

LGL Limited, considered one of North America’s premier ecological research and consulting firms, is seeking a Certified Arborist to join our growing King City office. We provide leading-edge, science-based solutions to a diversity of clients while maintaining the utmost integrity.

We are seeking a Certified Arborist to support our work with private and public sector clientele for whom we provide ecological consulting services. Additional ecological experience, skills, diplomas and certifications will be considered. Please outline all other certifications (e.g., ELC, OWES, OBBN, Electrofishing, Hazard Tree Assessment, Health and Safety, etc.).



Four Seasons Tree Care

Four Seasons Tree Care is seeking 2 motivated individuals to join our team of professionals. An Arborist apprentice needs no experience, just an interest in learning arboriculture. Climber must have a minimum of 2 years experience.

We are dedicated to quality workmanship, offer good wages, incentives, benefits starting day 1, educational funding and state of the art equipment. These successful candidates must enjoy physically challenging outdoor work. A valid driver’s licence and transportation to our yard is necessary, there is no public transit available. These are permanent positions starting immediately. Hours are Monday–Friday 6:30am-4:30pm approximately.



Ottawa Tree Surgeons & Consultants Inc.

Our organization, based in Ottawa, Ontario, is interested in employing another ISA Certified Arborist to join our team of professionals.  We are a family owned business operating since 2001 with 11 employees. The type of employee that we are interested in is a physically and mentally strong team player with an eagerness to learn and work well in crews of three and four.

Work ethic must be parallel to our present crew members with safe work practices and possess the drive to provide our clients with the best service we insist on.



Ontree

Ontree is a tree care service provider to commercial and residential clients in the GTA. We are members of ISA, OCAA, Landscape Ontario and the Tree Care Industry Association. We are celebrating our 30th anniversary, and are seeking dedicated employees to join our team!

Ontree is currently seeking candidates to fill the following permanent full time positions: Ground Worker and Junior Climber.