Lakeside Tree Experts

Date Posted
March 12, 2021

Crew Lead - Production Climbing Arborist

Springwater, ON


Company Description

Lakeside Tree Experts, is Simcoe County’s most progressive and growing Tree Care Company. Family owned and operated, we have been providing professional tree care services in the Simcoe County area since 1963 and pride ourselves in the safe and professional atmosphere we provide for both our employees and clients.

Position Overview

We are looking for experienced candidates to join our team as a Crew Lead – Production Climbing Arborist. As the Crew Lead – Production Climbing Arborist you will have the opportunity to lead a crew of dynamic 1st, 2nd and 3rd year apprentices and deliver exceptional team leadership and craftsmanship to meet our clients needs within Simcoe County and surrounding areas.

Primary Job Duties

Perform all aspects of tree removal and pruning services safely, skillfully and efficiently.
Perform Arborist Reports and site plans
Lead a crew of 3-5 man crew and provide on-site training to apprentices
Perform client site visits and provide quotes and recommendations to our clients.
Demonstrates the ability to perform all duties related to modern arboricultural practices including ANSI A300 pruning standards; technical rigging and removal of hazardous trees. Able to perform advanced felling techniques. Able to perform cabling and bracing procedures.
Able to ascend canopy of any size tree safely using SRT, DRT. Spurs for removals only.
Demonstrate Aerial lift experience for the pruning and removal of large trees.
Able to demonstrate competence in aerial rescue.
Display safe work practices and the use of PPE.
Implement knowledge of trees and shrubs, able to provide recommendations for proper care.
Excellent interpersonal skills and able to work well with others and communicate cordially and effectively with clients.


Qualifications Required
Minimum 3-5 years of climbing experience or training in the industry
ISA Certified Arborist or MTCU Arborist designation preferred
Knowledgeable and competent in the safe operation of Aerial lift, Chippers, Stump grinders, and Chainsaws. 0-8 tonne crane competency an asset
EUSA certification an asset.
Pesticide license an asset
Must possess a valid driver’s license. Clean drivers abstract preferred
D license with a Z endorsement preferred and given priority
Working at Heights, WHMIS and First Aid Certification preferred
Strong working knowledge of plant health care practices. Strong tree and shrub identification skills.
Knowledge of Tree Dynamics and Integrated Risk Management
Able to lift and carry 50 lbs.



Salary: Competitive

Pay Rate

Date Updated 12/03/2021

Status New

Date Ad Expires
May 12, 2021

How to apply

Please send resume to [email protected] Attn: Operations Manager