Ottawa Valley Tree Experts

Date Posted
February 7, 2021

Experienced Arborists (two positions available)

152 Moonstone Road, Carp, Ontario K0A 1L0 and surrounding areas throughout the west end of Ottawa including Stittsville, Carp and within the National Capital Region


Ottawa Valley Tree Experts (operating as 1414986 Ontario Inc.) is looking to hire two experienced Arborists.

Competitive wages based on position and experience
Type of Position: Full-Time, Year Round and Permanent.

Hours of Work: 40 to 60 hours per week from early morning to early evening


Experience: 2 years or more

Skills and Experience Required:
• Must possess tree and plant knowledge have the experience in plant and tree identification
• Experience in professional tree climbing and ability to climb trees using ropes, harnesses and climb ladders to access work areas
• Ability to examine trees to diagnose problems and disease and carry out various treatments such as pruning and repairing damaged areas
• Pruning, trimming and shaping trees to enhance their appearance, health, value and to prevent interference with buildings and utilities
• Ability to cut and prune trees from trees, treetops and commercial vehicles equipped with elevation equipment and hoists in accordance with industry practices
• Ability to perform tree trimming and removal from extreme heights and in aerial settings using ropes, harnesses, ladders or other support structures
• Experience operating chainsaws, brush-cutters, rigging, lowering devices, chippers, stump grinders and other industry equipment
• Experience maintaining tools and machinery
• Ability to cut out dead, low hanging and undesirable limbs
• Ability to carry out tree removal and stump grinding
• Ability to oversee and manage daily crew
• Ability to perform groundsman duties as required
• Must be able perform strenuous work, repetitive tasks, standing for extended periods, bending crouching and kneeling
• Dedication to maintaining safety standards and safe work environment for entire crew
• Must be organized, have excellent oral communication skills and be able to prepare clear written reports documenting completion of projects or services
• Must be able to operate commercial vehicles and have valid commercial driver’s license (DZ/AZ or ARZ) and clean abstract
• A good work ethic, team player and have effective interpersonal skills
• ISA Certified Arborist preferred
• Arborist Trade Certification
• An apprenticeship program is available for Arborists


Credentials: High School Diploma and Vocational Training or Certificate and Commercial Driver’s license (DZ/AZ or ARZ).

Own Tools Required: Steel toe safety boots
Must have own transportation as there is no public transit to our shop located at: 152 Moonstone Road, Carp, Ontario K0A 1L0

Language of Work: English


Wage: Between $25.00 to $34.00 per hour based training and experience
Benefits: Annual Salary Review and Relocation Assistance

Salary: Competitive

Pay Rate

Date Updated

Status New

Date Ad Expires
April 4, 2021

How to apply

Resumes can be sent by email to [email protected]
Applications may be sent by Fax to 613-831-4171
Applications also accepted by Telephone at: 613-831-2493
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