Town of Georgina

Date Posted
February 28, 2022

Position
Aroborist

Location


Description

Responsible for performing maintenance of municipal trees and associated administrative tasks; Assists the Forestry, Horticulture & Infrastructure Supervisor with the scheduling of work, coordination of activities, record keeping, administrative duties, and providing job-site work instructions to staff.



Qualifications
  • 4 years’ previous experience including the operation, routine maintenance and safe use of related equipment;
  • Thorough knowledge and proven ability to work using mechanical, rope saddle and tools related to the industry;
  • Knowledge of the care and management of the urban forest;
  • Working knowledge of all applicable health and safety regulations and legislation;
  • Physically capable of performing all related tasks including tree planting and working proficiently aloft;
  • Excellent organizational, problem-solving, supervisory, communication and leadership skills;
  • Strong customer service skills; good written and oral communication skills;
  • Ability to work alone and provide leadership in a team environment;
  • Ability to work weekends/evenings/on call as required;
  • Driver’s Abstract in good standing required to operate Corporation vehicles.


Education/Assets/Other

• 2 Year Arboriculture Technician Diploma or equivalent from a recognized post-secondary institution;
• ISA Certified Arborist;
• Safety & Awareness for Line Clearing Certificate from the Electrical & Safety Utilities Association of Ontario (E&USA) considered an asset;
• ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualified (TRAQ), Ministry of Environment Pesticide licenses and computer proficiency in Microsoft Suite and GIS Tree Inventory are considered assets;
• Current Mobile Crane Operator (0-8 Ton) Certification;
• Valid “G” Driver’s License.



Pay/Benefits

Salary: Hourly Rate

Hourly Rate: $34.63 - $38.48

Pay Rate

Date Updated 28/02/2022

Status New

Date Ad Expires
April 28, 2022

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a resume and cover letter, identifying the Job Title and Job ID#

Arborist; Forestry, Sutton, ON.
Job ID#2022.31T

Please apply by visiting the www.georgina.ca/careers by 11:59 pm on the closing date. The assessment process may include a practical test and/or interview.

Please note that the Town requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment and provide proof of full vaccination, or provide proof of a bona fide human rights based or medical exemption on a form issued from and approved by the Town.