Tree Doctors Inc.

Date Posted
January 1, 2019

Multiple Career Opportunities: Climbing Arborist & Crew Leader, Groundsman, Consulting Arborist & Estimator

Toronto & Etobicoke


Tree Doctors Inc. is the 2018 recipient of the Etobicoke Guardian Reader’s Choice Diamond Award for full-service tree care companies! The work performed by our team continues to garner 5-star reviews from our happy clients on HomeStars, Houzz, and Google. We employ some of the most skilled and knowledgeable arborists in the GTA—it’s the key to our success and the reason that high profile municipal clients (City of Toronto, Markham, Vaughan, Oakville, Mississauga) and commercial clients (Crosslinx, TTC, Urbancorp, Greenwin and Metcap) prefer Tree Doctors. You can see our list of our customers here. We are currently looking to hire motivated and skilled individuals for several key positions: 1) Groundsman; 2) Climbing Arborist & Crew Leader; 3) Consulting Arborist & Estimator. Compensation is based on experience and qualifications. Aside from a top industry salary, our employees receive: Health and dental benefits plus WSIB; Year round employment and job stability; Free training and continuing education; Bonuses and income sharing; Opportunities for career growth; Family-like work environment; Paid vacation.


1)  Groundsmen: In order to perform this key support role, groundsmen typically have the following qualifications, knowledge and abilities:

  • Driver’s licence with clean abstract (‘DZ’ licence preferred);
  • 1 year of previous experience in the tree care industry;
  • Ability to operate a chainsaw safely and perform basic maintenance;
  • Ability to operate a chipper safely and troubleshoot common problems on site;
  • Basic knowledge of knots and rigging procedures ;
  • Stump grinder / mini-loader / bobcat operating experience an asset;
  • Exterminator Licence with Landscape module considered an asset.


2) Climbing Arborist & Crew Leader: In order to perform this key leadership and service role, climbing arborists & crew leaders typically have the following qualifications, knowledge and abilities:

  • Driver’s licence with clean abstract (‘DZ’ licence preferred);
  • 3 years minimum professional tree climbing experience with previous college training based on Arborist Safe Work Practices;
  • Proficient and safety-conscious approach to performing pruning and tree removals, especially near homes, over roofs, and in locations with some risk of property damage and where advanced rigging techniques are required;
  • Reliable team player with the ability to efficiently plan a job, lead a crew and provide basic mentorship for crew members in support roles;
  • Electrical Safety Awareness training and 0-8 ton Crane Operator’s Licence preferred.


3)  Consulting Arborist & Estimator: In order to perform this key estimating, consulting and crew management role, consulting arborists and estimators typically have the following qualifications, knowledge and abilities:

  • ‘G’ licence with clean abstract;
  • Minimum 5 years of tree care experience with the ability to estimate, organize and provide high-level customer care for a variety of tree services ranging from pruning, removals, plant health care treatments, soil remediation, planting, etc.;
  • ISA Certified Arborist or industry equivalent with formal arboriculture/forestry training;
  • Landscape Exterminator Licence, Tree Risk Assessment Qualification preferred;
  • Familiarity with relevant GTA tree protection bylaws;
  • Experience preparing general / construction arborist reports an asset.


All of the following certifications, licences and qualifications may not be applicable to each job posting and in some cases, are preferred assets only: Driver license: ‘G’ / ‘DZ’ with clean abstract; ISA Certified Arborist or industry equivalent, Tree Risk Assessment Qualification; Book 7 Traffic Control training; First Aid and CPR certified; Working at Heights training; Chainsaw and chipper certification; 0-8 ton mobile crane operator’s licence; Electrical safety and awareness training.


$15 – $30/hour

Date Ad Expires
March 1, 2019

How to apply

If you are interested in joining our team, please email your resume to [email protected], call us at 416-201-8000 or visit our company website

Tree Doctors Inc.
425 Kipling Avenue
Toronto, ON M8Z 5C7
Phone: (416) 201-8000
Fax: (647) 435-3439