Arbtech Tree Care

Job Title: Arborist (Apprentice)
Work Hours: Typically Monday-Friday, hours within 7:30am-7:30pm

(shift lengths up to 10 hours

Wage: $20.00-$22.00
Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible
Location: Collingwood, ON
Job Description Supporting the remaining Tree Crew Services team, and Certified Arborists. The Arborist (Apprentice) will be supporting in some tree climbing, removals, limb pruning, and operating of heavy machinery.

· Support Certified Arborist, and perform, tree climbing, felling of trees, removals, limb pruning

· Assist Certified Arborist and Supervisor with training of new employees on various tasks, and with daily directions

· Execute tree rigging and rope operations

· Work with remainder of Tree Care Crew to remove and drag brush and tree materials, utilize hand tools to maintain client property

· Operate both small and large machinery including wood chipper, chainsaw, bucket truck

· Shop work including cleaning, minor equipment maintenance, and property care

This job description indicates the major duties and responsibilities expected from the incumbent(s). It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities required of the incumbent. The incumbent may be asked to perform other duties as require


Qualifications: · Previous experience in grounds maintenance, landscaping, or equivalent

· Pursuing Arborist Certification preferred

· Valid Class “G” Driver’s License is required

· Experience operating machinery, chainsaw, woodchipper, skid steer an asset

· Must be physically fit; able to lifts and carry heavy materials and perform repetitive tasks involving bending, stretching, walking and kneeling

· Positive, professional, team player attitude

· Experience operating and completing basic maintenance on machines


Decisions & Problems

· Understanding of timelines and job completions and how to prioritize

· Some input on order of jobs

· Failure to problem solve and make decisions using best judgment could result in damage to company property, or be a safety hazard

· Complete focus is required at all times as equipment may be operated in close proximity to public property and clients


· Customer service oriented – able to interact appropriately with both clients and team members

· Ability to work in a team environment as well as responsible enough to work alone

· Strong organizational and communication skills

Physical Environment

· Outdoor work in varying temperatures, both extreme heat, cold, wind, rain, snow etc.

· Lifting up to 100lbs

· Standing, walking, bending, kneeling, twisting

· Climbing trees

· Working at heights

· Some indoor shop work

· Operating machinery



Vaccination Policy:

Not required


 Arbtech Ltd.
How to Apply:
Date Posted: September 1, 2022 Posting expires: October 1, 2022

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