Arborist

Job Description: Arborist

ARBORIST - BASED IN SQUAMISH

WHAT WE WILL OFFER YOU

  • Financial assistance to help with the cost of re-locating will be considered for the right applicant.
  • Opportunity to learn and progress through our in-house training and development programme.
  • Anytime access to our online training platform including professional techniques and tips for all levels of experience
  • Career Development
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Extended Health & Dental Benefits
  • Four-day working week (10-hour days)
  • Regular BBQ and beers with our awesome team

JOB DUTIES

• Full scope of arboriculture practice in residential and commercial settings

• Performs all tree removal and tree care maintenance as directed.

• Operates vehicles, machinery and power tools in accordance with safety policies and procedures

• Participates in crew meetings, safety and/or job specific training

• Identifies and manages potential risks and hazards on the job site

DESIRED ATTRIBUTES

• Skills relating to pruning and tree management are highly desirable

• Positive attitude, goal oriented with a drive to succeed

• Flexible and adaptable with a desire to learn and grow with a team

• Ability to work both independently and as a contributing team member

• Strong communicator

• Ability to take initiative and lead by example

• Aptitude for identifying potential hazards and reducing risks

• Be physically capable of demanding outdoor work in varied weather conditions

including heavy rain and snow

JOB REQUIREMENTS

• ISA Certified Arborist or Tree Worker, or an acceptable combination of training and experience

• Unrestricted Class 5 Drivers License with a safe driving history required

• Ability to demonstrate proficiency in operating chainsaws or other power tools

• Occupational First Aid Level 1 or higher considered an asset

• Knowledge of trees, shrubs and plants native to the area

• Training or certification in proper climbing, rigging and safe tree access techniques

• Knowledge or training of proper risk assessment and industry safety practices

HOW TO APPLY

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