Arborist


The Staffing Connection Published: May 6, 2019
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Cobourg and Northumberland County

Description

We are seeking an experienced Arborist with our client in the Cobourg area, a top tree maintenance and landscaping company in the region.

The successful candidate must be a licensed I.S.A Certified Arborist, with a valid DZ & G class driver's license, 5+ years experience as a climber and bucket truck operator with proven arboriculture knowledge. 2+ years years experience in a supervisory role is also required.

Arborist Duties:

  • The ability to mentor and train crew members through quality leadership
  • Proficient in Climber and Bucket Truck Operator roles
  • Ability to effectively operate, maintain and repair chainsaws, chippers and other arboriculture related tools
  • Will adhere to industry standards, safely prune and remove trees for Hydro line clearing

Arborist Work Experience:

  • 5+ years of experience as a climber and bucket truck operator with proven arboriculture knowledge
  • 2+ years of experience supervising a team, must be able to manage crews of 3 to 6 people
  • Extensive of experience in the care and safe operation of Tree removal and Pruning equipment; Chainsaws, Polesaw, Hedge Trimmers, Stump Grinders, Wood Chippers. etc.

Education and Certification:

  • I.S.A. Certified Arborist – Current
  • Valid DZ & G Driver’s License with Clean Drivers Abstract
  • Arboriculture Certificate (i.e. Fleming College - Arboriculture Program certificate) preferred
  • Utility Arborist Certificate of Qualification preferred
  • Work Area Protection and Book 7, Fall Protection, current Standard First Aid & CPR Certification, and IHSA Line Clearing Safety and Awareness

Skills and Abilities:

  • Fully committed to a Safe Work Environment
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills
  • Must be comfortable working outdoors; successful candidate should be prepared to work in all weather conditions
  • Work well in a team or individually
  • Candidate is expected to be courteous and polite to team members and clients
  • High level of detail and attention to work
  • Self-determined with excellent time management skills

Work Week: Monday to Friday (44 hours per week), dependent on weather conditions.

Start earning a paycheck next week! Please submit your "Arborist" resume in MS Word format.

Thank you for applying!

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $23.00 to $26.00 /hour

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