Climbing arborist

Arborist Climber British Columbia, Canada Full Time

Davey Tree Expert Company of Canada Ltd.

About the Company

Davey Tree has been an employee owned company for over 40 years, with employee ownership at the heart of the company culture.
We have a long tradition of both classroom and on-the-job training, since the beginning of our company. That tradition of expertise and training is more than just part of our past; it is how we define ourselves as a company. Our programs are constantly evolving to accommodate new challenges and support a culture of learning that ensures our employees are highly skilled and able to diagnose and treat every property owner’s needs.
Davey is a learning and teaching organization committed to providing solutions. This culture is perhaps best demonstrated during the Davey Institute of Tree Sciences (D.I.T.S.), which is Davey’s flagship training program in biological sciences, safety, tree, and plant care and management techniques.
Davey Tree has an excellent extended benefit package and company matching RRSP contributions program.

About the job

We have full time permanent positions available in our Vancouver, Burnaby, Kelowna and Nanaimo offices.

We strive to be the highest standard in arboriculture care for our residential and commercial clients.

Ongoing development for our employees is essential to have a safe and efficient work environment, support career development and provide opportunities for all employees.
We are seeking educated and experienced individuals who are passionate about tree care and are proficient in pruning and removal operations.

Experience in effective training as a climbing arborist is considered an asset.

A valid work visa is required. We will provide an offer of employment for all successful candidates upon request.

Preferred Skills

ISA certification or certificate of an arboriculture program or equivalent.
1-5 years experience performing pruning and removals from rope and saddle.
Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
Advanced chainsaw and chipper operation.
Strong tree and shrub identification skills.
Valid provincial driver’s license or equivalent, 5 ton license and air brake endorsement an asset.
Ability to work safely as part of a team and possess the willingness to learn and progress.

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