Groundperson/Arborist Assistant

Posted: January 18, 2023
Full Time

As a Grounds Person you will be working to support the operations above; you will play an important part in both site set up and assistance to both climbers and trimmers. You will play a vital role in the safe execution of work for our crews and members of the public or clients. This role will provide newcomers to the tree industry with a better understanding of what we do at Davey and provide the right individuals with a career advancement opportunities and training.

Job Duties:
-Groundwork support for trimming operations.
-Chainsaw and Chipper operation/loading brush.
-Assist Crew leader in job- site setup, debris removal, cleanup and equipment maintenance.
-Abide by industry safety policies and procedures.
-Raking up/ leaf blowing job sites.
-Rigging down limbs.

-Valid provincial driver’s license. Licensed to drive a 5-ton vehicle and air brake endorsement considered an asset.
-Willingness to work towards becoming a certified arborist.
-Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs.
-Previous landscape/horticulture experience considered an asset.
-Ability to work safely as part of a team and possess the willingness to learn and progress.

Additional Information:
-Davey provides ongoing training and careers advancement opportunities
-Full time. Year-round employment.
-Seasonal positions also available
-Excellent Benefits package and RRSP Matching Program
-Employee owned company with stock purchase available after 1 year of service.
-Employee Referral Program and other employee perks

On Bus Route
Driver's License Required
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