Welcome To Davey Tree - Applying For The Arborist Apprentice / Groundsperson Position

Company Overview

Whether your dream office is somewhere in the great outdoors or something more traditional, we have a career path for you. We believe in providing a healthy, growing work-environment where you choose your career path and have access to constant education and the tools you need to set yourself up for continued success.

Davey Tree Expert Co. of Canada is the leading full-service tree care and vegetation management provider for residential, commercial, utility line clearing, and forestry consulting throughout Canada. With over 900 employees, we continuously pride ourselves on unmatched quality and safety. Davey Tree has numerous crews that are professionally trained to provide tree trimming and removal services. Our relatable experiences and industries serviced include notably Utilities, Municipalities, Government, Rail, Commercial and Residential.

As we continue to grow and expand, we are seeking interested and motivated individuals to join our team. With positions available throughout Ontario and Canada as well as permanent, seasonal, co-op options, Davey has an opportunity for you in the location you desire!

Position Overview – Grounds Person

As an Arborist Apprentice or 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.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • 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

Please submit your resume to Canada.recruiting@davey.com outlining the location(s) you are looking to work.

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.  As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, provincial law. 

 

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