We are currently looking for an experienced Arborist Crew Foreman/Leader
Arborists – Crew Foremen/Leader (Arborist & Tree Care)
Scotty Tree and Arborist Service
Victoria & Sidney, British Columbia, Canada
Division: Residential & Commercial – Victoria Tree Service and Professional Arborists
Position Information: STARTING: Immediately. Applications accepted until suitable candidates are selected.
Job Duties: This position is responsible for providing expert tree services and inspections to customer properties. Directing tree service crews and the day to day tasks associated with providing efficient and effective tree services. Responsible for climbing, pruning and removing trees on residential and commercial properties.
Qualifications: Climbing experience, knowledge of knots, chainsaw operation, bucket truck experience helpful.
Valuable qualifications, are: ISA Certified Arborist, CDL, strong tree ID skills.
Compensation based on qualifications and experience – with overtime.
Scotty Tree and Arborist Service offers excellent wages, benefits, advancement opportunities.
Inspects, trims and prunes trees; identifies any jobsite hazards before climbing. Operates equipment/tools; ensures safety in operations.
Directs and communicates crew roles and responsibilities with jobsite priorities with minimal supervision.
Efficiently carry out pruning or removal of trees, ensuring the safety of climber and ground crew. Ascends tree using rope and safety saddle, lifelines. Attaches lines to affected limb or wood, cuts and lowers limb/wood working in conjunction with assigned crew and equipment, i.e. crane, and truck. Chips and cuts fallen trees.
Operates large truck, brush chipper, and a variety of power tools. Ensures all equipment is safely maintained and operated, checks on a daily basis and performs preventive maintenance and minor repairs.
Performs tree services e.g. pruning, bracing, clearing and marking work-site for public safety
Responsible for the visual inspection and cleaning of all tools.
Able to communicate with clients and understand their wants while adhering to the quoted
work. Scotty Tree & Arborist Service has opportunities in the field of Urban Forestry, as Arborists, working as Crew Foreman. We are leaders in Residential-Commercial service and consulting industries for all removal services in Saanich, Victoria and the Saanich Peninsula.
Understands the importance of safe work practices.
Performs additional similar and related duties as assigned.
3-4 years of experience in an urban forestry environment with proven tree climbing experience.
Valid BC Drivers License.
Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
ISA certified arborist (ideal but not mandatory)
Email resume to Scott at victoriatrees.com