Overview

Arborist / Climber – Crew Leader

Total Tree Solutions Ltd – Calgary, AB.

“Come work with us at Total Tree Solutions “

Company Overview:

If you enjoy working outdoors in a professional and safe environment, consider a career with Total Tree Solutions! We value a strong culture of excellence in safety and a positive work environment. We embrace those who want lifelong learning and joining our team as an Arborist Climber in our industry. This is a unique opportunity to help cultivate the skills and expertise you need to succeed in all aspects of our business.

About the Job:

We are seeking an Experienced Arborist Crew Leader for the upcoming Season in 2024 – we are looking for a highly dedicated motivated individual who loves working in the outdoors who has the passion for the industry.

Arborist/ Climbers are responsible for maintaining, preserving, inspect, pruning and shaping, remove trees / shrubs to ensure they’re in a healthy, safe and attractive condition.

Details:

  • Remove and rig trees. Climb in a safe competent manner.
  • Experience with climbing and bucket truck operations
  • Fell and bucks with chainsaws safely.
  • Properly maintain, prepare, operate all tools and equipment including chainsaws, chippers, aerial lifts and more.
  • Including but not limited to: installation of bolts and cables – training will be provided to according to work standards and procedures.
  • Ability to push, pull and lift heavy weight, working at heights, rigging safety and harness safety principles.
  • Be able to handle instructions and do the job accordingly as directed verbally or written.
  • Be able to ask questions and learn quickly on the job.
  • Ability to operate and run bigger trucks – driving and backing up.
  • Motivate individuals to work hard and complete a task as a team
  • Expected to be a crew leader, Be an effective communicator and team player.
  • Commit to learning and growing with the company’s future needs and aspirations.
  • Preferred background in Forestry, Horticulture or Landscaping and with experience in climbing.

Pay:

  • Wage $25.00 – $32.00/hour
  • **Wage will be negotiated based upon experience**
  • Tool Allowances: Will be allocated for Boots and Pants after 3 month probationary period

Requirements:

  • Candidates MUST have a current provincial valid license with minimum 3 years driving on license and 3 years clean driver’s abstract
  • CSA Approved Chainsaw Steel-toed boots with steel shanks and chainsaw protection, chainsaw pants.
  • Must be willing to work 8 – 10 hour days in season Monday to Friday.
  • Emergency/ storm work after hours and/or weekends may be required but not enforced

Qualifications:

  • 2 – 3 plus years experience with proven leadership skills running a crew
  • Air Brakes ( not required, training will be provided ) & Current Drivers Abstract
  • Experience in the industry; lead climber, crew leader
  • Experience is Critical. Verbal Communication skills is Critical.

Physical Capabilities:

  • Physically able to perform strenuous and demanding tasks for the duration of the shift.
  • Heavy lifting, drag brush, clean up moving logs and wood around, climbing and be comfortable using tools & equipment at High Heights
  • Ability to lift, carry 50 lbs and more

Job Types: Full-time, Seasonal

  • Contract length: 10 months from March – Dec per season

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent, Seasonal

Contract length: 10 months

Salary: $25.00-$32.00 per hour

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Application question(s):

  • Do you have a current Drivers Abstract for the past 3 – 5 years?
  • Do you have experience in Leadership and Running a Tree Crew?

Work Location: In person

Expected start date: 2024-03-15

Job Types: Full-time, Seasonal
Contract length: 10 months

Salary: $25.00-$32.00 per hour

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime

Application question(s):

  • Do you have a clean Drivers Abstract for the past 3-5 years?
  • Do you have experience in Leadership and Running a Tree Crew?

Work Location: In person

Expected start date: 2024-03-15