With employees located across North America, actively pursuing a culture of teamwork plays a huge role in who we are as a company. We value innovative thinking and encourage our employees to get involved both in the industry and in the communities we serve.
We are invested in the professional growth of our employees. We provide opportunities to earn certifications, attend regional meetings, join CNUC committees and learn through customized trainings.
Job Title: Consulting Arborist
Job Type: Full-Time, Hourly
Location: CNUC is seeking candidates in Saskatchewan, Canada: Weyburn, Yorkton, Meadow Lake, North Battleford, Regina, Saskatoon, Moose Jaw, & Prince Albert
Responsibilities for Consulting Arborist:
  • Identification, inspection, and reporting of trees and brush along power line corridors.
  • Consultation and consenting with landowners and/or stakeholders.
  • Complete quality assurance and quality control auditing, inspections, and compliance based on client requirements.
  • Discuss and negotiate access issues with stakeholders/property owners.
  • Safeguards employees and the public from hazards in and around the work area.
  • Helps enforce on-the-job safety practices.
  • Carries and utilizes materials, tools, and equipment at the work site.
  • Services trucks and equipment. Keeps trucks and other assigned equipment in a neat and orderly fashion. Reports the need for equipment and truck repairs to the supervisor.
  • Uphold CNUC core values and maintain a positive work environment.
  • Must adhere to CNUC’s “Employee/ Contractor Smoking, Alcohol and Drug Policy Minimum Requirements” handbook.
  • Performs other related duties as required or assigned.
What We Require:
  • Tree identification skills and invasive tree knowledge, plus knowledge of tree growth rates
  • Valid driver’s license with clean driving record
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Excellent customer service skills a priority
  • Ability to travel and work in rugged terrain and inclement weather
  • Proficient in map navigation skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and data collection software (GIS experience a plus)
  • Ability to work in rugged terrain and inclement weather
  • Ability to read and follow maps
  • Travel will be required
  • Employees are expected to be fit for work and remain fit for work throughout their workday or shift or when on call
Extras We Like to See:
  • Integrated Resource Management diploma, Forestry Resource Technology diploma, and/or BSc in Forestry
  • Ability to obtain ISA Arborist Certification within 12 months upon job offer
  • One or more years of Utility Vegetation Management (UVM) field-related experience
About the Consulting Arborist Position:
A Consulting Arborist is an expert in forestry and inspects vegetation surrounding utility infrastructure. You’ll keep communities informed about the trees and power lines, while ensuring safe delivery of their power and pursuing opportunities to develop sustainable habitat throughout the utility right-of-way. In this role, your office is the great outdoors! Our Consulting Arborists support the oversight of vegetation projects, including field operations such as tree assessment, tree trimming, and other work as required. This position requires Consulting Arborists to be in the field doing inspections up to 95% of the time.
About CNUC:
Founded in 1999, CNUC has spent the last two decades providing excellent UVM consulting services and establishing ourselves as industry experts on utility vegetation-related issues, practices, standards, and requirements. CNUC became a part of the Wright Service Corp. family of companies in 2007.
Our vision is to be the premier company in providing innovative, economically sensible, and environmentally sustainable vegetation management services. We assist our clients in achieving compliant, effective, efficient, and defensible utility vegetation management programs
With employees located across North America, our culture of innovation and inclusion plays a huge role in who we are as a company. We encourage our employees to get involved in the industry. Our employees are passionate about the work they do and the impact they have on the communities in which they live.
Our Values:
The primary values that guide our work every day are:
  • SAFETY – It is everyone’s responsibility – we each own it.
  • INTEGRITY – We abide by the highest ethical standards.
  • KNOWLEDGE – We maintain a peerless understanding of our industry.
  • EXCELLENCE – We continually strive to exceed our customer’s expectations – and our own.
  • INNOVATION – We anticipate our clients’ needs and deliver creative services and solutions.
  • FAMILY – It is our foundation; it is who we are.
  • TEAMWORK – It is how we operate, and we hold each other accountable.
CNUC’s operations include safety-sensitive positions and safety-sensitive worksites. Each employee, contractor, subcontractor and supplier performing work or carrying out work on CNUC’s behalf, where the work includes a safety-sensitive position or is performed or carried out at a safety-sensitive worksite, must have, administer and enforce an alcohol and drug policy and testing program.
All Employees are obligated to take reasonable care to protect the health and safety of themselves and of others in the workplace. As part of CNUC’s commitment to health and wellness, CNUC is a smoke-free environment.
CNUC is an employee-owned company with a strong commitment to recruiting and developing the best talent in the utility vegetation management industry. As our company continues to expand across the country and beyond, new career opportunities become available. While you take care of the power lines, we’ll take care of you and your future. Our benefits include traditional health and wellness coverage, Deferred Stock Unit (DSU) program, RRSP, online learning, counseling services, and more.
CN Utility Consultants provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, colour, ancestry, place of origin, religious beliefs, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, physical disability, mental disability, marital status, family status, source of income and sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by federal or provincial laws.
This position is part of CNUC of Canada LTD., a division of CNUC under Wright Service Corp.
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
  • Company car
  • Dental care
  • Employee assistance program
  • Paid time off
  • Vision care
  • Wellness program
  • 8-hour shift
  • Secondary School (required)
Willingness to travel:
  • 75% (preferred)

About Eocene Environmental Group:

Family is our foundation; it is who we are. Our employee-owners are our greatest asset and the heart of CNUC. Teamwork is how we operate.Our vision is to be the premier company in providing innovative, economically sensible and environmentally sustainable vegetation management services. We assist our clients in achieving compliant, effective, efficient and defensible utility vegetation management programs.