Overview

DZ Driver [Groundperson / Arborist]

Additional Locations: na

Primary Locations: Ontario, London, 460 Third Street, N5W 4W6

Requisition ID: 198613

Position Overview

At Davey, your office is the outdoors. Every day brings a new adventure, and our national footprint provides you the opportunity to see and experience different parts of the country. Clients hire Davey because we are expert professionals, and we only hire candidates who can deliver on that promise every day. You’ll have a chance to do what you love each workday, and your team will have your back. Whether you’re working independently or as part of a crew, you’ll be given the training, resources and flexibility to do your job – and to do it safely, every day. A career with Davey means you’ll be able to take care of your family and responsibilities at home while still getting your daily dose of adventure.

Job Duties

  • Drive a commercial truck with crew and equipment to various job sites as required.
  • Perform and log daily pre and post trip inspections of the vehicle.
  • Maintain cleanliness of the truck, keeping interior and exterior of vehicle free of debris.
  • Operate as an active crew member with supporting ground crew and crew leader.
  • Perform all aspects of tree pruning and removal services safely and skillfully for clients.
  • Pruning, thinning, and removing deadwood throughout the tree canopy.
  • Installation of cables, bracing and lightning protection systems.
  • Removal of hazardous trees.
  • Properly maintain, prepare, and operate all tools and equipment including chainsaws, chippers, aerial lifts and more.
  • Assist the trimmers and foreperson in job site setup, debris removal and cleanup.

Qualifications

  • Understanding and implementation of the process of safely ascending tree canopies at all heights.
  • 1-3 years experience.
  • Arborist certification or willingness to work towards.
  • Strong tree, knot and shrub identification skills.
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs.
  • Valid provincial driver’s license. Licensed to drive a 5-ton vehicle and air brake endorsement required.
  • Clean drivers abstract required.
  • Ability to work safely as part of a team and possess the willingness to learn and progress.
  • Preferred background in Forestry, Horticulture or Landscaping.

What We Offer

  • Full time. Year-round employment.
  • Davey provides ongoing training and career advancement opportunities, including assistance with tuition.
  • Employee owned company with stock purchase available after 1 year of service.
  • Excellent Benefits package and RRSP Matching program.
  • Employee Referral Program and other company perks.

The Davey Tree Expert Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected class, including race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, marital or familial status, disability, status as a protected veteran, status as an Aboriginal or Indigenous person, or other classification protected by law.

The Davey Tree Expert Company of Canada, Limited, is committed to scientifically based horticultural and environmental services with outstanding client service. The Davey Tree Expert Company provides research-driven tree services, grounds maintenance and environmental consulting for residential, utility, commercial and environmental partners in the U.S. and Canada. We care about our clients, each other and the world around us. We offer the resources, size and stability of a big company while maintaining the culture, entrepreneurial spirit and feel of a small one. We invest in our employees by offering industry-leading training, technology and benefits that lead to a rewarding and safe work experience at all levels. Wherever you want to grow your career, there’s a place for you at Davey. To learn more, visit Davey.com.


If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please email 
canada.recruiting@davey.com.