Arborist

Wilco Contractors Southwest Inc. - Calgary, AB (30+ days ago)

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Wilco Contractors Southwest Inc. is seeking an experienced Arborist.

Work generally includes providing an excellent customer experience, organizing daily operations, leading crew by example, and filling out daily paperwork.

Outdoor responsibilities include: proper identification of plants, providing expert tree surgery services; evaluations & inspections of trees/plants and growing conditions. Responsible for climbing, pruning, planting, and removing trees or shrubs on commercial, municipal, and development properties; installing cables, bracing, lightening protection; expert completion of work orders. Position requires climbing, lifting, bending and dexterity. Occasionally requires handling chemicals--fertilizers, fungicides, and pesticides.

Qualifications for this position: two (2) years of experience as an arborist.

Must have experience with using lift trucks, chainsaws, pruners, shears, and other arborist equipment.

Climbing experience without spurs beneficial. ISA certification an asset, CDL, strong tree ID skills, installation experience of cables, bracing and lightening protection all helpful.

Knowledge of and experience with equipment maintenance, customer service, safe working procedures are all a must. Experience in crew management and training is valuable but not required. High school diploma required.

Wilco offers competitive wages and a safe, professional work environment. Successful applicants must pass a pre-employment drug test as a condition of employment.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Arborist: 2 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • Secondary School (Preferred)

Location:

  • Calgary, AB (Preferred)

Licence:

  • Class 5 Drivers License non GDL (Preferred)

Language:

  • English (Preferred)