Arborist crew leader / foreman

Windfirm Tree Services LTD. - Squamish, BC (5 months ago)

Apply Now

EXCITING CAREER OPPORTUNITY IN THE HIGHLY SAUGHT AFTER COMMUNITY OF SQUAMISH B.C. (and surrounding sea to sky corridor).

Windfirm Tree Services has been serving the Sea to Sky Corridor for the past 25 years. We have a long client list and great reputation in the area. To keep up with demand we have just doubled our capacity and are now running two to three crews per day. As such we are searching for that perfect individual to join the team and help the company maintain our reputation for safe, efficient tree work as we serve more customers.

Job Posting.

CREW FOREMAN.

We are looking for a leader with entrepreneurial drive and a very strong work ethic. Someone who works everyday for the company as though it is his own. Someone who cares about timelines, clients, product and the safety of his/her co-workers and takes initiative to ensure each day is a successful one.
You will be the link between the owner (quotes) and the team (jobs), and as such you need to be a people person who leads by example, communicates clearly, problem solves like a wizard, talks to clients in a mature and client focused manner, and can motivate staff when the job is a gruelling one. These are the skills that will get you hired, however you must also possess the following technical skills and/or certifications.

REQUIRED TECHNICAL SKILLS.

Proficient Climber with at least three years climbing experience. Climbing will be part of your job as the day deems necessary to ensure timelines are met.

Proficient at Rigging with the ability to teach/mentor new ground guys how to rig safely and efficiently.

Valid Class five drivers license and experience driving large trucks with trailers.

Experience with chippers and chainsaw maintenance, you are the type of person that takes things apart and fixes them, and has always kept equipment if great working order. A dull chain or un greased chipper will no go unnoticed.

DTA certificated or equivalent.

WCB Falling cert. or equivalent.

ISA Arborist cert. or equivalent.

Valid first aid level one certificate

Competitive Wage, benefits, and employment package available to the right candidate and will be discussed on an individual basis, in the interview.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $32.00 to $42.00 /hour

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $32.00 to $42.00 /hour

Experience:

  • climbing: 3 years (Preferred)

Location:

  • Squamish, BC (Preferred)