Kelly's Tree Care Ltd.

Date Posted:
January 15, 2018
Positions:
2 Positions Available: Position 1: Production Arborist/Climber; Position 2: Production Forman/Lead Hand
Location:
Scarborough, Ontario
Description/Summary:

Location of Work:           Toronto (GTA)
Language of Work:         English
Terms of Employment:   Permanent, Full time

Position 1 Production Arborist/Climber

Overview: Production Arborist/Climber is responsible for completion of assigned tasks related to tree pruning, tree removal, cabling and bracing, to higher standards in a safe and efficient manner.

Position 2:  Production Forman/Lead Hand

Overview: Production Forman/Lead Hand is responsible for supervision of, and work alongside with, others in completion of assigned tasks related to tree pruning, tree removal, cabling and bracing, to higher standards in a safe and efficient manner.

Qualifications:

Position 1 Production Arborist/Climber

Duties:

  • Ascend and work through the canopy of all scale of trees in a safe and efficient manner, imposing no injury on the tree itself through the use of industry standard ropes, harnesses and hardware. Use climbing spikes (spurs) for tree removal and ONLY for tree removal;
  • Full removal of dead, diseased and/or dangerous trees in a safe and controlled manner;
  • Removal of stumps with industry standard grinding machinery (small manual grinders and large hydraulically driven grinders);
  • Controlled lowering of tree material from heights using modern rigging techniques (blocks, pulleys, ropes and winches);
  • Properly inspect all tools of the trade for safety including but not limited to cranes, aerial lifts, chainsaws, climbing equipment, dollies, winches, pulleys ropes etc;
  • Proper installation of safety traffic control barriers;
  • Maintenance and chainsaws, wood chipper, and other machinery;
  • Identify potential hazards in the workplace and mitigate potential hazards in the work place.

Position 2:  Production Forman/Lead Hand

Duties:

  • Supervision of others while representing the company and our standards of work and customer service;
  • Work to meet daily quotas and give accurate productive feedback to improve overall production and communications between crew and management to meet achievements;
  • Properly inspect all tools of the trade for safety including but not limited to cranes, aerial lifts, chainsaws, climbing equipment, dollies, winches, pulleys ropes etc;
  • Proper installation of safety traffic control barriers;
  • Maintenance and chainsaws, wood chippers, and other machinery;
  • Identify potential hazards in the workplace and mitigate potential hazards in the work place;
  • Ascend and work through the canopy of all scale of trees in a safe and efficient manner, imposing no injury on the tree itself through the use of industry standard ropes, harnesses and hardware;
  • Full removal of dead, diseased and/or dangerous trees in a safe and controlled manner;
  • Controlled lowering of tree material from heights using modern rigging techniques (blocks, pulleys, ropes and winches).
Education/Assets/Other:

Position 1 Production Arborist/Climber

 Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Completion of an Arboriculture diploma program and/or equivalent field experience;
  • Class “D” driver’s license, “DZ” is an asset;
  • WAH - Working at Heights training (Ontario provincial standard);
  • Experience working in 2 person, 3 person and 5 person arboriculture production crews;
  • Proficiency with modern climbing equipment, techniques and safe work practices (SRT and DDRT proficiency required);
  • Proficiency with modern rigging equipment, techniques and safe work practices.
  • Ability to execute all tasks with the required personal protective equipment;
  • Trained and practiced in Aerial rescue emergency protocol.

Position 2:  Production Forman/Lead Hand

 Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Completion of an Arboriculture diploma program and/or equivalent field experience;
  • Class “D” driver’s license, “DZ” is an asset;
  • WAH - Working at Heights training (Ontario provincial standard);
  • Experience working in 2 person, 3 person and 5 person arboriculture production crews;
  • Proficiency with modern climbing equipment, techniques and safe work practices (SRT and DDRT proficiency required);
  • Proficiency with modern rigging equipment, techniques and safe work practices;
  • Ability to execute all tasks with the required personal protective equipment;
  • Trained and practiced in Aerial rescue emergency protocol.
Pay/Benefits:

Position 1 Production Arborist/Climber

Wage:  $23.00 to $28.00 dependant on skill and experience;
Benefits: Health Benefits insurance plan, Vacation pay, Overtime pay.

Position 2:  Production Forman/Lead Hand

Wage:  $26.00 to $30.00 dependant on skill and experience;
Benefits: Health Benefits insurance plan, Vacation pay, Overtime pay.

Date Ad Expires:
March 15, 2018
How to Apply:

Please email resumes to info@kellytree.com or call 416-462-0007.

Our mission is to enhance and promote the care and benefit of trees for present and future generations in Ontario through education, research and awareness.