Ground Staff Position, Climber Apprentice – Guelph, Puslinch, Kitchener/Waterloo, Centre Wellington and surrounding areas


April 4, 2022


May 4, 2022

Job Title:

Ground Staff Position, Climber Apprentice


JL's Tree Service (Main Yard is located in Fergus)

Company Description:

Our business offers tree removal, tree pruning/trimming, removal of hazardous branches and limbs, storm damage tree work to homeowner, property managers and commercial businesses. We also offer rope access work to specific companies in need.

Job Type:

Full Time

Close to Public Transit:


Start Date:



based on experience, work ethic and willingness to learn


Duties: • Inspection of trucks/equipment • Fueling of trucks/equipment • Communication with customers • Fueling/oiling chainsaws, blower • Maintenance and Operation of wood chipper, stump grinder, mini loader and self-propelled aerial lift • Loading/unloading equipment for transporting on trailers • Dragging brush and wood • Operating chainsaws/blowers/equipment • Working as a team to complete jobs safely and efficiently • Loading and unloading of wood and chips in dump trucks • Packing and unpacking of gear bags


Qualifications: • Over 18 years of age with reliable vehicle • Positive attitude, reliable and dependable • Attention to detail • Comfortable and experience utilizing power tools • Comfortable working at heights • Experience an asset with willingness to learn • Physically Fit with the ability to stand on feet for large periods of time, ability to lift 50+ lbs • Reliable vehicle to travel to and from lot • Customer service skills • Communication skills Training/Experience: • Experience in landscaping • Experience operating equipment • International Society of Arboriculture - ISA Certification, Arborist Certification, Ontario College Certified or working towards it. • WHIMIS, First aid level C, Working at Heights • Chainsaw certification or experience working with chainsaw and forestry operations • Elevated platforms certification, SPRAT rope access certification • DZ, A restricted or AZ license • Experience working in the tree service industry • Rock climbing and or any rope work, rappelling, ice climbing or caving experience • Rigging experience

How to Apply:

How to apply: Please email resume to