GROUND STAFF POSITION, CLIMBER POSITION – GUELPH


Job Title:

Ground Staff Position, Climber Position

Company:

JL's Tree Service

Company Description:

Serving Guelph, Puslinch, Kitchener/Waterloo, Rockwood, Centre Wellington & surrounding areas JL's Tree Service provides tree removal services in Guelph, Kitchener/Waterloo, Cambridge and the surrounding area. 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:

Yes


Start Date:

Beginning in April

Compensation:

Based on experience


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

Skills:

  • Over 18 years of age
  • 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
  • Minimum G class driver’s license with clean record and vehicle to meet at the yard daily
  • Reliable vehicle to travel to and from lot
Training/experience preferred but not mandatory:
  • International Society of Arboriculture - ISA Certification, Arborist Certification
  • WHIMIS
  • First aid level C
  • Working at Heights
  • Chainsaw certification or experience working with chainsaw and forestry operations
  • Elevated platforms certification
  • DZ, A restricted or AZ license
  • Experience working in construction
  • Experience working in the tree service industry
  • Rock climbing and or any rope work, rappelling, ice climbing or caving experience
  • SPRAT rope access certification
  • Rigging experience

How to Apply:

Please email resume to info@jlstree.com