Job Opportunities

Company: City of Brooks
Position Information: Parks Maintenance Operator
Location: Brooks, AB
Status: Monday to Friday, 7:30am to 4:30pm
Salary: $21.79 to $28.99 per hour depending on qualifications and experience

The City of Brooks’ Parks Services Department has an opening for a permanent full time Parks Maintenance Operator. Reporting to the Parks Services Foreman, you will be responsible for performing the day to day operation and maintenance of all parks, pathways, sports fields, cemeteries and any other related parks amenities under the department’s area of responsibility.

As the successful applicant, you must have completed the twelfth (12th) school grade, or equivalent, and possess a valid Class 5 Driver’s License with Q-Brake Endorsement with a clean driver’s abstract. Previous parks equipment operation and maintenance experience would be considered an asset. The following certifications would also be considered an asset: Standard First Aid and CPR; WHMIS; Chainsaw Safety and Cutting Techniques Training; Fall Protection; Tree Insect Management; Tree Pruning Training; Confined Space; CSA Playground certificate; Pesticide Application; and Turf Grass Management Level 2. Irrigation experience would be a major asset for this position.

The City of Brooks offers a competitive salary and benefit package with this position falling within the scope of the Collective Agreement between the City of Brooks and Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 1032. The 2017 salary range is $21.79 to $28.99 per hour depending on qualifications and experience. Regular working hours are Monday to Friday, 7:30am to 4:30pm. The Collective Agreement including wages can be found online at The successful applicant will also receive a free family membership to the JBS Canada Centre during the term of employment

A clean criminal records check and current driver’s abstract will be required before an offer of employment is presented to the successful applicant. Please submit your cover letter and resume to the address below:

Human Resources
City of Brooks
201 – 1st Avenue West Box 879, Brooks, AB T1R 1B7
Bus: (403) 362-3333 Fax: (403) 501-0090

This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is chosen. The City of Brooks thanks all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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DRG Utility Arborist Technician

Company: Davey Resource Group, a Division of Davey Tree Expert Co. Of Canada Limited
Position Information: Utility Arborist Technicians or Utility Arborists (4 positions)
Status: Contract, 40 – 60 hours per week. Approximate duration June-September, 2017.
Work Location: Manitoba
Salary: Compensation based upon qualifications and relevant experience

Davey Resource Group, a Division of Davey Tree Expert Company provides a full range of natural resource and utility consulting services to the commercial, residential, municipal and governmental markets. That’s officially what we do. In fact, “innovations through solutions and expertise” is our brand promise. Davey Resource Group (DRG), has immediate contract opportunities for 4 positions in the field of Utility Forestry Consulting located in Manitoba for the summer months in 2017.

The position of Utility Arborist Technician or Utility Arborist will work as a project team member to conduct utility vegetation surveys and data recording along distribution lines for future developing maintenance planning. Key responsibilities will include but not limited to vegetation assessments, data collection using GIS systems and subscribing appropriate clearing prescriptions to the distribution systems. Recommendations that will be developed will include herbicide tree control, mechanical brush control, tree trimming and pruning and full tree removal. The Utility Arborist will hold a high degree of responsibility for completing the surveys individually and will be required to travel throughout the duration of employment.


  • College/University education in forestry, urban forestry, utility arboriculture, or related field.
  • One of ISA Certified Arborist, ISA Certified Arborist Utility Specialist or Forester (RPF designation) mandatory.
  • 2-5 years’ experience in utility arboriculture preferred. Utility vegetation survey experience considered an asset.
  • Familiarity with typical utility vegetation maintenance programs, treatment methods, and associated equipment in relation to a) tree trimming and pruning, b) mechanical brush control, c) herbicide tree control, d) right-of-way widening, e) hazard tree identification.
  • Basic understanding of transmission and distribution of hydroelectric power systems.
  • Possess good judgement, be able to perform work under minimal supervision, make good decisions with sometimes minimal guidance and supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to read and understand topographical and utility mapping.
  • Experience using ArcGIS preferred and considered an asset.
  • Willing and able to travel and work in isolated and remote areas of Manitoba for extended hours and durations, potentially with limited “modern conveniences”.
  • Proficient in the operation and use of personal computers, including Microsoft email, Word and Excel.
  • Demonstrated capability to become familiar with, and adhere safety manuals and other approved operational and environmental practices.
  • Valid First Aid and CPR.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license with a clean required.
  • Required to undertake a Personal Risk Assessment and pre-employment drug screening.

The Davey Tree Expert Company and Davey Resource Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please forward resume with attention to Dylan Glazer, Canadian DRG Manager, at or contact (289) 442-3719.


ISA Certified Arborist

Our fast growing Tree Company based out of Airdrie, Alberta is looking for a Certified ISA Arborist or equivalent to fill a permanent full-time position within our organization.

Short listed candidates must have Personal PPE, a Driver’s License in good standing, and reliable Transportation.

Skills Required:

  • Experienced operation of Aerial Truck and Bucket
  • Knowledge of Proper pruning/Felling practices in accordance to ISA Standards.
  • Climbing experience/Rigging
  • Air Brake Endorsed
  • Manual Transmission
  • First Aid/CPR


  • Competitive wages
  • Employee Benefits
  • Incentive Trainings

Please forward your resume with references to our fax number: 403-980-9174 or by email to:

We thank all applicants for their response and will contact those we require further information from.

Please feel free to check out our website at



ISA Certified Arborist or Tree Care Worker

Classic Landscapes & Canadian Tree Care

Leading local landscape and tree care company is looking for additional workers with large tree removal and climbing experience. ISA certified arborists or experienced grounds people welcome.

Interview today, start tomorrow!

Title: Tree pruner – landscaping ( Climber or arborist ) ( NOC: 8612 )

Terms of Employment: Permanent, Full Time, Overtime, Day 45 Hours per week or more depending on weather

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP

Skill Requirements: Experience pruning and removal of large trees, Climbing Experience, safe work practices, operation of wood chippers and other tree removal equipment (chainsaws, etc)Valid driver’s licence required – air brakes an asset but not required

Work Setting: Park or public area, Landscape contractor, Commercial establishment, Private home, Farm, Institution (hospital, school or church), Landscape maintenance

Specific Skills: Prune and trim trees and plants, Clear snow (manually, mechanized equipment, truck or scraper)

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Manual dexterity, Attention to detail, Standing for extended periods, Bending, crouching, kneeling

Work Site Environment: Outdoors

Transportation/Travel: Urban and rural areas in and around Edmonton, Various locations, On-site customer service

Essential Skills: Reading/Writing text, Communication (English), Working with others, Decision making, Job task planning and organizing

How to Apply: In person between 9:00 and 17:00 at:
10008 – 6 Avenue SW  EDMONTON, Alberta T6X 0S8
By Phone between 8:00 and 16:00 (780) 988-9888 By Fax:(780) 450-8815

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:

  • Experience pruning and removing large trees: minimum 1 year

Required language:

  • English

Required license or certification:

  • Class 5 driver’s license