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Purpose:

The Assistant District Manager is a role which supports the District Manager(s) and Operations Manager in the acquisition of customers, assessments, sale of services, scheduling of work, and supervision of their subordinates. As this is a management role, they are expected to be subject matter experts in all aspects of arboriculture and safe work practices, to lead by example and act as a mentor and motivator for their peers.

Specific Duties:

This position is a combination of sales, office administration, supervision, and quality control. The main priorities are to quote and sell clients our arboriculture services, perform tree risk assessments and analysis, ensure safe work procedures are being followed by crews, assist in scheduling work, and supervise their subordinates.

Sales and Customer Acquisition

  • Meet with residential, commercial, municipal, and other clients to provide assessments, quotes, and professional guidance on their arboricultural needs.
  • Use a proactive approach to achieve required sales goals.
  • Be familiar with local competitors, marketing campaigns, and sales materials/strategies to meet sales goals.
  • Analyze sell-through information to project seasonal sales, and identify inconsistencies.
  • Perform sales forecasting and recommend forecasting revisions.
  • Cross-sell and up-sell clients to provide more comprehensive tree services.
  • Support the acquisition and retention of customers.
  • Understanding of financial aspects of operations and accurately quoting/scheduling accordingly.
  • Represent and promote the company and services.

Administration and Scheduling

  • Effectively quote and prepare proposals for customers.
  • Accurately forecast manpower and resources needed to complete work to be sold.
  • Prepare quotes, work orders, and arborist reports for clients.
  • Coordinate, delegate, and assist in allocation and scheduling of work across districts.
  • Assist in the coordination and use and maintenance of company vehicles and equipment.
  • Provide feedback and guidance in organizing office workflow to ensure efficiency, accuracy, quality of work, and profitability.
  • Participate in 24-hour Emergency Paging System responsibilities.

Safety Ambassador

  • Demonstrate a high level of competency and adherence to ANSI Z133 and company safety policies and procedures.
  • Lead crews by example through monitoring performing all arboricultural services to the highest level of safety and efficiency.
  • Visit various crews/sites and perform safe work observations.
  • Provide immediate feedback from safe work observations and discipline for violations when necessary.
  • Participate in weekly safety meetings with crews, propose topics of discussion.
  • Perform tree risk assessments/other consulting tasks.

Supervision and Mentorship

  • Act as a mentor for assigned coworkers, check-in with them regularly.
  • Schedule periodic performance reviews with mentees.
  • Act as a coach to facilitate work improvements in safety, quality, and efficiency.
  • Promote positive work relationships and company culture.
  • Encourage employee personal and professional development through guidance and suggestions for further training and education.
  • Recognize and praise positive work behaviours.
  • Offer constructive feedback on areas of improvement on employee performance, attitudes and behaviours.
  • Create goals in collaboration with mentees to measure performance against.

Qualifications:

  • Must have at least two years of sales experience in arboriculture and/or horticulture.
  • Must be an ISA Certified Arborist.
  • Must have ISA Tree Risk Assessor Qualification.
  • Must possess a Class 5 Drivers Licence with Air Brakes endorsement and without serious contraventions, able to drive company vehicles including trucks.

Knowledge, Skills and Other Attributes:

  • Excellent verbal communication skills.
  • Proactive approach to personal and career growth.
  • Build rapport with crews and clients.
  • Professional and persuasive written communication.
  • High attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Proven incident investigation skills and techniques.
  • Collaborative and supportive of team members.
  • Sensitivity to deadlines and time management.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with crew/clients.
  • Flexible with extended hours of work.
  • Ability to delegate, prioritize and multi-task.
  • Effectively lead and motivate others.
  • Intermediate computer skills in MS Office and other reporting software(s)
  • Acts as a safety ambassador to promote a strong safety-focused company culture.

Relationships:

  • Reports To: District Manager, Operations Manager, Owners.
  • Direct/Indirect Reports: General Foreman, Arborists, Apprentices.
  • External Reports: Customers, Municipalities, Suppliers, Contractors, and ThirdParty Organizations.

Working Conditions:

  • Can vary depending on sale sites, work site locations and projects acquired by the consulting team. Outdoor work sites can vary throughout BC Lower Mainland and beyond.
  • Work time is heavily weighted on visiting prospective worksites, and performing safe work observations, with office time preparing quotes, work orders, reports, administrative duties, and attending all safety and manager meetings.
  • Physical fitness is an asset and ability to safely ascend trees is necessary.

Income:

  • $66,000 – $71,000 annually, depending on experience.
  • Annual performance bonus.

Benefits:

  • Self Directed Benefits Package
  • Company Vehicle
  • Medical, Dental, and Insurance Options
  • Paid Vacation/Holidays
  • PPE Safety Allowance
  • Education/Professional Development Allowance

 
 


 
 
ULS Landscaping

ULS Landscaping

Since 1989 ULS has been providing year round services in the area of landscape design, construction, maintenance, and snow & ice control. Through our comprehensive Professional Landscape Management ULS is regarded as one of the most progressive and knowledgeable landscape companies in Canada. Through it all, our core values have remained as a foundation for our company: a Culture of Caring for our Clients.

It is the mission of ULS to provide premiere customer service through a committed effort to Create, Beautify, Sustain and make Safe Landscapes, while building close relationships with our Clients, Team Members, Extended Partners and the Communities we serve.

One call. One contractor. All the services you need. Team ULS.

Position Available: Arborist / Pruning Foreman

Qualifications necessary:

Basic:

  • ISA Certification
  • Receptive to modern arboricultural theory and changes in practice
  • Working knowledge of the use of common hand and power tools relative to pruning and tree removal, chainsaws, stump grinders, chippers, crane and aerial devices
  • Minimum 3-5 years of previous experience in a similar role as an arborist
  • Valid Driver’s License (class 5), ability to provide copy of driver’s abstract and own reliable transportation

Preferred:

  • Olds College Arboricultural Technician Certificate
  • Journeyman Landscape Horticulturist

Starting Wage (optional): $24+/hour

Please send resumes in Word or PDF

For more information contact: Simone Mehra
Phone: 403-235-5253 Fax: 403-235-5530
Email: info@ulslandscaping.com

 
 


 
 
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ArborCare Tree Service Ltd

Jim Fisher established ArborCare Tree Service in 1983. ArborCare has grown from 1 truck to a fleet of over 100 vehicles and specialized equipment, including 5 of the largest aerial trucks in Western Canada. ArborCare is the largest Canadian owned tree service company in Canada, and we are leaders in the arboriculture industry with over 120 full-time employees. ArborCare provides exceptional service in Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan, with offices in Calgary, Edmonton, Vernon and Kelowna. ArborCare is a dynamic and progressive company providing commercial, residential and utility services. We remain committed to maintaining your environment.

Certified Utility Arborist – UTT / CUA with ISA Certification
The ideal candidates will have experience within the utility tree care industry with tree identification skills as well as valid UTT, CUA or UTW, and ISA certification. Must have clean and valid class 5 driver’s license, air brakes endorsement not required but beneficial. In town and out of town positions available, some job positions may require additional certifications such as CSTS. Applicants must pass pre-employment drug and alcohol screening.

Certified Utility Arborist – UTT / CUA with ISA Certification
$30-35/hour based on experience and certification

Certified Utility Arborist – UTT / CUA / ISA
The ideal candidates will have experience within the utility tree care industry with tree identification skills as well as valid UTT, CUA or UTW. Must have clean and valid class 5 driver’s license, air brakes endorsement not required but beneficial. In town and out of town positions available, some job positions may require additional certifications such as CSTS. Applicants must pass pre-employment drug and alcohol screening.

Certified Utility Arborist – UTT / CUA / ISA
$25-30/hour based on experience and certification

ISA Certified Arborist:
The ideal candidates will have practical experience within the tree care industry, including aerial operator and/or climbing skills, pruning experience, and tree-identification skills. Valid ISA certification required. Must have clean and valid class 5 driver’s license, air brakes endorsement not required but beneficial. In-town and out-of-town positions available, some job positions may require additional certifications such as CSTS. Candidates must pass pre-employment drug and alcohol

ISA Certified Arborist

$25-30/hour based on experience and certification

Phone: 403-273-6378
Fax: 403-272-1536
Email: careers@arborcare.com

 

 


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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

Benefits:

  • Competitive wages
  • Employee Benefits
  • Incentive Trainings

Please forward your resume with references to our fax number: 403-980-9174 or by email to: info@precisepruning.com

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 www.precisepruning.com