Job Opportunities

Project and Sales Manager – Arboriculture Training

Arboriculture Canada is seeking a full time, salaried person to be a Project and Sales Manager.  We are looking for someone who has professional credentials (or formal education), and proven skills in the areas of team management/leadership, project management and sales/proposal writing.  The person we are looking for will be a high level employee that is required to lead a team of administrative positions and liaise with technical content experts (instructors) and our clients throughout Canada.  Although having a knowledge of arboriculture and our training programs would be a valuable asset, it is not mandatory, as our emphasis will be on professionalism, ability to manage teams, sales skills, communication skills, attention to detail and computer/software/online application strengths.

Ideally, this position requires a highly motivated individual who can work at our Olds, AB office, however, we are open to applicants who are at a distance and able to work from a quiet home office that provides excellent internet and phone access. 

Arboriculture Canada is a training company that specializes in training arborists, tree care workers, and other high angle workers across Canada in the domains of chainsaw use, tree climbing, rigging, tree care and risk assessment, rescue for tree care workers and removing trees from powerlines for power linemen.  www.arborcanada.com 

Please submit resumes to nancy@arborcanada.com

Competition Closing:  June 30, 2019

Interviews will take place in person in Olds if appropriate, or via online meeting applications.  Hiring will take place during July and August, with expected Start Date of Sept. 1, 2019.


Certified Arborist/Climber

Precise Pruning Ltd. is in search of highly qualified and motivated Certified ISA Arborists or equivalent to join our great team.  The successful candidate will be eligible for a generous performance bonus of up to $2,400.00 following the completion of 1 year of continuous full-time employment.

We are an Alberta based company servicing Airdrie, Calgary and its surrounding rural areas since 2001. At Precise Pruning we provide a culture of safety, first-rate equipment and believe our employees are our most valuable asset.If you like working year-round, want steady employment, enjoy diversity in arboriculture work and opportunities to challenge a variety of projects, we would like to hear from you.

Skills/Certificates required:   

  • Current ISA Certificate, with a minimum of 3 years full-time field experience
  • Experienced operator of Aerial Truck including a minimum of 500 hours of Bucket work
  • Production pruning/Municipal pruning
  • Skilled in proper pruning/felling practices in accordance with ISA /ANSI standards
  • Climbing/Rigging experience
  • Air Brake Endorsed
  • Manual Transmission
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Reliable Transportation

Benefits:

  • Competitive wages
  • Performance Bonus
  • Health Benefits effective at time of employment
  • Education/Training opportunities

Please forward your resume with 3 professional references to our fax number: 403-980-9174 or by email to: info@precisepruning.com

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


Experienced Arborist – Crew Leader

Experienced Arborist required. 2-3 years min Climbing / Aerial truck operation. ISA certified preferred but not mandatory, Air brake endorsement preferred.
Motivated, able to work 40-50 hrs/ week. Supervisory skills, and mechanical aptitude an asset.

Start date: March 2019
Wage $25+/hr based on experience

Please Submit resume to john@fortrees.com


Landscape Horticulturist

Suitable applicant must have 2-3 years experience planting trees and shrubs, operating skid steers & tractors, and driving truck & trailer combinations.

Journeyman Landscape Horticulturist or Apprentice preferred.
Must have valid Class 5 driver’s license with clean Abstract.

Duties will include organizing & completing small to large scale planting installations, leading a 2-5 person crew, and carrying out day-to-day tasks at the Company’s Tree Nursery.

Motivated, able to work 40-50 hrs/ week. Supervisory skills, and mechanical aptitude an asset.

This is a Seasonal position (April – October weather permitting) with possibility of extension

Please Submit resume to john@fortrees.com