Seasonal and Summer Tree Service Work in Western Canada

ArborCare Tree Service Ltd. is committed to a safe and healthy workplace in our various Western Canada offices. ArborCare provides opportunities for a long-term career with growth potential, training opportunities and competitive compensation!

Part-time Auto Body Painter

Required Experience

The ideal candidates will have five or more years of experience. Non-ticketed applicants will not be accepted as we do not have a journeyman in that field. A Class 1, 3 or 4 valid Canadian driver’s license in good standing is preferred but not required.

Primary Duties

  • Applying and removing aerial and pick-up truck decals
  • Installing parts on vehicles
  • Sanding, painting and providing other auto body restoration
  • Detailing trucks inside and out, using pressure washer to keep the fleet in tidy condition as well as detailing the interior trucks to an acceptable standard
  • Being safety conscious and complying with all safety policies and standards
  • Being available for weekend and evening work

Plant Health Care Specialist

Required Experience

The ideal plant health care specialist candidate will have at least one year of experience working in plant health care or have education in horticulture or related fields. Having a certified pesticide applicator license is preferred. A valid Canadian driver’s licence in good standing is required.

Primary Duties

  • Performing all sections of plant health care: tree injection, root invigoration, also including equipment maintenance, record keeping, report writing, customer relations and administration
  • Reporting for duty at the designated location on time each day
  • Following directions from the crew leader or designated supervisor, arborist representative or local manager
  • Utilizing all appropriate personal protective equipment
  • Demonstrating the proper pesticide application skills
  • Interacting regularly with clientele in order to ensure job satisfaction
  • Understanding and following directives on all pesticide and fertilizer work orders

Grounds Labourer

Required Experience

The ideal grounds labourer candidate will have one or more years of experience with landscape or horticultural background. A valid Canadian driver’s licence in good standing is preferred but not required.

Primary Duties

  • Performing all required ground duties in support of specific job assignments, as directed by crew leader or designated supervisor
  • Utilizing all appropriate personal protective equipment
  • Demonstrating and practicing proper safety techniques for operating wood chipper and chainsaw when required
  • Maintaining assigned company gear

Slasher

Required Experience

The ideal candidate for the slasher/sawman position will have three or more years of experience within the tree care industry, with knowledge of working around power lines. Applicant must have a minimum of 500 hours operating a chainsaw and have their CSTS A valid Canadian driver’s licence in good standing is preferred but not required.

Primary Duties

  • Slashing trees in close proximity to power lines and working under a utility certified arborist
  • Willing to work out of town for up to 10 days at a time
  • Maintaining a high level of technical knowledge in regards to chainsaws and chainsaw operations
  • Following a carefully detailed work plan for daily job tasks and sites
  • Demonstrating knowledge of proper slashing
  • Cleaning up the work site as per the work plan

Send your replies to Hailey Kathryn at careers@arborcare.com or by fax at 403-272-1536. Please note that phone applicants will not be accepted.