Arborist Apprentice / Tree Worker / Plant Health Care Technician

Position Type: Full Time

Job Location: Stouffville – York Region

Number of Positions: 1

Starting: Immediately. Applications will be accepted until suitable candidates are selected.

Information:
Four Seasons Tree Care is a full service tree care provider for residential and commercial consulting throughout the Greater Toronto Area. We are currently expanding our staff  in search of an interested and motivated individual who can perform the duties and responsibilities listed below.

Duties / Responsibilities

  • Abide by Four Seasons Tree Care and industry safety requirements
  • Tree climbing
  • Tree and shrub pruning, removals and stump grinding
  • Installation of structural support systems
  • Aeration and perforation fertilization
  • Tree planting and landscape construction
  • Hedge Trimming
  • Insect and Disease Diagnosis
  • Soil Analysis and Soil Amendments
  • Root Crown Examinations
  • Mycorrhizae Innoculations
  • All responsibilities pertaining to above duties, i.e. Maintenance of trucks and equipment (minor repairs, greasing, general upkeep, inspections, daily and weekly circle checks) office paperwork, job reports etc., Site clean-up

Plant Health Care Technician

  • Assist in the implementation of Integrated Pest Management Programs
  • Perform spray applications and soil injected fertilization
  • Assist in the scheduling of work to be performed throughout the work week
  • Operate, inspect and perform minor maintenance on trucks, spray rigs and assorted equipment, daily and weekly circle checks
  • Haul hoses
  • Watch for pedestrians, flower beds and plants
  • Chemical stock inventories
  • Mixing chemicals
  • Site mapping
  • Route planning
  • Preparation of daily PHC records and work reports

Other Functions:

  • Yard duties
    • Keeping our yard neat and tidy
      • Cutting and splitting wood
      • Property Maintenance
      • Maintaining trees, shrubs and lawn around our shop, house and yard Yard Duties
  • Exercise courtesy to nearby residents by keeping noise and speed levels in the yard to a minimum

You will be responsible for the SAFE operation of the following equipment:

  • Chain saws
  • Stump grinder
  • Chipper
  • Trucks (Standard and Automatic transmissions)
  • Hedge clippers
  • Sprayers
  • Assorted hand tools
  • Climbing and rigging apparatus
  • Log cart

Qualifications:

  • Driver’s License in good standing
  • Ability to pass Police security background check
  • Good attendance and punctuality
  • Willingness to work in all weather conditions
  • Team player who is motivated with a good attitude
  • Ability to communicate in verbal and written formats

Hours:

6:30 a.m. to 4:30p.m. (Approximately)
Occasional shift – 4:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (Approximately)
Saturdays when necessary
45 hrs /week

To arrange an interview please send us your Cover letter and Resume to: [email protected]