Groundsman

Overview

Position           Open
Type                 Full-time (40 hrs)
Location          Baie-D’Urfé, Québec
Start date       April

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Description

Royal Tree Service provides ISA-standard tree care throughout Montréal’s West Island. It is the largest local tree service. Our employees are career-oriented arborists and tree professionals with a genuine interest in tree health, taking pride applying the safest and most efficient practices in arboriculture. The majority of our work comes from repeat customers and referrals, for whom impeccable customer service and respect for property is essential. Royal Tree Service maintains a positive and supportive work environment, sharing the work until the job gets done.

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At Royal Tree Service we believe in opening opportunities for employees to advance in the industry and within the company. Please e-mail for more information. Send CV to Karen Quilliam’s attention, writing ‘Employment’ in the subject heading.

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Duties

  • The groundsman supports the teams of climbing arborists. Tasks include handling the branches and logs, hedge trimming, stump grinding, use of grapple loaders, driving the trucks and heavy use of chainsaws. They involve the use of ropes and rigging, as well as tool maintenance. This is a job for strong, fit and motivated individuals.

Skills and Responsibilities

  • From recent arboriculture graduate upwards, or other relevant experience;
  • Willingness to work 8-hour days in difficult weather conditions;
  • Reliable and positive team player;
  • Valid driver’s license and mobile phone;
  • Bilingualism an asset, but not required (English and French);
  • ISA certification or Class 3 driver’s license an asset.

Season

  • Monday to Friday, April to December;
  • Statutory holidays, potential summer breaks on individual basis.

Salary and Benefits

  • 15 – 35$/hr, based on position, experience and responsibilities;
  • Continuing education in all aspects of arboriculture provided throughout the season by ISA trainers;
  • Benefits, bonuses and stipends.

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