Climbing Arborist


Position           Several positions, including Crew Leader
Type                 Full-time (40 hrs)
Location          Baie-D’Urfé, Québec
Start date        March or April

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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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  • Tree health and safety assessment;
  • Pruning, rigging, takedowns and cabling;
  • Tool maintenance;
  • Groundsman duties;
  • Customer service;
  • Use of various machines and driving trucks;
  • Lead a three-person crew (Crew Leader position only).

Skills and Responsibilities

  • Arboriculture graduate;
  • 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 license an asset;
  • Five years experience as a climbing arborist (Crew Leader position only);
  • Leadership experience (Crew Leader position only).


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


Salary and Benefits

  • 15 – 35$/hr, based on experience, skills and responsibilities (28 – 35$/hr for Crew Leader position);
  • Continuing education in all aspects of arboriculture provided throughout the season by ISA Trainers;
  • Benefits, bonuses and stipends.

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