The Corporation of the City of North Vancouver
The City of North Vancouver is the urban core of the beautiful North Shore and has a long-term vision to be “The Healthiest Small City in the World”, with five key priorities to be a City for People, a Liveable City, a Vibrant City, a Connected City and a Prosperous City.
The Engineering, Parks and Environment Department – Parks and Environment Division requires a regular full-time Tree Worker.
You will perform skilled manual tree work such as planting, pruning, fertilizing, mulching, and removal of boulevard and park trees following industry best management practices. In addition, you will climb, trim, and prune trees utilizing appropriate fall protection equipment and power or hand tools as well as remove trees using appropriate cutting, rigging, winching, and falling techniques and perform other heavy manual tasks related to the work as required following recognized safe work practices. You will be the lead-hand on the Tree Crew and supervise the work of a small group of subordinates. You will report indications of hazardous trees, tree pests and diseases to a supervisor.
You will have completed courses in arboriculture leading to, or resulting in, International Society of Arboriculture Certification, and possess considerable related technical and supervisory experience. Having a Climbing Arborist Certificate of Qualification from the Industry Training Authority would be an asset.
Ability to perform heavy manual work outdoors; the ability to perform climbing and pruning tasks at extensive heights; and thorough knowledge of proper safety precautions in all aspects of tree work, are necessary qualifications. Your effective public relations skills will allow you to interact with the public in a tactful manner. A valid Class 5 Driver’s License and a B.C. Pesticide Applicator’s License are also required.
$33.26 per hour
(January 2019 rates)
Hours of Work:
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday
If you are passionate about making the City of North Vancouver an even greater place to live, work and play, apply on-line through the Career Portal at www.cnv.org by Thursday, December 12, 2019.
Thank you for your interest in the City of North Vancouver.