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Arborist (relocate To B.C.)

Arborist (relocate to B.C.)

Website The Coastal Arborist Tree Care Co.

Company name: HJ Spears Arborist Inc. dba The Coastal Arborist Tree Care Co.

Position: Climbing Arborist (NOC 22114)

Wage rate: $35/hr

Job type: Permanent, Full time.

Language: English

Start date of employment: As soon as possible

Education: Completion of high school is required. College Diploma will be an asset.

Experience: Minimum 3 years of experience in tree climbing

Position available: 1

Work Location: Central to North Vancouver Island

Business Location: 1120 21st St, Courtenay, BC V9N 2B8

Job Duties:

  • Able to examine trees and shrubs to diagnose problems and disease, prune trees to address structural issues and make recommendations for tree health and management
  • Ability to supervise staff in planting and transplanting.
  • Ability to use hand and power tools applicable to trade.
  • Plants and transplants woody plants to include hole preparation, backfilling, staking, pruning, watering, and mulching.
  • Maintains records of work performed. Organized, prepared and punctual
  • Able to lead, guide, and train staff performing tree care
  • Experience driving trucks with trailers
  • Able to identify potentially hazardous trees and other tree-related problems.
  • Liaise with clients and staff members
  • Ensure health and safety regulations are followed
  • May assist in various maintenance activities as required


  • ISA Certified Arborist or similar credentials
  • Experience managing crews
  • Experience operating of MEWP or aerial lift

Working Conditions:

  • Work in wet, damp, strong odours, dust, cold environments, outdoors, noisy.
  • Heavy workloads, stand, bend, crouch, and kneel.
  • Job is physically demanding, ability to lift 50 lbs or more.
  • Working at heights, use power tools.



Relocation assistance may be available to qualified candidates. 

Salary Rate: $35/hr

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