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Chainsaw Safety Awareness Training (Two Day)

The Department of Labour requires that all Parks Professionals who use chainsaws on the job be trained in their safe operation. This two day seminar helps satisfy these requirements.


The course will cover:
  • Safety Regulations and PPE
  • Identify and inspect all chainsaw safety components
  • Manufactures inspection and adjustment of a chainsaw
  • Starting and stopping techniques
  • Safe handling of a chainsaw
  • Woodlot assessment and hazards
  • Felling techniques for trees with 5" DBH or larger
  • Bucking and Limbing
  • Pole saw and cutting attachments

This course is worth 2 credits towards your Parks Practitioner Designation

Please note the following PPE is required to attend this course: Class E Type 2 helmet, Hearing protection, Gloves, Eye protection, Safety boots, Full leg chaps or ballistic pants 

Upcoming events

    • 21 Jan 2019
    • 30 Jan 2019
    • City of Hamilton

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    Job ID #: 14557


    SUPERINTENDENT - FORESTRY - REPOST


    Public Works
    Environmental Services

    1301 Upper Ottawa - Forestry Yard

    Applicants that have already applied need not reapply as your application has already been considered.

    NUMBER OF VACANCIES: 1 Full-Time Regular

    UNION/NON-UNION: Non Union Mgmt Professional

    HOURS Of WORK: 35.00 per week

    GRADE: 6

    SALARY/HOUR: $47.537 - $55.597 per hour

    Note: See appropriate Collective Agreement or the Non Union Salary Range for details.

    STATUS/LENGTH: Full-Time Regular

    JOB DESCRIPTION ID #: 5354

    JOB SUMMARY: 

    Reporting to the Manager of Forestry and Horticulture, the Superintendent of Forestry is an integral part of the Forestry section leadership team, providing leadership to Forestry operations staff, short and long-term operations planning, co-ordination of work, and direction to Forestry staff. Complete training, performance development and appraisal programs for staff.


    QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS: 

    Plan and coordinate the delivery of Forestry operations and maintenance programs to ensure safe, cost-effective, and timely delivery of services, in accordance with existing legislation, bylaws, regulations, business plans, approved service levels and current practices.

    Demonstrated experience and knowledge in forestry operations with proven knowledge of best operational practices and theories together with a proven record in planning, designing and maintaining forestry related programs such as GIS based tree asset inventory management.

    Demonstrated ability to coordinate and supervise staff in a unionized environment through effective use of leadership, facilitation, communication, interpersonal and organizational skills and working knowledge of applicable collective bargaining agreements and related processes.

    Must possess strong written and oral communication skills to support excellent customer service and communications with the general public, elected officials, management, co-workers, partner service providers, and contractors.

    Demonstrated knowledge of the Health and Safety Act and applicable regulations as it relates to the position. 

    Must have excellent computer skills and competency with Microsoft Suite of applications, GIS, database applications and GIS based asset management tools.

    Must possess a valid Class "G" Drivers Licence.

    Please apply on or before: 2019-01-30

    Disclaimer:

    Be advised that Human Resources frequently audits resumes of internal/external applicants to ensure/validate information provided is consistent and trustworthy. Falsification of information provided at any time throughout the recruitment process may be grounds for disqualification, and for internal applicants, subject to discipline up to and including termination.

    Terms:

    The City is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. Consistent with our Values and Corporate Culture Pillars, the City of Hamilton is committed to providing equitable treatment to all with respect to barrier-free employment and accommodation without discrimination. The City will provide accommodation for applicants in all aspects of the hiring process, up to the point of undue hardship.  If you have an accommodation need, please contact Human Resources as soon as possible to make appropriate arrangements. 

    We invite you to visit the departmental webpage to obtain further information on the culture and business of this department.

    The incumbent shall comply with all Health and Safety Policies and Practices for this position and the workplace.

    It is the responsibility of the applicants to ensure that their application reaches Human Resources by the closing date or they may not be considered. It is also the responsibility of applicants to supply qualifications, licences and related experience relevant to the qualifications outlined above for this competition as directed. On the basis of the criteria set out above, this posting is open to all applicants

    The statements made by me are true, complete and correct to the best of my knowledge.  I understand that any falsification of statements, misrepresentations, deliberate omission or concealment of information may be considered just cause for discipline, up to and including termination for internal applicants and disqualification for external applicants.   

    • 01 Apr 2019
    • 7:30 AM
    • 02 Apr 2019
    • 3:30 PM
    • City of Woodstock~ Cowan Park - 895 Ridgewood Drive, Woodstock, ON N4T 0A6
    • 6
    Register

    CHAINSAW SAFETY AWARENESS TRAINING -TWO DAY 


    The Department of Labour requires that all Parks Professionals who use chainsaws on the job be trained in their safe operation.

     

    This two (2) day seminar helps satisfy these requirements.

     

    The course will cover:


    • Safety Regulations and PPE
    • Identify and inspect all chainsaw safety components
    • Inspection and adjustment of a chainsaw
    • Starting and stopping techniques
    • Safe handling of a chainsaw
    • Woodlot assessment and hazards
    • Felling techniques for trees greater then 5" dbh
    • Bucking and Limbing
    • Pole saw and cutting attachments
    • Competence test

    **PLEASE NOTE**

    PARTICIPANTS MUST HAVE PROPER PPE IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS COURSE

    • Class E Type 2 helmet
    • Hearing protection
    • Gloves
    • Eye protection
    • Safety boots
    • Full leg chaps or ballistic pants


    Date:

    April 1 & 2, 2019


    Time:

    7:30am to 3:30pm


    In-Class Location:

    Cowan Park
    895 Ridgewood Drive
    Woodstock, ON N4T 0A6

    Outdoor Location (6 minute drive):  Lion’s Trail entrance ~ 51 Bexley Street, Woodstock, ON N4S 5X7

    Lunch is NOT provided at this location – please bring a lunch, snacks and drinks (water etc..) both days. 

    Register online, payment can be made via cheque (made payable to Ontario Parks Association) or by calling the OPA office with a credit card for processing. (905-864-6182, ext. 6710) .

    • 06 May 2019
    • 7:30 AM
    • 07 May 2019
    • 3:30 PM
    • Whitewater Region Municipal Office - Community Hall - 44 Main Street, Cobden, ON K0J 1K0
    • 2
    Register

    CHAINSAW SAFETY AWARENESS TRAINING -TWO DAY 


    The Department of Labour requires that all Parks Professionals who use chainsaws on the job be trained in their safe operation.

     

    This two (2) day seminar helps satisfy these requirements.

     

    The course will cover:


    • Safety Regulations and PPE
    • Identify and inspect all chainsaw safety components
    • Inspection and adjustment of a chainsaw
    • Starting and stopping techniques
    • Safe handling of a chainsaw
    • Woodlot assessment and hazards
    • Felling techniques for trees greater then 5" dbh
    • Bucking and Limbing
    • Pole saw and cutting attachments
    • Competence test

    **PLEASE NOTE**

    PARTICIPANTS MUST HAVE PROPER PPE IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS COURSE

    • Class E Type 2 helmet
    • Hearing protection
    • Gloves
    • Eye protection
    • Safety boots
    • Full leg chaps or ballistic pants


    Date:

    May 6 & 7, 2019


    Time:

    7:30am to 3:30pm


    In-Class Location:

    Whitewater Region Municipal Office - Community Hall
    44 Main Street
    Cobden, ON K0J 1K0

    Outdoor Location: TBD

    Lunch is NOT provided at this location – please bring a lunch, snacks and drinks (water etc..) both days. 

    Register online, payment can be made via cheque (made payable to Ontario Parks Association) or by calling the OPA office with a credit card for processing. (905-864-6182, ext. 6710) .


Want to host this session? 
For this session we require an indoor classroom that can accommodate 10 people and has access to a projector and screen. We also require an outdoor woodlot that has vehicle access with trees that can be felled and used to practice cutting techniques (6 - 18 inches or 15cm - 45cm in diameter).  We ask the host facility to provide a Pole saw for the training to review and practice techniques.

Our instructors will need to bring equipment to the location of the practical site, please ensure that there is vehicle access to the location. Woodlots within a 5 minute drive are preferred. 

Please email training@ontarioparksassociation.ca to find out available hosting dates.
Want to host this session? 
For this session we require an indoor classroom that can accommodate 10 people and has access to a projector and screen. We also require an outdoor woodlot with trees that can be used to practice cutting techniques. 

Please emailtraining@ontarioparksassociation.cato find out available hosting dates.
 
Want to host this session? 
For this session we require an indoor classroom that can accommodate 10 people and has access to a projector and screen. We also require an outdoor woodlot with trees that can be used to practice cutting techniques. 

Please emailtraining@ontarioparksassociation.cato find out available hosting dates.
 
Instructed By:

   
Bob Smith
For more information, please send an email, referencing the course title, to training@ontarioparksassociation.ca
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