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Under the general supervision of the Supervisor, Forestry, and Environmental Management and within established policies, procedures and guidelines to provide tree climbing services including use and basic upkeep of a variety of equipment in order to maintain or remove trees located on NPC property.
Completion of a NPC Arborist Apprenticeship Program. College Diploma in Natural Resources or a Horticulture Diploma. Must hold a Landscape Exterminator Pesticide License, Forestry License an asset. ISA Arborist Certification an asset. Chain Saw Certification. Valid Class “D” Driver License with Air Brake “Z” Endorsement. Valid Class “A” License an asset. Mechanical aptitude; ability to perform the manual tasks associated with the position and ability to climb heights. Excellent plant identification skills with particular emphasis on native trees and shrubs. Knowledge of mechanical equipment for maintenance of trees and shrubs. Knowledge of the Occupational Health & Safety Act as well as the Ministry of Transportation/Highway Act and Book 7.
Niagara Parks offers a wage range of $26.43 to $29.71 per hour as well as a comprehensive benefit and pension plan.
To apply for this position, please create a profile and submit a resume through Career Portal by following the link below:
Applications for this position will be accepted until August 24, 2017.
We are an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005), the Niagara Parks Commission (NPC) will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If you require disability – related accommodations, please inform the Human Resources (HR) staff. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. To request an alternate format, please contact Niagara Parks at (905) 295-4377, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or Toll –free 1-855-356-5672.