The Davey Tree Expert Company

Co Op / Seasonal - Groundperson - Arborist Assistant

Ancaster, ON, CA, L9G 4V5 London, ON, CA, N5W 4W6 Carp, ON, CA, K0A 1L0 Burlington, ON, CA, L7L 5R3 Maidstone, ON, CA, N0R 1K0 Mississauga, ON, CA, L5J 1K5 Downsview, ON, CA, M3L 1G9 Strathroy, ON, CA, N7G 3H8 Pickering, ON, CA, L1W 0A3 Vaughan, ON, CA, L6A 4P5 Hamilton, ON, CA, L8P 2B6 Port Robinson, ON, CA, L0S 1K0 Kitchener, ON, CA, N2B 3X8 Colborne, ON, CA, K0K 1S0 Brantford, ON, CA, N3R 7K2 Bracebridge, ON, CA, P1L 1P8 Severn, ON, CA, L3V 0Y5

Additional Locations: Several Locations Across Ontario

Primary Locations: Ontario, Ancaster, 611 Tradewind Drive Suite 500, L9G 4V5, Ontario, Bracebridge, #5 Monica Lane, P1L 1P8, Ontario, Burlington, 6-4450 Corporate Drive, L7L 5R3, Ontario, Colborne, 151 Industrial Park Rd., K0K 1S0, Ontario, Downsview, 10 Jethro Road, M3L 1G9, Ontario, Hamilton, 182 Chatham Street, L8P 2B6, Ontario, Kitchener, 2-14 Riverview Place, N2B 3X8, Ontario, London, 460 Third Street, N5W 4W6, Ontario, Maidstone, 9580 County Rd 42, N0R 1K0, Ontario, Mississauga, 2265 Royal Windsor Drive Unit 5A, L5J 1K5, Ontario, Port Robinson, 1354 Chippawa Creek Road Unit 3, L0S 1K0, Ontario, Severn, 4063 Hampshire Mills Line, L3V 0Y5, Ontario, Strathroy, 641 Wright Street, N7G 3H8, Ontario, Vaughan, 330 Rodinea Road Unit #2, L6A 4P5, Ontario, Brantford, 40 Roy Blvd, N3R 7K2, Ontario, Carp, 196 Cardevco Road, K0A 1L0, Ontario, Pickering, 1661 Quigley Street, L1W 0A3 

Requisition ID: 177780

Position Overview

Davey Tree Expert Co. of Canada is the leading full-service tree care provider for residential, commercial, utility line clearing, and forestry consulting throughout Canada. As we continue to grow and expand, we are seeking interested and motivated individuals to join our team in various roles.
With positions available throughout Ontario as well as permanent, seasonal, co-op options, Davey has an opportunity for you in the location you desire!

Ontario: Toronto / GTA, Quinte, Muskoka, Mississauga, Oakville, Burlington, Hamilton, Niagara region, Brantford, Cambridge, London, Strathroy, Windsor.

As an Arborist Assistant with Davey Tree you will be working to support the operations above; you will play an important part in both site set up and assistance to Arborists. You will play a vital role in the safe execution of work for our crews and members of the public or clients. This role will provide newcomers to the tree industry with a better understanding of what we do at Davey and provide the right individuals with a career advancement opportunities and training.

Job Duties

  • Groundwork support for trimming operations.
  • Chainsaw and Chipper operation/loading brush.
  • Assist Crew leader in job- site setup, debris removal, cleanup and equipment maintenance.
  • Abide by industry safety policies and procedures.
  • Raking up/ leaf blowing job sites.
  • Rigging down limbs.


  • Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs.
  • Previous landscape/horticulture experience considered an asset.
  • Ability to work safely as part of a team and possess the willingness to learn and progress.

Additional Information

  • Both Full time/ Year-Round employment but also seasonal or co op opportunities as well
  • Davey provides ongoing training and career advancement opportunities, including assistance with tuition
  • Employee owned company with stock purchase available after 1 year of service for permanent employees
  • Excellent Benefits package and RRSP program for permanent employees
  • Employee Referral Program and other company perks


We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.  As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, regardless of their age, race, colour, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, provincial law.

If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please email

Davey is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and considers all qualified employees and applicants for all positions regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state, or local law.  It is our mandate that all matters related to the terms and conditions of employment and all treatment on the job be free of discrimination.  In addition, harassment based on any protected characteristic is strictly prohibited.

To preview Davey’s relevant EO/AA plan, please submit a written request to: The Davey Tree Expert Company, Attn: HR, 1500 N. Mantua Street, Kent, Ohio 44240.

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