The Davey Tree Expert Company

Consulting Arborist - Urban Forestry

Ancaster, ON, CA, L9G 4V5 Mississauga, ON, CA, L5J 1K5 Hamilton, ON, CA, L8P 2B6 Downsview, ON, CA, M3L 1G9

Additional Locations: GTHA

Primary Locations: Ontario, Ancaster, 611 Tradewind Drive Suite 500, L9G 4V5, Ontario, Downsview, 10 Jethro Road, M3L 1G9, Ontario, Hamilton, 182 Chatham Street, L8P 2B6, Ontario, Mississauga, 2265 Royal Windsor Drive Unit 5A, L5J 1K5 

Requisition ID: 170743

Position Overview

As a Consulting Arborist you will be called upon to provide your knowledge and experience to provide in-depth consultative services across several different client groups from individual homeowners to Architects, Builders/Construction companies, larger utility clients, and municipalities. The ability to communicate clearly through face to face interactions, report writing and, detailed assessments will be vital towards the success of the incumbent and Davey Resource Group.

Job Duties

  • Consulting with clients to provide tree assessments and surveys of varying scope.
  • Travel to various locations within a specified region providing consulting services.
  • Writing Arborist Reports detailing tree observations and providing recommendations.
  • Develop Tree Preservation Plans for construction, utility, and other infrastructure projects.
  • Develop urban forestry strategies and Tree Management Plans for owners of tree inventories.
  • Create detailed Tree Risk Assessments for clients, dependent on qualifications.
  • Conduct or assist with tree inventory collection. Local or inter-provincial travel may be required.
  • Complete or supervise non-invasive root exploration when requested by a client or municipality.
  • Site monitoring and visits to construction sites to document tree health and provide root pruning.


  • Minimum 3 years Industry experience in arboriculture, forestry, ecology, and/or field biology.
  • ISA Certified Arborist.
  • Strong Tree Identification skills.
  • Valid provincial driver’s license.
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, and also possess the willingness to learn and progress.
  • Adaptability to a varied work schedule and diversity of work assignments.
  • Experience with MS Office, particularly Word and Excel. 

Additional Information

  • Full time. Year-round employment.
  • Occasional overtime required, project dependent.
  • Excellent Benefits package, RRSP matching
  • Employee-owned company with discounted stock purchases available after 1 year of service.
  • Davey provides ongoing training and career advancement opportunities.

Company Overview

Davey Tree Expert Co. of Canada, Limited has been performing tree care and vegetation management services across Canada since 1930. With over 850 employees, we continuously pride ourselves on unmatched quality and safety. Davey Tree is the leading full-service tree care provider for residential, commercial, utility line clearing and forestry consulting throughout Canada.  All crews are professionally trained to ensure the scope of our work is completed safely, and well before any deadlines.

Divisional Overview

Davey Resource Group (DRG), the consulting division of the Davey Tree Expert Co. of Canada, Limited, provides a comprehensive range of natural resource, urban forestry consulting and utility consulting services to the commercial, residential, municipal, and governmental markets. In Canada, our local offices expertise and services encompass arboriculture and forestry, right-of-way vegetation management, ecology and wildlife, and asset management.


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.

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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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