The Davey Tree Expert Company

Power Saw Operator

Ancaster, ON, CA, L9G 4V5 Burlington, ON, CA, L7L 5R3 Downsview, ON, CA, M3L 1G9 Hamilton, ON, CA, L8P 2B6 Brantford, ON, CA, N3R 7K2 Carp, ON, CA, K0A 1L0 Pickering, ON, CA, L1W 0A3

Additional Locations: Eastern Canada

Primary Locations: Ontario, Ancaster, 611 Tradewind Drive Suite 500, L9G 4V5, Ontario, Burlington, 6-4450 Corporate Drive, L7L 5R3, Ontario, Downsview, 10 Jethro Road, M3L 1G9, Ontario, Hamilton, 182 Chatham Street, L8P 2B6, Ontario, Brantford, 40 Roy Blvd, N3R 7K2, Ontario, Carp, 196 Cardevco Road, K0A 1L0, Ontario, Pickering, 1661 Quigley Street, L1W 0A3 

Requisition ID: 193565

Position Overview

We provide utilities, rail and road transport with safe and efficient right of way clearance services. Clients rely on us for timely resource mobilization during severe weather events and proactive planning services, such as system hardening and storm restorations.

As a Power Saw Operator (Slasher) you will be working closely on a small crew supporting our client in several different locations and terrains. In this role you will be required to travel to various locations in Canada.

Job Duties

  • Brush cutting using Chainsaw or Brushsaw.
  • Working on steep slopes and uneven ground.
  • Groundwork support for trimming operations.
  • Chipper operation and loading brush.
  • Assist the Foreperson in job- site setup, debris removal, cleanup and equipment maintenance.
  • Abide by Davey and Industry safety policies and procedures.
  • Providing excellent customer service.


  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience with maintenance and safe power saw operation.
  • Valid provincial driver’s license. Licensed to drive a 5-ton vehicle and air brake endorsement considered an asset.
  • Willingness to work towards becoming a certified arborist.
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs.
  • Valid First Aid certification
  • Enform or Forest Safety Council training preferred.
  • Ability to work safely as part of a team and possess the willingness to learn and progress.

Additional Information

  • Daily Per Diem where required. Hotel and other expenses covered.
  • Full time. Year-round employment.
  • Seasonal positions also available
  • Davey provides ongoing training and career advancement opportunities, including assistance with tuition
  • Employee owned company with stock purchase available after 1 year of service
  • Excellent Benefits package and RRSP matching program
  • Employee Referral Program and other company perks

The Davey Tree Expert Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected class, including race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, marital or familial status, disability, status as a protected veteran, status as an Aboriginal or Indigenous person, or other classification protected by law.


The Davey Tree Expert Company of Canada, Limited, is committed to scientifically based horticultural and environmental services with outstanding client service. The Davey Tree Expert Company provides research-driven tree services, grounds maintenance and environmental consulting for residential, utility, commercial and environmental partners in the U.S. and Canada. We care about our clients, each other and the world around us. We offer the resources, size and stability of a big company while maintaining the culture, entrepreneurial spirit and feel of a small one. We invest in our employees by offering industry-leading training, technology and benefits that lead to a rewarding and safe work experience at all levels. Wherever you want to grow your career, there’s a place for you at Davey. To learn more, visit


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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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