The Davey Tree Expert Company

Spray Technician

Ancaster, ON, CA, L9G 4V5 Saskatoon, SK, CA, S7V 0A9 Downsview, ON, CA, M3L 1G9 Port Robinson, ON, CA, L0S 1K0 Nisku, AB, CA, T9E 1C6 Winnipeg, MB, CA, R0E 1J0 Vancouver, British Columbia, CA, V6P 6Z7 West Kelowna, British Columbia, CA, V1Z 1G5 Calgary, AB, CA, T2E 6T3 Severn, ON, CA, L3V 0Y5 Carp, ON, CA, K0A 1L0 Hamilton, ON, CA, L8P 2B6 Pickering, ON, CA, L1W 0A3

Additional Locations: Extensive Travel

Primary Locations: Ontario, Ancaster, 611 Tradewind Drive Suite 500, L9G 4V5, Alberta, Calgary, 4019 23rd Street NE, T2E 6T3, Alberta, Nisku, 3800-13 Street, T9E 1C6, British Columbia, Vancouver, 1541 West 75th Avenue, V6P 6Z7, British Columbia, West Kelowna, 1240 Industrial Road, V1Z 1G5, Manitoba, Winnipeg, 155 Transport Road, R0E 1J0, Ontario, Downsview, 10 Jethro Road, M3L 1G9, Ontario, Hamilton, 182 Chatham Street, L8P 2B6, Ontario, Port Robinson, 1354 Chippawa Creek Road Unit 3, L0S 1K0, Ontario, Severn, 4063 Hampshire Mills Line, L3V 0Y5, Ontario, Carp, 196 Cardevco Road, K0A 1L0, Ontario, Pickering, 1661 Quigley Street, L1W 0A3, Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, 5103 8th Street East, S7V 0A9 

Requisition ID: 180931

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 has numerous crews that are professionally trained to provide tree trimming and removal services to ensure the scope of this contracted work is completed safely, and well before any deadlines. Our relatable experiences and industries serviced include notably Utilities, Municipalities, Government, Rail, Commercial and Residential.

Divisional 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.

Position Overview

In this role, you will travel extensively across Canada as you work to support our rail clients to ensure track safety is maintained for both passengers and goods. The successful candidate will become part of a team of professionals that work close together to provide exceptional service while maintaining the highest commitment to safety and performance.

Job Duties

  • Perform chemical and mechanical vegetation control.
  • Maintain meticulous records of herbicide use, inventory and equipment.
  • Travel to various sites
  • Operate Hi-Rail herbicide applicator, adhering to all company and environmental standards.
  • Manage customer service expectations.
  • Properly maintain, prepare, and operate all tools and equipment.
  • Abide by Davey and industry safety policies and procedures.


  • No experience necessary however herbicidal application experience is preferred
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs.
  • Attention to detail, and a proficiency using tablets, Windows and Excel, are strongly encouraged, and required for all potential crew leaders.
  • Valid provincial driver’s license.
  • Ability to work safely as part of a team and possess the willingness to learn and progress.
  • Air brakes, herbicide applicators certificate, H2S, WHIMIS, Standard First Aid with CPR, ATV training and heavy equipment operating experience are definite assets.

Additional Information

  • Full time. Year-round employment.
  • Occasional overtime required.
  • Extensive Travel. 
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Excellent Benefits package, RRSP matching 
  • Employee-owned company with stock purchase available after 1 year of service.
  • Davey provides ongoing training and careers advancement opportunities.


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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