The Davey Tree Expert Company

Utility Forestry Technician

Ancaster, ON, CA, L9G 4V5

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Primary Locations: Ontario, Ancaster, 611 Tradewind Drive Suite 500, L9G 4V5 

Requisition ID: 167165

Position Overview

In this exciting role you will work within the growing, qualified, and experienced leaders in vegetation management and utility asset consulting. You will be out in the field conducting a number of different vegetation assessments. This role for the right individual will provide a long-term career with advancement opportunities.

Job Duties

  • Patrol and assess right-of-way vegetation with the intent of translating operational plans and prescriptions into GIS for field execution.
  • Pre-operation coordination, including permitting, liaise with Governmental Agencies, Clients and Contractors, participate in negotiations, notify property owners of planned work.
  • Complete post-operational auditing, inspections and compliance measurements based on client requirements.
  • Act as a forestry problem solver for the client to maintain safe and reliable power.


  • University degree preferred in a forestry, environmental science or natural resource management or College diploma in related field.
  • 3+ years’ experience in a related field such as arboriculture, vegetation management, forestry or utility line clearing.
  • ISA Certified Arborist or Utility Tree Trimmer or Certified Utility Arborist required.
    • Additional Certifications such as Utility Specialist, Tree Risk Assessment Qualification, Wildlife Danger Tree Assessor, Registered Professional Forester (RPF), or Pesticide Applicators License considered assets.
  • Working knowledge of various forestry and utility aspects, including manual, mechanical and herbicide vegetation management.
  • Valid provincial driver’s license.
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to work safely both independently and as part of a team and possess the willingness to learn and progress.
  • Experience with MS Office Suite and GIS software an asset.

Additional Information

  • Full time. Year-round employment.
  • Excellent Benefits package, RRSP Matching probram
  • Employee owned company with stock purchase available after 1 year of service.
  • Davey provides ongoing training and careers 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

Since 1930, Davey has been protecting and enhancing trees and urban forests in communities across Canada. Davey Resource Group (DRG), the consulting division of the Davey Tree Expert Co. of Canada, Limited, provides a comprehensive range of natural resource and utility consulting services to the commercial, residential, municipal, and governmental markets. In Canada, our 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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