The Davey Tree Expert Company

Consulting Arborist

Downsview, ON, CA, M3L 1G9 Burlington, ON, CA, L7L 5R3 Hamilton, ON, CA, L8P 2B6 Mississauga, ON, CA, L5J 1K5 Pickering, ON, CA, L1W 0A3

Additional Locations: Toronto, Hamilton, Mississauga, Burlington, Oakville, and York Region

Primary Locations: Ontario, Downsview, 10 Jethro Road, M3L 1G9, Ontario, Burlington, 6-4450 Corporate Drive, L7L 5R3, Ontario, Hamilton, 182 Chatham Street, L8P 2B6, Ontario, Mississauga, 2265 Royal Windsor Drive Unit 5A, L5J 1K5, Ontario, Pickering, 1661 Quigley Street, L1W 0A3 

Requisition ID: 195983

Position 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, and tree preservation 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 assessment, and asset management.

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 applicant and Davey Resource Group.

Job Duties

  • Consult with clients within different aspects of projects that may impact trees.
  • Travel to various locations within a specified region providing consulting services.
  • Complete Arborist Reports and tree preservation plans for construction projects.
  • Draft technical reports detailing tree assessments and providing recommendations.
  • Assist in developing urban forestry strategy and management plans.
  • Create detailed Tree Risk Assessments for clients.
  • Perform data collection for tree inventory projects throughout southern Ontario.
  • Complete non-invasive root exploration when requested by a client or municipality.
  • Monitor excavation within root zones and provide root pruning to mitigate tree impacts.


  • Minimum 3 years Industry experience
  • ISA Certified Arborist or equivalent accreditation (RPF, ASCA) required.
  • TRAQ Certification and/or any additional ISA accreditation is a plus.
  • Strong Tree Species Identification skills, ability to identify and assess tree defects/diseases.
  • Experience using GIS programs (ArcGIS, QGIS, etc.) is recommended but not required.
  • Knowledge of the construction industry, civil engineering, or utilities are an asset.
  • Valid provincial driver’s license.
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, willingness to learn and progress.
  • Experience with MS Office is necessary. Experience with AutoCAD is an asset.

What We Offer

  • Full time hourly position. Year-round employment. Hybrid field work and work-from-home.
  • Occasional overtime required, depending on project.
  • Short-term travel opportunities, with LOA and paid airfare + accommodations.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Excellent Benefits package, RRSP and career advancement opportunities.
  • Employee-owned company with discounted stock purchase available after 1 year of service.
  • Davey provides ongoing training with wage incentives for gaining industry qualifications.

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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