The Davey Tree Expert Company

DZ Driver / Groundperson

Pickering, ON, CA, L1W 0A3

Additional Locations: na

Primary Locations: Ontario, Pickering, 1661 Quigley Street, L1W 0A3 

Requisition ID: 194734

Position Overview

As a driver with Davey Tree you will be responsible for ensuring the crew and equipment arrive at the job site safely and on time. Once at site you will join the rest of the crew as a Labourer or Arborist; providing your in-depth knowledge and skills to ensure the job gets done right and on time.

Job Duties

  • Drive a commercial truck with crew and equipment to various job sites as required.
  • Perform and log daily pre and post trip inspections of the vehicle.
  • Operate as an active crew member with supporting ground crew and crew leader.
  • Assist the trimmers and foreperson in job site setup, debris removal and cleanup.
  • Properly maintain, prepare, and operate all tools and equipment including chainsaws, chippers, aerial lifts and more.
  • Abide by Davey and industry safety policies and procedures


  • Valid provincial driver’s license. Licensed to drive a 5-ton vehicle and air brake endorsement required.
  • Clean drivers abstract required.
  • 1-3 years experience.
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs.
  • Ability to work safely as part of a team and possess the willingness to learn and progress.

What We Offer

  • Full time. Year-round employment.
  • Davey provides ongoing training and career advancement opportunities.
  • As an employee-owned company, Davey offers employees the option to purchase stock in the company after 1 year of service and as a result enjoy the benefits of being an employee owner.
  • Excellent benefit package provided
  • Davey offers an RRSP match program
  • Employee Referral Program and Other 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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