The Davey Tree Expert Company

Spray Technician

Saskatoon, SK, CA, S7V 0A9

Additional Locations: various locations

Primary Locations: Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, 5103 8th Street East, S7V 0A9 

Requisition ID: 177810

Position Overview

This challenging position entails applying herbicides with the purpose of managing brush and noxious weeds on utility facilities, power line rights-of-ways, and pipeline right-of-ways. The application of herbicides varies from selective backpack treatments to large scale foliar treatments utilizing 1-ton trucks, all terrain vehicles, and/or heavy equipment.

The successful candidates 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.

In this role, you will travel across various as you work to support our clients to ensure access and safety is maintained along utility corridors and power distribution stations.

Job Duties

  • Perform chemical and mechanical vegetation control.
  • Maintain meticulous records of herbicide use, inventory and equipment.
  • Travel to various sites
  • Operate 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

  • Davey provides all safety and protective clothing required but new employees must provide their own CSA steel toed rubber boots.
  • Hotel costs are covered by Davey tree and virtually all expenses are covered.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Davey provides ongoing training.

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.


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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