Part-Time Ground Technician

Ground Technician (Part-Time)
at Storybook Tree Services (view all jobs)
Oakville, ON

Hourly wage: Wage varies based on experience and credentials
Who We Are
Storybook Tree Services is a locally owned Oakville business offering tree care services to its large clientele base within the GTA.

We stress the utmost RELIABILITY AND SAFETY on all jobs and constant vigilance and mindfulness is of the utmost importance on our crew. Being aware of inherent dangers in the tree industry and the knowledge to avoid them is most important. We are members of the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) and encourage employees obtain proper certifications and Arborist Licensing. All Storybook employees have an expectation to continuously promote our services and products and embrace the importance of networking to bring more business connections.

About the Team
Our staff is trained in the upkeep of various species of trees and we are equipped to handle any pruning or tree removal undertaking regardless of size. We are pleased of our reputation assisting the local municipality in maintenance and removal of designated trees. Storybook Tree Services is an active member of the International Society of Arboriculture in Ontario and TCIA Tree Care Industry Association and adheres to arboricultural standards in your town or city. We carry $5 million in liability insurance and are covered under Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB). We are active in the business community and belong to the Oakville Chamber of Commerce.

The Role
The Grounds Tech will perform ground duty’s such as Rigging, Chipping, Clean up, Stump grinding, Saw maintenance and etc..

About You
  • Experience in chain sharpening & chainsaw maintenance; • Stump grinder & chipper operation & maintenance;
  • Experience in rigging used in tree work- ie: rope breaks and speed lines.

A day in the life of our Ground Technicians
  • Defining the staging area and safe zones on the job site and laying out the tools for the job;
  • Placing the Storybook road sign in a visible location on the property;
  • Filling equipment with gasoline or diesel while being mindful of safe handling of fuels.

About Storybook Tree Services
Avid tree people, Storybook Tree Services are committed to preserving the tree scape by providing a full range of tree related services including pruning and deep root fertilization. We know what it takes to keep your trees healthy and looking great; likewise our service partners can provide you with a detailed plan if you are interested in adding trees to your property that will enhance the appearance of your outdoor living space. Our comprehensive tree services also include soil testing, tree tagging and identification and we can provide detailed arborist reporting on the state of your trees and shrubs to determine their health and whether removal is necessary.

Our Company Values
  • Courage - When we overcome fear, we enable our best selves.
  • Curiosity - We are curious, which is the gateway to empathy, inclusion, and understanding.
  • Service - We serve our community with humility, enabling joy and belonging for others.
  • Kaizen - We have a growth mindset committed to constant forward progress.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Storybook Tree Services. Pursuant to applicable law, we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
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