Arborist Assistant

Arborist Assistant (Winnipeg, Manitoba)

Are you a self-motivated individual? Do you enjoy working the outdoors? As the Arborist Assistant, you will be responsible for assisting the arborist in all aspects of the operations including cutting away existing trees or shrubs to maintain right-of-way for roads, sidewalks, or utilities, or to improve the appearance, health, and value of the trees. The successful candidate for this role with has previous knowledge of how to use hand and power tools and related equipment.

WHAT YOU WILL DO:
* Assisting the arborist and cutting away dead and excess branches from trees, using handsaws, pruning hooks, sheers, and clippers
* Picking up the stumps and branches and putting them into the mulcher/chipper
* Executing all work in a safe manner
* Maintaining all equipment used in the performance of the work
* Other related duties as assigned

MUST HAVES:
* Valid driver’s license and own vehicle to get to work
* Own safety steel-toe work boots and gloves
* Physically fit to lift up to 50lbs
* Strong English communication skills; ability to understand and comprehend verbal instructions

ADDITIONAL INFO:
* $17.00 per hour starting wage with increase throughout the summer to $22.00 per hour
* 7 am to 5 pm ( 10 hour days shifts ) with overtime as requested

APPLY NOW:
Please send a resume quoting job number 19517 to Marlon Persaud at mpersaud@pinnacle.jobs.

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