Arborist 1 Apprentice

Date Posted: February 09, 2021
Job Number: 1093798
Employer: Ladybug Arborists
Job Location: Lethbridge, Alberta
Job Start Date: October 01, 2020
Job End Date: February 09, 2021
Job Type: Full-time
Application deadline: March 31, 2021

Job Description

• Perform various activities rated to urban forestry/arboriculture on private, commercial, institution or municipal properties
• Tasks include climbing, pruning, removals, cabling, tree identification, diagnostics and stumping from the ground and aloft if required in compliance with ANSI and ISA standards, OHS, Traffic control, or other regulatory acts
• Operate and perform maintenance on specialized equipment including chippers, chainsaws and stump grinders in a safe and efficient manner once shown how
• Operate light vehicles in safe manner
• Operate hand and power tools necessary to perform assignments
• Follows instruction and contributes to the success of the job
• Works cooperatively with co-workers
• Participates in site safety briefings and regular safety meetings
• Assists with administrative record keeping including equipment checklists, hazard assessments and timecards
• Inspects equipment daily before and after use and ensures it is transported and stored safely
• Ground level support of lead staff and thorough clean-up of job sites prior to departing
• Performs ongoing maintenance including sharpening, sterilization or cleaning tools/equipment

Job Conditions

  • Work on weekends may be required.
  • Working in outdoors in various weather conditions may be required.


  • Minimum experience : 0-1
  • Minimum educational level : Grade 12 or Equivalent
  • Certifications:
    • Valid Driver’s License
    • Standard First Aid and CPR
  • Language : English