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Arborist Operations Manager

Our team at Safe Tree is looking for a highly motivated, hard-working, arborist veteran capable of making decisions to become our next Arborist Operations Manager. In an industry that’s physically challenging and unpredictable our Arborist Operations Manager needs to know the industry inside and out, with a focus on keeping our teams safe, informed and understood, while driving efficiency in scheduling Team Safe Tree Crews.

Safe Tree Ltd. is a full-service tree care company serving both Niagara & Hamilton Regions. We offer competitive wages, including a full employee benefit program with gear allowances.  At Safe Tree we value innovation and are always looking for fresh, passionate minds to add to our Management Team.

If you love the idea of a rewarding, physical, tree-centric career then Safe Tree Ltd. will be a great fit for you. We always come back to our roots and remember that trees are an important part of life. Not only do we care about them, but we prioritize them and you; because trees are our passion and safety, our way of life.

The Arborist Operations Manager will be a Certified Arborist with at least 5 years experience in the industry, including extensive knowledge of estimations, quotes and tree health/diagnostics. The Arborist Operations Manager, in collaboration with the Office Manager will be responsible for adapting, improving and creating the Safety Policies & Procedures, maintaining up-to-date knowledge of the industry’s safety standards. In this managerial role the successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring all crews are scheduled efficiently, trained on all updated safety practices, as well as create new safety policies and procedures as the company grows.

 At Safe Tree, we expect everyone to expand and grow within the company so as part of the Management Team you will be asked to evaluate all staff on their overall safety practices and make suggestions on how we can improve as a company, as a team and as individuals. The Arborist Operations Manager must have great attention to detail with an exceptional understanding of this industry across all roles. The right person for this role is someone who has seen it all, been most roles and wants a change. This role can really push your comfort zone and take your knowledge as a Certified Arborist to the next level. The sky really is the limit in this role.

While experience is an asset, we want to make sure we have the right teams together so priority will be given to the right people, over the right qualifications. Anyone can grow into a solid leader, but it takes someone special to truly grow into all this career can be. Let us help you reach your dreams – the sky is the limit here at Safe Tree Ltd

Qualifications you must have:

  • 5+ years in the field. (preference given to quoting experience)
  • Certified Arborist
  • Valid and clean Driver’s License G and DZ (Please note that we require 3 years documented experience for DZ licenses)
  • Experience Leading a Team
  • Organized with great attention to detail
  • Extensive industry knowledge
  • First Aid & CPR
  • Microsoft Office
  • QuickBooks
  • Crew experience in the field
  • Excellent communication skills both oral & written
  • Quoting background with a knowledgeable insight on which equipment and how many staff are required for each job
  • Client relations, customer service or sales experience would be considered an asset


All Applicants must be responsible, driven/hardworking, an exceptional team player, with strong communication skills and a desire to push personal & mental boundaries. We want this to be a career for you, not a pay check.   

Think you’d be a perfect fit?

Let us know why Safe Tree Ltd. is a great fit for you! Please submit an up-to-date cover letter and resume to Alison Wright, Office Manager at alison@safetree.ca  We’d love to have you on the Safe Tree team!

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