Railroad Herbicide Applicator Foreperson

Davey Tree Expert Company of Canada Limited is hiring an Railroad Herbicide Applicator Foreperson! For more information see the details below!
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.

Additional Information

  • Full time. Year-round employment.
  • Occasional overtime required.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Excellent Benefits package, RRSP and careers advancement opportunities.
  • Employee-owned company with stock purchase available after 1 year of service.
  • Davey Tree Expert Co. of Canada, Limited is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Davey provides ongoing training.


Employer Name: Davey Tree Expert Company of Canada
City: Ancaster, ON
Province: Ontario
Postal Code: L9G 4V5
Application Deadline: March 1, 2024
Phone: 905-304-7359
Email: canada.recruiting@davey.com
Hours of Work: Full Time
Job Type: Full-Time
Wages: TBD

Duties of this LEAP Job Posting:
  • Perform chemical and mechanical vegetation control.
  • Maintain meticulous records of herbicide use, inventory, and equipment.
  • Travel to various sites
  • Operate Hi-Rail herbicide applicator equipment, adhering to all company and environmental standards.
  • Organize and direct crew in successful and safe execution of the scope of work.
  • Manage customer service expectations, Communicate with customer daily.
  • Properly maintain, prepare, and operate all tools and equipment.

Abide by Davey and industry safety policies and procedures.

Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:
  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Must be bilingual
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience related to Hi-Rail herbicidal application.
  • Previous experience in a leadership role an asset.
  • Strong shrub and plant identification skills.
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs.
  • Valid provincial driver’s license. Licensed to drive a 5-ton vehicle and air brake endorsement preferred.
  • Ability to work safely as part of a team and possess the willingness to learn and progress.
  • First Aid certification preferred.
How To Apply to this LEAP Job Posting:

Email resume to canada.recruiting@davey.com

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, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, provincial law.

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