Groundperson/Arborist Assistant

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Davey Tree Expert Company of Canada, Ltd.
Work Type: 
Full Time
City / Location: 
460 Third St, London, ON N5W 4W6 ; 641 Wright St, Strathroy, ON N7G 3H8
Contact Info: 

Please email applications to:
Christina Gaspari

Human Resource Generalist

Davey Tree Expert Company of Canada, Ltd.

500-611 Tradewind Dr.
Ancaster, ON L9G 4V5
p: 905.304.7359 x2081


Posting Date: 
Wednesday, January 18, 2023 to Tuesday, April 18, 2023
Customer Service
Motive Power
Community Employment Services Fanshawe London

Nelson Park Plaza
155 Clarke Road
London, Ontario
N5W 5C9


As a Grounds Person you will be working to support the operations above; you will play an important part in both site set up and assistance to both climbers and trimmers. You will play a vital role in the safe execution of work for our crews and members of the public or clients. This role will provide newcomers to the tree industry with a better understanding of what we do at Davey and provide the right individuals with a career advancement opportunities and training. We are looking to hire a position in London and in Strathroy. 

Job Duties:

  • Groundwork support for trimming operations.
  • Chainsaw and Chipper operation/loading brush.
  • Assist Crew leader in job- site setup, debris removal, cleanup and equipment maintenance.
  • Abide by industry safety policies and procedures.
  • Raking up/ leaf blowing job sites.
  • Rigging down limbs.   

Additional Information​

  • Davey provides ongoing training and careers advancement opportunities
  • Full time. Year-round employment.
  • Seasonal positions also available
  • Excellent Benefits package and RRSP Matching Program
  • Employee owned company with stock purchase available after 1 year of service.
  • Employee Referral Program and other employee perks


  • Valid provincial driver’s license. Licensed to drive a 5-ton vehicle and air brake endorsement considered an asset.
  • Willingness to work towards becoming a certified arborist.
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs.
  • Previous landscape/horticulture experience considered an asset.
  • Ability to work safely as part of a team and possess the willingness to learn and progress.

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