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Chainsaw Operator (Grounds Person)

Date Posted: November 15, 2018
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Job Type: Part-Time/Casual
Job Category: Trades, Transport And Equipment Operators & Related
Number of Positions: 5
Job Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia

About the Position

Under direct supervision of Wesley Jenkins, ISA-Certified Arborist and Owner.

Halifax Regional Municipality and surrounding areas (required to meet at the office in Oakfield or at the job site).

Hours range from 9 to 25 and up to 40 hours per week, weather pending.

Wages range from $16 to $20 an hour depending on experience with potential to earn more.

To start as soon as possible.

Successful candidate must fulfill all of the following requirements to perform skilled tasks, while maintaining GHTS safety and efficiency standards, in the care and maintenance of trees:



  • Assisting with keeping the area safe to property owners, buildings, pedestrians, and vehicles
  • Handling of lowering lines, ropes for hoisting, and securing of equipment on utility ropes
  • Removing, lifting and cutting up of tree limbs, brush, and trunks with a chainsaw and wood chipper while lifting over 50 lbs
  • Operating a mini skid steer with bucket, grapple, and industrial stump grinder attachments
  • Clearing property of debris when job complete with rakes and shovels
  • Valid class 5 driver’s license with clean record
  • Steel toe safety boots are not provided, employee must have their own
  • Personal cell phone for communicating between job sites is not provided, employee must have their own phone and cellular plan
  • Adapts easily to changing priorities, dependable and flexible with scheduling
  • Maintains a positive attitude and strong work ethic
  • Polite and professional demeanor as a representative of GHTS

About the Company

Green Heritage Tree Services Ltd
71 Sawgrass Drive
Oakfield, Nova Scotia B2T0G1

Phone: 902-209-7034

Company Contact

Julie Jenkins
Preferred Contact: Email

Documents to be Forwarded

  • Resume
  • References