Employement at LEAF

 

Planting Team Leader

LEAF is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the protection and enhancement of the urban forest. Our residential planting programs, offered across Toronto and York Region, help residents get the right tree planted in the right place.  We are currently seeking a detail-oriented planting team leader for a seven week contract carrying out large tree and shrub plantings in residential yards.

 

Overview of Position

 -Supervise one planting team member
-Arrive on time and assist with truck loading
-Follow site diagrams to plant trees and shrubs in pre-determined locations
-Strictly follow safety and quality guidelines for all plantings
-Keep paperwork organized, taking detailed notes when appropriate
-Represent LEAF in a professional manner
-Take photographs
Training provided

 

Qualifications

 -ability to perform heavy lifting (up to 70 lbs)
-willingness to work in inclement weather
-capable of working long days
-attention to detail
-must have your own weather-appropriate work clothing and steel-toed boots
-full G license with clean driving record
-experience driving a cube truck (or other large vehicle/trailer) required

 

Assets

 -tree planting experience in urban environments
-degree or diploma in urban forestry or arboriculture related field
-experience working for or volunteering with a not-for-profit organization
-ISA certification

 

This is a seven week contract, 35-50 hours per week. 

Please send resume and cover letter by Friday, March 13th to Brenna Anstett, Field Operations Coordinator at brenna[at]yourleaf.org

LEAF is an equal opportunity employer.  We regret that only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Urban Tree Planter

LEAF is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the protection and enhancement of the urban forest. Our residential planting programs, offered across Toronto and York Region, help residents get the right tree planted in the right place.  We are currently seeking a urban tree planter for a three week contract, carrying out large tree and shrub plantings in residential yards.

 

Overview of Position

 -Arrive on time and assist with truck loading
-Follow site diagrams to plant trees and shrubs in pre-determined locations
-Strictly follow safety and quality guidelines for all plantings
-Keep paperwork organized, taking detailed notes when appropriate
-Represent LEAF in a professional manner
-Take photographs
-Training provided

 

Qualifications

-ability to perform heavy lifting (up to 70 lbs)
-willingness to work in inclement weather
-capable of working long days
-attention to detail
-must have your own weather-appropriate work clothing and steel-toed boots

 

Assets

-tree planting experience in urban environments
-degree or diploma in urban forestry or arboriculture related field
-experience working for or volunteering with a not-for-profit organization
-ISA certification

 

This is a three week contract, 35-50 hours per week. 

Please send resume and cover letter by Friday, March 13th to Brenna Anstett, Field Operations Coordinator at brenna[at]yourleaf.org

LEAF is an equal opportunity employer.  We regret that only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

 

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