Job Details:

Seasonal Maintenance Operations - Forestry (Summer)

Job Details
Open Date Jan 04 2019 - 02:02:00 PM Close Date Feb 03 2019 - 11:59:00 PM
Position Title Seasonal Maintenance Operations - Forestry (Summer) Posting Type Contract
Posting Status Active Position Length Seasonal
Department Group Engineering Services Hours per Week 40
Department Engineering Services Openings 1
Education High School Diploma    
Location Operations – Yard: 5670 Regional Road 25, Milton

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Position Summary

The Town of Milton’s Engineering Services Department is currently accepting applications for the contract position of Seasonal Maintenance Operations – Forestry. Successful candidates must be able to work Wednesday, May 1st, 2019 to Monday, September 30th, 2019 on a regular day time shift.


Major Job Responsibilities:

  • Assists with summer forestry activities including; tree pruning, tree watering, tree stake removals, potential tree planting, tree mulching, tree staking and guying.
  • Tree cutting and chipping. Working with chain saws, pruners, pole saws, etc.
  • Assists with providing direction, guidance and training of seasonal students assigned to work as part of a crew 
  • Complies with all health and safety practices as it relates to the work, standard operating guidelines and the Occupational Health & Safety Act 
  • Perform all other duties as assigned in accordance with Department objectives


Education and Experience

  • Qualified and trained in the operation of vehicles including; tractors with attachments, pickup trucks and 1 ton dump trucks.
  • Past experience with forestry work and the safe use of tools required to do forestry work
  • Minimum G license is required
  • DZ license is considered an asset
  • Ability to work outside in inclement weather
  • Current Standard First Aid Certificate/CPR and WHMIS is considered an asset
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills


The successful candidate must have a clean driving record that demonstrates responsible and safe driving habits. A recent driver’s abstract dated within 30 days will be required if selected for an interview. Persons with 4 or more demerit points need not apply.


The Town of Milton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code; the Town of Milton will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment process, please inform the Town’s Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require. All applicant information collected is in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Privacy legislation and under the authority of the Municipal Act; used strictly for candidate selection.