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Job Posting 
Tree Planters Required 

To start in April through May (dependent on weather) 
Date posted: March 13th, 2019 
Job Location: 71108 Morrison Line, RR 3 Exeter, Ontario  

The Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority (ABCA) is looking for energetic, enthusiastic people to plant trees through our spring tree planting program. 

For general information about the Conservation Authority please refer to the Ausable Bayfield Conservation website at this link:

The contract will begin in April, date depending on the arrival of nursery stock, and will last approximately six weeks through April and May. 

Generally the work week will be Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. with some Saturdays and longer days required. 

This is a “fairweather” contract: if the weather is not suitable for tree planting, planters do not work and will not be paid.  

Duties include:  
  • Carry out the proper planting of seedling trees and shrubs in a time-efficient manner by machine or hand planting.  
  • Customer service through tree sorting and sales as required. 
  • Mentally and physically capable of working outdoors in all weather conditions. 
  • Mentally and physically capable of dealing with wind, dust, dirt, mud, black flies, mosquitoes and other elements encountered while working outdoors.  
  • Ability to lift boxes and bags of trees and to plant trees using a shovel or mechanical tree planter. 
  • Attention to detail in planting and tending trees.  
  • Motivated with a high energy level.  
  • Positive attitude towards peers, supervisors and clients. 

Tree Planter (4 positions): $14.00/hour  

Apply now:

Apply now by providing your résumé and cover letter (via post-mail, e-mail or fax) clearly marked Tree Planter Job to: 

Ian Jean, Forestry and Stewardship Specialist 
Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority 
71108 Morrison Line, RR 3 Exeter, ON  N0M 1S5 
519-235-2610 or 1-888-286-2610 Fax: 519-235-1963  E-mail: 

Applicants will be contacted only if an interview is required. 

The Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority is an equal-opportunity employer which is progressive in conservation stewardship. 

Based out of Morrison Dam Conservation Area, two kilometres east of Exeter, the ABCA delivers a wide array of environmental services for 12 watershed municipalities and the general public. 

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