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Senior Consulting Arborist | Part-Time

Location: Vancouver/Abbotsford, BC

Company Overview

KD Planning & Design provides Landscape Architectural and Arborist services for both the public and private sectors. We believe that innovative landscape design can transform a city or define an outdoor space.  Sustainable Landscape Design including proper management of existing trees is more important now than it ever has been. Our team has an extensive base of experience and skill which we apply to all types of Landscape Design and Arborist work.


Position Description

KD Planning is looking for a Consulting Arborist with a minimum of 5 years of experience in the Lower Mainland. This person will provide knowledge and expertise to our consulting team. The ability to communicate clearly verbally, in written reports and with detailed assessments is imperative.



  • Consulting and coordinating with Clients to provide tree assessments of varying scope,
  • Travelling to various site locations within the Lower Mainland.
  • Written Arborist reports with detailed information regarding tree inventory, observations and recommendations.
  • Preparation of Tree Preservation Plans for coordination with other consultants.
  • Supervision of construction when trees may be impacted.
  • Site monitoring during construction to ensure tree health.


  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in consulting arboriculture in the Lower Mainland.
  • ISA Certified with Tree Risk Assessment Qualification
  • Excellent tree identification skills
  • Valid provincial driver’s license
  • Knowledge and proficiency with MS Office
  • Experience with AutoCAD would be considered an asset.
  • Experience with client management and municipal coordination
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a consulting team.
  • Adaptability to a variety of settings and assignments


Please follow the link below and apply to this posting with your resume and a cover letter outlining your salary expectations.

We appreciate your efforts to apply for this role and thank you for your interest. However, only those applicants selected for interview will be contacted.

Employer Info

Vancouver/Abbotsford, BC
Vancouver/Abbotsford, British Columbia V5M 0C4


  • Consultant

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