Planter planting a new tree

Hiring Tree Planters

Each year we hire dozens of tree planters. This is how most Tree Timers start their career. New projects each week allow you to plant diverse species or work on new carbon projects.

The Work

  • 4 months of work guaranteed, often more
  • Make good money your first year regardless of your previous experience, planting speed, and skill level
  • The average rookie made nearly $30,000 during the 2023 season
  • Lots of hours and paid overtime
  • We train you and give you the mentorship you need to succeed and grow
  • Promotions and raises for those with organizational skills and leadership abilities
  • No unseen costs or extras for rooms, camp fees, travel, etc. In fact, we pay you a daily per diem.
New Planter at Tree Time
The opportunity and experience with Tree Time

The Opportunity

  • Environmental and reclamation industry exposure for those wanting to work in the industry
  • See all the different kinds of work being done and challenging reclamation situations
  • Get started in the industry, meet the people, the companies, who will shape the environment alongside you
  • An excellent resume builder
  • Our current managers and supervisors started in this role and have significant experience
  • Potential for winter work
  • Some stay to fill roles elsewhere in the company
  • Training is paid and tickets often expire years later


  • The majority of applicants are 18 to 25 years of age
  • Want to be an environmental professional
  • Are comfortable working in remote areas of western Canada
  • Enjoy being part of a team
  • Love the outdoors
  • Have a desire to get your hands dirty tree planting
  • Adaptable to different weather and types of terrain
  • Able to pass drug and alcohol tests for our corporate clients
  • Health and safety minded
Planters waiting for helicopter

Take a step towards a greener future! Become a skilled tree planter today and contribute to the growth of a sustainable tomorrow. Act now to make a positive impact on the environment.

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