Careers

Denbow is a stable and busy company looking for additional long-term staff members to grow our team due to increasing demand for our products and services even through the COVID-19 pandemic. You can apply for an open position below or complete the Application & Pre-Interview Form to be considered for future openings not currently posted.

As we are trying to minimize physical interactions due to COVID-19, please limit applications to digital formats. Due to the volume of applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

No calls please.

Please Note: If you are applying for a position that will involve operating heavy equipment, or driving company vehicles your position is deemed “Safety Sensitive” this means that you will need to pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol test before you are able to start work. Please note that this test screens for all forms of Marijuana. 

We transform trees into to sustainable products. Join us in our transformation!

 

Below are our current open positions.  Click on the Job Description link to get the full details for each position.  Think you’re a good fit?  Apply today!

Operations Manager

You will be exposed to working with various departments to plan and execute many projects.  Your main objective will be to plan and assist with delivering on those plans effectively with your team as well as cross-functional teams and to troubleshoot through complex issues as they arise.  You will get the opportunity to use your excellent organizational, planning and people skills to help our staff and Denbow move forward in a positive fashion.

You Are The Ideal Candidate If…

DRIVE & MOTIVATION

  • You are passionate about planning
  • You are a project management champion
  • You love working in an entrepreneurial environment where the only constant is change
  • You are motivated by challenges and enjoy the feeling of fulfillment for a job well done
  • You are an innovative thinker who is excited by continuous improvement

CHARACTER & ABILITIES

  • You are a people person who leads by example
  • You are organized and analytical, with a keen eye for detail
  • You enjoy coaching and empowering your team to succeed and grow
  • Interacting and communicating with all areas of a business comes easy to you
  • You maintain composure under pressure working in a fast-paced environment
  • You enjoy problem solving and are effective at troubleshooting complex issues
  • You are flexible and able to pivot quickly to changing needs of the business

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

  • You have solid project management and/or production planning skills
  • You possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • You have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office and working with computers and computer programs is not intimidating to you.

EXPERIENCE

  • You have a minimum of 1-3 years of leadership experience in a related role and/or field (Landscaping, Construction)
  • You have a minimum of 1-3 years of Project Management and or Production Planning experience
  • 5 – 10 years’ experience in the Landscaping or Construction industry

 NICE-TO-HAVE’s

  • Class 1 Operator’s license
  • Able to operate Heavy Equipment
  • Horticultural, environmental landscaping, basic residential, commercial and erosion control experience and/or certifications

What You Will Do Here:

Serve as a member of the Management team and work together with them:

  • actively participating in strategic business planning including annual financial plans/budgets
  • brainstorm and help to identify areas of efficiency and improvement
  • implement new initiatives to contribute to growth and improved KPI’s
  • work with direct reports and other staff members to manage change with effective communication and coaching

Oversee The Operations Team

  • Work closely with Team Leads to provide day-to-day team support and leadership – with the goal to encourage teams to grow into strong units that work effectively together to achieve team KPI’s.
  • Be a thoughtful, engaging, caring leader who is passionate about investing and developing your team.
  • Oversee schedules of all personnel; evaluate effectiveness of processes and manage overtime.
  • Ensure all Health, Safety and Quality requirements are fully met on all projects and deliveries
  • Engage staff in the continuous improvement cycle, encouraging them to take an active part in submission of ideas, implementation, evaluation of results, and adjustments.
  • Review and approval of all Operation Team timecard entries as per process.
  • Oversee the training process for all new and returning staff

Manufacturing Division Specific

  • Quality control: maintain sample testing schedule for products, ensuring the highest quality is maintained within provided specifications. Work with our Soil expert to achieve this expectation.
  • Prepare short/long-term Production Plans; ensuring ample supply of inputs are available or on order for those plans. Ensure adequate inventory available for yard sales, site installations, and deliveries.

 Environmental Landscaping Division Specific

  • Execute projects and debrief their results with the execution team and with Sales Team, Dispatch and/or the Management team as appropriate (depending on the job size/scope and results)
  • Meet weekly with the VP, Sales Team and Dispatch to debrief upcoming jobs, potential obstacles, mitigation plans, staffing and equipment needs, and/or any additional job requirements, etc.
  • Work closely with Sales Team to define scope, deliverables and timelines for upcoming projects
  • Be a resource to the Sales Manager – recommending appropriate materials and services for clients
  • Engage directly with customers as necessary on critical, complex jobs such as rooftops installations – As required, act as Foreman for large scale jobs

 Agricultural Division Specific

  • Work closely with AG Lead(s) to ensure:
    • Product is delivered/installed as per Denbow standards and customer expectations

Trailer Division Specific

  • Work closely with Mill Lead to ensure:
    • Adequate supply of each material is available at each loading yard
    • Delivery of correct product and quantity directly to job-sites as needed
    • Healthy and ongoing communication with Mill, including forecasting of supply

Cross Functional Communication

  • Work closely with the Fleet Manager to ensure that the equipment is fully operational through communication of inefficiencies experienced on the job and repairs needed; receiving status updates from Mechanics and reporting back to Operations team
  • Work closely with HR to ensure that staff concerns, coaching opportunities, disciplinary, and recruiting matters are taken care of in a timely manner.

Other

  • Work closely with the Dispatcher to achieve highest level of efficiency and customer satisfaction
  • Work closely with the Yard person to help prioritize his daily tasks as appropriate accommodating various areas of the business (Office, Operations, Shop, etc.)
  • Collaborate with the Sales and Marketing Managers to develop operational procedures for new products and service offerings
  • Lead the Health & Safety committee

    Why Join Us?

We provide our team with many benefits to help them achieve their goals and support our company culture:

  • Company social events focused around great tasting food and getting together as a team
  • Opportunities for career growth and development
  • Friendly and supportive work environment
  • Competitive Healthcare Benefits Package
  • Discounts at several local Vendors
  • Profit Sharing and RRSP Matching
  • Discounts on Denbow products
  • Costco membership
  • Annual Bonus

Want to learn more about our mission and products/services?

Please check us out on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and LinkedIn: @denbowltd.

Afternoon Shift Mechanic

You are a mechanic looking for stability, competitive pay, profit sharing, company-matched RRSP contributions, annual performance bonuses, great benefits, and a company with a reputation for safety that possesses COR certification.  Denbow offers an excellent opportunity for an experienced or growing professional Heavy duty mechanic. Denbow also offers cell phone subsidies, discounts at local businesses, Costco membership and much more!  Our shop is an essential part of Denbow’s environmentally innovative and sustainable solutions. Join the Denbow team in Chilliwack and Abbotsford, BC. Take advantage of our generous referral program and grow your career with a company who will ensure you get home safely at the end of each day!

Responsibilities

  • Learn to diagnose and repair our unique blower truck equipment
  • Perform routine maintenance
  • Electrical and hydraulic troubleshooting and diagnostics
  • Engine and transmission repairs
  • Perform incidental welding operations and other mechanical repair work as required
  • Perform inspections and test mechanical units
  • Diagnose faults and malfunctions
  • Adjust, repair and/or replace parts and components of transport truck systems
  • Complete reports to record problems and document work performed
  • Provide training and advice to apprentices and co-workers as required
  • Maintain a safe work environment within the department and on each job
  • Identify areas for improvement, ways to better expedite and gain efficiencies

Requirements:

  • Truck-Trailer Repair Trade Certification or Truck and Transport Mechanic Trade Certification or equivalent
  • 3-5 years’ experience (inclusive of apprenticeship)
  • Class 1 or 3 driver’s license preferred
  • BC Commercial Vehicle Inspector certification an asset
  • Must successfully complete pre-employment drug and alcohol testing

We are a family run, employee dedicated company that transform trees into products for sustainable solutions in Agricultural, Landscaping and Environmental applications.  Our in-house products include engineered soils, compost, mulches and PlayChips. As well as delivering bulk, we also install these products with our fleet of blower trucks, even adding seed or blowing aggregates!

When you work for Denbow, your experience will go far beyond the project. Do you want a career that means more? Join our family now!

Class 1 & 3 Driver

You are a Truck Driver looking for stability, competitive pay, profit sharing, company-matched RRSP contributions, annual performance bonuses, great benefits, and a company with a reputation for safety that possesses COR certification.  Denbow offers an excellent opportunity for an experienced or growing professional Class 1 and 3 Truck Driver. Denbow also offers cell phone subsidies, discounts at local businesses, Costco membership and much more!  Our drivers are an essential part of Denbow’s environmentally innovative and sustainable solutions. Join the Denbow team in Chilliwack and Abbotsford, BC. Take advantage of our generous referral program and grow your career with a company who will ensure you get home safely at the end of each day!

Responsibilities

  • Operate a push out/blower truck providing sawdust services for the poultry, dairy and horse industry.
  • This position is ideal for anyone seeking consistency in their daily routine
  • Full training will be provided

Requirements:

  • Must possess a valid Class 1 or 3 license
  • 1-2 years truck driving experience preferred
  • Must successfully complete pre-employment drug and alcohol testing
  • Comfortable with both highway and city driving. While Denbow is located in Chilliwack and Abbotsford, many jobs require deliveries/installations from Agassiz to North Vancouver.

We are a family run, employee dedicated company that transform trees into products for sustainable solutions in Agricultural, Landscaping and Environmental applications.  Our in-house products include engineered soils, compost, mulches and PlayChips. As well as delivering bulk, we also install these products with our fleet of blower trucks, even adding seed or blowing aggregates!

When you work for Denbow, your experience will go far beyond the project. Do you want a career that means more? Join our family now!

We appreciate your interest in our company. Just as we like to learn about you and your experience through your resume, we like to share with you a little about who we are:

We strive for customer satisfaction by providing dependable, responsive and efficient services. Our customers consider Denbow a leader in quality and view us as partners working with them to meet their current and future needs. Management and staff share an enthusiastic interest in making Denbow a success and enjoy the pride and security that only a profitable company can provide. At Denbow we grow people – many of our staff have moved into new positions and learned new skills during their career at our company.

VALUES AND CORPORATE ETHICS

Every company has its own way of conducting business. Denbow’s values are based upon Biblical principles. At Denbow we want to be known as a company whose values encourage customers to use our services over the long term, and maintain an environment where employees enjoy a secure, positive and rewarding job.

In order to be known in our community and by our customers in this way we encourage all our employees, including the owners, to practice the following values while working at Denbow:

  • Honesty/Integrity: Sincere and truthful in all dealings with other employees, customers and others.
  • Communication: Open dialogue, exchange of information and views. Communicating without the use of obscene language.
  • Teamwork: Cooperating with others toward a common goal with a positive attitude.
  • Respect: Showing consideration and regard for both people and property.
  • Fairness: Similar opportunity for everyone, respecting everyone’s rights.
  • Diplomacy: Finding common ground with difficult people and situations, to resolve or to avoid conflict.
  • Appearance: Dressed well, tidy, keeping yard and equipment clean and in good condition.
  • Hard Work: Putting forth a strong effort during work hours.
  • Competence: Being the best at what we do. Focus on service the customer in a capable and effective way. Having an efficient and innovative approach to everyday tasks.
  • Safety: Being aware of safety at all time, having a strong mechanical aptitude and maintaining a clean driving record. Zero tolerance drug & alcohol policy with mandatory testing.
  • Creativity: Finding new and innovative ways to do things.
  • Family Life: Having the time to give attention to the families of employees.

 

BENEFITS

All of our full time employees enjoy:

  • Comprehensive extended health, vision & dental plan, critical illness & short-term / long-term life insurance program
  • Shirt uniform & coveralls supplied & washed
  • Annual safety boot allowance
  • Annual Costco membership card for employee & spouse
  • 20% discount on Denbow products
  • Denbow Stars Program: recognition from clients, managers and peers for a job well done.
  • Opportunities to grow – skills, knowledge. Whenever possible we hire internally in order to grow our current team into new positions.
  • Enthusiastic team; family run personal business
  • Fun, casual work environment located in a beautiful country setting

Referral Bonus

We want to hire the best! Anyone who refers a new employee to Denbow HR is eligible for a $500 referral bonus once the new employee has successfully completed six months of employment.

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