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Arborist
Location: Invercargill
Posted: 16/01/2019
Closing date: 04/02/2019

 
Employer: Senior Arborist
Branch: Invercargill
Job Description:

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Our city has one big backyard and you will help keep it beautiful as part of our team of arborists.

As the Senior Arborist you'll will be responsible for the day-to day delivery of our request for service programme and provide training and support on correct arboricultural techniques and practices to the arborist team. You'll also be actively involved in performing a variety of tree maintenance, including removal and thinning work in and around Invercargill.

As 'Safety First' is our motto, we need you to follow the highest safety standards and we will provide all tools and safety equipment to enable this.

This position requires an experienced, hardworking team player ready for a challenge. A formal qualification in arboriculture, a current full drivers licence and heavy traffic licence is essential.

Rural fire fighting is an area that Parks Operations employees may be involved in, so experience or an interest in this area would be highly regarded.

At Invercargill City Council we pride ourselves on our compass values - positivity, respect, responsibility and above and beyond. Finding the right fit for our team is really important to us and we work hard to provide an environment reflective of these values.

 

Call to Action:

To apply for this job go to: https://icc.govt.nz/your-council/jobs

Reference code 4526669.

Applications close 04 February 2019

 

Parks Officer - Trees
Location: Dunedin
Posted: 16/01/2019
Closing date: Friday 25th January 2019

 
Employer: Dunedin City Council
Branch: Dunedin
Job Description:
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Dunedin is an amazing place to live and work, and if you were to ask anyone living here, they’ll tell you that there’s something indescribably special about our city. It’s small enough to feel like you’re part of a community, but big enough to ensure that there’s always something going on. From the great outdoors to arts, culture and education, all within 10 minutes of the city centre. Dunedin has so much to offer, so why not come and feel just how special it is?

Parks Officer - Trees

The Dunedin City Council is the local authority for the wider Dunedin area. Our Parks and Recreation team maintain over 400 parks and reserves across the city.

Reporting to the Parks Maintenance Team Leader, the role encompasses the management and monitoring of the Tree Maintenance Contract, support of community groups undertaking arboriculture planting projects and the provision of advice on strategic and planning work for the Parks and Recreation Group and Council. 

We are looking for a team player who has a positive attitude and is committed to delivering industry leading arboriculture services. Above all else, you must have a desire to deliver the highest quality service to our community, and have a commitment to outstanding customer service.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

• a tertiary level qualification in arboriculture

• knowledge of commercial contract management

• well-developed organisational and planning skills.

If you’re eager to be part of a collaborative team and have the drive and motivation to succeed, then we look forward to hearing from you. 

Applications close Friday 25th January 2019.

To find out more about this exciting opportunity and to apply visit our website:

www.dcc.jobs

 

https://dcc.recruitmenthub.co.nz/Vacancies/4527350/title/Parks-Officer-Trees

 


Grow your career with Treescape
Location: Otahuhu
Posted: 14/01/2019
Closing date: ...

 
Employer: Treescape New Zealand
Branch: Otahuhu
Job Description:

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Job Description:

Join Treescape® for a great New Year!

Looking for a career change, or even kick start your career?

Here at Treescape®, we are growing the careers of talented people!

As leaders in Green Asset Management, we work in arboriculture, horticulture, environmental, landscaping and grounds maintenance. We provide these services across commercial, council, transport and the private sectors. With depots across New Zealand and Australia we employ over 600 great people.

We are fast growing, dynamic and professional with a clear focus on service delivery and customer satisfaction. We have fantastic opportunities for talented and passionate people throughout New Zealand.

Trainees / Apprentices

Arborists

Utility Arborists

Grounds Maintenance

Field Crew Members (Ecology)

Project Managers

Traffic Controllers

What's in it for you?

  • Great remuneration
  • Using the latest equipment and technology
  • On-job training and formally recognised qualifications
  • Fantastic opportunities for career progression
  • Job security
  • A safe work environment

We can help you to shape your career path as you work with the people and tools that make it happen!

Call to Action:

To apply for any of our roles please visit: http://treescape.recruitmenthub.co.nz/Vacancies

 


Arborist
Location: Hamilton
Posted: 10/01/2019
Closing date: 

 
Employer: Hamilton City Council
Branch: Hamilton
Job Description:

 

Hamilton is known for its natural environment, with street and park trees an important feature of the city scape. Our City Parks team is responsible for the physical work on those trees, and is in the market for two Arborists to join our crew.

The role includes the maintenance of established trees across the city, one-off tree removals, routine pruning and the planting of new specimens.

We're after committed and enthusiastic parks or tree work professionals with a recognised arboriculture qualification, relevant experience and competence with the tools of the arboriculture trade.

Our unit is a tight-knit team and we need someone who works well alongside other parks professionals. You need to be able to communicate clearly and effectively with your colleagues, and collaborate with your peers to meet deadlines and complete work schedules.

If you are able to work in a team environment with high expectations of behaviour and have experience in urban tree work this is the role for you. The recruiting range for this role is from $53,500 to $57,000 per annum, based on knowledge, skills and experience.

This is your chance to be part of an organisation that is committed to building a more vibrant, attractive and prosperous city.

If this role sounds like it’s for you, we would love to hear from you. Make it happen and apply online today!

All candidates will be notified of the outcome on their application via email. Short-listed candidates may be required to complete an interview process, reference checks, pre-employment medical and drug assessments, and Ministry of Justice background check.

For further information refer to the position description available on our careers website at https://hamilton.careercentre.net.nz/Job

Please note this role is being sourced directly and we are not accepting applications via external recruitment agencies.

Permanent - Full Time

Job no: AIAL957200

Location: Hamilton, New Zealand

Closing Date: Thursday, 7 February 2019

Apply online at https://hamilton.careercentre.net.nz/Job/Arborist/Hamilton-New-Zealand/22738

 

Grow your career with Treescape
Location: Otahuhu
Posted: 17/12/2018
Closing date: 07 January 2019

 
Employer: Treescape New Zealand
Branch: Otahuhu
Job Description:

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Job Title:

Contract Supervisor

Job short description:

Join us in a pivotal leadership role on the South Auckland side of our Auckland Council contract!

Branch:

Otahuhu

Job Description:

  • Take ownership of the South Auckland area on the Auckland Council contract!
  • Competitive salary package and company car
  • Work for the industry leader in green asset management

We are Treescape; New Zealand's leader in arboriculture, horticulture, environmental, landscaping and grounds maintenance. From our humble beginnings in 1981 with two chainsaws, a VW Beetle and a commitment to exceed customer expectations we have grown and diversified to now lead the way in green asset management across Australasia. With locations across New Zealand and Australia we employ over 600 great people.

As the Contract Supervisor, you will be responsible for the overall management of the delivery of service for arboriculture works, within your designated area of responsibility.

The following will be your key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for safety, compliance, service delivery, financial performance, stakeholder and client relationships
  • Accountable for the performance of Treescape alongside our partners in delivering first class operations tree services to the client and local community
  • To identify, manage and control risks that have the potential to impact service delivery and the community
  • To ensure operational impact is effectively managed while providing strategic input into projects to facilitate successful operations and maintenance and wider business outcomes

What We Are Looking For:

  • A background in the Arboriculture industry, ideally having stepped up from the tools to supervisory roles
  • Commercially focussed people leader with operational experience
  • Experience in managing large, complex services contracts
  • Balancing stakeholders expectations along with Treescape requirements
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the principles, policies and practices associated with safety, environmental and quality management systems, and their application
  • Management of resources including crew and equipment
  • Ensuring we meet our service level agreements in accordance with Auckland Council objectives

What's in it for you?

  • Exposure to some of New Zealand's most significant arboriculture work
  • Great remuneration including use of a company car, mobile, and laptop
  • Fantastic opportunities for career progression within New Zealand's largest green asset management company
  • A safe work environment where strict OH&S lets you go home safe, everyday!

Don't settle for any less than the best - join the team at Treescape today!

 

Call to Action:

To apply for this job go to: http://treescape.recruitmenthub.co.nz/

Applications close 07 January 2019


Grow your career with Treescape
Location: Otahuhu
Posted: 17/12/2018
Closing date: 07 January 2019

 
Employer: Treescape New Zealand
Branch: Otahuhu
Job Description:

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Job Title:

Contract Co-ordinator / Scheduler

Job short description:

Join our team and manage the request for service delivery team. Manage our tree pruning long term schedule for Auckland Council and see your analytical career soar!

Branch:

Otahuhu

Job Description:

Pivotal role on our Auckland Council Tree Pruning Contract

Use your master scheduling skills for good, trouble shoot within our dynamic contractual world and help build a greener future for the community

Join the largest NZ based Green Asset Management company, Treescape.

In 1981, it started with two chainsaws and a VW Beetle. Today, we are New Zealand's leader in arboriculture, horticulture, landscaping and grounds maintenance. We operate with branches across New Zealand and Australia and employee over 600 people in a broad range of different roles across the country.

You will work within the Auckland Council Tree Pruning Program with key responsibilities to develop integrated long term pruning schedules, associated management reports and analysis for sustainment of this program of work across 150 blocks in the wider Auckland Council region..

Key responsibilities include:

  • Oversight of the request for services program, and the team responsible for the programs day to day delivery.
  • Analyse and assess project schedules including critical path, resourcing and schedule conflicts.
  • Provide schedule progress reports to all key stakeholders to ensure progress is maintained and corrective actions are instigated where variations are detected
  • Provision of monthly reporting
  • Use critical thinking and analysis to provide solutions to problems identified with service delivery
  • Support recruitment activities for the program to ensure SLA's are met

Skills, Experience and Qualifications required

  • Degree in Project Management, Engineering, or related field or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in complex program schedule implementation, including planning, scheduling program execution, reporting and control.
  • Leading program teams
  • High level of competency in use of Microsoft Excel or similar
  • Ideal background in arboriculture or the logistics, forestry, defence and or government industries

We offer training and growth opportunities, the ability to work on some of the most exciting projects in the industry with a great salary package including vehicle as well.

Ready to join a company looking to create a greener and more sustainable future for all? Look no further, join Treescape today.

Call to Action:

To apply for this job go to: http://treescape.recruitmenthub.co.nz/

Applications close 07 January 2019

Grow your career with Treescape
Location: Otahuhu
Posted: 21/11/2018
Closing date: 

 
Employer: Treescape New Zealand
Branch: Otahuhu
Job Description:

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Looking for diversity, career advancement, job security and a great salary. Then look no further...

We are Treescape; New Zealand's leader in arboriculture, horticulture, landscaping and grounds maintenance. From our humble beginnings in 1981 with two chainsaws, a VW Beetle and a commitment to exceed customer expectations we have grown and diversified to now lead the way in green asset management across Australasia.

With depots across New Zealand and Australia we employ over 600 great people across Australiasia.

We are fast growing, dynamic and professional with a clear focus on service delivery and customer satisfaction. We have fantastic opportunities for talented and passionate people throughout New Zealand.

We need:

  • Utility Arborists
  • Arborists
  • Project Managers
  • Ground Staff

Naturally, you'll be someone with good communication and people skills. Safety First is our motto, therefore we need you to have an ability to follow the highest standards of workplace safety.

You'll have a strong work ethic, a willingness to learn, positive attitude and enjoy working with great people. Having a Class 2 licence, EWP or chipper operating experience will be advantageous.

Our Project Managers get exposed to some of New Zealand's most significant arboriculture work. If you are a Manager or Supervisor from the industry, and enjoy overseeing large projects and have proven skills leading crews across New Zealand or abroad, we'd love to talk to you!

What's in it for you?

  • Great remuneration
  • Using the latest equipment
  • On-job training and formally recognised qualifications availalbe
  • Fantastic opportunity for career progression
  • Job security
  • Safe work environment

Join us today, grow your career with Treescape!

 

To apply for any of our roles please visit: http://treescape.recruitmenthub.co.nz/Vacancies

 


 

 


Arboriculture Apprentice
Location: Hamilton
Posted: 15/11/2018
Closing date: Sunday, 18 November 2018

 
Employer: Hamilton City Council
Branch: Hamilton
Job Description:

 

Arboriculture Apprentice

Hamilton is known for its natural environment, with street and park trees an important feature of the city scape. Our City Parks team are responsible for the physical work on those trees, and are looking for a keen person to join our crew.

In this role you will learn how to maintain established trees across the city. We're after a committed and enthusiastic person willing to learn and become a qualified arborist.

Our unit is a tight-knit team and we need someone who works well alongside others. You will also need to be able to communicate clearly and effectively. If you are able to work in a team environment with high expectations of behaviour - this is the role for you. The recruiting rate is $18.93 per hour.

Hamilton City Council is committed to being a high-performance organisation with people who think differently, act with integrity, make it happen and work together.

This is your chance to be part of an organisation that is committed to building a more vibrant, attractive and prosperous city.

If this role sounds like it’s for you, we would love to hear from you. Make it happen and apply online today!

All candidates will be notified of the outcome on their application via email. Short-listed candidates may be required to complete an interview process, reference checks, pre-employment medical and drug assessments, and Ministry of Justice or Police vetting check.

For further information refer to the position description available on our careers website at https://hamilton.careercentre.net.nz/Job

Please note this role is being sourced directly and we are not accepting applications via external recruitment agencies

 

Permanent - Full Time

Job no: KIAP857180

Location: Hamilton, New Zealand

Closing Date: Sunday, 18 November 2018

 


 


Specialist Advisor - Arborist
Location: Auckland
Posted: 05/11/2018
Closing date: Friday, 16th of November, 2018.

 
Employer: Auckland City Council
Branch: Auckland
Job Description:
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Specialist Advisor - Arborist

  • Based in CBD, there is flexibility in terms of working locations including Henderson and Manukau
  • Opportunity to work in Arboricultural arena
  • Career progression, development opportunities; opportunities to change career directions

The Earth, Streams and Trees team is part of the Specialist Unit in the Resource Consents Department and is based in the CBD. The team is involved in a wide range of development projects, including major subdivisions and nationally significant infrastructure projects.  We cover the entire Auckland region and are passionate about preventing and minimising environmental risks to trees whilst promoting sustainable development in a fast growing city.

 

He angitūtanga: The opportunity

 

You will be working with a wide range of customers across the region, assessing and providing specialist technical input into complex resource consents in regard to trees to ensure their appropriate protection is achieved in accordance with the provisions of the Auckland Unitary Plan (Operative in Part).

 

Experience of tree evaluation in urban and rural contexts would also be an advantage. You will be expected to work with applicants and planners to seek the best practical environmental outcomes using a proactive and solution-driven approach. You must be competent in critically evaluating complex proposals in consent applications.

 

He kōrero mōu: About you

 

This role would suit an individual with several years’ experience in the arboriculture industry and a tertiary qualification in arboriculture (or a related discipline). You are someone with experience specifically in tree evaluation in an urban and rural context. You have an understanding of the Resource Management Act and associated planning legislation and knowledge of council process. An understanding of the Auckland Council regulatory framework (including Auckland Council legacy district plans and the Auckland Council Unitary Plan (Operative in Part) in relation to trees is also desirable.

 

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

 

So what’s in it for you? Well, you will be working for an organisation that embraces diversity and has a culture built on trust and valuing individual contributions. There’s a dynamic team environment and this role is varied and motivating. We offer a competitive salary; flexible working and you get to work with a team of dedicated and respected experts who share a passion for making a difference. You also get to contribute to Auckland’s growth and development through ensuring the right outcomes are achieved for our customers and our environment.

 

This is a great opportunity to develop your career and join our friendly team. Apply now!

 

This position is deemed as safety sensitive position and will require pre-employment drug testing.

Please apply online through our career site here

Applications close Friday, 16th November.

Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process

Closing Date: Friday, 16th of November, 2018.

Location: Auckland

Apply online: Please apply online through our career site here



Grow your career with Treescape
Location: Otahuhu
Posted: 01/11/2018
Closing date: 

 
Employer: Treescape New Zealand
Branch: Otahuhu
Job Description:

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Looking for diversity, career advancement, job security and a great salary. Then look no further...

We are Treescape; New Zealand's leader in arboriculture, horticulture, landscaping and grounds maintenance. From our humble beginnings in 1981 with two chainsaws, a VW Beetle and a commitment to exceed customer expectations we have grown and diversified to now lead the way in green asset management across Australasia.

With depots across New Zealand and Australia we employ over 600 great people across Australiasia.

We are fast growing, dynamic and professional with a clear focus on service delivery and customer satisfaction. We have fantastic opportunities for talented and passionate people throughout New Zealand.

We need:

  • Utility Arborists
  • Arborists
  • Project Managers
  • Ground Staff

Naturally, you'll be someone with good communication and people skills. Safety First is our motto, therefore we need you to have an ability to follow the highest standards of workplace safety.

You'll have a strong work ethic, a willingness to learn, positive attitude and enjoy working with great people. Having a Class 2 licence, EWP or chipper operating experience will be advantageous.

Our Project Managers get exposed to some of New Zealand's most significant arboriculture work. If you are a Manager or Supervisor from the industry, and enjoy overseeing large projects and have proven skills leading crews across New Zealand or abroad, we'd love to talk to you!

What's in it for you?

  • Great remuneration
  • Using the latest equipment
  • On-job training and formally recognised qualifications availalbe
  • Fantastic opportunity for career progression
  • Job security
  • Safe work environment​

Join us today, grow your career with Treescape!

To apply for any of our roles please visit: http://treescape.recruitmenthub.co.nz/Vacancies
 


 



Arborist Team Leader
Location: Wellington
Posted: 24/10/2018
Closing date: 19 November at 23:55pm

 
Employer: Wellington City Council
Branch: Wellington
Job Description:

 

Wellington City Council is looking for an experienced and professional arborist to step into a new role as Team Leader for Arboriculture in Wellington City. This is a rare and exciting opportunity for an arborist to join the dedicated arboricultural team who manage Wellington City Council's tree population.

This is a brand new position reporting to the Team Manager Arboriculture. As Team Leader, you will lead the team of ten arborists to deliver the team's day to day operational management and project manage large and complex tree work for WCC's team.

You will be expected to provide technical support and training to apprentices and staff and ensure all tree work is carried out safely, efficiently and professionally. You will also be carrying out tree asset collection, risk assessments and updating Councils significant tree monitoring list accordingly.
 
The person we are looking for will be fully experienced and have a comprehensive knowledge and proven skills in all aspects of practical and technical arboriculture. The ideal candidate will have a Class 2 driver's licence, TRAQ or QTRA risk assessment training and be a Primary ITO work place assessor - but for the right person this training will be provided.  Minimum requirement are Class 1 drivers licence and NZQA level 4 Arboriculture or international equivalent of over 5 years' experience.

If you are looking to progress your career and want to contribute toward the future of Wellington's tree population, we would like to hear from you. We are offering a competitive salary, good hours of work, and excellent professional development and training opportunities in a supportive work environment for the right candidate.

For more information please contact William Melville, Team Manager Arboriculture by email on treeteam@wcc.govt.nz

Applications close on 19th November 2018.

Closing Date: 19 November 2018 @ 23:55pm

Details

Reference # 20682
Posted on 24 Oct 2018
Closes on 19 Nov 2018 23:55
Location(s) All of Wellington
Expertise Environment, Parks, gardens and open spaces, Project management
Job level(s) Experienced
Work type(s) Permanent full-time
More details (document) Role Description Team Leader Arboriculture.doc

 

 

Foreman - Arborist
Location: Auckland
Posted: 23/10/2018
Closing date: TBC

 
Employer: Auckland City Council
Branch: Auckland
Job Description:
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Foreman - Arborist

  • Permanent Position
  • Continuous Career Development
  • An attractive pay scale

The opportunity

Do you want to work on moving up through your career but don't get the opportunity to better your skills and experience? We have what you need to take your Arboriculture career to the next level!

AIM Services staff are proud to care for our local parks, community facilities and infrastructure in Auckland for the enjoyment of everyone in our region. A leading provider in open space and full facility maintenance services, AIM Services provides innovative open space management solutions for our communities across the Auckland region. As Auckland continues to grow, so does our organisation. As such we are looking for Foreman to join our Arboriculture team!

This hands-on operational position involves supervising, planning and overseeing the arborist team ensuring the effective day-to-day delivery of safe and well-planned tree work within the Auckland region. AIM Services undertake all aspects of modern arboriculture. As such you will be involved in caring and maintaining trees within Auckland central as well as a very interesting and diverse variety of commercial/private work for our key customers as required throughout the wider region.

About you

  • A minimum of 3-5 years' proven experience as an arboriculture team leader/foreman
  • National Certificate in Arboriculture Level 4 or equivalent experience/qualifications
  • Strong focus on HSE, and integrate them into your daily duties
  • Experience in the use of modern arboriculture equipment and techniques
  • The ability to direct, motivate and manage a team within a hands-on supervisory role, as well as provide training as required
  • A strong customer focus & sound written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience using electronic devices, the MS Office suite, databases, and management systems
  • A full and clean NZ driver's licence (manual) is essential whilst an HT licence (Class 2) is preferred
  • Project/staff management experience

What we offer

An amazing team environment. At AIM Services we value team participation and are proud to be contributing to Auckland Council’s vision of creating a world class city. You will be given an attractive pay scale, as well as continuous ongoing growth and development. Brand new climbing equipment specific to your needs and the modern industry. Excellent job security with long-term contracts in place. Relocation costs from overseas, or within NZ, will happily be negotiated. This is a permanent full-time position, working 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday with rostered weekend duties and overtime, as required. This is a chance for you to become a part of our working family and help provide out-standing service to Aucklanders’.

Our friendly and collaborative team are committed to making a positive contribution to Auckland’s community, and we’d love for you to come join us! Please contact Marshal Nazareth- Talent Acquisition Consultant on 021 1945160 or Marshal.Nazareth@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz with any questions.

Please note this position is deemed as safety sensitive position and will require pre-employment drug testing.

Please apply online through our career site here

Applications close 28th October at 10:30pm.

Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.

Closing Date: TBC

Location: Auckland

Apply online: Please apply online through our career site here

 

 
Grow your career with Treescape
Location: Otahuhu
Posted: 04/10/2018
Closing date: 

 
Employer: Treescape New Zealand
Branch: Otahuhu
Job Description:

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Looking for diversity, career advancement, job security and a great salary. Then look no further...

We are Treescape; New Zealand's leader in arboriculture, horticulture, landscaping and grounds maintenance. From our humble beginnings in 1981 with two chainsaws, a VW Beetle and a commitment to exceed customer expectations we have grown and diversified to now lead the way in green asset management across Australasia.

With depots across New Zealand and Australia we employ over 600 great people across Australiasia.

We are fast growing, dynamic and professional with a clear focus on service delivery and customer satisfaction. We have fantastic opportunities for talented and passionate people throughout New Zealand.

We need:

  • Utility Arborists
  • Arborists
  • Project Managers
  • Ground Staff

Naturally, you'll be someone with good communication and people skills. Safety First is our motto, therefore we need you to have an ability to follow the highest standards of workplace safety.

You'll have a strong work ethic, a willingness to learn, positive attitude and enjoy working with great people. Having a Class 2 licence, EWP or chipper operating experience will be advantageous.

Our Project Managers get exposed to some of New Zealand's most significant arboriculture work. If you are a Manager or Supervisor from the industry, and enjoy overseeing large projects and have proven skills leading crews across New Zealand or abroad, we'd love to talk to you!

What's in it for you?

  • Great remuneration
  • Using the latest equipment
  • On-job training and formally recognised qualifications available
  • Fantastic opportunity for career progression
  • Job security
  • Safe work environment

Join us today, grow your career with Treescape!

To apply for any of our roles please visit: http://treescape.recruitmenthub.co.nz/Vacancies
 


 


Senior Arboriculture & Ecological Specialist
Location: Auckland
Posted: 14/08/2018
Closing date: 
 
Employer:

Region:

Job Title:
Auckland Council

Auckland

Senior Arboriculture & Ecological Specialist
Job Description:
  • Opportunity to influence arboriculture and ecological restoration in Auckland 
  • Various levels of roles available across a diverse portfolio 
  • Make tangible and visible improvements to the environment 

The opportunity 

Auckland Council’s Community Facilities Department is an exceptional facilities function (for assets of both land and buildings) that is financially astute and delivers on expectations and aspirations. As kaitiaki (guardian) of facilities, we have an important role in facilitating the wider social, economic, environmental and cultural outcomes that promote the well being of our communities. 

Arboriculture and Ecological Restoration Specialists work out of the Operational Management & Maintenance Unit, the remit of which is to ensure a seamless delivery of high quality management and maintenance of council assets (green, open space and built) across the Auckland region. In these roles, no two days are the same. They are hands on within a diverse portfolio across a number of different landscapes. 

You will enjoy the support of experienced likeminded colleagues with a strong team ethos. Dependant on the level of your role daily duties might include managing contractors and suppliers, developing plans for the ongoing maintenance of trees and identified ecological areas in local parks and public open spaces, fostering relationships within communities, conducting safety assessments and proactively making process improvements. You will also provide technical advice and contribute to design and tree protection measures involving utility works, infrastructure and land development. Additionally, you will participate in planting programmes that provide for natural habitats and ecosystems. As the point of contact for any queries on the maintenance of arboriculture and ecological restoration programmes you will be focused on improving our natural environment while creating self-sustaining environments for the benefit of the public. 

About you 

Because of the technical skills and experience required to successfully carry out this role, you will have a recognised arboriculture qualification and a clean driver’s licence. More broadly, you will be a collaborative team player with commercial acumen who is passionate about the environment and consistently strives to improve efficiencies. Having recognised experience in maintenance delivery, you willl be able to spot issues early and put maintenance plans in place. Importantly, you will also have demonstrated involvement in contract management of suppliers and contractors to achieve service deliverables. 

What we offer 

In return, you will be immersed in a team of passionate urban foresters and environmentalists where you will have the opportunity to grow and develop your career in this truly unique role within the industry. 

 

If you are high performing, passionate about the world around you and would like the chance to make tangible and visible improvements to the environment, then join us. Submit your expression of interest today by cover letter, addressing the key criteria, along with your CV to Laurie Sabo at laurie.sabo@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz. To discuss this opportunity confidentially please email or call Laurie (mob +6421570340). 

Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process

 

 
 

 


 
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