Arborist - Crew Lead
Location: Rotorua
Posted: 5 August 2019
Closing date:

Employer: Infracore
Branch: Bay of Plenty
Job Description:


About us

At InfraCore we work within the public utilities and services space with a particular focus on parks and recreation, three waters infrastructure, city cleaning, civil contracting and nursery services.  You will be a part of a well-established company setting a course for more successes and growth.


About the role

You will be responsible for carrying tree inspections, Scoping jobs, scheduling work to the crews, offering advice to Council, providing support and direction to the crews and escalating any decisions or concerns to the manager.


The role will require the successful applicant to be both on the tools and in the office approximately 50% of the time or as the role requires.

What you will have

  • Significant experience as a working Arborist
  • Agility and enjoy a variety of challenges
  • Proven ability to lead and motivate a small team
  • Commitment to returning home safe every day - looking after yourself and those working with you.
  • Level 4 Arboricultural qualification, ability to undertake tree inspections
  • Scheduling experience and a good understanding of Word/Excel

If you have experience in urban tree work this is the role for you! Apply today!

How to apply

Please click on the link below, complete the application process including attaching your cover letter and CV.  Should you have any issues or questions please don’t hesitate to contact a member of the People & Capability team pcinfracore@infracore.co.nz or 07 351 8914.

Preferred applicants will be required to undergo drug screening test before being offered employment.



Arborist - Downer Tree Services
(Wellington) Job 558706
Location: Wellington
Posted: 11 July 2019
Closing date:   8 August 2019

Employer: Downer Tree Services
Branch: Wellington
Job Description:

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  • Permanent, full time role
  • Training and opportunities to advance your career
  • Competitive remuneration package and benefits
  • Good safe working conditions

Downer Tree Services are a dynamic, professional and highly experienced team who service multiple clients throughout the wider Wellington region.  Our variety of work ranges from storm response within the urban and rural areas, large scale project work, hazardous tree removal and routine urban tree maintenance which includes Notable Trees and trees within the power network. We are Members of the NZ Arboriculture Association and have applied for NZ Arb approved contractor status.

We are seeking an experienced arborist with a professional attitude to be part of our great Wellington regional team.  This is a challenging role, working 40 hours per week (plus a stand by call out roster allowance) and provides first response during storms or significant weather events) and may include live line work around 11KV and 400KV lines.

The successful applicant will ensure a high level of safety is adhered to in order to protect the public, other team members, and themselves, therefore a commitment to Health and Safety is essential.  Our goal is that everyone returns home each night to their family and friends.

About you:

  • We are seeking a skilled climber who is ideally fully qualified LV4 and above with an HT licence
  • Urban tree preservation experience is essential
  • Naturally, you will have a positive attitude, have fantastic communication skills and be quality driven
  • Basic Utility experience essential  but further network training will be provided

What we offer:

We are offering you a competitive pay rate and an opportunity for further raining and to develop your career within an industry leading organisation.

This is a great time to join the Downer team and take the next step in your career with an organisation committed to the lifelong development of our people.

APPLY NOW, by visiting www.downercareers.co.nz and entering 558706 into the keyword search.

Our workplaces are drug and alcohol free - all successful applicants will be required to undertake a pre-employment drug test and medical.


Arborist - Utility Arborist/Arborist
Location: Waikato
Posted: 5 July 2019
Closing date:   2 August 2019

Employer: Waikato Tree Services
Branch: Waikato
Job Description:

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Waikato Tree Services is owned by Waipa Networks Limited an electrical lines network in the greater Waikato/Waipa Region proudly supplying power to some 26,000 homes. A vacancy has opened up within our growing vegetation teams.

We are seeking an Arborist to join our dynamic and modern company. If you enjoy guaranteed hours with excellent working conditions and have a passion for all aspects of tree work take a look at what we can offer you

We Offer:

  • Guaranteed Minimum of 40 hours a week
  • Time and a half after 40 hours
  • Working out of a modern facility with modern equipment to suit
  • Medical Insurance covered
  • Strong social club with regular outings and events
  • All training paid for
  • Excellent remuneration negotiable depending on experience
  • Opportunities for growth and development
  • Variety & job security

We are looking for candidates with the following attributes

· Level 3 certificate In Arboriculture or equivalent experience

· Class 2 Drivers license

· EWP experience an advantage

· Enjoy taking pride in your work

· Take safety as a priority with yourself and others around you

· Positive attitude

The successful applicants would have to pass pre-employment medical and drug/alcohol tests.

If this sounds like you, give us a call ( Meg 021 544 712) to chat about the role
or apply today through our website link: Click Here to apply

Location: Hamilton
Posted: 11 June 2019
Closing date: 4 July 2019

Employer: Wel Networks
Branch: Hamilton
Job Description:
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At WEL we are working towards changing the approach to utility arboriculture and focusing our efforts on tree health and aesthetic values.

Are you passionate about trees? Want to be part of a great team? Can you safely operate the latest plant and equipment? Come and join us!

WEL Networks owns and manages the electrical lines network in Hamilton and the greater Waikato area. We are proud to provide a highly reliable electricity supply to over 90,000 homes and businesses. With a staff of around 250, working out of our modern complex in Te Rapa we provide a fully integrated electricity network management service which includes planning, design, delivery and operation.

We have recently had a spot open up in our Vegetation team for a fully trained and experienced Arborist.

Here at WEL we are working towards changing the approach to utility arboriculture and focusing our efforts on tree health and aesthetic values.

We are looking for candidates who:

  • have some experience as a working Arborist
  • are agile and enjoy a variety of challenges
  • are committed to returning home safe every day - looking after yourself and those working with you.

It would be great if you also hold your Arborist qualifications, have experience working in an EWP and hold your class 2, 4 or 5 driver's licence.

You will work in a dynamic and supportive team environment that rewards good performance and actively encourages personal and professional development.

WEL offers a competitive package and a professional working environment - we look after our people.

We will help you with relocation expenses if you are moving into our area and our staff benefits include fully funded medical and life insurance!

If you feel this role is a good fit for your current skills and future aspirations, please submit an online application at https://welnetworks.careercentre.net.nz/Job/Arborist/Hamilton/3678 - where you can also see a detailed position description.

City Arborist
Location: Christchurch
Posted: 24 May 2019
Closing date: 9 June 2019

Employer: Christchurch City Council
Branch: Christchurch
Job Description:

City Arborist

Christchurch's Garden parks are an iconic component of the construct of Christchurch. From the spectacular Botanic Gardens with its impressive collection of plants; Mona Vale with its heritage buildings, and other significant Heritage Garden Parks throughout, the "Garden City" image is supported by the many significant trees found within it.

We're looking for an outstanding individual to provide leadership and management of the tree collections with a particular emphasis on the Christchurch Botanic Gardens, Hagley Park, other garden parks and the inner-city environment. As the City Arborist, under the leadership of the Director of the Botanic Gardens and Garden Parks, you'll develop and implement tree management plans, manage and undertake tree inspections so you can provide technical advice and be a strong advocate for the preservation of the city's tree asset.

In addition to this primary function you'll be the lead advocate for the Parks unit in respect to the wider urban forest by providing advice and technical support where required to the Community Parks, Regional Parks and Parks Planning teams to assist in the development of tree related strategy, policy, asset management and planning documentation.

With a proven ability to work in a team environment and using your exceptional communication skills, you'll manage a consistent direction of tree maintenance programmes and liaise and collaborate with contractors to ensure that customer service requests are correctly managed and assigned.

To be successful in this role you'll bring extensive experience in tree management coupled with a Tertiary qualification in Arboriculture, Forestry, Botany or other relevant horticultural discipline and trained to level 6 Arboriculture. The successful applicant will be encouraged to undertake appropriate research and continuing development to ensure familiarity with modern trends, technologies and best practice.

"The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit." - Nelson Henderson.

Apply now for an amazing opportunity to influence the policy and long-term tree strategy of the city, its garden and parks.

Please note that interviews are scheduled to take place week commencing 24 June 2019.

Additional recruitment information:
Salary: will be discussed with the successful applicant

To apply for this job, please go to our job site https://www.cccjobs.co.nz/home and enter the job code 16571NZA.

Applications close Sunday, 9 June 2019.


Arboriculture Apprentice
Location: Waikato
Posted: 24/05/2019
Closing date: 3 June 2019

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 are responsible for the physical work on those trees, and we 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 are looking for 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 $20.00 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: EXAI957350

Location: Hamilton, New Zealand

Closing Date: Monday, 3 June 2019

Apply online at https://hamilton.careercentre.net.nz/Job/Arboriculture-Apprentice/Hamilton-New-Zealand/22888

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