Become an Arborist

The NZ Tree Industry Needs You!

Job opportunities exist in a wide range of arboriculture including residential tree care, tree pruning, tree removal, the maintenance of trees near overhead wires, tree planting, transplanting, fertilising, pest/disease diagnosis and treatment, consultancy services, tree inspections, tree surveys and in local authority tree management.



There are a number of courses available in the field of arboriculture. Kick start your arboricultural career and follow the link below for a list and description of educational providers in arboriculture.



Job Vacancies & Job Seekers

Check out our vacancies for job opportunities in New Zealand. If there are not currently any vacancies listed, please come back again soon, as we regularly update the vacancy section.

For arborists seeking jobs in New Zealand, NZ Arb runs a free service for arborists to deposit their CV and details for Members to access only. If you wish to forward a CV as a job seeker, please visit the section.


Chrissy Spence – Arborist and Champion

Chrissy Spence, a New Zealand climbing arborist legend. A shining example of what a young and dedicated arborist can achieve.

To learn more about Chrissy Spence, read the article Arborist and Champion.
Encouraging, fostering, improving and educating in all aspects of arboriculture throughout New Zealand.