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Arboricultural Projects Specialist

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Published By

Auckland Council

Published Date

17 November 2021

Job Location

Auckland, New Zealand

About the Job

He angitūtanga: The opportunity

As part of the Community Facilities Department, you’ll be working with a diverse team of subject matter experts who are passionate about delivering tangible results for the local community and future generations. As kaitiaki (guardian) of Auckland Council facilities, we play a vital role in promoting the wellbeing of our communities while also delivering strategically significant programmes.

You’ll be joining the Regional Arboriculture and Ecological team at an exciting time as we bring in a public tree management programme, which will see you managing a portfolio of arboricultural projects – with the key focus initially being on the delivery of tree management around power lines.

He kōrero mōu: About you

We’d like to see at least a Level 4 advanced certificate in arboriculture, or similar and the demonstrated ability to provide leadership. You’ll be a natural at managing both external and internal stakeholder relationships – as relationship building and collaboration will be core to your success in this role.

Experience in delivering projects and a working knowledge of programme and project management would certainly stand you in good stead, as would good financial acumen and contract management experience.

You’ll bring with you a strong sense of personal ownership and responsibility, and as someone who thrives on taking initiative – you’ll be well organised with the ability to plan and prioritise effectively, being savvy to deal with ambiguity while making quality decisions in a dynamic challenging environment.

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

Auckland Council is one of the largest local authorities in the South Pacific providing essential services and facilities to more than 1.5 million people. We are committed to environmental action and green growth to achieve our vision of becoming the world’s most liveable city.

Ehara taku toa, he takitahi, he toa takitini My success is not mine alone, but the success of many.

You will be offered a challenge, huge variety and a real opportunity to make a difference to the community.

You’ll also have access to a range of fantastic Auckland Council benefits, including discounted Leisure Centre membership and a range of other partnership discounts.

Please use the following link to view a copy of the Position Description –

Applications close Wednesday, 24th November 2021

Apply here

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