Arborist

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Published By

Wilson Trees and Landscaping

Published Date

2 June 2022

Job Location

Hamilton, New Zealand

About the Job

Do you hold a National Certificate in Arboriculture (or ISA equivalent) or are you working towards your qualifications? Are you a good natured, hard working person interested in the Industry? Then we’d like to hear from you regarding this Arborist position in our team.

Wilson Trees and Landscaping ltd operate out of Hamilton servicing the Waikato/ Waipa areas. We are a mid-size team of Qualified Arborists providing personal, friendly and accountable services to both the public and private sectors. So there's heaps of diversity in our work.

We pride ourselves in offering solutions to our customers’ needs while keeping the environment and trees we are working with in the forefront of our business objectives. No corner cutting, only quality Arb here so if your keen on upskilling or joining a team who really enjoy putting their skills to use every day then Wilson Trees is the place to be.

We’re all equals here, everyone climbs well so this position is for someone to join in as an “Arborist”. You’ll be climber, groundie, if you drive a digger all good too. Class 2? Sweet.

We run two truck and chipper units varying in size including a winch fed 15", a 5T digger with log grapple. Good gear for us is crucially important as are our guys, taking care of you all is paramount to a safe, happy and well oiled workplace.

We are seeking an experienced Arborist who is reliable, honest and works to a good standard. Very competitive pay negotiated privately for this position.

Our ideal candidate is:


  • Physically fit

  • Self motivated but a team player

  • A good communicator

  • Health and safety conscious

  • Has high standards and work ethic


Do you have:


  • Min. National Certificate in Arboriculture or equivalent (or working towards)

  • Strong climbing experience/ability

  • Experience with a focus on pruning, felling and dismantling trees

  • The legal right to work and live in New Zealand

  • Drivers licence

  • Class 2 licence (ideal but not necessary)

  • Digger experience/ WTR endorsed? (would be nice)


What we offer:


  • A stress free attitude to how we function

  • A happy team

  • Safe working environment

  • Highly competitive pay packet

  • Good, well maintained gear

  • Diversity of work, quality tree care

  • Ongoing training and qualifications where required

  • Full PPE and equipment

  • Flexible leave


 If you think this is the job for you, we look forward to receiving your CV and cover letter.