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Published By

Nelmac Kūmānu

Published Date

2 August 2021

Job Location

Marlborough, New Zealand

About the Job

Nelmac is looking for Arborists to join their team in Marlborough.

  • Senior Arborist (Crew Leader)

  • Junior Arborist x 2

Working as an Arborist for Nelmac Marlborough you’ll join a dynamic and fun team which has a strong focus on delivering quality work for all our customers in the Marlborough area.

We are open to applications from those with a variety of experience. This is a chance for either those who are an up and coming or a budding climber, or the most experienced of climbers! You will build on your skills and experience and be rewarded with varied and interesting work.

To be successful in the role you will have:

  • Experience in all aspects of professional arboriculture

  • Competence in rope & harness climbing and EWP operation

  • The ability to deliver safe, efficient, quality work on time and to budget

  • Accurate tree identification skills

  • Relevant Utility/Power lines qualification preferred, but not essential

  • Full class 1 licence minimum– Class 2 driver preferable

  • General mechanical aptitude

  • A great team player with a positive attitude

Why join us?

  • You will be joining a supportive fun team

  • Opportunity for growth and development

  • Good work life balance

  • Competitive hourly rate dependent on experience

This is a great opportunity for someone looking to take the next step in their Arboriculture career, and work with a great team. If you have the right skills, experience and energy to join us, we’d like to hear from you.

Please note that applicants must have NZ residency/citizenship or a valid NZ work visa, and will be required to undergo pre-employment medical and drug screening, Ministry of Justice police checks and ACC checks.

Please submit your application via our careers page 

Applications close: Sunday 29th August 2021 (unless filled prior)

If you have any general questions, or issues regarding submitting your application, or for a copy of the position description please email:

If you have any role-specific questions, please contact:

Jason Giblin, Contracts Manager - Marlborough

M: 027 430 2321 | E:

All applications will be treated in confidence.