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Published By

Green by Nature

Published Date

4 June 2024

Job Location

Hastings, New Zealand

About the Job

Green by Nature (formally Recreational Services) is proud to be the Hastings District Council's chosen service provider, entrusted with maintaining the beauty of the region's parks, playgrounds, and public spaces. Blown away by the region's natural beauty and inspired by the Council's forward-thinking vision for the future, we are eager to welcome a Qualified Arborist to join our team.

About the role:

Working alongside other talented professionals and reporting to our Lead Arborist, you'll be at the forefront of all tree-related operations. This includes pruning, shaping, removals, reductions, tree care, always making sure maintenance is top-notch all whilst keeping things safe for the public, your team, and yourself. Our team love what they do and is evidenced by the work they put in.

To be successful in this role you will need:

· National Certificate in Arboriculture - Level 4 (or equivalent) with proven practical experience

· A positive safety mindset, demonstrating a commitment to a secure work environment

· Reliability, punctuality, cooperation, and the ability to maintain positive working relationships

· Excellent communication and record-keeping skills

· Dedication to being an integral part of a collaborative team with a robust work ethic

What We Can Offer

In addition to being part of an industry-leading company with over 30 years of experience, you'll enjoy:

· An annual wellness benefit and competitive wage

· Tools of the trade, including a yearly tool allowance, work phone, and complete arborist gear

· Learning and development opportunities, both internal and external, with pathways for advancement within the team and the wider company

About Us

Since 1992, Recreational Services has been dedicated to creating and maintaining beautiful outdoor spaces across New Zealand. With over 700 employees in 14 locations nationwide, we've been a strong force in the industry. In 2021, we came together with three of the most well-established landscaping businesses in Australia – Green Options, Super Gardens, and Skyline Landscape Services.

We are excited to announce that from October 2023, we will be rebranding to operate under one new, single brand, Green by Nature. Our Group purpose is to improve people’s lives by building, caring for, and maintaining remarkable green spaces that enable us all to do more of the things we love. With over 1500 team members across New Zealand and Australia, we're excited to continue our journey and we hope for you to join us!

In accordance with the Company's Drug & Alcohol Policy, the successful candidate will be required to undergo and pass a pre-employment drug test.

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