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Arborist - Queenstown (x2)

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Published By

Recreational Services

Published Date

6 June 2022

Job Location

Queenstown, New Zealand

About the Job

Join our Team of specialized arboriculture professionals delivering our quality service to some of New Zealand's premium properties


We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Arborist to join our professional team, a Premium Landscape and Garden Maintenance business based in Queenstown.

As an established and successful business in the Queenstown Lakes District, work involves maintenance services and project work for many of the areas premium residential properties.

From lawn and turf projects to scheduled garden and property maintenance for private owners, our focus is on quality ensuring our clients properties are keep at their "best".

This is an opportunity to be a part of a quality business, working in one New Zealand's most popular regions, where you can combine a great lifestyle with your career.

As one of our Arborists, you'll be working with our team across all aspects of arboriculture work, using your knowledge and experience to "deliver" for or clients:

  • Tree care including pruning and shaping

  • Formal Hedging maintenance and care

  • Tree reductions and removals

  • Other general arborist functions

Here's what we are looking for:

  • A minimum of 3 years of practical experience in an arboriculture role. You know what needs doing and how to go about it.

  • A relevant New Zealand qualification to Level 4 or equivalent is preferred. You may be studying currently!

  • A current full driver's licence with the ability to drive a manual vehicle.

  • As a team we want to work with enthusiastic and reliable people, so you need to be a team player with a positive attitude. Getting the job done when needed and helping out your team mates has to be "second nature"

Here's what we can offer you:

  • Regular work hours with salaried remuneration that's reviewed annually.

  • A career opportunity with a business that is well resourced and experienced in New Zealand's Arboriculture and Parks management industry.

  • An annual personal tools allowance, along with other employee benefits.

  • Health and Safety practices and ongoing training that puts our people first every time.

  • Ongoing training and professional development opportunities within the business and the wider Recreational Services Group.

While operating as an independent business, being supported by our parent company Recreational Services, brings added benefits for our employees:

  • Recreational Services is an established and growing business, with ongoing development and investment in the Arboriculture side of our business. That's' investment in both equipment and their people.

  • There's a wealth of experience and skills to tap into with our existing teams of professional Arborists

  • Career opportunities to progress to senior and management roles across the wider group both locally and nationally

Our recruitment process involves working closely with short listed candidates to ensure  confidentiality and ongoing communication.

If the opportunity to work and live in one of our country's favourite outdoor regions is where you'd like to grow your arborist career, submit your application by clicking on the apply button.

For more information about this role contact Hayley at:

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