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Assistant Arborist

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Published By

Auckland Council

Published Date

13 December 2021

Job Location

Auckland, New Zealand

About the Job

  • Permanent Position 

  • Continuous Career Development

  • An attractive hourly rate

He angitūtanga: The opportunity

AIM Services is a leading provider of open space and full facility maintenance services, looking after Auckland's parks, sports fields, streets, community buildings, and the airport. In addition, we are also offering expert horticultural, landscaping and plant supply services to local government and private enterprise.

As an Assistant Arborist, you will be assisting with tree maintenance throughout the ‘Rua’ contract area and beyond. As part of the arboricultural team your duties will include all aspects of modern arboriculture, such as tree removal, tree pruning, clearing debris and cleaning site as well as assisting with tree planting and aftercare maintenance.

He kōrero mōu: About you

Naturally you will have passion and flair for arboriculture and good tree identification skills. A strong Health and Safety focus is essential. Previous experience in horticulture or a similar background whould be required. A good level of fitness and agility and the ability to work unsupervised would be key to your success in this role.

A clean, full NZ driver's license with manual driving skills is a must. Having a Growsafe certificate would be an added bonus.

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

At AIM Services we value team and are proud to be contributing to Auckland Council vision of creating a world class city. You will be given an attractive hourly rate and continuous ongoing growth and development! This is a chance for you to become part of our working family and help provide out-standing service to Aucklanders.  

Your base location will be Henderson, working 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday with rostered weekend duties and over time as required.

As part of Auckland Council drug & alcohol policy pre-employment checks, you will be subject to drug & alcohol screening.

Our friendly and collaborative team are committed to making a positive contribution to Auckland’s community, and we’d love for you to come join us! Please contact Marshal Nazareth- Talent Acquisition Consultant on 021 1945160 or with any questions.

Applications close shortly. However, please note that we will review applications as they are received – so please apply now to avoid disappointment.

Please note any offer of employment from Auckland Council will be conditional upon you being fully vaccinated and providing suitable evidence of vaccination or medical exemption.

Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.

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