Arborist/Vegetation Controller based in Hastings

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Published By

Unison Contracting Services Limited

Published Date

14 November 2021

Job Location

Hastings, New Zealand

About the Job

At Unison, we have a vision to deliver world-class network and energy solutions to our customers. To achieve that, we need a team of people passionate about delivering excellence through innovation, coupled with superior customer service. We also believe that team work and integrity, together with a focus on the safety and wellbeing of our employees and communities will help us achieve our vision.


Unison Contracting Services currently has an exciting opportunity for a motivated, energetic arborist to join our Vegetation team in Hastings. Unison will provide you with the opportunity to develop and grow your career and you will be joining a well-established and supportive organisation that invests in its staff.


The key responsibilities of the position are:

  • Removing vegetation close to lines

  • Identifying and reporting any unsafe vegetation

  • Testing of safety equipment, and cleaning and servicing machinery

  • Traffic control

  • Completing paperwork


Our successful candidates will have:

  • Level 3-4, National Certificate in Arboriculture/Forestry

  • A full and clean driver's license, preferably HT

  • Experience in arboriculture or Forestry

  • Be physically fit, a team player and a great communicator

In return for your hard work, Unison offers a great benefits package which includes private medical cover, life assurance and wellbeing allowances. Relocation assistance is provided for those people who are moving to the region.


If you tick all of the above boxes then we would love to hear from you. We welcome applications from those people with the immediate right to work in New Zealand.


Unison is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We also understand that great performance comes from great people. As a valued team member, you will receive ongoing training and development as well as a host of benefits including great remuneration, health insurance, and subsidies to enjoy an active and healthy lifestyle.


To apply for this job go to: Current vacancies (unison.co.nz)

Applications close: 14 December 2021