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ARBORIST – Team Leader

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Published By

Diverse Asset Maintenance Services (DAMS)

Published Date

1 March 2023

Job Location

Mackay QLD, Australia

About the Job

Full time

Thinking it’s time for a tree change?

Bring your talents to the Central Queensland Coast...

We offer a secure, satisfying career opportunity coupled with a relaxed coastal lifestyle; DAMS is the place to be!

The Mackay Region
Mackay is located halfway between Brisbane and Cairns and is truly the heart of Queensland, covering 7,621 square kilometres of rainforest, Natural Parks, historic townships, miles of golden beaches and more than 70 Whitsunday tropical islands.

The Region boasts a vibrant economy offering an idyllic lifestyle on the Central Queensland coast, from picturesque beaches and nearby island resorts to beautiful rainforests. The Region has a great climate coupled with good quality education and health facilities.

We are looking for a suitably qualified and experienced Arborist to expand our team.

You will have a minimum Cert III in Arboriculture (or equivalent), with previous demonstrated experience in leading tree operations and maintenance services including climbing, EWP, rigging and chainsaw operations. Must be willing to share your skills and knowledge among our apprentice arborists.

Your workday will involve leading and motivating a small team in all aspects of tree care services to a combination of commercial, government and residential clientele with the opportunity to work in varied landscape environments in both small- and large-scale projects.

Relocation assistance may be provided for the right candidate with very competitive salary based on experience.

Your attributes and requirements:

  • Construction White Card (or equivalent)

  • Unrestricted MR Licence (preferred, could help obtain)

  • Certificate III equivalent or higher in Arboriculture

  • Demonstrated industry experience

  • Experience in tree climbing and rigging

  • Experience in operation of tree equipment and other practical industry tasks

  • Self-motivated, high attention to detail

  • Team player, enjoy working as part of a team

  • Happy to share your skills and knowledge!

  • Reliable, punctual and hard working

  • Well presented with good communication skills

  • Passion for high level customer service

  • Physically fit

  • Work to deadlines and take directions from Manager

  • Strong leadership skills

  • Strong commitment to safe work practices!

If you meet the above requirements, please email your resume to us at or call HR on (617) 4953 1004 if you have any queries.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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