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Published By

Hamilton City Council

Published Date

23 October 2022

Job Location

Hamilton, New Zealand

About the Job


Employment Type:  Permanent

Applications Close: 06/11/2022

Hamilton is known for its natural environment, with street and park trees an important feature of the city-scape.  Our Parks and Recreation team are responsible for the physical work on those trees and are looking for keen people to join us.  

About the role

The role includes the maintenance of established trees across the city, one-off tree removals and urgent tree work.

About you

  • We're after a committed, enthusiastic tree work professional

  • Applicants should have a relevant arboriculture or horticulture qualification

  • Urban tree work experience and competence using the tools of the arboriculture trade are required.


  • The recruiting rate is negotiable and based on experience and/or qualifications

  • Added to this are responsibility payments for various duties

  • Additional leave + medical insurance + discounted services

  • There is opportunity to progress within the team.

About the culture

Hamilton City Council is committed to being a high-performance organisation with people who think differently, act with integrity, make it happen and work together. This is your chance to be part of an organisation that is committed to building a more vibrant, attractive and prosperous city.

How to apply

If you are able to work in a team environment with high expectations of behaviour, this is the role for

you, make it happen and apply today! 

Click APPLY and you will be directed to our careers page.

Learn more about the role by clicking here to view a copy of the position description.

All candidates will be notified of the outcome on their application via email. Short-listed candidates may be required to complete an interview process, reference checks, pre-employment medical, drug

and alcohol assessments, credit check and a Ministry of Justice or Police vetting check. We will only collect personal information from you, or any relevant agencies with your consent, in accordance with our obligations in the Privacy Act 2020, which are to only undertake pre-employment screening checks relevant to the specific duties and functions of the role being advertised. The types of checks we conduct will vary depending on the role. You can find more information by clicking here about our recruitment process including the specific checks we undertake for each role.

Hamilton City Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture.

Please note this role is being sourced directly and we are not accepting applications via external recruitment agencies.  Due to border restrictions, only people who are already eligible to live and workin New Zealand should apply. Evidence will be required.

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