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Consultant Arborist

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Published Date

6 July 2023

Job Location

Christchurch, New Zealand

About the Job

Christchurch, located in the South Island of New Zealand, is known as ‘The Garden City’. It is surrounded by some of the most beautiful city parks and gardens. If you love the outdoors, Christchurch is the gateway to multiple ski fields, beaches, mountain biking parks, national parks, and lakes, where you can spend weeks with family and friends enjoying our beautiful country.

Treetech Specialist Treecare Ltd is one of New Zealand’s leading arboriculture companies. Founded in 1996 by Chris Walsh who remains Managing Director to this day. Treetech’s vision is to lead the way in urban forest management, while providing tree services that are second to none and working in a manner that is not only safe to our staff and the public but one that also has minimal impact on the environment.

We are looking for an experienced Consultant Arborist to join our growing passionate and professional team, providing high quality arboricultural advice to a broad range of clients. We provide a supportive environment that promotes personal and professional development to ensure you have the skills and knowledge to succeed in your career.

Your duties would include:

  • Tree inspections

  • Preparation of arboricultural reports and tree management plans

  • Protection of trees on development sites

  • Tree inventories

  • Risk assessments

  • Plant Health Care

Your skills and experience:

  • Level 6 NZQA Diploma in Arboriculture (or equivalent)

  • Training in risk assessment such as TRAQ or QTRA

  • Excellent species identification

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Clean drivers’ license

  • Previous consultancy or Council experience preferable

  • Self-motivated

We offer:

  • Continual professional development

  • A competitive salary, with a company vehicle for full use

  • A great team culture, in a supportive environment

  • A well respected and established family owned and operated business

  • A leader in technology & innovation in the Arboriculture sector

This is an excellent career opportunity to join an innovative and progressive business, that is focus on ‘Leading the way in Urban Forestry Management.’ Our employees enjoy excellent working conditions in a supportive and friendly team environment, where we recognise and reward success. We offer ongoing training and development opportunities, competitive remuneration and career progression for the right person.

If you believe you have what it takes to be successful in this role, then please to apply online today including your CV at

All applicants for this position must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa. Please Note: Drug testing and a Ministry of Justice Police Checks are mandatory for all applicants offered work.

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