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Team Leader Arboriculture

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Published By

Kapiti Coast District Council

Published Date

19 February 2023

Job Location

Kapiti Coast District, Wellington, New Zealand

About the Job

Full-time, permanent

Do you enjoy working outside in a good team environment? Are you reliable and have a good work ethic? If so, were looking for you.

We are currently recruiting for a Team Leader Arborist to manage all aspects of day-to-day operational services relating to the districts parks and roadside trees. developing tree management, enhancement, and maintenance programmes and providing the Council with specialist arboriculture advice.

To be successful in either of these roles you will have the following:

  • Previous experience in arboriculture and/or recognised Arboriculture qualification (Level 4 or      above)

  • Hold a full current and valid NZ driver's licence and Heavy Trade Licence with no restrictions

  • Knowledge of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015, particularly how it applies it contract      management and work site safety

  • Demonstrated understanding of hazardous substance usage and requirements for use in accordance with applicable safety and compliance regulations

  • Extensive practical work experience in carrying out all aspects of tree work

About us

Beautiful beaches and a short journey to or from Wellington make the Kāpiti Coast a great place to live and work. Working for the Kāpiti Coast District Council means being part of a caring, dynamic and effective customer-focused team who makes a positive difference in the community we serve. To find out more about our vision and direction click on here.

Contact for enquiries

Enquiries about this position should be directed to Chris Heenan Parks and Reserves Supervisor on 04 296 4700 or free phone 0800 486 486.

How to apply

The preferred candidate will be required to undergo the usual pre-employment checks, including drug and alcohol screening, criminal history, and credit checks. Please note you must be eligible to work in New Zealand.

Closing 12.00pm on Friday 10 March 2022.

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