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Arborist Crew Leader

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Published By

Tree Wise Men Ltd

Published Date

14 March 2023

Job Location

Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand

About the Job

Tree Wise Men Limited are a locally owned and operated business which has been operating in Bay of Plenty for over 25 years. Our small team of 15 staff offer a professional and friendly service to clients around the Bay of Plenty in Arboriculture, Commercial Landscaping Projects and Vegetation Maintenance.

An opportunity exists for an enthusiastic, reliable and knowledgeable individual to lead our arborist team.

You will be running a team of arborists undertaking all aspects of tree work from pruning and felling works for private clients to large scale projects for local councils.

Tree Wise Men uses modern arboricultural plant and equipment including: 10 inch Hansa tracked chipper with winch, 12 inch Vermeer chipper, Avant with log grab and a range of trucks and utes.

Ideally you will have:

  • NZ Certificate in Arboriculture or equivalent (Level 4)

  • Good climbing experience and ability

  • Class 1 Drivers license (ideally Class 2)

  • Good understanding and ability to adhere to Health and Safety regulations

  • Good communication and people skills

What we offer you:

  • $30 - $35+/hour

  • Overtime paid for hours worked over 40

  • Company vehicle offered to the right candidate

  • Mobile phone

  • Safe working environment

  • Ongoing training available

  • High quality PPE provided

  • Climbing equipment provided

  • Tool Allowance paid for those with their own climbing equipment

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa
This is a great opportunity for someone looking to take the next step in their career, so if you’re looking for a change, please send your up-to-date CV and covering letter to with the subject line Arborist Crew Leader.

We are happy to assist with visa applications and can arrange temporary accommodation if required.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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