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Arboriculture Advisor

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Published By

Selwyn District Council

Published Date

28 August 2023

Job Location

Canterbury, New Zealand

About the Job

About the role:

Reporting to the Reserves Operations Manager you will be our ‘go to' representative for expert technical advice on trees assets, providing recommendations and reports to internal and external stakeholders. You'll contribute to policy reviews, codes of practice and tree management processes.

As well as being our technical expert you will:

  • Oversee end to end service delivery relating to trees across Selwyn

  • Manage contractor relationships ensuring agreed levels of service are met

  • Undertake audit inspections and condition assessments

  • Ensure compliance with Health and Safety at Work Act (2015)

About you:

Our ideal candidate will come from an ‘on the ground' leadership role and be looking to take the next step in their career. You'll have a minimum of 5 years practical work experience and have excellent communication skills with a methodical approach to your work.

You will also have:

  • A relevant qualification in Arboriculture (Level 3 minimum) or equivalent industry experience

  • Full drivers licence

  • Expert understanding of Arboriculture industry best practice, H&S and compliance

  • Experience and confidence in working with a range of customers and contractors

What we can offer:

  • Great work-life balance with flexibility

  • Career coaching and development

  • Life insurance

  • Wellbeing and volunteer leave

  • 3 days paid leave between Christmas and New Year

  • 2 weeks paid Partners Leave

  • Sick leave from day 1

  • Continued KiwiSaver contributions during savings suspension

  • Discounts with local and national businesses

About us:

Selwyn is one of the fastest-growing districts in New Zealand. We have a fantastic quality of life, great communities, and a thriving economy. Our Council works actively with residents to provide the services and facilities that help our communities to thrive and grow.

Our head office is based in Rolleston (only 25km from Christchurch), which offers an enviable family lifestyle, outstanding local facilities and an easy drive to the ski fields, rivers and hills that make up Canterbury's stunning landscape.

Our values are important to us and represent the way we work: · Be a good human · Be brave - Think differently· Better together.

We honour Te Tiriti o Waitangi and we are committed to working with our Treaty partner to deliver on our obligations under Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

We value the safety of our kamahi - this role requires you to pass a drug and alcohol test.

If you'd like to play a part in making Selwyn the best place to live, work and play, join us today!

To apply for this job click the link below & enter ref code: 6428087. Applications close 08 September 2023

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