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Arboricultural Risk Assessor

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Published By

Tauranga City Council

Published Date

22 February 2023

Job Location

Tauranga, New Zealand

About the Job

About Tauranga City Council

Tauranga City Council is one of Tauranga's largest employers, and we are always looking to attract great talent to join our driven, passionate, and community-focused team. To highlight that our people are our greatest asset, we offer a wide range of benefits that include 5 weeks annual leave, flexible work from home options, career development as well as an active social club. We always strive to ensure that you feel valued and supported in the workplace.

About the role

The primary purpose of the Arboricultural Risk Assessor is to risk assess tree assets throughout Tauranga City.

What you'll need to succeed

To succeed in this role, you'll bring:

  • A minimum level 4 certificate in arboriculture

  • A minimum of 5 years' experience in arboriculture

  • A tree risk assessment qualification (TRAQ, QTRA or equivalent)

  • Experience in conflict resolution

  • Familiarity with all techniques and hazards associated with the maintenance and removal of trees

  • Familiarity with customer service expectations

  • The ability to recognize and diagnose tree faults, defects, and be familiar with a wide range of tree pests and diseases

How to apply

If you want to be part of an energetic, fun, and supportive team, then we'd love to hear from you. For more information, please contact Mark Armistead at

Please note we will not be accepting applications via email. If you wish to apply, please apply using the link below:

Applications will close upon the appointment of a successful candidate.

Our selection process may include behavioural interview(s), psychometric and ability assessments, reference checks, and pre-employment screening.

Tauranga City Council will not accept applications or contact from any placement service, temporary staffing agency, or professional recruiter for this vacancy. If/where Tauranga City Council requires the support of a recruitment agency, we will seek this support from our network of agencies. We ask that you please do not contact Tauranga City Council or any of its employees regarding vacancies. Tauranga City Council will not be responsible for, and will not pay, any commissions, fees or other payments related to such unsolicited contact.

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