Arborist

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Published By

Treetech Specialist Treecare Ltd

Published Date

25 July 2022

Job Location

Lower Hutt, Wellington Region

About the Job

Hourly Rate – Minimum of $28.00 per hour/ Maximum of $35.00 per hour (depending on qualifications & experience


Location – Lower Hutt, Wellington Region


Job type – Full time (minimum of 30 hours per week)


Duration – Permanent


  • Do you have previous Arborist experience?

  • Career Progression

  • Guaranteed work hours and great team environment


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. The company has branches in Wellington and Christchurch.


We are looking to add skilled, dynamic, hardworking Arborists to our passionate and professional team. Whether you are recently qualified or a seasoned, battle-hardened Arborist, this could be a great opportunity for you to take the next step in the Arboricultural industry.


We ensure the management, maintenance, long-term protection, and enhancements of our client tree assets by providing specialist Horticultural and Arboricultural advice, in the Canterbury area (with occasional work in other regions of the South Island)


The role includes:


  • Providing specialist horticultural and Arboricultural advice, assistance, and guidance, including the provision of practical, scientific Arboricultural solutions

  • Coordinating and ensuring the management, maintenance, long-term protection, and enhancement of our client’s tree assets

  • Undertaking specialist Arboriculture works to ensure efficient replacement and maintenance of trees

  • Providing support, planning and technical advice and documentation to internal and external stakeholders in relation to arboriculture services

  • Treating trees with fertilisers and insecticides as required

  • Developing, implementing, and reviewing Arboricultural strategies and policies to ensure best practice service delivery


Along with pride in your work and a positive attitude, you bring to our team:


  • Certification in Arboriculture or related industry qualification (at least NZ Level 3 qualification or equivalent international qualification)

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience on-the-job training and experience

  • Class 1 Driver’s license, preferably Class 2

  • Experience with using machinery and equipment

  • Proven ability working both in a team and independently when required

  • Thorough understanding of, and capability to adhere to Health and Safety regulations

  • Exceptional people & communication skills

  • Ability to Identify areas of improvement and enabling staff to perform in the demanding industry


Please include a current CV/resume and a cover letter describing how you meet the requirements of the position.