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Senior Arborist

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16 March 2022

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About the Job

  • Advanced climbing Arborist, with rigging & dismantling skills

  • Ongoing training and opportunities

  • Competitive hourly remuneration and great work life balance

We are looking for experienced, motivated, hardworking Senior Arborists to provide leadership and support to our Teams by creating a strong respectful culture of teamwork, great work ethics and a genuine care for the environment as we work in to increase the longevity of our aging tree population. You will lead a highly efficient team and ensure all work is undertaken safely and in accordance with Industry best practices with an exceptional eye for detail, tree hazard assessment skills for the enhancement for our Urban Forest.

Christchurch is known as ‘The Garden City’. Be a part of it!! Working in Canterbury offers so much.  Some of the most beautiful city Parks and Gardens, multiple ski fields within a 1.5hrs drive from the city, mountain bike parks and surfing are right on your doorstep, and if you love hunting or tramping this is the place to be!

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. We pride ourselves on being innovative thinkers and providing outstanding customer service, and above all having a great professionally trained team.

What you will bring to the team:

  • Certification in Arboriculture level 4 or related industry qualification preferred

  • Min 5 years’ experience in the field

  • Class 2 Licence

  • Enthusiastic approach to Health & Safety

  • The ability to direct, motivate and manage a team & instil skills as required

  • Exceptional people & communication skills

  • Proficient in SRT would be advantageous

What is in it for you:

  • The opportunity to work in a city with one of the highest bio-diverse tree canopies in New Zealand

  • Exposure to some of New Zealand’s most significant arboriculture work

  • A role where you can be challenged and supported every day

  • All PPE and specialised task-based equipment provided

  • Secure onsite parking in our new purpose-built site

  • 45 hours per week with Saturday work available

  • Working with Cranes, Hiab’s & fleet of purpose-built bucket trucks

If you think you’ve got what it takes then apply now telling us why you are the right person for the job.

Treetech fully supports efforts to get New Zealand vaccinated, as such all new employees are required to provide proof of vaccination.

Apply online today including your CV at

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Please note: drug testing and a Ministry of Justice Police Checks are mandatory for all applicants offered work.

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