Arborist – Downer Tree Services

Employer: Downer Tree Services

Role: Arborist

Location: Wellington

Downer Tree Services are a dynamic, professional and highly experienced team who service multiple clients throughout the wider Wellington region. Our variety of work ranges from storm response within the urban and rural areas, large scale project work, hazardous tree removal and routine urban tree maintenance which includes Notable Trees and trees within the power network. We are Members of the NZ Arboriculture Association and have applied for NZ Arb approved contractor status.

We are seeking an experienced Arborist with a professional attitude to be part of our great Wellington regional team. This is a challenging role, working 40 hours per week (plus a stand by call out roster allowance) and provides first response during storms or significant weather events) and may include live line work around 11KV and 400KV lines.

The successful applicant will ensure a high level of safety is adhered to in order to protect the public, other team members, and themselves, therefore a commitment to Health and Safety is essential. Our goal is that everyone returns home each night to their family and friends.

About You:

  • We are seeking a skilled climber who is ideally fully qualified LV4 and above with an HT licence

  • Urban tree preservation experience is essential

  • Naturally, you will have a positive attitude, have fantastic communication skills and be quality driven

  • Basic Utility experience essential  but further network training will be provided

What We Offer:

We are offering you a competitive pay rate and an opportunity for further training and to develop your career within an industry-leading organisation.

This is a great time to join the Downer team and take the next step in your career with an organisation committed to the lifelong development of our people. 

Apply Now:

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Our workplaces are drug and alcohol-free – all successful applicants will be required to undertake a pre-employment drug test and medical.


NZ Arboricultural Association​

1/23 Alma St, Buxton Sq, Nelson

PO Box 1193, Nelson 7040

04 472 6330

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