Utility Arborist

Company: Auckland Council Location: West Auckland, 1010 Role/Title: Utility Arborist Posted Date: 3 December 2019 Closing Date:

Date: 03-Dec-2019

Location: West Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

Permanent Position 

Continuous Career Development 

An attractive hourly rate

He angitūtanga: The opportunity

AIM Services is a leading provider of open space and full facility maintenance services, looking after Auckland's parks, sports fields, streets, community buildings, stormwater and the airport. In addition, we also offer expert arboriculture, horticultural, landscaping and plant supply services to local government and private enterprise.

As a Qualified Utility Arborist, you will be assisting with tree maintenance throughout the ‘Rua’ contract area. As part of the arboricultural team your duties will include all aspects of modern arboriculture, such as tree pruning and removals alongside the network and telecommunication lines.

He kōrero mōu: About you

Minimum of 3 years climbing experience within the Arboriculture IndustryCertificate in Utility Arboriculture Level 3 or equivalent experience/qualificationsA strong Health and Safety focus is essential

Experience in all aspects of arboriculture is essentialAbility to be part of a team and take the lead when required

Excellent communication skills

A clean full NZ driver's licence (manual) is essential whilst an HT (Class 2) licence is preferred

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

At AIM Services we value team participation and are proud to be contributing to Auckland Council’s vision of creating a world class city. You will be given an attractive hourly rate, as well as continuous ongoing growth and development. Brand new climbing equipment specific to your needs and the modern industry. This is a chance for you to be part of our working family and help provide out-standing service to Aucklanders’.  

Your base location will be within the West Auckland Region, working 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday, with rostered weekend duties and over-time as required on occasion.

This role is deemed safety sensitive and in line with Auckland Council policy, you will be required to complete pre-employment drug and alcohol testing.

Our friendly and collaborative team are committed to making a positive contribution to Auckland’s community, and we’d love for you to come join us!

Please contact Marshal Nazareth- Talent Acquisition Consultant on 021 1945160 or with any questions. 

Please note that we will be reviewing applications as they come. So please apply to avoid disappointment.

Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.