Arborist - Queenstown

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Due to expansion, we are currently looking for an Arborist to join our Queenstown Lakes District team.  Reporting to the Senior Arborist, you will be responsible for all aspects of tree and parks maintenance for the Queenstown Lakes District whilst keeping yourself and others safe. Based from the Queenstown depot your duties will include pruning, shaping and tree care, tree removals, tree reductions and maintenance of all tools and equipment. At times, you may be required to assist the wider Queenstown Lakes District team where necessary.

About you

  • You will have a National Certificate in Arboriculture - Level 4 (or equivalent) and have minimum 3 years proven practical experience
  • You will have basic mechanical skills and the ability to maintain tools and equipment
  • A current full driver’s licence with the ability to drive a manual vehicle is essential and preferably a class 2 license
  • You will be able to work flexible hours to meet the client’s requirements
  • You will demonstrate a positive attitude towards working safely
  • You will be reliable, punctual, co-operative, and maintain positive working relationships.
  • You will have excellent communication and record keeping skills
  • You will be committed to being part of a wider team with a strong work ethic

What we can offer you

  • To belong to a unique, family orientated company which cares about their people
  • A work-life balance so you can spend time with the people you care about
  • The opportunity to give back to the community
  • An annual tool allowance and $300 annual wellness benefit
  • Performance-based salaries that are reviewed annually
  • We are committed to developing our people and offer opportunities for internal and external training

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a passionate and enthusiastic team, so if your skills and experience match, then we want to hear from you. To apply for this role, click ‘apply’ or email your CV to hr@rs.kiwi.nz 

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