Hamilton City Council - Arborist

Hamilton is known for its natural environment, with street and park trees an important feature of the city scape. Our City Parks team is responsible for the physical work on those trees, and is in the market for two Arborists to join our crew.

The role includes the maintenance of established trees across the city, one-off tree removals, routine pruning and the planting of new specimens.

We're after committed and enthusiastic parks or tree work professionals with a recognised arboriculture qualification, relevant experience and competence with the tools of the arboriculture trade.

Our unit is a tight-knit team and we need someone who works well alongside other parks professionals. You need to be able to communicate clearly and effectively with your colleagues, and collaborate with your peers to meet deadlines and complete work schedules.

If you are able to work in a team environment with high expectations of behaviour and have experience in urban tree work this is the role for you. The recruiting range for this role is from $53,500 to $57,000 per annum, based on knowledge, skills and experience.

This is your chance to be part of an organisation that is committed to building a more vibrant, attractive and prosperous city.

If this role sounds like it's for you, we would love to hear from you. Make it happen and apply online today!

All candidates will be notified of the outcome on their application via email. Short-listed candidates may be required to complete an interview process, reference checks, pre-employment medical and drug assessments, and Ministry of Justice background check.

To apply or further information refer to the position description available on our careers website at

Please note this role is being sourced directly and we are not accepting applications via external recruitment agencies.

Permanent - Full Time; Job no: AIAL957200

Application Closing Date Thursday, 7 February 2019

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