Climbing Arborist

Last updated an hour ago
Location:Sydney
Job Type:Full Time

Active Tree Services is an Australian owned business with a national footprint and a workforce of 800 committed to delivering arboriculture, vegetation management, consultancy and application services. Founded by the Willcocks family in 1974, we work to protect, beautify and keep our communities safe and green.

Despite COVID-19 we are growing as an organisation and need an experienced Climbing Arborist to join our NSW Commercial team.

The role:

At Active you will become a valued and respected member of our tree-management climbing team. You will get the opportunity to safely operate state-of-the-art equipment and machinery, as well as demonstrate climbing techniques to trim, dismantle and clear trees in a wide range of challenging environments. At Active Tree Services we will make sure you are given the best tools, training, and support to do your job well. The safety of our people, the customer, and the wider community is our first priority.

To be successful you will need: -

  • Experience & qualifications in climbing techniques, aerial rescue, and related fields
  • Current C Class drivers’ licence is mandatory, and a HR licence is advantageous
  • Experience in technical tree removals and crane operation
  • RISI ticket for rail work or able to obtain one
  • Minimum Cert III Arboriculture/Horticulture or above is essential
  • Chainsaw Operators Certificate and/or experience
  • The ability to work away from home at times, including some weekends

What you’ll get in return:

  • Work in a recession proof industry
  • The role is full-time, with the opportunity for living away from home trips
  • Work outdoors as part of small independent teams and experience new and challenging environments
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities

How to Apply: -

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Please note: All shortlisted candidates are required to attend a full pre-employment medical including audio testing and drug and alcohol screening.

To find out what it is like to work at Active go to https://www.activetreeservices.com.au/team-member-stories/

Please note applications from recruitment agencies will not be considered at this time.