Climbing Arborist/EWP Operator - Darwin

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Job Type:Full Time

We are looking for a Climbing Arborist/EWP Operator with a can-do attitude to join the Active team working in Darwin and its surrounds.

The Role:

This role will work on our commercial contracts, and can be based out of our Livingstone depot, however, does not have to be limited to this area.

You will need to be able to efficiently and effectively trim and dismantle trees by using complex climbing techniques, whilst ensuring safe work practices. You will be required to operate on an Elevated Work Platform to trim branches and vegetation around powerlines. This is an opportunity to work outdoors in a small team with good work ethic, using well-maintained equipment and state of the art technology.

What’s on offer:

  • Full time permanent role with job security
  • Earn up to $40 per hour (including allowances) depending on experience, with the opportunity for overtime when available
  • All PPE and uniforms provided including helmet & chainsaw pants
  • Opportunities for training and development to progress your career within Active

What we need from you:

  • A current and unrestricted drivers’ licence
  • Cert III in Arboriculture (AQF3 or equivalent) as a minimum
  • Cert V in Arboriculture would be highly desirable
  • MR or HR class licence is an advantage, or have the willingness to gain one
  • Complex tree climbing, Aerial Rigging & Aerial Rescue qualifications are desirable
  • Chainsaw operation qualification/experience and Elevated Work Platform (EWP) licence is an advantage
  • Open to the possibility of travel and working away from home

About Active:

We are an Australian owned essential service with a national footprint and a workforce of 800 committed to delivering arboriculture, vegetation management, and consultancy services. We have been around for 45 years, and work to keep our communities safe and green while making sure our teams safety comes first.

To find out more about what it’s like to work at Active read our team member stories at:

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

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