Leading Hand - NSW Commercial

Last updated 13 minutes ago
Location:New South Wales, Northern Beaches Council, Sydney
Job Type:Full Time

Arboriculture and vegetation management is a multi-billion dollar industry with a future in Australia. It involves the management of individual trees, typically in and around the places where people live, work and play. Active Tree Services is the industry leader in the commercial space.

We are looking for a Leading Hand with a can-do attitude to join our NSW Commercial crew operating across Sydney Metropolitan areas.

The Role:

The Leading Hand will provide support and assistance to the Supervisor with the day-to-day operations of the crews, with a commitment to safety, you will allocate work, oversee the completion of tasks, undertake Hazard Assessment and Controls, and monitor vehicle and equipment operations.

You will need to be able to operate an Elevated Work Platform with the ability to cut, trim and remove trees. Induction and training will be provided. 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. Active foster their employees and offer opportunities for progression including Supervisor and Operations Manager.

What’s on offer:

  • Full time permanent role with job security
  • 8-hour shift from 7.00am to 3.30pm
  • $30 to $35 per hour plus daily travel allowance, with the opportunity for overtime where available
  • Paid Living Away From Home allowance when applicable
  • All PPE and uniforms provided
  • Continuous training and development to gain formal qualifications and progress your career within Active

What we need from you:

  • A current and unrestricted drivers’ licence
  • A MR/HR class driver’s licence is highly desirable
  • Elevated Work Platform licence/ticket is essential
  • Chainsaw operation qualification (Certificate Level 1 & 2)
  • Industry experience and/or qualifications (Cert II ESI Powerline Vegetation Control or Cert III Horticulture/Arboriculture are highly advantageous)
  • 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: https://www.activetreeservices.com.au/team-member-stories/

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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