Qualified Arborists

Surfcoast Tree Services are looking for several qualified Climbing Arborists to join our Anglesea based team. This role will be a full time role with an option for some weekend work. We are looking for people who have leadership experience as this position also involves working as a crew leader with a team of ground staff including an apprentice. 

Required experience:

  • Minimum Certificate III in Arboriculture/Horticulture
  • Previous experience in climbing large trees and working at heights
  • OHS White / Red Card
  • Medium Rigid or Heavy Rigid Truck Licence
  • Previous experience operating a chainsaw, truck and chipper
  • Leadership skills and/or experience to work as a crew leader

Tasks for this role include:

  • Leading a crew of tree care/maintenance staff of up to 4 people
  • Tree climbing using appropriate equipment and PPE to climb trees and remove limbs/branches in a safe manner
  • Chain sawing above/at ground level, climbing and felling large trees, and cutting large limbs into smaller manageable pieces.
  • Conducting tree assessments and basic reporting as required
  • Drive Heavy vehicles/vehicle and towing plant to and from specified destinations
  • Mentoring staff members within their crew
  • Conducting all tree work to current Australian Standards
  • Basic maintenance/repairs of equipment

Surfcoast Tree Services can offer competitive rates of pay betwen $30 and $45 per hour full-time (negotiable) to the right candidate based on qualifications and experience.

Applications will remain open until we find someone suitable for the position. 

05/10/2020 $0 South West & M5 Corridor 1 Trades & Services
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