Senior Arborist Wanted - Hastings / Napier N.Z

Team Leader Hastings / Napier, Hawkes Bay (New Zealand) Full Time£33,000 - £40,000 (GBP)

Recreational Services Ltd

About the Company

Recreational Services are a professional recreational space and amenity maintenance company, operating throughout New Zealand including some of the countries best regional locations.
Our specialist Arboriculture teams provide services to our clients with ongoing maintenance work and special projects.

Our company employs over 600 people. We are committed to a culture of health and safety, excellence, and continuous improvement, whilst caring for our people, clients, and communities.

About the job

Here's the formal info about the job!!
We'd love to talk with you about working and living in New Zealand if you see this as the right job for you.
The work culture in New Zealand is very much about working hard when you're at work, and making the most of your time off to enjoy the wide range of outdoors, sport and other leisure activities.

Formal job stuff:

As the Senior Arborist, you will be reporting to the Operations Manager and driving the Arboriculture team's day-to-day activities to achieve excellence and pride in what they do. You will maintain a hands-on approach, taking ownership of all areas of responsibility which include but not limited to, tree care work, tree assessments, programming works, and liaisons with the local area Council and key stakeholders.
The role offers a level of autonomy as you take on responsibility for managing the workload, and leading the arborist team to meet deadlines and maintain iur quality service standards.

Time Off Stuff ( a small sample) :

Lots of sport, with participation at all levels or spectator. From rugby and football to triathlon and rowing, bowls and golf...
Outdoors, hiking, camping, mountain biking, fishing, mountains to climb and explore
Outdoor Water sports, sailing, rowing, whitewater rafting, seas fishing, surfing, swimming
Community involvement, schools, clubs, churches...

Preferred Skills

The Senior Arborist is a hands-on role, with people management and leadership aspects built in .
We are looking for enthusiastic and energetic people with suitably experienced as below:
Diploma or tertiary qualification in Arboriculture
and/OR
a minimum of 3+ years of proven practical industry experience

Sound leadership skills and enthusiasm to motivate your team
Organisational and Planning skills to coordinate and manage projects and jobs for your Arborist team
A clean and current driver's licence with the ability to drive a manual vehicle
A positive attitude towards working safely

You will be committed to being part of a wider team with a strong work ethic

Ready to commit to relocating and working overseas, and making the most of your time here in New Zealand

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