Climbing and Utility Arborist Wanted - NZ Wide

Arborist Climber New Zealand Wide, Nationwide Locations (New Zealand) Full Time

About the job

Climbing and Utility Arborist Wanted New Zealand Wide! *Please include an email address in your application!

  • Otahuhu
  • Kumeu
  • Whangarei
  • Rotorua
  • Wellington (Lower Hutt)

Who said the office needs to have four walls? As an Arborist at Treescape you will spend your days amongst the treetops doing what you do best. So if you are looking for a change and you have qualifications in Arboriculture, now is your chance to join our team in the "land of the long white cloud".

New Zealand is famous for our vibrant cities close to the beach, picturesque landscape, subtropical climate, and some of the most untouched, rugged and beautiful wilderness in the world! If you love the outdoors then New Zealand is your ideal location!

When you join Treescape, not only will you be provided an abundance of training to advance your skills, but you will also be working in some of the most iconic sites around New Zealand. Joining the largest green asset management provider in New Zealand means an opportunity to grow your career as an arborist or leader while being guaranteed the ability to work with the best people and equipment in the country.

We are inviting Arborists near and far to join Treescape. Apply today by sending your CV to us directly via the apply button and learn about our relocation assistance program.

The fine print:

  • Candidates will be required to undergo drug and alcohol testing, a medical exam, and Ministry of Justice checks as part of the recruitment process (at Treescape’s cost)
  • This is a permanent and full-time position working Monday to Friday 47.5 hours per week. Additional hours and flexibility are generally available.
  • Treescape is an accredited employer which means that we can support visa applications under the AEWV (Accredited Employer Work Visa).
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Preferred Skills

Ideally you will have:

  • Minimum 2 years experience in the field.
  • NZQA arboriculture qualification, NPTC Qualifications or a equivalent formal arboriculture qualification.
  • Full class 1 driver's license.
  • Essential sound experience with chainsaws, pole saws, and brushwood chippers.
  • Clear communication skills.

Benefits Offered

Perks include but not limited to when you join Treescape:

  • We will provide you with a full uniform, work boots, and climbing equipment.
  • We will ensure you are working alongside highly experienced colleagues in a supportive and safe work environment.
  • A competitive hourly rate based on your experience and qualifications. Consistent full-time work guaranteed (Mon-Fri 7am-5pm), with overtime available.
  • Ongoing unit standard industry training programs. 
  • Further HT class training.
  • Well-equipped modern machinery throughout the company.
  • Serious opportunity for career progression. 
  • Discounted gym membership.
  • Free onsite car park. 

About the Company


Treescape is New Zealand’s industry-leading arboriculture and green asset management provider, with over 40 years of experience. Treescape employs skilled arborists in locations right across New Zealand, providing key services to Councils and Utility providers. Treescape is also an NZ Immigration Accredited employer, which means we can support work visa applications through Immigration New Zealand.

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