Climbing Arborists - Melbourne, Australia

Arborist Climber Surrey Hills , Melbourne (Australia) Full Time

The Tree Company Arboricultural Services P/L

About the Company

The Tree Company is one of Melbourne's most professional and respected tree companies providing an array of high quality tree-related services. Our unmatched ability to combine skill and experience with environmental sensitivity and the latest in arboricultural technology and equipment sets us apart from our competitors. Our clients include: local government, commercial/corporate, schools, residential & golf courses. Our work is varied, challenging and exciting and covers all aspects of tree care and preservation (no repetitive line clearance work). Our depot's are conveniently located in Surrey Hills and Preston (Vic), close to public transport.

We are a dynamic, expanding company, based in Melbourne (Australia), a vibrant, tree-filled city of approx. 6 million.

We have a staff of 50 including; qualified and trainee arborists, ground crew and management team. We are currently running 11 truck and chippers, 2 EWP's, tip trucks, utes, etc.

We employ a number of arborists from the UK and provide sponsorship through TSS visa, 482 visa, 186 visa and working holiday visas; with paths to permanent residency. Work for us for 6 months , then consider sponsorship for a longer stay.

We are seeking energetic and enthusiastic people with experience in the industry. This is a great opportunity to join a team of committed Arborists, with fantastic career development.

About the job

The positions are full time, work includes a wide range of Arboricultural activities: tree pruning, shaping, removals, planting, preservation (plant health care, bracing, propping, etc), transplanting, etc.

Applicants will possess the professionalism and ability to work within the residential environment as well as council contracts and various large commercial sites.

We are seeking energetic and enthusiastic people with experience in the industry. This is a great opportunity to join a team of committed Arborists, with fantastic career development.

Excellent remuneration and benefits. All equipment is well maintained and managed by our in-house Mechanic and is compliant with Occupational Health and Safety regulations.

Preferred Skills

The following qualifications would be highly regarded:

- Certificate III in Hort/Arb or higher (for climbing Arborist)
- Current Medium or Heavy Rigid Truck Driver's Licence
- Victorian Driver's Licence (manual)
- EWP licence
- Any relevant industry tickets & experience
- Current First Aid Level 2 Certificate
- White Card
- A strong work ethic, initiative, reliability, good people skills and physical fitness
- Well-developed mechanical aptitude and skills
- Ability to work within a team and independently
- Knowledge & appreciation of OH&S practice

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