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Assistant Arborist

Date: 05-Nov-2018

Location: Auckland Wide, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

  • Permanent Position 
  • Continuous Career Development 
  • An attractive hourly rate

The opportunity

AIM Services is a leading provider of open space and full facility maintenance services, looking after Auckland's parks, sports fields, streets, community buildings, stormwater and the airport. In addition, we also offer expert arboriculture, horticultural, landscaping and plant supply services to local government and private enterprise.

As an Assistant Arborist, you will be assisting with tree maintenance throughout the ‘Rua’ contract area and beyond. As part of the arboricultural team your duties will include all aspects of modern arboriculture, such as tree pruning and removals, tree planting and aftercare maintenance.

About you

Naturally, you will have passion and flair for arboriculture, or a desire to pursue a career in the industry. A strong Health and Safety focus is essential. Previous experience in arboriculture, horticulture, landscaping, or a similar background would be an advantage. A good level of fitness, agility and the ability to work unsupervised would be key determinants to your success in this role.

A clean, full NZ driver's licence with manual driving skills is a must. Class 2 is an advantage.  

Having a Growsafe certificate would be a bonus.

What we offer

An amazing team environment. At AIM Services we value team participation and are proud to be contributing to Auckland Council’s vision of creating a world class city. You will be given an attractive hourly rate, as well as continuous ongoing growth and development. This is a chance for you to become a part of our working family and help provide out-standing service to Aucklanders.  

Your base location will be within the Auckland Region, working 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday, with rostered weekend duties and over-time as required on occasion.

Please note this position is deemed as safety sensitive position and will require pre-employment drug testing.

Our friendly and collaborative team are committed to making a positive contribution to Auckland’s community, and we’d love for you to come join us! Please contact Marshal Nazareth- Talent Acquisition Consultant on 021 1945160 or Marshal.Nazareth@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz with any questions.

Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.