Representing Arborists in Queensland & Nth NSW

 

Leading Hand Arborist - Parks & Open Spaces

Bundaberg Regional Council

$61,019 per annum + super + benefits (includes leading hand allowance)
Permanent Full Time
Parks, Sports & Natural Areas
Community & Environment
Bundaberg Region


About Us

Are you ready to join our team and build Australia's best regional community?  

Here at Bundaberg Regional Council, our vision is bold but simple, to build Australia’s best regional community. In order to achieve this, we’ve created a culture that’s centered on our core values. To be a Council that is customer-focused, respectful and prides itself on teamwork, diversity, sustainability, and innovation. 

Uniquely positioned north of Brisbane in Queensland, Australia, the Bundaberg Region is one of Australia’s fastest-growing regional cities and the gateway to the Southern Great Barrier Reef. The Bundaberg Region boasts the most equitable climate in Australia and rates fifth in the world alongside Hawaii.  Noted for its environmental excellence, pristine waterways, and proximity to the Great Barrier Reef, the Bundaberg Region showcases everything that nature’s palette can create.  

About the Opportunity

Your role as a Leading Hand Arborist is to maintain and enhance the environment of our Parks, Gardens and Open Spaces, Cemeteries, Reserves, Beaches and Foreshores and Streetscape.  You will perform highly skilled and specialised Arboricultural and Horticultural tasks such as – specialised tree pruning, propagation, planting, removal, irrigation installation and maintenance, landscaping, weeding, fertilising, treating pests and includes the use of chainsaws and the operation of large mechanical equipment.  In addition to this, you will lead and supervise a small team to ensure successful outcomes are achieved.

About You

  • Significant experience in the operation and basic maintenance of relevant equipment (e.g. skid steer, woodchipper)
  • Certificate III in Arboriculture
  • Possession of an AQF level 5 Diploma of Arboriculture or a genuine interest in undertaking ongoing specialised training and commitment to undertake this qualification on behalf of Council
  • Certificate of attainment in Chainsaw Operations (Level 1 and 2)
  • Physically fit and able to perform manual labouring tasks that may involve strenuous activity and repetitive actions
  • Holds a current MR License
  • Possession of a current General Construction Induction Card (White/Blue Card)
  • Live and uphold the Council's values

What we offer

  • 38 hour working week, regular rostered days off, including long weekends
  • An attractive remuneration salary with options for salary sacrifice, up to 12% superannuation contributions, 17.5% leave loading 
  • Job satisfaction working within the community
  • An all-inclusive and diverse workplace culture where everyone feels valued 

We offer more: To view our full range of benefits, rewards and recognition, click here

 The Selection Process

The preferred candidate will be required to undertake a Pre-employment medical and National Police Clearance as part of the recruitment process.

How to Apply

To apply or find out more about the position, please click on the 'apply now' button where you will be redirected to our website to answer our questionnaire, followed by attaching your resume.

Closing Date: 11.30pm - Wednesday 7 April 2021 AEST

Bundaberg Regional Council prides itself as an equal opportunity employer and embraces the diversity that our teams bring so if this sounds like the position for you, don’t delay - apply now!

 * Please note, This is a re-advertised position - previous applicants need not apply.

 

Right to live and work

You must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job.

 

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Climber / Tree Worker

A rewarding job with an Environmentally sensitive Arboricultural Company on the Sunshine Coast.

Up to 40 hours per week.

Chainsaw ticket & White Card essential

Relevant experience required.

LR / MR licence preferred

 

For more information please call: 0412 586 131

 

 


 

 

North Brisbane Trees are hiring

Email the office ONLY - info@northbrisbanetrees.com.au

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

- POSITIONS AVAILABLE -

Since 1998, the Ashgrove Tree Services team have been providing Brisbane’s Northern suburbs with high-level arboricultural services.

We are looking to add to our fantastic team and have the following opportunities available:

  • Experienced Tree Climbers
  • Truck Drivers (including labour work)

The roles offer ongoing casual full-time hours with great pay rates with the possibility of full time for the right candidates.

Our ideal candidates will have the following skills/attributes.

Climber

  • Recent climbing experience
  • Knowledge of correct pruning techniques
  • High-end customer focus
  • Physically fit
  • Willing to work in a dedicated team environment
  • Cert III Arboriculture (highly regarded)

Driver

  • Holds MR, HR or HC truck licence.
  • Tree experience highly regarding
  • High-end customer focus
  • Physically fit
  • Willing to work in a dedicated team environment

Please ensure you list references and any relevant tickets or licences on your resume.

If you feel you have the skills and attributes we are looking for we would love to hear from you. Call 07 3353 9222 or email us at info@ashgrovetreeservices.com.au.

 


 

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