Representing Arborists in Queensland & Nth NSW
PO Box 327, Cleveland, BRISBANE QLD 4163
Mon-Fri: 8:30am - 2:30pm




Heartwood Tree Solutions have to positions available

Casual Climber must have a minimum level 3 

-2-4 days per week with the possibility to lead to longer term employment

Casual Groundsmen

Must have chainsaw ticket 

-experience preferred but not essential.

-must have driver’s license, be reliable and a team player.

Applicants to send resumes to or contact Shane on 0433098983






Brisbane Tree Experts has 2 roles needing to be filled. One Groundie and one climber. 
:- Drug free, clean and tidy appearance. 
:-Experience would be great but training will be offered.

Looking for these key attributes but
:-MR license or at least a car license. 
:-Chainsaw and/or chipper ticket. 
:-white card

Highly advantageous 
:-Cert III 
:-first aid
:-blue card

All tickets and training will be supplied and Cert III will be on offer to successful applicants. Temporary Onsite boarding can be on offer to guys/girls looking to move to Brisbane. We have a room with beds, shower and toilets onsite. 
Remuneration will be discussed in an interview.

Send resumes to

Kind regards 
Rick McCann 
Cert III (Arb)
Brisbane Tree Experts 




Arboricultural Services Field Leader x 2


Seeking two experienced tree climbers to effectively lead our operational aboricultural crews. Rewarding role, with your work on display for our beautiful Sunshine Coast!

$57,156 – $60,374  pa gross (plus benefits)

Permanent Full-time

Location: Maroochydore based

Vacancy No: 496010

Applications close: Monday 8 October 2018, 11:55pm

Why work with us 

There is no better place to live and work than on the Sunshine Coast, especially with an outstanding organisation like Sunshine Coast Council.


With the vision to be Australia’s most sustainable region - Healthy, Smart, and Creative, Council is at the forefront of delivering a number of game-changer projects that will see the region become a hub for innovation, entrepreneurship and creativity, along with opportunities and a lifestyle for all to enjoy.


About the Role

The Parks & Gardens Branch play an integral role in the care, management and operation of the Sunshine Coast’s open space, recreational areas and urban environment.  Within this, two supervisory roles are now available, to drive the implementation of integrated, proactive and programmed amenity street and neighbourhood parks’ tree maintenance.


Key duties include:

  • On-the-job supervision and ongoing coaching of a crew of 5-6 people
  • Coordination of onsite operational requirements of arboricultural services
  • Demonstrate concern and empathy for environmental issues
  • Ensuring the workplace health and safety of yourself and others


About you

You’ll be an experienced tree climber, with operational experience in leading a crew.  You’ll be proactive, approachable and naturally value your team, with a positive attitude, good emotional balance and strong communication skills.


As a requirement of this role, you must have:

  • An arboriculture certificate/diploma
  • Tree climbing experience
  • current “C” Class Drivers Licence (“HR” Licence highly regarded)
  • Relevant certificates such as Chainsaw, EPV, Traffic Controller and relevant plant operations
  • Physical fitness and dexterity to carry out laboring tasks and heavy lifting


Our Culture & Employee Benefits

Council is committed to creating an inclusive, culturally diverse, healthy, skilled and committed workplace culture. As an employee you will enjoy a range of benefits which include but are not limited to:

  • 9-day fortnight - to support your enjoyment of the lifestyle benefits Sunshine Coast has to offer.
  • Discounted health related memberships and other wellbeing initiatives
  • Generous Superannuation benefits - Council will also contribute 12% Superannuation in addition to your 6% superannuation contribution


How to apply

For full details regarding this position and what to include in your application, refer to the Position Profile.  Alternatively, click “Apply for this job” and follow prompts to complete your application.


Further Information

Helpful information to assist you in completing your application is available on the Sunshine Coast Council website.


To learn more about Council’s vision and projects, you can view the Corporate Plan 2018-2022.


For specific enquiries contact Jie Wells during business hours on 0439 780 114.


Through its Reconciliation Action Plan, Sunshine Coast Council supports social and economic opportunities for the local, Indigenous Australian community and as such, strongly encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.


Arboreal Assessment Officer x 2


$70K - $75K pa gross (plus benefits)
Permanent Full Time
Location: Sunshine Coast (Maroochydore)
Reference No: 495967
Applications close: 16th September 2018


About the role:

To assist in the safe and sustainable management of the Sunshine Coast Councils urban forest, primarily by assessing tree maintenance requests lodged by members of the community and other stakeholders.

You will also play a key role within the operational activities of the Arboriculture Services Unit by participating in the supervision and management of the work teams involved in the maintenance of street and park trees managed by Council.

About you:

You will have a strong focus on customer service. You’ll be reliable and organised, and know how to manage time and resources wisely. You’ll be a team player, with excellent written and verbal communication skills, which will carry your ability to manage and coordinate arboricultural work groups, whilst keeping workplace health & safety as a paramount priority and providing excellent customer service to your clients.

Mandatory requirements of the role include:

  • Certificate V in Arboriculture (or equivalent competency/experience)
  • Current Class “C” Drivers Licence
  • Construction Industry White Card
  • Knowledge of relevant Australian Standards, state and federal legislation and industry best practice.
  • Demonstrated extensive experience in operational and or assessment roles within the arboricultural industry.

As an employee at Sunshine Coast Council, you will have access to a range of employee benefits, including 9-day fortnight, corporate healthcare and 17.5% annual leave loading.

In return, you’ll be working with an outstanding organisation which strives to be our best and work as one team to deliver high standards of service excellence and a healthy, smart, and creative future.

Plus you’ll enjoy all of the lifestyle benefits the Sunshine Coast has to offer.

How to apply:

For full details regarding this position, refer to the Position Profile on the Sunshine Coast Council website.  Alternatively, click “Apply for this job” and follow prompts to complete your application.

Helpful information to assist you in completing your application is available on the Sunshine Coast Council website.

For specific enquiries, please contact Jie Wells during business hours on 0439 780 114.



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