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Experienced Arborists / Tree Team Members

Apply now Job no: 493670
Work type: Casual, Contract, Full time, Part time
Location: Melbourne - Western Suburbs
Categories: Trades and Services

About Citywide

Citywide is a company with a clear purpose and mission – we shape liveable cities for more than 12 million people in communities along Australia’s eastern seaboard. We manage and maintain all aspects of civic amenity, assets and infrastructure for government and private enterprise customers, to the benefit of the host communities in which we work and whom we serve.

About the Role

The primary purpose of this role is responsible for tree management and maintenance (pruning; tree removal; travel tower work (EWP); electrical line clearance; operate chipper, and stump removal) which will meet the standards set as per the contract Division. 

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Ensure work area is safe
  • Drive and maintain heavy equipment in safe and professional manner (trailer mounted machine, light trucks, tip-truck)
  • Perform all aspects of tree maintenance/replacement works as required
  • Look out for safety of self and others
  • Maintain and wear PPE
  • Actively participate in the development of a culture based around values of teamwork, collaboration, respect
  • Actively participate in the development of a High Performance Safety Culture through the adoption of the Behaviours of Safety Leaders'
  • Foster a “one company” approach with individuals recognising and taking responsibility for their part
  • Provide strategic direction, manage and lead all operational activities in the team

Required Skills:

  • Certificate III in Arboriculture
  • Current MR licence (Essential)
  • Traffic Management Licence (Essential)
  • Chainsaw Licence
  • Certificate II ESI (Essential)
  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Ability to work safely & promote safety in the workplace
  • Ability to work autonomously or as part of a team
  • Experience dealing with customers, clients and members of the general public.
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem solving skills 


If you do not have Cert 3 in Arboriculture but holds the other licences required or has similar experience to the role, please still reach out as we may have other roles for you!


In return we offer:

  • The job security that comes with our list of long-term contracts
  • The chance to make an impact in a rapidly expanding company
  • The opportunity to further develop your skills in a strong, supportive environment
  • A workplace that focuses on safety first
  • A company with a culture of teamwork and respect

Citywide is an equal opportunities employer, we invite applications from all backgrounds

How to apply:

Please click the APPLY button, this will direct you to our careers website.

Alternatively, please send your CV and cover letter detailing how your experience fits our requirement through our website

A full drivers licence and good driving record is essential. Reference checks, driver demerit check, police check and medical, including drug and alcohol testing are all pre-employment requirements for Citywide.

We do not accept unsolicited resumes from employment agencies. No (search) fee will be paid in the event we hire a candidate whose resume is submitted by an employment agency to any of our employees without a valid written recruitment agreement. Such resumes shall be deemed the sole property of Citywide.

*Please note only successful applications will be contacted.*


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Applications close: AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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