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Experienced Arborists

Apply now Job no: 494104
Work type: Full time
Location: Melbourne - CBD & Inner Suburbs
Categories: Trades and Services

About Citywide

At Citywide, we know communities thrive and prosper in healthy, safe, sustainable and vibrant cities.
This is our Vision and it is why our teammates believe that What We Do Matters to the communities we serve. Dedicated to shaping liveable cities and communities, our teammates are passionate about the environments in which they work.  They care about the communities they serve; they are motivated by a desire to deliver what the community and our customers expect. Our staff also care about their teammates; they value the connection, the mate ship and the trust they build between each other.

About the Role

In this role you will be 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.

The primary purpose of the role is to deliver the full scope of tree maintenance services. You will join a team who undertakes detailed condition audits, produce comprehensive reports and offer technical advice. From tree selection and planting to scheduled maintenance and reactive requests, Citywide maximise the life of trees and parkland.

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 own PPE (citywide to supply)
  • 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
  • Chainsaw Licence
  • Certificate II ESI
  • 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

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. 

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!


How to apply:

Click the APPLY button, which will redirect you to our 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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