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Arborist / Crew Leader, Canberra

This is a superb opportunity to join Canberra’s leading tree services company. Work on prominent parks, gardens & landmark sites.

The Company

This is a forward thinking and growing company with strong ethics and a focus on delivering exceptional work for their clients. Employing Canberra’s leading arborists, tree surgeons, horticulturists and vegetation management specialists, they offer their customers a full range of tree services.

The Role

Reporting to the Operations Manager, you will manage a small team and a range of projects with responsibility for delivering projects safely, on time and to budget. You will be work on a wide variety of jobs, and be supported with state of the art equipment and training.

Key things for success

We are recruiting for attitude, work ethic and skills. To be successful in this role, you will need to be passionate about trees, be able to lead a crew and satisfy the customer. You’ll be unafraid of working at heights, be self reliant, decisive and determined with a can do attitude. Leading a team, you will need to be communicative, open and optimistic, and lead by example.

Basic Requirements


  • Minimum 5 years full time experience as a Level 3 Arborist
  • Ability to plan and organise programs for each site
  • Well developed verbal & interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to manage and develop a small team
  • A strong work ethic, high standards and desire to achieve
  • Ability to provide exceptional customer service 


  • Certificate 3 in Arboriculture (or international equivalent)
  • OH&S Construction Card (White card)
  • First Aid Certificate 

Desirable Skills


  • Medium Rigid Truck Licence
  • Certificate 2 in ESI - Powerline Vegetation Control
  • Working With Vulnerable People card
  • Asbestos Awareness card

The working hours are generally 38 and up to 45 hours per week (when overtime is available). To apply for this role you will need:

  1. A cover letter addressing selection criteria and why you’re ideal for this opportunity, and
  2. Your resume with 2 recent referees 

For Interstate candidates, relocation assistance will be provided. Applications close on 30th November. We do require someone to start as soon as possible so don’t hesitate in sending your application now - through the link below!

Post: PO Box 7140 Riverside Centre, Brisbane Qld 4001

Phone: 1300447 330  


ABN:  41 798 487 636


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  • Active Tree Services Australia
  • Aerial Access Australia
  • ENSPEC Australia
  • Eastern Tree Services Australia
  • Vermeer Australia
  • Asplundh Australia
  • Treescape New Zealand
  • Bandit Australia
  • TreeServe Pty Ltd
  • Atraes Australia
  • DOW AgroSciences
  • Arborlink
  • Taylors Trees
  • Tudor Insurance
  • Dominion Software Developers
  • Barry Nilsson Lawyers



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