Climbing Arborist

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28 May - 27 Jul 2021

Full time position for climbing arborist in Adelaide


We are looking for an experienced Climbing Arborist with a can-do attitude to join the Active team
based in South Australia.   
The Role:
This role has job security and will work on a long-term contract of Active’s, covering but not limited
to Lonsdale, Fleurieu Peninsula, Southern Mt Lofty, Murray Bridge and Mannum regions. Typically,
you will need to travel up to an hour to reach work sites.
Reporting into the Supervisor, you will need to be able to efficiently and effectively trim and
dismantle trees by using complex climbing techniques, whilst ensuring safe work practices. You will
also occasionally need to operate an Elevated Work Platform and cut, trim and remove trees around
Induction and training will be provided. This is an opportunity to work outdoors in a small team with
good work ethic, using well-maintained equipment and state of the art technology. Active foster and
grow their employees and offer opportunities for progression including Team Leader and Supervisor.
What’s on offer:
 Full time permanent role with job security
 8-hour shift from 7.00am to 3.30pm
 Attractive hourly rate plus daily travel allowance, with the opportunity for overtime where
 Paid Living Away From Home allowance when applicable
 All PPE and uniforms provided
 Continuous training and development to gain formal qualifications and progress your career
within Active
What we need from you:
 A current and unrestricted drivers’ licence
 Climbing experience including rope and harness
 A MR/HR class driver’s licence is highly desirable
 Elevated Work Platform licence/ticket or willingness to obtain one
 Chainsaw operation qualification (Certificate Level 1 & 2) is essential
 Cert II ESI Powerline Vegetation Control, Cert II or III Horticulture/Arboriculture or Aerial
Rigging & Aerial Rescue qualifications are advantageous
 The ability to work as part of a team with a mature outlook and good communication skills
About Active:
We are an Australian owned essential service with a national footprint and a workforce of 800
committed to delivering arboriculture, vegetation management, and consultancy services. We have
been around for 45 years, and work to keep our communities safe and green while making sure our
teams safety comes first.
To find out more about what it’s like to work at Active read our team member stories at:
Please note: All shortlisted candidates are required to attend a full pre-employment medical
including audio testing and drug and alcohol screening.
How to Apply: 
Please note applications from recruitment agencies will not be considered at this time.
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