Arboriculture (trees)

Arboriculture is all about working with trees – from pruning and transplanting, to felling and removing. All trees need care and maintenance, whether they’re for private clients or government departments.

Job overview 

You’ll be part of a team learning to identify, climb, prune, fell, and remove trees. If you love trees and like being outdoors, you will not find a more fulfilling career.

Skills and experience 

  • Enjoy physical labour and the satisfaction of putting in a hard day’s work
  • Able to plan, follow instructions and deliver
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Passion for working outdoors
  • Comfortable with heights
  • Understand health and safety practices
  • Class 2 drivers licence will be an advantage
  • Able and eligible to work in New Zealand
  • Eager to learn and train while you work
  • Able to work independently or as part of a team
  • Agile and enjoy a variety of challenges