Careers in conservation & the environment

Skilled Height Worker (Ecological Crew Lead) – Treescape – Kumeu

  • Full Time
  • Kumeu

Website Treescape

  • Do you want to wake up to an exciting and challenging role?
  • And earn a competitive wage and allowance?
  • Whilst working for a company that values their employees?

Then join us today!

We’re the team at Treescape. A team of full service, certified specialists in arboriculture, ecology, horticulture, landscape, and grounds maintenance. Our humble beginnings have now led to 17 branches across New Zealand and Australia. Although our growth since 1981 has been incredible, we still pride ourselves on being a family-owned business and appreciate our whole team as our greatest asset.

We are currently looking for an experienced Height Worker/Rope Access Operator to join our team as Crew Lead on exciting projects in and around Auckland, Waiheke, and further afield. Bring your problem-solving skills and ability to lead a crew on demanding sites. With safety as a first priority, you will work on a variety of projects that will test not only your rope handling techniques but also your ability to lead a crew. You are flexible to work away from home for short periods of time. Your main focus will be on ecological pest plant and wildlife management, whilst guiding a crew to deliver specific contract outcomes.

You will have:

  • A Current Industrial Ropes Access Qualification Level 3 or 4
  • A Full NZ Driver Licence with the ability to drive a manual vehicle
  • A minimum of 3 years of practical experience of working on ropes
  • 1 year of experience in leading a crew/team
  • Valid First Aid Certificate.

Desirably you will also have:

  • An Introductory Growsafe certificate, National Certificate in Agrichemical Application or Registered Chemical Applicator
  • Experience and formal training in chainsaw use
  • A firearms licence and experience in commercial pest control
  • Experience in identifying pest plants
  • Practical 4 wheel drive & light utility vehicle experience
  • Practical experience with drones.

We’re committed to providing the best health and safe work environment for employees. Our AS/NZS 4801 certification ensures that we work to the highest possible standard of health and safety. We work closely with Safe Work in Australia and WorkSafe in New Zealand for compliance, injury reporting, and other requirements. We continue with our hiring process during any stage of lockdown.

Please note: drug testing and a Ministry of Justice Police Checks are mandatory for all applicants offered work.

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