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The Arbor Centre

Climbing Arborist

Full Time Position

Company Information

Welcome to The Arbor Centre, by reputation, a best-in-class business that is constantly engaged with; Landscape Architects and Contractors,Land and Property Developers, Local and State Government, Town Planners,Project Managers and the Public – to deliver a unique blend of tree consultancy, transplanting, surgery and specialist below surface services.

About the Position

We are looking for an experienced arborist to join our Tree Surgery team. Our team is a small yet highly functioning outfit, hence every member is crucial to its success. We service a mix of residential and commercial clients, including on occasion operating on large construction sites. The type of work we excel at includes a high portion of climbing in order to achieve access and outcomes that people expect from us. We pride ourselves on our high level of professionalism in our conduct and communication. We always strive to ensure that our clients’ needs are carefully listened too and interpreted correctly into actions without compromising the tree.

All of our workers are required to operate at high Occupational Health and Safety standards.


The primary responsibility of this role is to perform arborist work predominantly whilst climbing using rope and harness.

Main duties will therefore be climbing using all the acquired skills already obtained, whilst being open to further on the job refinement in order to integrate with our team. There will be some daily rotation of all the various duties typically associated with arborist work including:

  • Setting up the site to make safe
  • Protection measures for clients property
  • Groundwork to clear all pruning material
  • Chipper operation
  • Tidying up of work sites – to a high standard
  • Driving of various vehicles, including ridged trucks
  • EWP Operations
  • Cleaning and where appropriate maintenance of chainsaws or similar 


We will be looking for a minimum of three (3) years of experience as a climbing arborist with the following qualifications/skills:


  • Minimum Cert III Arborist
  • Proficient in Rope and Harness
  • Technical Rigging for tree work
  • C Class Drivers Licence (manual)
  • EWP Ticket preferred
  • Construction Safety Awareness (White Card)preferred
  • Chipper Operation preferred
  • Working at Heights preferred 

Please email all applications (C.V.) including a cover letter to with ‘Application for Climbing Arborist’ in the subject line.


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