Arboriculture Team Member

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08 Dec 2021 - 08 Mar 2022

At Fraser Coast Regional Council our people are our most important asset and central to achieving our vision to Build Better Communities.

Team Member Arboriculture
Open Space and Environment
Permanent Full Time
LGE Level 5 - $59,161 + Allowance $2,248 pa + Superannuation
Hervey Bay


At Fraser Coast Regional Council our people are our most important asset and central to achieving our vision to Build Better Communities.


What we are looking for:

We are looking for a Team Member who understands the importance of carrying out a prestart and the importance of filling out a risk assessment. The type of person who takes a breath, thinks a job through, communicates with their team and enjoys the positive outcomes of completing a successful job.

Our team carries out all tasks associated with arboriculture, including tree planting, inspections, educating the public on Councils tree management policy, scheduled tree works, clean up of storm damaged trees, pruning, stump grinding and mulching to name a few, we do it all. 

If this sounds like you come and join our team and help us build better communities on the Fraser Coast. 

Please click here to view a full Position Description.


What you should have to apply:

  • Certificate III Arboriculture (AQF Level 3 or above)
  • Level II chain saw licence
  • Ability to work at heights
  • Medium Rigid truck licence
  • Construction Induction White Card
  • Outstanding work ethic
  • Awareness of Safety
  • Driven to succeed
  • Be willing and able to follow instructions, including complying with written procedures
  • Have an enthusiasm for working outdoors and undertake manual work
  • Queensland Class “C” drivers’ licence


What our Council can offer you:

  • Learning and Development opportunities
  • Flexible working arrangements,
  • Up to 12% employer super contribution
  • Study assistance program
  • Reward and recognition
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Vaccinations
  • Paid Emergency Services leave


Applications close:

11pm Tuesday 4th January 2021.

For further details please contact Darren Souter, Acting Supervisor Arboriculture on 0427 757 455 during business hours only.


Some information about our Council:

Council provides a safe, secure and supportive environment where employees are encouraged and supported to reach their full potential.

TRAITS is an acronym for the values we consider to be integral to the way we go about our work and serve our community. These values are Trust, Respect, Accountability, Initiative, Teamwork and Service.

Council recognises that it is important for employees to be satisfied in their roles, to balance work and life demands and to deliver quality services to the community.


Some information about our Region:

If you’re tired of the City lifestyle and need a better work/life balance then the Fraser Coast is waiting for you!

Located 250kms north of Brisbane the Fraser Coast is a mix of stunning landscapes, islands, cities and towns.

From Fraser Island - the world's largest sand island to the heritage streetscapes of Maryborough; from the rich farmlands of Tiaro, to the sheltered waters of Hervey Bay.


Before starting your application:

Please ensure your cover letter outlining your suitability for the role and resume are complete in doc, docx or pdf format.  PDF format is preferred.

Please note that:
Council undertakes a range of checks and assessment methods to assist in selection, including criminal history checks, Licence checks, psychometric testing, functional capacity testing and competency based testing.

Fraser Coast Regional Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.  Women, Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders, people with a disability, and members of racial, ethnic and ethno-religious minority groups are encouraged to apply.


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