• Recreational Services Ltd
  • Wanaka, New Zealand
  • Aug 12, 2019
Full time Climber

Job Description

Due to expansion, we are currently looking for an Arborist to join our Queenstown Lakes District team. Reporting to the Senior Arborist, you will be responsible for all aspects of Street and Reserves tree maintenance for the Queenstown Lakes District Council whilst keeping yourself and others safe. Based from the Wanaka depot your duties will include all aspects of tree maintenance such as pruning, shaping, planting, removals as well as maintenance of all tools and equipment. At times, you will be required to assist the wider Queenstown Lakes District team where necessary.

Success Factors

  • You will have a National Certificate in  Arboriculture - Level 4 (or equivalent) and have a minimum of 3 years proven practical experience
  • You will have basic mechanical skills and the ability to maintain tools and equipment
  • A current full driver’s licence with the ability to drive a manual vehicle is essential and preferably a class 2 license
  • You will be able to work flexible hours to meet the client’s requirements
  • You will demonstrate a positive attitude towards working safely
  • You will be reliable, punctual, co-operative, and maintain positive working relationships.
  • You will have excellent communication and record-keeping skills
  • You will be committed to being part of a wider team with a strong work ethic

Here’s what we can offer you

  • To belong to a unique, family orientated company which cares about their people
  • A work-life balance so you can spend time with the people you care about
  • The opportunity to give back to the community
  • An annual tool allowance and a $300 annual wellness benefit
  • Performance-based remuneration that is reviewed annually
  • We are committed to developing our people and offer opportunities for internal and external training

About Us

Recreational Services is a family-owned business that offers full facility parks maintenance services, operating across New Zealand. Recreational Services prides itself with its very special culture that is committed to professionalism, ownership, people and knowledge

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a passionate and enthusiastic team, so if your skills and experience match, then we want to hear from you. To apply for this role, click ‘apply’ or email your CV to