Arborist - Team Leader

Arborist - Team Leader
Posted: 28 Aug 2020
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Te Awamutu
Duration: Permanent - Fulltime
Start Date: ASAP

Waikato Tree Services is wholly owned by Waipa Networks, who operates the electricity network that delivers power to 26,300 customers across the Waipa area.  Based in Te Awamutu, the business is owned by the Waipa Networks Trust for the benefit of its customers and is responsible for providing outstanding services and value for money. 


We are now looking for an experienced arborist with Utility qualifications and the ability to run a small team to join our dynamic and modern company.  A great attitude and sound communication skills are a given, but in addition our ideal candidate will have:

  • Level 4 in Arboriculture
  • Utility qualifications and close approach experience
  • Utility experience is a must as you will be using an MEWP to prune and remove trees within our reticulation area
  • Class 4 licence ideally, but Class 2 as a minimum
  • A good all round skill base, from climbing to bucket work


Based in Te Awamutu, we are centrally located in the mighty Waikato with city and country lifestyle opportunities, great schooling and a choice of great communities literally on our doorstep.


As an employer, Waipa Networks offers team members various benefits including a key focus on professional development, attractive remuneration and medical insurance.


There has never been a better time to take the next step in your arborist career and join a team that is professional, progressive and ready to nurture and grow your talents. 


Interested?  Apply today to find out more!



Please note that our work environment is safety sensitive and safety is of the utmost importance to us.  As part of our focus on safe working practices we operate a drug and alcohol free workplace. The successful applicant will therefore need to pass pre-employment medical and substance misuse assessments.