Arborist - Team Leader

Arborist - Team Leader
Posted: 21 Dec 2020
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Te Awamutu
Duration: Permanent - Fulltime
Start Date: ASAP

About us 

Waikato Tree Services is owned by Waipa Networks, who operates the electricity network that delivers power to 27,000 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 


Things that you will love if you work with us

  • Offer includes a competitive remuneration package
  • Southern Cross medical insurance Wellbeing 1 (Major medical cover) 
  • Great team environment
  • We invest in training for our team members so you will have a lot of opportunities to grow

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?  Learn more about Waipa Networks at and apply now!


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.  

If you would like to know more about it please give Mike a call/txt on 0274 8100 11 or alternatively Bronwyn on (07) 872 0835 during business hours