Climbing and Utility Arborists - New Zealand Wide


Auckland (Otahuhu), Kumeu, Warkworth, Whangarei, Tauranga, Hamilton, Rotorua, Palmerston North, Lower Hutt and Christchurch

Who said the office needs to have four walls? As an arborist with Treescape you will spend your days amongst the treetops doing what you do best.

So if you are looking for a change and you have either qualifications in Arboriculture or substantial experience with chainsaws, now is your chance to join the largest leading Green Asset Management provider in New Zealand!

When you join Treescape, not only will you be provided an abundance of training to upskill and advance your skills. With Treescape you will also be working in some of the most iconic sites around New Zealand. Joining the largest GAM provider in New Zealand means opportunity for your career and opportunity to grow as an Arborist or Leader, while being guaranteed the ability to work with the best people and equipment in the country.

We are inviting Arborists near and far to join Treescape.  Register you interest today to learn about our relocation assistance programme.

Ideally you will have

  • NZQA Arborist Qualification Level 3
  • Full Class 1 Drivers Licence
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in the field is beneficial
  • Essential sound experience with chainsaws, pole saws and brushwood chippers
  • Knowledge of tree and shrub identification is desired
  • Clear communication skills

Perks included but not limited to when you join Treescape

  • We will provide you with full uniform, work boots and climbing equipment
  • We will ensure you are working alongside highly experienced colleges in a supportive and safe work environment
  • We will be provided a competitive hourly rate based on your experience and qualifications
  • Consistent work guaranteed with overtime available
  • Ongoing unit standard industry training programs available
  • Further HT class training available
  • Serious opportunity for career progression
  • Awesome Hours: Mon-Fri (7- 5 pm); with extra hours, overtime and the ability to travel available too!
  • Well-equipped modern machinery throughout the company
  • Monthly appreciation rewards and yearly awards
  • Free onsite car parking
  • Discounted gym membership

The fine print

  • To be eligible for this position you must currently be living in NZ and have a legal right to work in this country (i.e. NZ Citizenship, be a permanent resident, or hold full working rights)
  • Candidates will be required to undergo drug and alcohol testing, a medical exam, and Ministry of Justice checks as part of the recruitment process (at Treescape’s cost).
  • This is a permanent and full-time position working Monday to Friday 47.5 hours per week. Additional hours and flexibility are generally available.

About Us

Treescape has been serving kiwis since 1981, and endeavour to lead the industry as Arboriculture specialists with branches across New Zealand and Australia. Treescape are full service, certified specialists in arboriculture, horticulture, landscape and grounds maintenance. We are committed to providing the best health and safe work environment for employees. Our AS/NZS 4801 certification ensures that we work to the highest possible standard of health and safety. We work closely with Safe Work in Australia and WorkSafe in New Zealand for compliance, injury reporting, and other requirements. To know more about us click here.

Treescape is an accredited employer

Treescape is an accredited employer, which means that we can support visa applications under the Accredited Employer Work Visa (AEWV). For more information, visit Immigration New Zealand. 

For more information on this position, please email