Tree Faller - Auckland


Treescape Auckland is seeking a Level 4 faller to work with the heavy clearing team conducting large removals in the wider Auckland area. This position is for an experienced faller who is comfortable and confident undertaking machine-assisted felling of a wide variety of species and sizes – there will be some very large trees!

If you have the skills and want experience on the largest, most iconic projects and removals in NZ then this is the position for you! Some travel is required on occasion so you will have the opportunity to see other parts of the country as part of your role.

We have an excellent team of experienced staff and the best access to mechanical support in the country. As a principal faller, you will be a key part of this team and have the ability to earn great money and opportunities to progress your career.

Ideally, you will be Level 4 certified and have machine assist units but we value experience highly and as such encourage you to apply if you think you fit the bill.

*This is a permanent, full-time position working Monday to Friday*

Your Skills and Attributes

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in the field
  • NZ Certificate in Forestry Operations Level 3 or 4
  • Minimum Class 1 Drivers Licence
  • Current First Aid certificate
  • Experience in log making
  • Essential sound experience with chainsaws and machines
  • Good knowledge of tree and shrub identification
  • Be a team player with a safety-focused attitude

What we offer

  • Fantastic Income to reflect your skills!
  • We provide your full uniform, work boots, and equipment
  • Ongoing training and career progression
  • Well-equipped, modern machinery
  • Travel
  • Iconic projects
  • 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)
  • Due to COVID-19 restrictions, overseas applications for this position will not be considered.
  • 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).
  • Double vaccination status is required to join our team.

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 the position, please email