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Hiring OrganizationNorth Power NZ
Post TitleJobs Whangarei
Post NameArborist
Qualification Minimum Level 3 or above Arborist qualification with on the tools experience
Employment TypeFull Time
Work Hours8 Hours
Salary NZD 25 To NZD 37 Per Hour
Location Whangārei, North Island, New Zealand 0110

Job Description

About us

Northpower is an electricity and fibre network provider for Whangarei and Kaipara, with more than 60,000 connected customers. We also provide contracting services to our partners – other network owners and operators across the North Island.

We have over 1,300 staff working together across 13 locations to keep the power on and the lights going for our customers. Northpower has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Arborist to join us in providing vegetation services around the power lines.

The role

Based out of our Whangarei depot and reporting to the Vegetation Supervisor, you will be joining our team of three providing arborist/vegetation services across the Northland region.

  • Upkeep and maintain powerline networks by minimising and eliminating interference caused by vegetation
  • Climb, trim and dismantle trees
  • Operate chainsaws, brush chippers and cherry pickers

What is it for you?

No two days will be the same as you will experience a variety of working in a range of challenging environments which will extend your knowledge and capabilities. Some other benefits include:

  • Competitive remuneration, in-house wellbeing programme and discounted medical insurance
  • Overtime allowance and full PPE gear provided
  • Plenty of training and development opportunities and the opportunity to gain new skills within the industry
  • A range of retail benefits and discounts
  • Working for a diverse range of customers means variety and job security

About you

To be considered for this role you’ll need to be an experienced Arborist with Arboriculture qualifications. Previous experience working around the high voltage network would be an advantage but definitely not a deal-breaker. Along with this, you’ll also have:

  • Capability to climb trees and be comfortable working at heights
  • Experience in felling, pruning, rigging and dismantling trees
  • A full clean NZ class 1 driver’s licence (Class 2 desirable)
  • Ability to cope with the physical demands of the job along with a strong commitment to health and safety
  • Great verbal and written communication skills
  • A great attitude and a willingness to be part of a team
  • Minimum Level 3 or above Arborist qualification with on the tools experience

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