Careers

Current Opportunities

Our people are what makes Treetech the leader in urban forest management. Our values and culture ensure everyone is well looked after and have the opportunity to expand and develop their careers. With opportunities spanning sales, consultancy, fleet and arboricultural services you’ll find a diverse range of job opportunities here.  Please do not hesitate to contact us if you wish to be part of the Treetech family.

Estimating Arborist (Christchurch)

Residential tree pruning services for trees and shrubs Christchurch Wellington New Zealand

 
  • Do you have a strong outgoing personality?
  • Are you an arborist looking to progress off the tools?
  • Are you target driven?

We are seeking an enthusiastic individual with an arborist background to act as an Estimating Arborist for our Christchurch branch. You will be responsible for developing and maintaining long-term client relationship and estimating time and cost for crews to carry out proposed tree care. You will enjoy creating new opportunities and thrive in a target driven environment you will be rewarded for that extra effort.

The ideal candidate will have some experience in tree work and an ability to think practically as to how to approach the work required. You will enjoy meeting new people and have a passion for quality work with excellent organisational abilities. You must have a strong attention to detail. You will enjoy working under pressure and be able to manage several priorities in a day; must be adaptable and self-motivated.

Treetech Specialist Treecare Ltd is one of new Zealand’s leading Arboriculture companies. Founded in 1996 by Chris Walsh who remains Managing Director to this day.  The company has branches in Wellington, Christchurch, and Invercargill.

We pride ourselves on being innovative thinkers and providing outstanding customer service, and above all having a great professionally trained team. Our values are important to us – Technology/Innovation, Respect, Environment and Excellence, these are the foundations of our business

What you will bring to the role:

  • Certificate in Arboriculture / Horticulture and or practical experience as an arborist
  • Have a passion for our Urban Forest
  • Experience in a sales-oriented environment would be advantageous
  • Exceptional communication skills and professionalism
  • Proficient understanding of Health and Safety regulations

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Please note: drug testing and a Ministry of Justice Police Checks are mandatory for all applicants offered work.

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Excavator Operator (Christchurch)

Treetech tree specialist using a digger to feed a tree into a large chipper Christchurch New Zealand

  • $28 to $35 per hour + company vehicle + fuel card + phone
  • Working with in the forestry arboriculture environment
  • Using excavators 10 to 22 tonnes

We are looking for an experienced Machine Operator to work within the forestry industry using our high-capacity chipping units, tree shearers, loaders, hiab’s and excavators. With a huge variety of working sites from working in the hills to working in the city. With a guaranteed 45 hours work per week for our Contract work with Christchurch City Council, Civil works, and powerline services. The ability to operate under pressure and time constraints, be safety focused and be comfortable working in a team environment is essential. Treetech has 25 years of experience in the Arboriculture industry come and join our ever expanding, experienced team.

Treetech Specialist Treecare Ltd is one of new Zealand’s leading Arboriculture companies. Founded in 1996 by Chris Walsh who remains Managing Director to this day.  The company has branches in Wellington, Christchurch, and Invercargill.

We pride ourselves on being innovative thinkers and providing outstanding customer service, and above all having a great professionally trained team. Our values are important to us – Technology/Innovation, Respect, Environment and Excellence, these are the foundations of our business

  • 2-3 years’ experience
  • Clean Class 5 Licence would be advantageous
  • Relevant excavator experience with WTR
  • Experience using grapples & tree shearers
  • Experience in equipment transport
  • Strong work ethic
  • Keen eye for detail and take pride in your work

On the job training with our inhouse Training Manager and PPE is provided and hourly rates will be negotiated with the successful applicant and will take account of your skills and experience.

If you think you’ve got what it takes, then apply now telling us why you are the right person for this opportunity.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa

Please note drug testing and a Ministry of Justice Police Checks are mandatory for all applicants offered work.

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Residential Team Leader (Christchurch)

Treetech Tree removal specialists cutting a tree near the road Christchurch Wellington New Zealand

  • Competitive pay rate and benefits
  • Mentoring and Developing Arborists
  • Experienced Climber

We are looking for a motivated, hardworking, and experienced Arborist to become our next Residential Team Leader.  Make your mark in this high growth sector, by leading a crew of qualified and apprentice arborists.  This could be a great opportunity for you to take the next step in the Arboricultural industry. We want to hear from you if you have a positive attitude and want to advance your career.

We have branches in Wellington, Christchurch, and Invercargill.  We are one of New Zealand’s leading Arboriculture companies with 25 years of experience in the Arboriculture industry come and join our ever expanding, experienced team at our purpose-built site.

We pride ourselves on being innovative thinkers and providing outstanding customer service, and above all having a great professionally trained team. Our values are important to us – Technology/Innovation, Respect, Environment and Excellence, these are the foundations of our business.

What you will bring to the team:

  • Certification in Arboriculture or related industry qualification preferred
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience on-the-job training and experience
  • Have a proven track record as a capable Arborist
  • Full Class 1 Licence essential
  • Class 2 Licence preferred but not essential
  • Lead in a supportive manner
  • Have a good understanding and capability to adhere to Health and Safety regulations

The successful candidate will also have:

  • Exceptional people & communication skills
  • Ability to Identify areas of improvement and enabling staff to perform in the demanding industry
  • Pride in your work

On the job training and PPE is provided and hourly rates will be negotiated with the successful applicant and will take account of your skills and experience.

If you think you’ve got what it takes, then apply now telling us why you are the right person for this opportunity.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa

Please note drug testing and a Ministry of Justice Police Checks are mandatory for all applicants offered work.

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Day & Night Waterers (Christchurch)

Get your garden summer ready Treetech Christchurch Wellington New Zealand

Fixed Term October 2021 – April 2022

  • Earn up to $25 per hour
  • Enjoy working outdoors?
  • Are you an enthusiastic, reliable, and physically fit person?

We are looking for reliable, hard-working people to join our busy in-house day/night watering teams.

These roles involve watering all our recently planted trees to ensure they grow and flourish in the heat of the Christchurch summer.  You will be working around our Streets and Parks, watering the trees, then recording each one in our assets inventory programme on an iPad. Mostly working as a team of two, you will share the driving and watering duties, however at times you may be required to work on your own (day shift only). Our watering season kicks off first week of October so we are looking for people who can start with us then and work through until first week of April.

Two shifts available:

(State your preferred shift in your application)

Night Shift (commencing Sunday 3 October) – Sunday to Thursday nights, 7pm to 5am (approx.)

Day Shift (commencing Monday 4 October) – Monday to Friday days, 7am to 4:30pm (approx.)

We have branches in Wellington, Christchurch, and Invercargill.  We are one of New Zealand’s leading Arboriculture companies with 25 years of experience in the Arboriculture industry come and join our ever expanding, experienced team at our purpose-built site.

We pride ourselves on being innovative thinkers and providing outstanding customer service, and above all having a great professionally trained team. Our values are important to us – Technology/Innovation, Respect, Environment and Excellence, these are the foundations of our business.

We would love to hear from you if you have:

  • Positive and fun attitude, honesty, and reliability
  • Full Class 1 Drivers License required
  • Full Class 2 Drivers License would be advantageous
  • Ability to work safely within a team and independently when required
  • Pride in your work
  • Self-motivated and able to use your initiative
  • Physically fit
  • Capable of operating an iPad
  • Traffic management experience preferable but not essential

What’s in it for you:

  • An opportunity to start your Arboriculture career. We offer full apprenticeships with on-the-job training; this is a great way to get your foot in the door.
  • Working outside, in and around Christchurch’s Urban Forests

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Arborist (Christchurch)

Join our high performing Arborists with an ever-changing Arboriculture industry where there is always a need for experienced Arborists to join our Christchurch team. At Treetech Specialist Treecare Ltd we pride ourselves on having great equipment, being innovative thinkers and providing outstanding customer services, and above all having a great professionally trained team.

Treetech Specialist Treecare Ltd is a New Zealand owned company and has been operating since 1996. We are one of New Zealand’s leading Urban Forest Management Company in arboricultural and green space management sector, we have over 90 team members that work across a diverse client base.

What you will bring to the team:
• Certification in Arboriculture or related industry qualification preferred
• Have a proven track record as a capable Arborist
• Ideally hold a Class 2 Licence
• Have the ability to work in a team and independently when required
• Have a good understanding and capability to adhere to Health and Safety regulations

The successful candidate will also have:
• Strong commitment to team leadership, training, mentoring and support
• Identifying areas of quality improvement
• Have exceptional communication skills
• Ability to Identify areas of improvement and enabling staff to perform in the demanding industry

What is in it for you:

  • Exposure to some of New Zealand’s most significant arboriculture work
  • Participation in National Competitions
  • A role where you can be challenged and supported every day
  • Attractive employment benefits, Medical Insurance, future training, development and equipment provided

We want to hear from you if you have a positive attitude and want to be part of an awesome team.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa

Please note: drug testing and a Ministry of Justice Police Checks are mandatory for all applicants offered work.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Apply Here

Traffic Management (Christchurch)

  • Up to $32 per hour
  • Experienced in Traffic Management?
  • Are you an enthusiastic, reliable, and physically fit person?

We are looking for energetic, hard-working people to join our busy in-house Traffic Management Team in Christchurch, we have roles for STMS 2/3(P) or STMS A,B (P) or equivalent STMS L1, L2/3NP or L2/3P. So, wherever you’re at in your Traffic Management career, we’re keen to talk.

Our Traffic Management Team manages the flow of vehicles and pedestrians around our Arborists to ensure they can safely prune, shape, and take down trees and hedges to keep the city looking great. A typical day will see you out on the road with our arb crews installing, supporting, and removing temporary traffic management systems to pre-approved plans.

Treetech Specialist Treecare Ltd is one of new Zealand’s leading Arboriculture companies. Founded in 1996 by Chris Walsh who remains Managing Director to this day.  The company has branches in Wellington, Christchurch, and Invercargill.

We pride ourselves on being innovative thinkers and providing outstanding customer service, and above all having a great professionally trained team. Our values are important to us – Technology/Innovation, Respect, Environment and Excellence, these are the foundations of our business

We would love to hear from you if you have:

  • A positive attitude and willingness to work in all weather conditions
  • A high work ethic with excellent attention to detail
  • The ability to work in a team yet independently when required
  • Enthusiastic and professional in all your interactions
  • Self-motivated and able to use your initiative
  • A full Class 2 drivers’ licence is preferred but not required, as we will provide licence training for the successful applicant(s).

What’s in it for you:

  • Great work/life balance, normal day/hours of work Mon-Fri with occasional early starts, night, or weekend work
  • Clear career pathway with supported training
  • Exposure to some of New Zealand’s most significant arboriculture work
  • A safe work environment where strict health and safety protocols lets everyone go home safe, every day!
  • Attractive employment benefits and development
  • Being part of a collaborative team where you are valued
  • Remuneration will be paid based on experience and qualifications

If you think you have what it takes to be part of our awesome team then apply online today

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

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