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Current Job Vacancies – Learn, Earn and Have Fun with Asplundh


Due to our continued growth, we have a number of positions available now - please scroll down and apply below. If nothing takes your interest at this point in time, please touch base with us, sending your CV to careers@asplundh.co.nz. We would love to hear from you!
  • STMS (Casual) - New Plymouth
  • Contract Supervisor / Liaison Arborist - Auckland
  • Playground and Fixtures Foreman - Wellington
  • Utility Arborist - Auckland
  • Utility Arborist - Kerikeri
  • Arborist - Invercargill
  • Class 4 & 5 Driver -  Auckland
  • Horticulturalist - Auckland
  • Experienced Arborist - Wellington 
  • Experienced Utility Arborist - Wellington 
  • Gardener - Cromwell (p/time)
  • Arborists (including Trainees) - Dunedin
  • Arborist - New Plymouth
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STMS (Casual)

We have an awesome opportunity for an STMS to join our New Plymouth team, possibly on a casual basis to begin with. You will be required to carry out support traffic management services for our tree service operations.

You will need to be able to liaise with tree crews, the public and other contractors to achieve the best outcome.

You will:

  • Be a Level 1 STMS (minimum)
  • Have excellent organisational and forward planning skills
  • Be able to work flexible hours when required
  • Have a strong Health and Safety work ethic
  • Have a good level of fitness and be a team player with a positive attitude.
  • Ideally hold a current HT licence, minimum of Class 2
  • Be drug free

What we can offer you:

  • A safety culture that is second to none
  • A great team to work with
  • A fantastic opportunity to advance your career path within the company and across New Zealand
  • The best tools to do a great job in a safe working environment
  • The opportunity to start work immediately

We are an alcohol, drug and smoke free company who hold safety as our key priority. Successful applicants are required to pass a pre-employment medical, drug and alcohol test.

If the above sounds like you, please send through your CV and Cover Letter to careers@asplundh.co.nz

Contract Supervisor / Liaison Arborist

We are seeking an experienced Contract Supervisor / Liaison Arborist to be responsible for supervising crews on our private tree contracts as well as liaising with clients around their tree work requirements.

A big part of this role will involve cold calling and winning works. We are looking for an enthusiastic go getter. Someone who is positive, communicates well and can find solutions to current and potential client’s needs.

Duties include:

  • Leading, motivating and managing a team of qualified arborists
  • Maintaining our team’s high level of Health, Safety and Quality in everything we do
  • Providing clients with excellent communication and interactions
  • Accurate work planning, tracking,  costs, revenue and profit including updating and submission of reports
  • Managing works programme(s) from start to finish: scoping, quoting and signing-up works with clients and ensuring excellence in delivery by the team
  • And overall, ensuring we continue to provide industry leading arboriculture services

Asplundh offers you a safe working environment, with training and advancement opportunities.

To be successful in this role ideally you will:

  • Have a minimum of 2 years of experience supervising staff in a similar role
  • Be a qualified and experienced arborist
  • Have good computer skills (MS Excel, Office) and able to use technology (tablets and app’s)
  • Be organised, personable, and a team player

We are an alcohol, drug and smoke free company who hold safety as our key priority. Successful applicants are required to pass a pre-employment medical, drug and alcohol test as well as a Ministry of Justice police check.

If the above sounds like you, please send through your CV and Cover Letter to careers@asplundh.co.nz

Playground and Fixtures Foreman - Wellington

We are seeking a Playground Maintenance Foreman to be based in Wellington, to perform a variety of duties to maintain the upkeep of our recreational areas.

Our ideal candidate will have a building background and must have a ROSPA Level 2 qualification.

Your duties will include:

  • Monitor all aspects of playground facilities including cushion fall, sand pits, shade structures and equipment
  • Develop and implement inspection schedules while adhering to all reporting requirements
  • Identify hazards, including any vandalism or accidental damage and respond appropriately
  • Conduct minor repairs and part replacement to playground equipment including lubrication of locks, catches and bolts on all play facilities

You will:

  • Have a ROSPA Level 2 qualification (mandatory)
  • Have a passion for the outdoors
  • Be flexible
  • Be able to work in inclement  weather conditions
  • Have an excellent work ethic, reliable transport and exceptional time management skills
  • Are fit and healthy with a positive attitude
  • Are confident in using and maintaining garden care equipment
  • Hold a Full class 1 Drivers Licence and be able to drive a manual vehicle

We are an alcohol, drug and smoke free company who hold safety as our key priority. Successful applicants are required to pass a pre-employment medical, drug and alcohol test as well as a Ministry of Justice police check.

If this sounds like you, please apply today with your CV and Cover Letter to careers@asplundh.co.nz

Utility Arborist - Auckland

Asplundh provide professional, safe and cost effective services to our loyal customers who range from local councils and power companies, to private businesses and the public.

We are seeking experienced Utility Arborists to be based out of our Auckland depot. There will be an expectation for live away work from time to time.

You will:

  • Be a skilled arborist who is either qualified (National Certificate in Arboricultural (Level 4) or have a minimum of 2 year’s relevant industry experience
  • Be a competent operator of an EWP
  • Ideally hold a current HT licence, minimum of Class 2
  • Have a strong work ethic and have a production focused personality, with a willingness to learn
  • Have a good level of fitness and be a team player with a positive attitude
  • Be drug free
  • Have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit which is valid for at least one year

What we can offer you:

  • A safety culture that is second to none
  • A great team to work with
  • A fantastic opportunity to advance your career path within the company and across New Zealand
  • The best tools to do a great job in a safe working environment
  • The opportunity to start work immediately

We are an alcohol, drug and smoke free company who hold safety as our key priority. Successful applicants are required to pass a pre-employment medical, drug and alcohol test as well as a Ministry of Justice police check.

If this sounds like you, please apply today with your CV and Cover Letter to careers@asplundh.co.nz

Utility Arborist - Kerikeri

Asplundh provide professional, safe and cost effective services to our loyal customers who range from local councils and power companies, to private businesses and the public.

We are seeking experienced Utility Arborists to be based north of Whangarei.

You will:

  • Be a skilled arborist who is either qualified (National Certificate in Arboricultural (Level 4) or have a minimum of 2 year’s relevant industry experience
  • Be a competent operator of an EWP
  • Ideally hold a current HT licence, minimum of Class 2
  • Have a strong work ethic and have a production focused personality, with a willingness to learn
  • Have a good level of fitness and be a team player with a positive attitude
  • Be drug free
  • Have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit which is valid for at least one year

What we can offer you:

  • A safety culture that is second to none
  • A great team to work with
  • A fantastic opportunity to advance your career path within the company and across New Zealand
  • The best tools to do a great job in a safe working environment
  • The opportunity to start work immediately

We are an alcohol, drug and smoke free company who hold safety as our key priority. Successful applicants are required to pass a pre-employment medical, drug and alcohol test as well as a Ministry of Justice police check.

If this sounds like you, please apply today with your CV and Cover Letter to careers@asplundh.co.nz

Arborist - Invercargill

Asplundh provide professional, safe and cost effective services to our loyal customers who range from local councils and power companies, to private businesses and the public.

We are seeking an experienced Arborists to be based out of our Invercargill depot. The key focus is on delivering the lines clearance works required by our private clients’.

You will:

  • Be a skilled climber with a minimum of 2 years relevant industry experience
  • Be a competent operator of an EWP
  • Ideally hold a current HT licence, minimum of Class 2
  • Have a strong work ethic and have a production focused personality, with a willingness to learn
  • Have a good level of fitness and be a team player with a positive attitude
  • Be drug free
  • Have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit which is valid for at least one year

What we can offer you:

  • A safety culture that is second to none
  • A great team to work with
  • A fantastic opportunity to advance your career path within the company and across New Zealand
  • The best tools to do a great job in a safe working environment
  • The opportunity to start work immediately

We are an alcohol, drug and smoke free company who hold safety as our key priority. Successful applicants are required to pass a pre-employment medical, drug and alcohol test.

Please apply with your CV and Cover Letter to careers@asplundh.co.nz

Class 4 & 5 Driver - Auckland 

We have an awesome opportunity for an experienced Class 4 and 5 Driver to be responsible for driving one of our tree trucks and chipper to site and then working alongside our land clearing crew assisting them with tree works on the ground. If you have digger experience this is preferable, but not essential.

Our yard is based at Airport Oaks in Auckland.

This role is for 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday with the potential for some overtime. 

You will:

  • Hold a Class 4 & 5 licence
  • Have a passion for the outdoors and take pride in your work
  • Have a strong understanding of health and safety practices
  • Be able to work in various weather conditions
  • Have an excellent work ethic, reliable transport and exceptional time management skills
  • Be drug free

What we can offer you:

  • A safety culture that is second to none
  • A great team to work with
  • A fantastic opportunity to advance your career path within the company and across New Zealand
  • The best tools to do a great job in a safe working environment
  • The opportunity to start work immediately

As safety is our key priority, you will be required to undertake, and pass, a pre-employment medical, drug and alcohol test as well as a Ministry of Justice Police check.

Please apply with your CV and Cover Letter to careers@asplundh.co.nz

Horticulturalist - North Shore

We are seeking a Horticulturalist with recent experience to be based primarily in Albany with some work in central Auckland as required.

You will be responsible for carrying out Horticultural maintenance duties, including turf maintenance, ride–on and hand mowing, irrigation systems, water features, litter, landscaping, path maintenance repair and cleaning, general garden duties and so on.

Ideally you will:

  • Have a variety of time served experience and/or hold qualifications in horticulture or landscaping
  • Be flexible and enjoy carrying out a variety of tasks
  • Have a passion for the outdoors and gardening
  • Be able to work in inclement  weather conditions
  • Have an excellent work ethic, reliable transport and exceptional time management skills
  • Be fit and healthy with a positive attitude
  • Be confident in using and maintaining garden care equipment
  • Hold a Full class 1 Drivers Licence and be able to drive a manual vehicle

While not essential (training can be provided) the following are a bonus:

  • A National Certificate in Horticulture (Level 3)
  • A current GrowSafe and/or current First Aid Certificate
  • A HT licence, minimum of Class 2

We are an alcohol, drug and smoke free company who hold safety as our key priority. Successful applicants are required to pass a pre-employment medical, drug and alcohol test and a Ministry of Justice police check.

If the above sounds like you, please send through your CV and Cover Letter to careers@asplundh.co.nz

Experienced Arborist - Wellington

We have a position for an experienced and/or qualified Arborist. The work will involve a variety of tasks through all facets of the arboricultural industry, across the Wellington region.

Day to day activities include:

  • Formative pruning
  • Tree removal
  • Stump grinding and removal

To be considered suitable for this position, it is preferable that you:

  • Are a skilled arborist who is either qualified (National Certificate in Arboricultural (Level 4) or have a minimum of 2 year’s relevant industry experience
  • Hold a current HT license minimum Class 2 or the ability to gain this licence
  • Have a strong work ethic and have a production focused personality, with a willingness to learn
  • Have a good level of fitness, are a team player with a positive attitude

We can offer you:

  • A safety culture that is second to none
  • A great team to work with
  • A fantastic opportunity to advance your career path within the company and across New Zealand
  • The best tools to do a great job in a safe working environment
  • The opportunity to start work immediately

We are an alcohol, drug and smoke free company who hold safety as our key priority. Successful applicants are required to pass a pre-employment medical, drug and alcohol test as well as a Ministry of Justice police check.

If the above sounds like you, please send through your CV and Cover Letter to careers@asplundh.co.nz

Experienced Utility Arborist - Wellington

Asplundh provide professional, safe and cost effective services to our loyal customers who range from local councils and power companies, to private businesses and the public.

We are seeking an experienced Utility Arborist to be based out of our Wellington depot.

You will:

  • Be a skilled arborist who is either qualified (National Certificate in Arboricultural (Level 4) or have a minimum of 2 year’s relevant industry experience
  • Be a competent operator of an EWP
  • Ideally hold a current HT licence, minimum of Class 2
  • Have a strong work ethic and have a production focused personality, with a willingness to learn
  • Have a good level of fitness and be a team player with a positive attitude
  • Be drug free
  • Have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit which is valid for at least one year

What we can offer you:

  • A safety culture that is second to none
  • A great team to work with
  • A fantastic opportunity to advance your career path within the company and across New Zealand
  • The best tools to do a great job in a safe working environment
  • The opportunity to start work immediately

We are an alcohol, drug and smoke free company who hold safety as our key priority. Successful applicants are required to pass a pre-employment medical, drug and alcohol test as well as a Ministry of Justice police check.

If the above sounds like you, please send through your CV and Cover Letter to careers@asplundh.co.nz

Gardener - Cromwell

Asplundh provide professional, safe and cost effective services to our loyal customers who range from local councils and power companies, to private businesses and the public.

We are seeking a Gardener to be based in Cromwell. This is a part time role, 16 hours per week.

You will be responsible for a variety of duties including; weeding, mulching, planting, laying turf, pruning and mowing.

Duties include:

  • Planting, pruning and removing trees and shrubs
  • Spraying for the prevention of weeds and eradication of pests, fungus and insects harmful to plants, trees and shrubs
  • Maintain paths and track surfaces from weeds using chemicals
  • Leveling and racking of turf and gardens
  • Trimming edges, cutting and cleaning up uncontrolled weeds
  • Mowing areas using a ride on lawn mower

You will:

  • Have a passion for gardening
  • Have broad plant knowledge, experience with landscaping and the safe use of agrichemicals and fertilizers
  • Be able to work in various weather conditions
  • Have an excellent work ethic, reliable transport and exceptional time management skills
  • Be fit and healthy with a positive attitude
  • Be confident in using and maintaining gardening equipment
  • Hold a Full Drivers Licence and be able to drive a manual vehicle

While not essential the following are certainly advantageous:

  • A National Certificate in Horticulture (Level 4) – Amenity Horticulture
  • A current GrowSafe and/or current First Aid Certificate
  • A HT licence, minimum of Class 2

We are an alcohol, drug and smoke free company who hold safety as our key priority. Successful applicants are required to pass a pre-employment medical, drug and alcohol test.

If the above sounds like you, please send through your CV and Cover Letter to careers@asplundh.co.nz

Arborists (including Trainees) - Dunedin

We have several positions for both experienced and inexperienced Arborists (training can be provided). The work will involve a variety of tasks through all facets of the arboricultural industry, across the Dunedin region.

Day to day activities include:

  • Formative pruning
  • Tree removal
  • Stump grinding and removal
  • There will also be various grounds duties as required

To be considered suitable for this position, it is preferable that you:

  • Have a strong work ethic and have a production focused personality, with a willingness to learn
  • Have a good level of fitness, are a team player with a positive attitude

We can offer you:

  • A safety culture that is second to none
  • A great team to work with
  • A fantastic opportunity to advance your career path within the company and across New Zealand
  • The best tools to do a great job in a safe working environment
  • The opportunity to start work immediately

We are an alcohol, drug and smoke free company who hold safety as our key priority. Successful applicants are required to pass a pre-employment medical, drug and alcohol test.

If the above sounds like you, please send through your CV and Cover Letter to careers@asplundh.co.nz

Arborist - New Plymouth

Asplundh provide professional, safe and cost effective services to our loyal customers who range from local councils and power companies, to private businesses and the public.

We are seeking an experienced Arborist to be based out of our New Plymouth depot. 

You will:

  • Be a skilled climber with a minimum of 2 years relevant industry experience
  • Ideally hold a current HT licence, minimum of Class 2
  • Have a strong work ethic and have a production focused personality, with a willingness to learn
  • Have a good level of fitness and be a team player with a positive attitude
  • Be drug free
  • Have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit which is valid for at least one year

What we can offer you:

  • A safety culture that is second to none
  • A great team to work with
  • A fantastic opportunity to advance your career path within the company and across New Zealand
  • The best tools to do a great job in a safe working environment
  • The opportunity to start work immediately

We are an alcohol, drug and smoke free company who hold safety as our key priority. Successful applicants are required to pass a pre-employment medical, drug and alcohol test.

If this sounds like you, please apply today with your CV and Cover Letter to careers@asplundh.co.nz

 

 
 
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