Arborist - Ballarat


Qualified Arborist required


Your new company
Locally run company that provides excellent quality service to the region.

Your new role
Plant, maintain and remove trees by:

  • Site preparation and tree maintenance dependent on the assessment of tree characteristics and requirements.
  • Evaluation and recording of tree health and structure, soil and site conditions, works priority and implementation of appropriate methods of work.
  • Evaluation, selection and use of appropriate tools and methods of work.
  • Undertake remedial pruning using Natural Target and C.O.D.I.T. (Compartmentalisation of Decay in Trees) principals.


What you'll need to succeed
A Certificate III in Horticulture (Arboriculture) or equivalent or substantial relevant experience.
Demonstrated skills in:

  • Elevating Work Platform operation.
  • Use of light and medium mechanical plant.
  • Identification of tree health, structure, hazards and species.
  • Electric line clearance pruning
  • Common pest and disease identification and control.
  • CODIT tree pruning practices.
  • Elevating OH&S Work Platform Certificate
  • First Aid Level 2 Certificate
  • Certificate 2 in ESI Powerline Vegetation Control.
  • Literacy and numeracy skills to maintain a diary, works records, read instructions and perform calculations for chemical application.
  • Experience in the supervision of staff
  • A current Victorian Light Truck Licence
  • Chainsaw Level II Certificate


What you'll get in return
Alongside a competitive hourly rate, temporary and contract workers through Hays enjoy a wide range of benefits including:
  • Weekly pay cycles
  • Nominated choice of superannuation fund
  • Online timesheet submission and approval
  • No hidden costs or payroll deductions for our services
  • Regular contact with consultants throughout the duration of your assignment



What you need to do now
Address your interest to Charlie Black. At Hays, we take your privacy seriously. If you're interested in a role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV via our secure portal. Resumes emailed directly will not be stored or considered. *Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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