Trainee Tree Worker

Job no: 492903
Work type: Permanent full time
Location: Adelaide, Edwardstown, Mount Gambier, Murray Bridge, Port Pirie
Categories: Chipper, Grounds Person

We are looking for individuals to join Active Tree Services who are interested in arboriculture, enjoy working outdoors, like working in a small team and understand the importance of getting everyone home safe every day!
0-3 months

  • Learn how to operate and maintain a chainsaw
  • Learn arboriculture standards
  • Learn how to safely operate and feed tree debris into a chipper machine
  • Learn how to safely set up a work site, including minor traffic control

3– 6 months

  • Use a ground-based chainsaw to cut on ground level
  • Learn how to safely operate an Elevated Work Platform and perform at heights tree trimming
  • Ground based rigging
  • Truck driving
  • Learn basic arboriculture knots and applications

6-12 months

  • Learn how to operate specialised equipment such as Excavators, Loaders, Tractors etc
  • Learn advanced cutting techniques
  • Learn basic climbing techniques
  • Tree identification

12-24 months

  • Confidently operate specialised plant equipment
  • Learn intermediate climbing skills
  • Learn intermediate rigging techniques both aerial and ground based
  • Be able to identify local tree species

Where too from here? Enroll in Certificate III Arboriculture, become an advanced Climber, Specialised Machine Operator, Supervisor, the possibilities are endless…Active will grow your career!
What we need from you:

  • Must be eligible for Truck licence within 3 months of commencement (must have held your Ps for minimum 12 months)
  • Access to own vehicle and ability to travel across Adelaide
  • Enthusiasm, motivation, and the willingness to continually develop and grow

What’s on offer:

  • Full-time permanent positions available
  • Traineeship program with on-the-job and formal training with industry experts
  • $25.00 to $27.00 per hour + competitive allowances and overtime available
  • Attain in demand licences and tickets (EWP licence, chainsaw ticket, traffic control, First Aid, truck licence)
  • All PPE and uniform provided
  • Access to innovative technology and machinery

About Active:
We are an Australian owned essential service with a national footprint and a workforce of 800 committed to delivering arboriculture, vegetation management, and consultancy services. We have been around for 45 years, and work to keep our communities safe and green while making sure our teams safety comes first.
Visit our website to learn more about our people
Please note: All shortlisted candidates are required to attend a full pre-employment medical including audio testing and drug and alcohol screening.
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Advertised: 04 Aug 2022 Cen. Australia Standard Time
Applications close:

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $25.00 – $27.00 per hour

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