North West Sydney
Posted 1 month ago

Arborists maintain and care for trees and shrubs by lopping limbs and shaping branches, treating trees with fertilisers and insecticides, removing dead or decaying trees, and advising on general tree care. Interested in rock climbing, hiking, camping and outdoor activity, this may be your ideal career path!


Australian Apprenticeship:  Tree Surgeon/Tree Climber

Certificate III in Arboriculture

Mature applicants welcome – 3 year apprenticeship on the job including 1.5 years at TAFE

  • No experience required
  • All training is completed on the job including TAFE 1 day per week
  • TAFE is a paid work day and no fees!

Duties and Training:

  • Climbing trees with mechanical winches including rigging
  • Safe use of all machinery and equipment
  • Tree pruning and removal
  • Chainsaws and hand saws
  • Loading chipper
  • Stump grinding



  • Full time employment with no training costs
  • Nationally recognized qualification
  • Training and mentoring by trades qualified supervisors
  • Opportunity for long term career path


Skills and Requirements: 

  • Drivers licence (not ‘L’s) and own transport
  • White card
  • Excellent communication skills and presentation


About our Host Employer:

Thornleigh:  Extensive experience in both commercial and residential in maintenance and removal of trees. Can obtain MR drivers licence.  Most work is in northern suburbs, hills district.  Currently hosting 5 Australian Apprentices and looking to expand the teams.



How to apply:  Forward your resume and cover letter to:  kduck@austrg.com.au

To fast track your application phone Kerry on 0438 984 214

Job Features

Job CategoryArboriculture
VacancyCertificate III Tree Climbing/Tree Surgeon (Arborist(
No. of positions2
Hours per week38 Hours
Start dateASAP
Interview dateASAP
TransportDrivers Licence and own transport essential
Skills requiredWhitecard required

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