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About the role: Classic Tree Services are looking for new trainee arborists /tree workers and ground crew to join our established teams working in the Perth metro area. No previous experience in arboriculture or other physical work is required although this would be of an advantage. This is an exciting and physical outdoor role with duties that are often varied and cover all aspects of tree work depending on seasonal and client requirements.
Trainees will initially join crews working within our local council street tree pruning contracts where they will learn basic skills such as chipper operation and ground-based pruning. As experience increases, they will then have the opportunity to join other crews and assist with larger tree pruning, removals/dismantling and specialist projects. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to learn rope and harness climbing, pruning from elevated work platforms (EWP) and many other desirable industry skills including Traffic Management, First Aid and Certificate II in ESI – Powerline Vegetation Control.
More advanced training opportunities such as Cert III in Arboriculture and ISA Certified Arborist will also be available to the right candidates. Full time position, Monday-Friday, 40 hrs week- overtime commonly available. All trainees will start on a casual contract as part of a 3-month probationary period, switching to a full-time contract after this point As part of client requirements and to ensure the safety of all workers CTS undertake regular drug and alcohol screening of staff.
All applicants must be willing to undertake testing if required. Minimum requirements: Full unrestricted ‘C class’ driving license Desirable: White Card MR or HR driving licence First Aid certification Traffic Management and Traffic Controller qualification About the company: CTS have been involved in Arboriculture for over 30 years. In this time we have developed into one of the largest companies in Perth and operate from modern premises in centrally located Malaga.
Our clients include many local state government bodies, commercial organisations, developers and large-scale landscape/ architect firms. Services range from hands on arboriculture to advanced consultancy ensuring a readily available flow of information and training to all staff no matter where they sit within the company. Both personal and professional improvement is ongoing and is encouraged no matter what your current skill and qualification level are.
Current staff range from tertiary degree level consultants with 15 years of industry experiences through to junior trainees who are brand new to the industry and keen to learn. If you are looking for a job to develop new skills, get fit and see more of the City then we would love to hear from you. Interstate applications are welcome although any current travel restrictions and quarantine requirements will apply before commencement of the position.
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