Lead Arborist

Job Description

Experienced Arborist Required (qualified level 3 or 4 preferred)

DS Trees require an experienced Arborist to lead our team in all aspects of Arboriculture.

DS Trees is a continuously growing and busy company. We work a wide range of Auckland, doing anything from residential, commercial and council work. We need applicants to be motivated, able to work in a team environment, have great customer service skills, able to make quick decisions on the go, have a good understanding of arboriculture and tree health.

Job Requirements: 

  • Team management skills.
  • Full Licence & HT is a must.
  • Mechanical skills of machinery would be a bonus.
  • Qualifications - Level 3 or Level 4 Excellent chainsaw skills.
  • Logical thinking. Ability to cope with the physical demands of the job.
  • Verbal and written communication skills.
  • A strong commitment to health and safety.
  • A great attitude and a willingness to be part of a team.

We run a crew of 3 per truck and ensure you will always have an experienced grounds-person in your team every day.

Our start time is 7am, at our East Tamaki based yard and finish time varies on completion of your jobs. If you are looking to join a great team and great company then send us your application.

We are passionate about our industry, and like to provide our customers with the best service possible. Rate depends on experience in the industry and will be discussed in our initial meet and greet. Company vehicle and phone can also be discussed.

Lead Arborist

DS Trees

Job type:

Full Time, Permanent

Hours of work:



Auckland City


$20.00 - $30.00 per hour