VIC Climbing Arborist (Northeast Melbourne)

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Work type: Permanent full time
Location: Northern Suburbs, South Morang
Categories: Climber

At Active we work with Trees – we climb them, we trim them, and we chip them!

Start your Career with Active! We offer secure permanent roles, well above award rates with plenty of opportunity for overtime and career development.

We are looking to grow our team North/ Northeast of Melbourne with individuals who have a can-do attitude and enjoy the outdoors. Do you enjoy physical work? Have a willingness to learn? and thrive working outdoors? We might have the role for you!

What is the role?

The key reasonability of this role is to ensure the efficient and effective safe trimming or dismantling of trees through safe climbing techniques and safe work practices. You will rotate throughout the day between duties such as:

  • Tree Climbing in an ESI environment
  • Performing safe and competent climbing techniques
  • Clearing vegetation around/near powerlines
  • Conducting risk assessments
  • Establishing and implementing vegetation drop zones
  • Operating an Elevated Work Platform
  • Safely operating plant and chainsaw equipment
  • Clearing vegetation debris from worksites


Why choose Active?

  • RDO (Rostered Day Off)
  • Full time permanent role
  • All PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) and uniforms provided
  • $34 - $40 Per Hour + superannuation
  • Living Away Allowance & Travel Allowance
  • Access to innovative technology and machinery
  • Access to the Employee Benefits Program – Great discounts with a variety of retailers
  • Strong safety awareness, an organisation that makes sure you are Home Safe Every day!


Do you have?

  • A current drivers’ licence
  • Elevated Work Platform License
  • Chainsaw Operators Certificates Level 1 & 2
  • Cert III in Arboriculture
  • The ability to work safely
  • The flexibility to Live Away from Home for up to 2 weeks at a time

 Great, but not essential:

  • White card
  • First aid/CPR
  • MR/HR Truck Licence

Who are Active?

We are a family and Australian owned company, that is Australia’s largest provider of arboriculture, vegetation management and consultancy services. We service and advise major cities, governments, and utility companies across Australia, to help keep our environment safe and green.


Our people and the teams they work in are the most important and valued part of Active. Visit our website to learn more about our people, customers, and communities in which we work.

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