Tree Worker / EWP Operator

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Work type: Permanent full time
Location: Mount Gambier, Adelaide
Categories: Chipper, EWP Operator

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 the team in Naracoorte, Mount Gambier, Millicent, and surrounding areas with individuals who have a can-do attitude. 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:

Entry Level Tree Worker: The key responsibility of this role is to chip and remove debris from worksites through the safe operation of both the tip-truck and the chipper unit. You will rotate throughout the day between duties such as:

  • chipping vegetation
  • Safety observing
  • Setting up a safe worksite
  • Site clean-up
  • Ground cutting using a chainsaw

Experienced Tree Worker: The key responsibility of this role is to operate an Elevated Work Platform safely and effectively as well as operating other handheld tools to ensure the safe trimming and dismantling of trees. You will rotate throughout the day between duties such:

  • maintenance checks
  • operating the Elevated Work Platform
  • safety observing
  • chainsaw operation
  • conducting risk assessments

Why choose Active?

  • Full time permanent role
  • All PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) and uniforms provided
  • $27 - $31 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 (essential)
  • MR/HR Truck licence (highly regarded)
  • An Elevated Work Platform licence (highly regarded)
  • Chainsaw operation qualification (Certificate Level 1 & 2) is desirable
  • 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

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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