Arborist, Roads for Community

Yarra Ranges Council
Full Time
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Why work anywhere else!  

Located on Melbourne’s eastern fringe, Yarra Ranges is a geographically varied and demographically diverse council.

Trust, Empowerment, and Innovation underpin everything we do. With our commitment to continuous improvement, ongoing learning and development, every project you work on will enhance your skills and capabilities.

Why our team needs you

Our Biodiversity Conservation team is currently looking for a qualified arborist to enhance our current team by providing environmental assessment referral services relating to our Roads for a Community project.

What you’ll bring to our team

  • Qualifications in arboriculture or related discipline. TRAQ qualified would be an advantage, but training will be offered.
  • Experience in providing arboricultural advice on a wide range of development projects, and the ability to undertake tree inspections and produce high-quality reports.
  • Skills in working with a wide range of contractors, customers, and stakeholders, both within council and external.

Why you’ll want to join us 

By joining our team, you will evolve within a dynamic and welcoming organisation that makes serving the community our primary mission. Because diversity is our strength, we encourage all members of the community to apply as we are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment. Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits including:

  • Salary from $89,183 per annum pro rata (Band 6), plus superannuation
  • Full-Time 5-year role with expected extension opportunities with hybrid working options available 
  • A healthy inclusive work environment with options for flexible working hours
  • Fortnightly RDO available
  • Opportunities for training and career development in a progressive organisation 
  • Activity-Based Working environment 
  • Close to public transport

Why wait, apply now

To ensure your online application is complete, please attach your Cover Letter and Resume.

Click to view the position description or for further information about our recruitment process visit our Careers at Yarra Ranges page.

Contact for enquiries: Errin Smitka, Environment Assessment Officer, (03) 9294 6640

Closing date: 11.59pm, 5 July 2022 

Conditions of employment are in accordance with the Yarra Ranges Shire Council Enterprise Agreement 2021 and our Corporate Code of Conduct.   Applicants will require the following:

  • Police Check - renewal required every 5 years
  • To meet its obligations under the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Directions and the OH&S Act, Yarra Ranges Shire Council will request vaccination information or evidence of an exemption in the pre-employment stage. 
  • Medical Check 
  • Current Victorian Driver’s licence

Yarra Ranges Council is an equal opportunity employer that encourages people from culturally diverse backgrounds, people with a disability, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply. We encourage conversations for all positions about the flexibility that works for you, be it full-time/part-time / job-share, and we are committed to a culturally safe workplace that fosters diversity and inclusion and to the protection of children against child abuse in line with the Victorian Child Safe Standards

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