Arboriculture Specialist

Arboriculture Specialist

Job Title: Arboriculture Specialist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Melbourne
Reference: 3020598
Contact Name: Emma Murphy
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 22, 2019 14:46

Job Description

PSP are currently seeking an Arboriculture specialist for a contract until the end of the year in a metro council in the inner northern suburbs.
The Arboriculture Specialist contributes to the strategic development, planning and delivery of outcomes as described in Council’s Urban Forest Strategy.
Core functions include effectively identifying tree planting opportunities. You will also be responsible for inspecting and the assessment of trees before providing decisions regarding health, structure, and risk management. You will assist in the development of tree planting program for upcoming planting season.
This is a fast-paced and busy council, so you will be able to manage high workloads and prioritise to ensure deadlines are achieved.
Requirements include:
  • Advanced Diploma / Associate Degree in Arboriculture or equivalent qualification (Australian Qualifying Framework Level 6), with demonstrated relevant experience in a similar role.
  • Computer literacy/proficiency in Microsoft Office and in accessing and utilising databases. Previous experience in use of Council’s core operating systems (e.g. TreePlotter, Customer Response System (CRS), HPE RM, GIS, JDE, MoreMaps, Pathway) also desirable.
  • A current Victorian Driving Licence.
Benefits include:
  • Secure work right through until the end of 2019, with the possibility of extension.
  • Gain valuable inner-metro Local Government experience.
  • Join a team known for their delivery of quality tree management and replacement programmes.
For a confidential discussion regarding this position and other opportunities within Metropolitan and Regional Victoria, please contact Emma Murphy at PSP on (03) 8535 3111.  
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