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City Arborist | City of Tea Tree Gully - South Australia

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$59,000 - $71,000
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We are a progressive Adelaide-based council with a strong reputation for innovation and service excellence. We strive to support our community, stimulate our economy and create a more liveable, vibrant and accessible city; a city which prospers because our people are there making it happen.


Located in the foothills of the Adelaide Mount Lofty Ranges the City of Tea Tree Gully is fortunate to have an abundance of natural landscapes a vast network of creeks with approximately 678kms of tree lined streets and in excess of 400 reserves. With this comes a great responsibility and opportunity for the right person.

The position provides a diverse range of tasks and challenges associated with Arboriculture and is tailor made for a person passionate about trees and the environment. We are looking for applicants with a desire to continue to learn and develop; focussing on customer service, education, best practice and continuous improvement whilst having a balanced approach to the management of trees within the urban environment.


Responsible for leading a small team the right person will be able to demonstrate their ability to develop and implement a strategic approach to the management of Council Arboriculture assets, providing specialist advice and leadership in both verbal and written communication on all Arboriculture matters with a strong knowledge base of South Australia's Regulated and Significant Tree Regulations.

A demonstrated ability to write high quality reports will enable the provision of specialist advice to Council's Planning Department, other Government bodies and outside service providers. This ability will also assist you to work collaboratively with other Council departments, achieving successful project outcomes for our community.

It is essential that applicants have the following:-

  • Diploma of Arboriculture and/or Advanced Diploma of Horticulture
  • General Construction Induction (White Card)
  • Current Drivers Licence
  • Work Zone Traffic Management ticket
  • Significant Arboriculture experience in the technical field
  • Experience and competency in strategic planning

It is also essential that the successful applicant has a current DHS General Employment Probity check or the willingness to obtain one.


  • Salary Range of $91,405 - $97,183 per annum + 9.5% super
  • Full time, permanent Position
  • Excellent employee benefits and opportunities

We seek to recruit and retain highly motivated and professional people dedicated to providing our residents with the highest level of service. Joining us means working for a progressive, community-minded, service orientated organisation that is proud of the role it plays in people's lives. You will also benefit from challenge, variety and an opportunity to develop your career.


We are assessing applicants as and when they come in.

To assess if this role is for you an extensive position description outlining role requirements can be accessed by clicking: or by copying the link into your browser. Failing this please visit and scroll down to the bottom of our home page and click on the City of Tea Tree Gully Logo to access and download the document.

Should you wish to progress your application please address the "Qualifications, Skills, Experience and Knowledge" sections of the position description via a written application letter. Once complete, please return to the on-line advert and attach this application letter along with your resume via the APPLY NOW function. Please note that further screening questions will also apply which do require response. Please allow the extra time to do this as it will aid with the assessment of your application. Failure to respond to the on-line screening questions will result in an auto-decline.

For any technical assistance or enquiries of any other nature please email [email protected] or phone Holly Macdonald on 08 8111 8502. Please note, applications cannot be accepted via direct email.

Plesae note we will be assessing candidates as and when they apply.

Job details
Date posted
5 Nov 2019
Trades & Services
Landscaper & Gardener
$59,000 - $71,000
Contract type
Work type
Full Time
Job mode
Standard/Business Hours
Work Authorisation
Australian Citizen/Permanent Resident