Utility Arborist

Rangiora-based MainPower New Zealand Limited owns and operates the electricity distribution network across the North Canterbury and Kaikoura regions. Our network delivers electricity to a population of over 65,000 via 4,966 kilometres of overhead lines and underground cables, across a geographical area of 11,180 square kilometres. As an essential service provider, we invest in the electricity network to ensure a safe, secure and reliable power supply is provided to the region.

We are seeking a qualified Utility Arborist to join our experienced team of Utility Arborists, who control vegetation growth threatening the electricity distribution network in the North Canterbury and Kaikoura regions.

We would love to hear from you if you have: 

  • experience working as a Utility Arborist
  • Level 3 – 4 National Certificate in Arboriculture
  • an absolute commitment to workplace and public safety
  • a strong customer service focus
  • a high level of physical fitness, confidence working at heights and a passion for working in the outdoors
  • good communication skills and a positive attitude
  • a minimum of a class 2 drivers licence.

We’re committed to attracting the very best employees and can offer the ideal candidate attractive employment benefits, future training and development, and more. 

Employment with MainPower is subject to pre-employment and ongoing drug and alcohol testing.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa. To make confidential inquiries, please contact Kevin Smith on 027 478 5676 or to apply for this role please send your CV with a covering letter to: Anne Merrick, Human Resources Co-ordinator, MainPower, PO Box 346, Rangiora 7440 or email to nne.merrick@mainpower.co.nz Applications close on Friday 29 September 2017. Applicants for this position must have New Zealand residency or a valid New Zealand work visa. Kevin Smith (027) 4785676

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