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Chipper Operator

Active Tree Services - Launceston, TAS

Manufacturing & Industrial
Source: uWorkin


Full Job Description
Job no: 492548
Work type: Permanent full time
Location: Launceston
Categories: Chipper

Arboriculture and vegetation management is a multi-billion dollar industry with a future in Australia. It involves the management of individual trees, typically in and around the places where people live, work and play. Active Tree Services is the industry leader in the commercial space.

We are looking for a Chipper Operator with a can-do attitude who wants to work outdoors, enjoys physical work, has a willingness to learn and is safety conscious to join our crew in Launceston, Tasmania.

The Role:
This role has job security and will work on a contract of Active’s, covering but not limited to the North East of Tasmania based out of Launceston. Typically, you will need to travel up to an hour to reach work sites with opportunities to live away from home.

You will ultimately need to be able to operate a chipper machine to chip trees and branches that have been cut down from around powerlines. This is an opportunity to work outdoors in a small team with good work ethic, using well-maintained equipment and state of the art technology. Two weeks of induction and training will be provided. This position is a great stepping stone into the industry with opportunities for progression including Truck Driver, Elevated Work Platform Operator, Vegetation Auditor, Team Leader, Supervisor and more.

What’s on offer:
Full time permanent role with job security
8-hour shift from 7.00am to 4pm (9 day fortnight)
Up to $28 per hour plus daily travel allowance, with the opportunity for overtime
Paid Living Away From Home allowance when applicable
All PPE and uniforms provided
Training to commence Monday 17th May

What we need from you:
A current and unrestricted drivers’ licence
A MR/HR class driver’s licence is desirable
Chainsaw operation qualification (Certificate Level 1 & 2) is desirable
A passion for safety, Home Safe Every Day is our number one value
The ability to work as part of a team with a mature outlook and good communication skills

About Active:
We are an Australian owned essential service with a national footprint and a workforce of 800 committed to delivering arboriculture, vegetation management, and consultancy services. We have been around for 45 years, and work to keep our communities safe and green while making sure our teams safety comes first.

To find out more about what it’s like to work at Active watch our Team Member video and Make Australia Your Office:

Please note: All shortlisted candidates are required to attend a full pre-employment medical including audio testing and drug and alcohol screening.

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Please note applications from recruitment agencies will not be considered at this time.

Advertised: 14 Apr 2021 Tasmania Standard Time

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