Are you passionate about trees?  Want to be part of a great team? Can you safely operate the latest plant and equipment? Come and join us!

WEL Networks owns and manages the electrical lines network in Hamilton and the greater Waikato area. We are proud to provide a highly reliable electricity supply to over 90,000 homes and businesses.  With a staff of around 250, working out of our modern, purpose built complex in Te Rapa we provide a fully integrated electricity network management service which includes planning, design, delivery and operation.

We have recently had a spot open up in our Vegetation team for a fully trained and experienced Arborist.

Here at WEL we are working towards changing the approach to utility arboriculture and focusing our efforts on tree health and aesthetic values.

We are looking for candidates who:

  • Have some experience as a working Arborist

  • Are agile and enjoy a variety of challenges

  • Are committed to returning home safe every day – looking after yourself and those working with you.

It would be great if you also hold your Arborist qualifications, have experience working in an EWP and hold your class 2, 4 or 5 drivers licence.

You will work in a dynamic and supportive team environment that rewards good performance and actively encourages personal and professional development.

WEL offers a competitive package and a professional working environment - we look after our people. 

We will help you with relocation expenses if you are moving into our area and our staff benefits include fully funded medical and life insurance!

If you feel this role is a good fit for your current skills and future aspirations, please submit an online application at – where you can also see a detailed position description.

Permanent - Full Time

Job no: HNAI914632

Location: Hamilton

Closing Date: Thursday, 12 September 2019