Arboriculture Traineeship (Tree Surgeon) – Sunbury/Coolaroo

Arboriculture Traineeship (Tree Surgeon) – Sunbury/Coolaroo

  • Work between Sunbury and Coolaroo
  • Great opportunity to learn on the job
  • Gain a Nationally Recognised Qualification

AGA is seeking a keen and motivated individual to undertake an Arboriculture Traineeship (Tree Surgeon). Our Trainee will work between the Sunbury and Coolaroo depots therefore a drivers licence and reliable vehicle is  a must. 
This is a full time role with a 24 month duration.  


  • Under supervision, assist with pruning of trees and tree removal works
  • Use of elevated work platforms (EWP)
  • Feed all appropriate pruning into wood chippers
  • Perform ‘ground observer’ works when elevated platform is in operation
  • Assist with removal of trees following storms and other emergency situations
  • Ensure the worksite is left in a safe, clean and tidy condition following works 

Role Selection Criteria:

  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Able to use sound judgment and initiative
  • Enjoy practical, manual and heavy work
  • Enjoy working outdoors
  • Motivated
  • Reliable and able to take direction


  • Drivers licence (probationary licence accepted) 
  • Willing to undertake a Police Check and/or Working With Children Check
  • Genuine interest in a career in Arboriculture
  • Willing to attend Tafe to complete a ilst completing a ‘Certificate III in Arboriculture’.    

AGA Apprentices will:

  • Attend accredited RTO/TAFE training
  • Receive ongoing mentoring & support
  • Receive a weekly wage including entitlements

AGA is a not for profit company and is one of the largest providers of employment and training services in Australia.

Application close date: Wednesday 7th August  

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted directly.

Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2019



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