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Horticulture (Arborist) resume

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David Kevell

4/27 Fern Street
Greendale NSW 2222
Mobile: 0400 111 222


Fit, healthy and enthusiastic about tree health, I would like to expand my experience in all areas of the arboriculture industry. My long-term career goal is to establish an independent business as an arborist.


Western Sydney TAFE ;
Penrith, NSW AU
Certificate II in Arboriculture
Graduated: November 2008


First Aid International
Sydney, NSW AU
Level 2 First Aid certificate
Graduated: November 2007


Employment History

Apr 07 – Present: Arborist
Greendale Tree Surgeons
Sydney, NSW AU

Main tasks

  • Tree climbing
  • Pest diagnosis
  • Treatment of tree diseases
  • Monitoring
  • Tree removal
  • Chainsaw use
  • Rigging and roping
  • Tool maintenance and clean-up

Key responsibilities

  • Supervise assistant workers
  • Complete tasks independently, without supervision
  • Ensure that safety procedures are followed
Mar 06 – Apr 07: Assistant Arborist
Expert Tree Services
Sydney, NSW AU

Main tasks

  • Rigging and roping
  • Pruning
  • Chainsaw use
  • Tool maintenance and clean-up
Jun 03 – Mar 05: Tree Planter
Southern Highlands Environmental Services
Sydney, NSW AU

Main tasks

  • Ground preparation
  • Tree planting
  • Tree care
  • Clean-up

Key responsibilities

  • Follow safety procedures


Greg Williams – Owner & Manager
Greendale Tree Surgeons
Mobile: 0422 333 444
Jane Doe – Course Administrator
Western Sydney TAFE
Phone: 02 9999 1111
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