The Bohmers Family Tree is growing – would you like to grow with us?

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Chainsaw Operator / Groundsperson

  • Work for an Award Winning Family Business & Industry Employer of Choice (WINNER LOCAL BUSINESS AWARDS 2015 ‘TRADES & SERVICES’ / FINALIST MOMENTUM ENERGY AWARDS 2015 ‘EXCELLENCE IN SMALL BUSINESS’) 
  • Receive ongoing professional development and stay ahead of industry standards
  • Registered with Arboriculture Australia 
  • Social, friendly team with a work-life balance on the stunning South Coast of NSW

What the role involves: 

  • Tree care and maintenance services using a range of tools including chainsaws, tree lowering devices, wood chippers and stump grinders

What the role requires:

  • Participation in daily toolbox meetings, risk assessments and equipment maintenance
  • Ensuring that after each job is undertaken site remains in excellent condition
  • Ensuring that the highest standard of Bohmers Tree Care Work Health and Safety practices are carried out
  • Effective participation as team member, communicate efficiently, be able to listen to and carry out instructions from supervisor, sharing information and skills with others and providing constructive feedback to assist in achieving business priorities

What you need to have: 

  • A current White Card, Chainsaw Ticket & NSW Driver’s Licence
  • Practical experience within the tree industry
  • Access to reliable transport to get to locations across the Illawarra
  • Commitment to your own and others’ health, safety & wellbeing
  • Ability to undertake physical work including manual handling
  • Strong communication and personal presentation skills with the ability to maintain Bohmers’ professional image
  • Passion for ongoing learning and the ability to follow instructions and adapt to change

It is desirable, but not essential for you to have: 

  • An Arboriculture Certificate II or III
  • A current Senior First Aid Certificate
  • An Elevated Work Platform Licence
  • An MR Licence
  • Traffic Control qualifications
  • Pesticide/Chemical Applicator Ticket
  • Wood Chipper and Stump Grinding competency and experience

What we can offer you:

• Competitive wage rates reflecting relevant qualifications and experience

• A friendly team and safe working environment – we believe that our people make the difference and our employees agree that we treat them as valued team members (just ask them!)

• The opportunity to work with and learn from internationally respected and award winning tree climber and arborist Bohmer (also known as ‘Tree Whisperer’)

• The satisfaction of making a real difference to the environment

• Ongoing professional development, training & industry updates

• Working with a company committed to work-life balance

We welcome experienced applicants of all nationalities and genders.

To apply:

Please email your CV or a brief outline of your work experience and qualifications to Natasha at or feel free to call for a chat about the role 0481 164 996.

About Bohmers Tree Care

Bohmers Tree Care has operated in Australia and internationally since 1994 and has established a reputation for exceptional customer-focused arboricultural services.

Director Clive Woodnutt (the business is in his blood) aka ‘Bohmer’ is highly sought for his professional and complex climbing techniques. His expert knowledge of biodiversity, respect for the environment and non-negotiable commitment to safety separates him from others in the industry. Clive is passionate about tree management and conservation, with tree removal usually the last resort.  For Bohmer, tree care is not just a skill but an art. 

Watch a video of Bohmer and his team at work or to find out more about our service at /