QCAT is seeking tree assessors

Expressions of Interest

Tree Assessors

The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal is an independent tribunal established under the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal Act (the Act).

Tree assessors are required by QCAT to assist in the resolution of disputes filed under the Neighbourhood Disputes (Dividing Fences and Trees) Act 2011. Tree assessors are not decision-makers, they assist the Tribunal by providing expert evidence through reports that contain clear, concise and practical recommendations.

Expressions of interest are sought from suitably qualified arborists for appointment as tree assessors. It is expected that persons seeking appointment will have relevant qualifications and experience as set out in the QCAT Tree Assessor Information Kit.

For further information, please contact, Project Officer, Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal by email to QCATTribunal.Appointments@justice.qld.gov.au

Current vacancies

Tree assessors are sought in multiple locations throughout Queensland - to be appointed on a sessional basis.

Submitting an expression of interest

In your expression of interest, provide your curriculum vitae, no longer than two pages, detailing:

  • your career history
  • academic qualifications
  • membership of professional / community bodies

You must also provide a maximum two page statement addressing the selection criteria for appointment, set out on page 8 of the QCAT Tree Assessor Information Kit.

In addition, complete the following forms to be submitted with your resume and statement:

*Please refer to Attachment ‘A’ for an example tree report template and checklist.

Email all documents, preferably in one attachment (Word or PDF), to support your expression of interest to: QCATTribunal.Appointments@justice.qld.gov.au.

Applications close at 5:00pm, Thursday, 15 November 2022.