Vacancies

We currently have two fantastic opportunities to join our 25 year old and steadily expanding business in the arboriculture and forestry sector.

Based in Surrey, we currently have three vacancies. We’re looking for a fully qualified arborist/foreman, groundsman and climber to join our team. The work is varied and interesting with a strong emphasis on quality. You will need to work well within our motivated and experienced team and communicate professionally customers and other members of the public.

The successful applicants will have the ability to work efficiently and to a high standard on a range of tree pruning and dismantling work.

We are looking for candidates who are professional, punctual, reliable and want to improve and excel within arboriculture.

VACANCIES

QUALIFIED ARBORIST & FOREMAN (F/T sub-contract)

A new opportunity has become available for a fully qualified arborist to work as part of our team and provide all tree climbing arborist duties as well as an experienced foreman level of supervision, ensuring safety to the team and public during operations.

Experience of operating forestry machinery is essential and only fully qualified applicants will be considered.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
Hold a full UK driving license
Hold current NPTC units CS30 CS31 CS38 CS39 or the equivalent
Flexible and reliable
A committed team player and natural leader with excellent communications skills and works well under pressure
B+E endorsement for trailer towing
CS41
NPTC Brushwood chipper
NPTC Stump grinder
First Aid at Work

MAIN DUTIES:
To undertake all tree work operations as identified in the current British Standard and best practice including but not restricted to tree and root pruning, crown reducing, lifting, thinning, felling, root and basal growth removal, stump grinding, application of stump poisons etc.
To carry out aerial rescue of colleague/s when necessary
To drive non-HGV vehicles with trailed equipment as required and where suitably licensed and undertake
To operate and carry out minor maintenance of specialist equipment to include chippers, stump grinders and saws (see our website and Instagram @surreyforestry for full equipment)

FULLY QUALIFIED GROUNDSMAN (F/T sub-contract)

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Hold a full UK driving license
Hold current NPTC units CS30 CS31 CS38 CS39 or the equivalent
Flexible and reliable
Willing to learn, take instruction and be a committed team player
Excellent communication skills

DESIRABLE:
B+E endorsement for trailer towing
CS41
NPTC Brushwood chipper
NPTC Stump grinder
First Aid at Work

FULLY QUALIFIED CLIMBER (F/T sub-contract)

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Hold a full UK driving license
Hold current NPTC units CS30 CS31 CS38 CS39 or the equivalent
Flexible and reliable
Willing to learn, take instruction and be a committed team player
Excellent communication skills

DESIRABLE:
B+E endorsement for trailer towing
CS41
NPTC Brushwood chipper
NPTC Stump grinder
First Aid at Work

We offer a friendly workplace with a good team atmosphere, professional development and training will also be provided. All PPE and equipment supplied to PAYE staff only. Company uniform provided to all staff.

Additional information include in your covering letter alongside your CV:
Do you have the following licence or certification: Driver License, CS30,31,38,39 or equivalent?
How many years as a qualified Climber experience do you have?
Are you based in Farnham GU10?
Do you speak English?

If you’re interested in applying for one of these positions please email your CV and covering letter to craig@surreytreecare.co.uk