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Location East Anglia/ South Essex

Contract Type Permanent - Employee

Working Days Monday to Friday

Working Times Between 07.00am and 5.00pm

Shift Pattern none

Working Hours per Week 40 hours

Pay Rate £23,000.per annum (+ Overtime Allowance)


Fountains are part of the OCS Group and is one of the UK’s leading providers of facilities management infrastructure and property support services supervising the delivery of forestry and arboriculture services.


Working as part of a team, you will undertake vegetation management on an 8 year contract managing vegetation along 400KV overhead Pylon transmission network throughout England and Wales.


You will carry out tree surgery and arboricultural maintenance operations at various sites in a safe and compliant manner. Working to contract specifications, agreed schedules and in accordance with company and statutory standards, you will carry out a range of duties ensuring day-to-day problems are dealt with and problems solved.


All training, PPE, Climbing equipment, Chainsaws, vehicles and corporate clothing will be provided.


To succeed in this role need:


  • Previous experience in an arboricultural role.
  • Previous experience in the safe operation of a broad range of powered machinery.
  • FISA (NPTC) Certificates CS30, CS31 CS38 CS 39 and CS40.
  • Utility experience and qualifications (preferred) - e.g., units UA1, UA2.1 UA2.2.
  • A full UK driving licence preferably with the ability to tow (B+E).
  • Ability to work well as part of a small team.
  • PA1 & PA6 Herbicide spraying (preferred)
  • Brushwood chipper certification (preferred)
  • Pole Saw certification (preferred)
  • Level 1 First Aid qualification



Please note that additional training will be provided to exceptional candidates



About the role:


With a firm focus on Customer Service, compliance with Health and Safety regulations and the promotion of safe working practices, you will work within a team of operatives delivering arboricultural services on the 400kv Overhead lines vegetation management contract.


The OCS Group is one of the UK’s leading providers of facilities management and property support services.



To apply for the role, or for more information, contact me using the details below:


MOB: 07738 48 10 76

[email protected]

or send me a DM via ArbTalk

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