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  1. Job Role: Tree Surgeon Salary Range: £26k to £30k About R & R Services (Devon) Ltd: R & R Services (Devon) Ltd is an established company providing quality tree work to domestic clients, local authorities, commercial sectors and MOD sites across the south west. We are a well-structured, professional company with a friendly approach. We have been trading for over 30 years and are continually growing at a controlled rate and are looking to expand our team. A fantastic opportunity offering competitive rates of pay, pension scheme, training, variety, and job satisfaction. Key Responsibilities: Working with a small team dealing in all aspects of tree surgery, hedge trimming and ground maintenance to very high standards. Be able to understand, plan, and communicate with the team. To maintain good working environments on site, contributing to the vision and values of the business. To maintain a positive and productive working ethic, with team members, being able to take on responsibility. Ensure and maintain compliance with health and safety legislation, minimising risk and reporting when required, and to comply with internal and external health and safety policy. To ensure business is always conducted in a professional and courteous manner. Use your own knowledge and experience to make appropriate judgements regarding job modifications, programmes, risks, opportunities, and variances. Required Knowledge & Experience: At least five years’ experience and comprehensive knowledge in arboriculture operations, including felling, technical rigging, and large trees. A good knowledge of trees with good tree identification skills, pests, and obvious defects. Skills & Competencies Takes a proactive approach using own initiative with a ‘can-do’ approach. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Organised with a keen eye for detail. Enthusiasm, self-reliance, ambition, tact, discretion, and charm. Ability to foster and maintain successful working relationships with colleagues. Our ideal candidate will have, or hold equivalent qualifications; Full UK Driving Licence (manual) Punctual and able to liaise with clients in a professional manner 002003 City & Guilds Chainsaw Maintenance & Cross-cutting (CS 30, 31) 002013 City & Guilds Tree Climbing & Aerial Rescue (CS 38, 39) 002004 - City & Guilds NPTC Level 2 Award in Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm 002107 - City & Guilds NPTC Level 3 Award in Aerial Tree Pruning 002108 - City & Guilds NPTC Level 3 Award in Aerial Cutting of Trees with a Chainsaw Using Free-fall Techniques Other desirable qualifications / experience include: Trailer Licence, Woodchipper, Stump grinder. IPAF MEWP Certification 002115 - City and Guilds NPTC Level 3 Award in the Safe Use of a Chainsaw from a Mobile Elevated Work Platform 002109 - City & Guilds NPTC Level 3 Award in Aerial Tree Rigging First Aid & Manual Handling SMSTS, SSSTS, CSCS & ROLO Valid full UK driving licence Able to perform basic maintenance on the vehicles and equipment Please email CV & Cover letter outlining experience to [email protected]


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