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  1. Arboricultural Junior Manager Location: West Midlands Salary: Dependant on Skills and Experience Contract Type: Full Time, Permanent Glendale, the “green services” division of Parkwood Holdings plc has revenues of £45 million and operates throughout the UK. Glendale’s activities include grounds management, countryside management, horticulture and golf course management. Based at our Sandwell or Solihull depot, the candidate will play a key role in the day to day planning of Arboriculture operations undertaken in the Midlands. The role will include, but is not limited to, the implementation of management plans and the surveying of trees in the delivery of arboriculture works to our Local Authority, commercial and private client base. The successful candidate will be responsible for operational aspects of Arboriculture teams to ensure high levels of professionalism, performance and productivity. They should also be able to demonstrate and have an understanding of current health and safety practices. The role requires meeting with customers on a daily basis, pricing and planning works, monitoring quality standards in accordance with our Arboricultural Association Approved Contractor status, Chas, Bali accreditation – to name a few. The ideal candidate should have a good practical and technical knowledge in Arboriculture – ideally qualified to technician level, NVQ 3, Diploma or Degree Level as well as holding NPTC Certificates, PA1 & PA6 The candidate will also have a strong understanding of H&S, ISO9001 & ISO14001 standards and have an excellent network in the Midlands area. Candidates must also hold a full UK driver licence preferably with a B+E trailer entitlement and have a flexible approach to working. Requiring genuine commitment, the position offers an exciting challenge for a highly motivated team player to advance their career within a stable working environment in a successful and growing company. To apply for this position, please send a letter of application and CV to [email protected]services.co.uk Closing Date: 17 October 2014 If you are interested in applying for this role, we suggest that you do so at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment. Please note that if you have not received correspondence within 21 days then please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.
  2. Morning All, Following on from a hugely successful APF show this year, we'd like to say a big thank you everyone who came to see us and said hello throughout all 3 days, it was great to catch up with some of you, and put some names to the faces! As a celebration from this, both for those who could and couldn't make it, we will be having some APF extension specials coming up soon, so a chance to get some great bargains at show prices! Keep an eye out for these over the next few weeks Thanks, The ForestAndArb Team
  3. Hi all, Fancy some good news to brighten your weekends? We now have the brand new Stein Werewolf Climbing boot in stock and available for immediate dispatch! Following on from high interest at the APF show this year, we have got sizes 41-47 in stock, so have a look and see what you think! This boot could be the start of a revolution! Hit the link below for more info. Stein Werewolf Climbing Chainsaw Boots Thanks, The ForestAndArb Team
  4. In case you haven't, check us out on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ForestAndArb?fref=ts Like the page for all our latest news on new products, special offers (especially with the APF coming up soon) and information. You might even discover something you didn't even know we do! Regards, Martin, part of the Forest and Arb Team
  5. Practical Instructor and Resource Technician (Arboriculture) Peripatetic – Crystal Palace and Horsenden Farm (Perivale) £7,196.00 to £9,063.60 plus £695.00 LW Our client is looking to recruit a Peripatetic Practical Instructor and Resource Technician to be based between Crystal Palace and Horsenden Farm in Perivale. It is a part time post for 2 days per week. The days of the week to be worked are currently Monday & Tuesday. The candidate we are looking for will technically instruct students and demonstrate a wide range of arboriculture practical tasks. We are looking for someone who can inspire students to become fully trained tree surgeons. The candidate will have the opportunity to work at other sites at Capel Manor College as required. The post-holder will be required to drive a College Minibus. It is therefore desirable that applicants have category D1 on their current driving licence. Support will be given to applicants to undertake the appropriate test if they do not currently possess this. About the College Capel Manor College in Greater London, is a vocational college delivering courses in Arboriculture and Countryside, Animal Care and Saddlery, Floristry and Balloon Artistry, Garden Design and Horticulture. Key Duties: • Undertaking demonstration and technical instruction of students attending Capel Manor on a range of full-time, part-time and short courses at the direction of the Head of School in arboriculture and on occasion’s countryside management. This would include instructing to LANTRA/NPTC standards. • Undertaking the assessment of students’ practical abilities according to criteria laid down by BTEC, City & Guilds and the National Vocational Qualifications standards. Liaising with Arboricultural and Countryside Lecturers as to student progress and with regard to schemes of work and assessment criteria. • Liaising with members of the teaching staff to co-ordinate demonstration sessions and ensure the smooth transition between classroom studies and practical sessions. • Assisting with the supervision of students allocated to projects and provision of technical assistance and advice as required. • Ensuring that all requirements and regulations relating to health and safety are adhered to at all times. Responsible for ensuring that the health and safety of students is maintained whilst undertaking practical sessions. • Assisting the Course Managers/Lecturers in visiting and assessing students’ work on work placement and assessing the workplace offered to the student for work experience. For a comprehensive list of duties, please refer to the College Job Description. Essential Criteria: • Experience of supporting arboriculture/countryside resources. • A relevant arboriculture qualification to NVQ Level 2 or equivalent. • A current clean driving licence. • NPTC Certificate of Competence CS 30, CS31, CS32, CS38 and CS39. • A certificate of competence in the safe handling and use of pesticides (PA1 and PA6). • Working successfully as a team member. • Good communication skills with all levels of staff and students. • Successful time management, including punctuality. Start date: ASAP Closing date: 18.09.14 This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and barring list check as it is within regulated activity due to Capel Manor College being defined as a ‘specified place’. Capel Manor College aims to employ a workforce which reflects the community it serves. Therefore applications from minority groups are welcomed. The College is a Two Ticks Employer (Positive About Disabled People) and therefore where applicants indicate they have a disability and meet the essential criteria in the person specification, they will be short-listed for interview. Capel Manor College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. It is anticipated that candidates who progress from the application stage will be asked to attend the College for an interview within three weeks of the closing date. Therefore, if you do not hear from the College within that time you may assume that your application has been unsuccessful. If you are interested in this vacancy, please send an e-mail to [email protected] You will then be sent the full Job Description, Person Specification and College application form, to be completed and returned before the advertised close date. Please note that the College will not accept CV's in place of completed applications.
  6. Lecturer in Arboriculture – Crystal Palace (3 days week) Salary: £11,113.80 to £19,938.60 plus £1122.60 LW Our client is looking to recruit a Lecturer in Arboriculture to be based at Crystal Palace. It is a part time post for 3 days per week. The days of the week to be worked currently are Monday – Wednesday. Capel Manor College is the leading land based college in London and we are looking to appoint a person who will lead our arboriculture lectures and instruction in Crystal Palace Park. The candidate we are looking for will have a passion for tree surgery and the science behind arboriculture and is happy to get stuck in and help out on administrative tasks. About the College Capel Manor College in Greater London, is a vocational college delivering courses in Arboriculture and Countryside, Animal Care and Saddlery, Floristry and Balloon Artistry, Garden Design and Horticulture. Key Duties: • Participate in the teaching, administration and assessment of arboriculture courses offered by the College (to include its centres in North, East and Central London as appropriate) and assisting with the Quality Assurance (QA) process. • Co-ordinate in conjunction with the Deputy and Head of School, Arboriculture and Countryside the practical elements of course provision e.g. acquiring work sites, transport of students equipment and providing materials. • Undertake course management as required, prepare work schedules, manage VLE pages, co-ordinate assessment procedures and prepare course reports and statistics as required by the College as part of the quality assurance programme and maintain student records and course files including up-to-date schemes of work. • Assist in the development and establishment of flexi-study and Distance/Open Learning courses as appropriate. • Participate in the development, organisation and delivery of new educational and curricular initiatives undertaken by the College as appropriate. For a comprehensive list of duties, please refer to the College Job Description. Essential Criteria: • Minimum of 1 year industrial experience. • Level 3 Diploma in Arboriculture or related award (minimum). • Teaching qualification (support will be given to gain accreditation). • Assessor awards (training will be provided to achieve these). • Effective communication and organisation skills. • Sound administrative skills. • To work on own initiative as well as part of a team. • To be able to instruct and assess practical skills in arboriculture. Start date: ASAP Closing date: 18.09.14 This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and barring list check as it is within regulated activity due to Capel Manor College being defined as a ‘specified place’. Capel Manor College aims to employ a workforce which reflects the community it serves. Therefore applications from minority groups are welcomed. The College is a Two Ticks Employer (Positive About Disabled People) and therefore where applicants indicate they have a disability and meet the essential criteria in the person specification, they will be short-listed for interview. Capel Manor College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. It is anticipated that candidates who progress from the application stage will be asked to attend the College for an interview within three weeks of the closing date. Therefore, if you do not hear from the College within that time you may assume that your application has been unsuccessful. If you are interested in this vacancy, please send an e-mail to [email protected] You will then be sent the full Job Description, Person Specification and College application form, to be completed and returned before the advertised close date. Please note that the College will not accept CV's in place of completed applications.
  7. JBA Consultancy Services Ltd is a multi-disciplinary practice comprising four busy departments – landscape planning, landscape architecture, ecology and arboriculture. We are looking to recruit a Arboriculturist to join the practice’s growing team and meet our growing nationwide work commitments for our many varied clients. JBA has a clear inspiring vision, a fantastic culture and ethos, a true team spirit and values everyone is justly proud of. At JBA you can make a difference, making better places and achieve a brighter future. After 27 years, we have maturity, proven stability and systems, but also the freshness of ideas found in a new firm. Why not come check us out and see for yourself? Candidates should be: • Experienced and qualified in Arboriculture; • Conscientious, enthusiastic, reliable and positive minded; • Able to demonstrate good communication and task management skills; • Competent with ArborCAD and willing to learn GPS/GIS technology; • Technically competent in BS5837 and development related work; • Organised, professional and happy to regularly drive to sites nationally, together with working outdoors; • Current full clean UK driving license; Working 30% of your time from our Lavenham converted barn office in the heart of beautiful Suffolk; a competitive package awaits the right candidate. Apply now for this position, by sending your CV, with a letter detailing your salary expectation to Karen McHugh, JBA Consultancy Services Ltd, The Black Barn, Hall Road, Lavenham, Suffolk CO10 9QX, or email [email protected]
  8. Peripatetic Lecturer in Arboriculture-Primarily Trees & Timber Apprenticeship Salary: £18,523 - £33,231 plus £1,871 (if qualified) Capel Manor College are looking to recruit a Lecturer in Arboriculture-Primarily Trees & Timber Apprenticeship. The vacancy is full time & peripatetic but will focus on our sites at Crystal Palace and Horsenden in West London in the first instance. About the College Capel Manor College in Greater London, is a vocational college delivering Arboriculture and Countryside, Animal Care and Saddlery, Floristry and Balloon Artistry, Garden Design and Horticulture. Key Duties: • Participate in the teaching, administration and assessment of arboriculture courses offered by the College. • Co-ordinate practical elements of course provision. • Undertake course management as required, prepare work schedules, co-ordinate assessment procedures and prepare course reports and statistics as required by the College. • Developing and teaching apprenticeship/short courses to meet the needs of employers. • Assist in the development and establishment of flexi-study and Distance/Open Learning courses. • Participate in the development, organisation and delivery of new educational and curricular initiatives undertaken by the College as appropriate. • Working within prescribed budgets. • Maintain an up-to-date catalogue of schemes of work and lesson plans for each course. • Prepare a work schedule for students and co-ordinate all assessment procedures. • Liaise as necessary with the appropriate Course Manager concerning individual student progress and development. For a full list of duties please refer to the College job description. Essential Criteria: • Experience of working in or with the Arboriculture & Countryside industrial. • Experience of inspecting/surveying trees. • Proven experience in supervision and motivation of people. • National Diploma in Arboriculture or related award (minimum). • Teaching qualification (or working towards). • Assessor awards (training will be provided to achieve these). • Familiarity with ILT applications. • Well organised and able to manage and organise self and others effectively to meet deadlines. • Excellent administrative skills. • Ability to work on own initiative within agreed strategic guidelines. • High degree of personal presentation and customer care skills. • An understanding of and commitment to Diversity & Equality as it applies to a supportive service and in the workplace. • An understanding of safeguarding and a commitment to creating a safe learning environment. • A clean driving licence with category D1/E1. Hours: 36 per week Start date: ASAP Closing date: 03.02.14 These posts are subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and barring list check as they are within regulated activity due to Capel Manor College being defined as a ‘specified place’. Capel Manor College aims to employ a workforce which reflects the community it serves. Therefore applications from minority groups are welcomed. The College is a Two Ticks Employer (Positive About Disabled People) and therefore where applicants indicate they have a disability and meet the essential criteria in the person specification, they will be short-listed for interview. Capel Manor College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. It is anticipated that candidates who progress from the application stage will be asked to attend the College for an interview within three weeks of the closing date. Therefore, if you do not hear from the College within that time you may assume that your application has been unsuccessful. To apply, in the first instance, please send a copy of your CV along with covering letter to: [email protected] Please note, if you are successful in the selection process you will be required to complete a College application form before the advertised close date. A CV will not be accepted on its own.
  9. Let's see some photos from all the well travelled tree workers. Post photos from the different countries you have worked in
  10. Ground Control are urgently looking for qualified Surveyors to lead teams in the Milton Keynes area on our Arb Utility Projects. Competitive salary, twice annual bonus and company vehicle along with 28 days holiday and sick pay. Please send your CV to [email protected]
  11. Hi, We have made some changes to our vacancy looking for 2 tree surveyors in Peterborough. The post is initially on a 6 month contract but Enterprise Peterborough will be looking to grow their arboricultural team over the course of the year to fulfil a number of duties and outputs, so successful post holders will be well placed for any opportunities that do arise. The salary is now £24-26,000 pa/pro rata and the following essential criteria are required: Essential Selection Criteria 1 Weighting: 5 A LANTRA profession tree inspector’s course is essential plus one of the following (or similar which would have covered tree survey techniques and provide and understanding of risk identification in line with tree condition surveys): • RFS certified arborist • ISA certified arborist • AA Tch CertNC (Arb)/ND (Arb) • HNC/HND/FDSc Essential Selection Criteria 2 Weighting: 5 Candidates must hold a valid UK driving licence Essential Selection Criteria 3 Weighting: 4 Physically able to work for prolonged periods outdoors at the roadside whilst surveying trees Essential Selection Criteria 4 Weighting: 4 Experience or knowledge carrying out tree condition surveys. Essential Selection Criteria 5 Weighting: 4 Experience or knowledge in formulating technical reports for tree related inspections. Essential Selection Criteria 6 Weighting: 3 A good understanding of maps and I.T. Experience of working with handheld surveying devices. Essential Selection Criteria 7 Weighting: 4 Determination; to succeed in delivering high volume and quality tree surveys in line with project targets and deadlines. Essential Selection Criteria 8 Weighting: 3 Diplomacy. Ability to manage complaints and difficult situations in line with the Enterprise Peterborough’s policies and established practices. For more information and to apply for this position please follow the link below. The vacancy will close of the 3rd May: http://www.changeagents.org.uk/Graduates/GradVacDetails.asp?ProjNo=2031
  12. We have a great new opportunity for 2 Arboricultural Tree Surveyors based in Peterborough. The role is for 6 months at £15,000 pa/pr with a £3000 perfomance related bonus. For more information and to apply follow the link below: Arboricultural Tree SurveyorVacancy Details | Change Agents Background: Enterprise, the infrastructure services company, has joined forces with Peterborough City Council in a 23 year partnership to deliver key frontline services to the local community. Services to be delivered include: household waste and recycling collection, street cleaning, property design and maintenance, grounds maintenance and a range of other services. The aim of the strategic partnership is to improve these services, while providing the best value for taxpayers. Objective: The objective of this project is to provide the Parks, Trees and Open Spaces team with an up to date tree survey of highways trees under the remit of Enterprise Peterborough totalling approximately 16,000. Subject to efficient delivery of the tree surveys there may be an opportunity to provide assistance to the Parks, Trees and Open Spaces team in the everyday management of the city’s tree stock.
  13. The London Borough of Waltham Forest is commencing the tender process for two contracts (i) a 6 year term contract for the maintenance of 20,000 street trees and trees upon Ascham Homes properties, and (ii) to provide a client officer function to manage the term maintenance contract. The 2012 Olympic Games will focus the eyes of the world upon our borough and these contracts are intended to address a range of arboricultural issues, Waltham Forest is especially keen to take a holistic approach to amenity trees and their maintenance with all stakeholders. Interested contractors and consultants are invited to attend a briefing that will inform the tender process and provides an excellent opportunity to meet the client in the spirit of developing a true partnership between Contractor, Consultant and Client. The aim is to find new ideas and approaches that will help shape the service. The meeting will be held on Thursday 25th March 2010 at the Olympic Suite, Leyton Orient Football Club, Oliver Road, London, E10 5NF start 10.30am to 2pm. Contact To reserve your free place and find further details please contact: Name: Jonathan Mills Phone: 07885 224596 Email: [email protected]

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