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Bawden Tree Care is on the hunt for an experienced and qualified tree climber to join the team. We’d love to meet those capable of utilising a variety of aerial lift equipment and guiding a team to perform tree pruning, dead wooding, cable-bracing, and tree removal. Candidates looking for a tree climber job should be enthusiastic, highly motivated, passionate and feel comfortable working in adverse weather conditions. This position is based at our Amesbury office in South Wiltshire. The job will require working within a 2-or-3-man team on projects that vary in both size, nature and location. This role will involve travelling and, very occasionally, staying away for short periods. Salary can vary from £26-£30k, depending on experience. This role will involve: Ensuring that specifications are properly translated into completed physical work. Supporting the supervisor and wider management team. Organising, overseeing and implementing new planned and reactive remedial works, including tree planting. Promoting and participating in our Health and Safety Procedures. Promoting and participating in our Quality Assurance System. Providing advice and guidance of an arboricultural nature to clients. Undertaking other duties as necessary to supplement or balance the services provided. Maintaining and developing relationships with existing and new clients, and suppliers. Essential Requirements 1-3 years minimum climbing experience in a similar role. Proven track record of success in a similar role. NPTC Units: CS 30, 31, 38, 39 & 41. Full driving licence. Fit and healthy. A focus on safe working practice. A keen interest in tree surgery and arboriculture. Demonstration of knowledge in the industry. Comfortable working in adverse weather conditions. A professional attitude. The ability to be resourceful. First aid at work. Desirable Skills, Qualifications & Qualities NPTC Units: CS 32, 37, 40, 41 & 50. Pre-1997 licence or trailer licence - B+E. MEWP competency (IPAF). Plant and machinery certificates; for example, wood-chipper and stump-grinder. Mobile elevating work platforms training. Bat-awareness. Chapter 8 - New Roads & Street Works Act Certificate. PTI (Professional Tree Inspection) course qualification. Benefits The right candidate will be eligible for career development opportunities. 28 days’ paid holiday, including public holidays. Regular employee reviews. Annual training plans. Full personal protective equipment and climbing equipment is provided. Full training provided. About Us Bawden Tree Care is part of privately-owned Bawden Contracting Services Ltd. We deliver tree care and arboricultural services to a wide range of customers, typically including private domestic clients, the Ministry of Defence, parishes, town and borough councils, country estates and commercial business parks. Our customers provide a varied source of interesting and exciting tree work on a regular basis. As well as providing traditional tree surgery, the business is also focused on delivering related environmental and ecological services to customers, so any interest or experience in this sphere of the industry would be a distinct advantage. We maintain Arboricultural Association 'Approved Contractor' accreditation, and we are ISO 45001, ISO 9001, and ISO 14001 accredited. So, Fancy It? Candidates can apply directly to us by downloading an application form and e-mailing it to [email protected] along with your CV, or sending it to our head office at Unit 2 Mills Way Centre, Mills Way, Amesbury, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP4 7AU. If you would like to have an informal discussion regarding the position, don't hesitate to contact our Tree Care Manager, Adam Doel on 01980 623015. Bawden Tree Care
Location: Tetbury, Gloucestershire Salary: from £26,000 depending on experience About us: Keystone is passionate about the delivery of exceptional quality ecological consultancy services and engaging with clients from all sectors to deliver benefits for wildlife and mitigate environmental harm. We are seeking an experienced, enthusiastic and skilled Arboricultural Consultant to work closely with our Ecology Team on projects with relevant arboricultural constraints and also independently on arboricultural lead projects. Keystone Ecology would particularly like to hear from Arboricultural specialists who are interested in improving their knowledge of ecological surveys and consultancy, with the potential to work towards a survey licence for bats, while helping to develop knowledge and experience of arboricultural surveys and assessments within our existing ecology team. About the Arboricultural Consultant role: Keystone has a permanent full-time position available for an Arboricultural Consultant. The role will involve the management and delivery of arboricultural related projects in addition to assisting with larger ecological projects with the opportunity to influence the future development of the business. Duties of the Arboricultural Consultant role: Typical works include: Undertaking arboricultural surveys and assessments in accordance with best practice; Producing technically accurate reports and plans; Managing projects to ensure budget and timescale delivery Liaison with clients, contracts, sub-contractors and statutory bodies You would need to live within commuting distance of the Tetbury area and be prepared to work throughout the UK. Requirements of the Arboricultural Consultant role: Essential: A degree in a relevant discipline - arboricultural or forestry A Technicians Certificate in Arboriculture (or equivalent QCF Level ¾ qualification) At least three years experience of arboricultural assessments in the consultancy sector, independently delivering arboricultural services including the application of industry standard methodologies (BS5837:2012, BS 8545:2014, BS3998: 2010) Knowledge of relevant policy and legislation relating to arboricultural matters Be highly competent in the use of Word, Excel, Outlook, GIS and preferably AutoCad Have strong report writing skills The ability to communicate appropriately with a diverse range of clients Experience of remote and independent field working Ability to accommodate flexible/unsociable working hours A sound understanding of issues relating to site safety and supervision Proven track record of successful project management Evidence of recent active training and CPD within the arboricultural industry A member of the Arboricultural Association A full UK driving licence Beneficial A CSCS card LANTRA Professional Tree Inspector Certificate Experience conducting bat and other protected species surveys A Natural England Class Bat Licence CS38 Tree Climbing and Aerial Rescue Certificate Benefits offered: The opportunity to establish and develop an arboricultural team within a reputable and well respected Ecological Consultancy and Contracting company during an exciting period of growth and development. We offer a competitive salary, pension, bonus scheme and health insurance combined with excellent options for career progression within the team as it expands. We are committed to understanding and fulfilling the training aspirations of our consultants. If you are interested or would like further information please respond via Arbtalk or alternatively call 01666 503687 or via email on [email protected] Many thanks for your interest, we look forward to hearing from you.