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Arborist

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Qualifed Arborists

Witley 

Full Time

This is an outstanding career opportunity with a market leader providing arboricultural services to private and public sector businesses.

Glendale Countryside’s dedicated arboriculture teams carry out a wide range of tree-related works for domestic, commercial & public sector clients, throughout London and the South East. We are looking for staff to join our award-winning arboriculture teams based in Surrey.

As well as core technical arboricultural tasks, services offered in this region include woodland and estates management, vegetation management, fencing, tree surgery, forestry and environmental engineering projects so there is a wide variety of experiences and skills to be gained.

Our Witley depot based near Guildford is one of our flagship arboricultural bases, employing xx qualified and experienced full-time arborists and xx full-time trainee arborists. Working from 7 am - 3.30 pm 5 days per week. Regular paid overtime is also available outside of these hours.

Our arborists benefit from a vast array of tools and equipment, from high-end timberwolf chippers, Husqvarna and Stihl handheld equipment including battery equivalent tools, Mobile Elevated Platforms, 26ton Hi-Ab timber lorries, remote-controlled stump grinders, telehandlers and 3.5t - 7.5t arb spec vehicles.

We can guarantee our staff have work every day through varying channels

The Opportunity

  • Permanent contract with the opportunity to build and develop a career over the long term as we are keen to build team resilience.

  • Good opportunities for overtime earnings.

  • Ongoing refresher training

  • Tailored training and development programmes

The Qualified Person

  • Proactive member of staff with a passion for arboriculture

  • Strong team working ethic essential

  • The candidate will need to be flexible and reliable with a thorough, proven knowledge of all aspects of tree work: ground and aerial

  • Comfortable undertaking arboricultural duties including tree pruning, dismantling & felling

  • Nature of work requires the qualified candidates to hold the relevant industry qualifications such as NPTC certificates: 201(CS30), 202(CS31), 206/306(CS38) 308(CS39),. Possession of a valid CSCS card would be an advantage. A full, UK driving licence is desired, preferably with trailer towing up to 3,500kg.

  • Must have a positive attitude towards Health & Safety regulations

What can Glendale offer you?

  • Competitive salary

  • Incremental annual leave

  • Access to BenefitHub our employee discount portal - discounts on travel bookings, high street & supermarket shops, gift cards, cinema tickets, days out, leisure activities and help with your day to day spending

  • Free gym membership for you and a nominated person

  • Employee health cash plan

  • Cycle to Work scheme dependent on HMRC guidelines

  • Pension Scheme

  • Company sick pay

  • Career progression

  • Training and development

  • Full top end PPE and uniform

Glendale is a well-established business that is continuously growing. Successful applicants can look forward to joining a company that can offer career prospects and believes in investing in its people.

We are proud to be Equal Opportunity employers and are committed to inclusion and diversity