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Utility Arborist & Groundsman

Telford, Stoke & Surrounding areas

Dependent on performance


We are currently seeking applications from experienced Utility Arborists & Groundsmen to work in Stoke, Telford and surrounding areas. Applications are welcome from self-motivated individuals who are interested in making a positive contribution.

The role requires someone who is comfortable working as part of a team and who demonstrates motivation and drive, pay is dependent on performance.

We value the contribution people make to our success and in return we offer a competitive benefits package including: a great place to work whilst earning a competitive salary, company pension scheme and generous holiday entitlement (plus birthday).

Essential skills:

  • Able to operate software systems on Tablet hardware in the field.
  • Broad tree identification and characteristics knowledge
  • First Aid Certification
  • NPTC: 201 Chainsaw Maintenance, Cross Cutting, 202 Felling & Processing Trees Up To 380mm, 304 Felling & Processing Trees Over 380mm [Groundsman] + 203 Tree Climb & Aerial Rescue, 204 Aerial Cutting Of Trees Using Free Fall Techniques, 302 Aerial Tree Pruning, 303 Aerial Tree Rigging [Arborist]
  • UA: 301, 302,303 & 304 [Groundsman]
  • UA: 301,302,303,304 & 305 [Arborist]
  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • Excellent map reading skills
  • Strong Communication skills
  • Negotiating skills
  • Able to work using own initiative
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • To commit to own personal development, training and learning new skills to carry out all required duties

Desirable skills:

  • Experience and knowledge of strict H&S operations and its practical implications
  • Practical experience of Overhead Line Vegetation Clearance Lines works up to and including 132KV, with knowledge of:
  • All aspects of vegetation clearance
  • Relevant codes of practice
  • NPTC: 206 Branch Removal & Crown Breakdown, 306 Interwoven Stems & Part Blown Trees, 308 Individual Windblown Trees
  • NRSWA certification
  • Lantra based tree inspection certificate
  • Forestry first aid certification

To apply, or for more information, please email

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