Arboricultural Consultant

Arboricultural Consultant

Position: Permanent 

Salary: £28-32k 

Benefits: 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, CPD and professional membership allowance. 

Location: Southam, Warwickshire with national travel. 

About us: The Tree and Woodland Company offer advisory and project management arboricultural services throughout the UK. We are recognised for our sensitivity and enthusiasm for trees and woodland and have worked in some of the country’s most famous landscapes. Over the years, the business has built up a wide range of clients including private landowners, land agents, architects, planners, landscape architects, education sites and golf courses. This additional consultant position will play a vital role in delivering a variety of arboricultural work.

The role: Working closely with a small team of friendly and skilled experts, you will report to the Arboricultural Director to agree work targets and project delivery. 

Main responsibilities include:

- Carrying out arboricultural assessments for a broad range of projects including BS5837 planning and construction, hazard surveys/risk management, historic landscape and veteran trees, and planting schemes.

- The role will primarily focus on development related projects and include performing BS5837 tree surveys, Impact Assessments, Method Statements and undertaking supervisory works.

- Preparing high standard technical reports and associated schedules/plans.

About you: You need a proficient level of arboricultural knowledge and the drive to ensure the highest standards of quality. We’re also looking for someone who’s proactive, self-motivated and adaptable. Excellent communication and organisational skills are a must when you’re working in a team and you’ll need to be comfortable prioritising your workload to meet demanding deadlines.

Essential Skills:

Qualifications should include a minimum QCF Level 3 in Arboriculture or Forestry (AA Tech Cert., Diploma)

A minimum of 4 years’ experience in a consultancy role

Proficient in conducting BS5837:2012 assessments and report writing.

Competent in using Microsoft Office and knowledge of GIS mapping, and AutoCAD software.

A full UK driving licence

Closing Date:
17/07/2019

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