Climber / Arborist - Tree Surgeon - Rail Environment

18000.00 - 22000.00 GBP Annual + Overtime Rates
28 Nov 2016
26 Dec 2016
Engineering, Rail
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is offering an exciting opportunity for Rail Arborists/Climbers in the Wessex area. Our client as able to offer career progression for the best candidates, this role often leads to Team leader and then Site Managers.

The Arborist/Climber will be working in small teams undertaking all aspects of arboricultural work (including felling, pruning, crown lifting, reduction and thinning) in a rail environment. Therefore the successful candidate will need to be accomplished in rigging and complex tree work. Knowledge of tree identification and arboricultural practices will be crutial.

Experience and competency certificates in use of chippers and stump grinder is also essential. The successful candidate will need to have previous experience in a similar role, be conscious of the strict health and safety environment in which they are working and be a motivated, team player, able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.


The candidate will ideally have some, but not necessarily all, of the following:

* English and Mathematics Qualifications

* Chipper operations (NPTC)

* S30 - Maintain The Chainsaw

* CS31 - Fell Small Trees

* CS36 - Cross, cut & Stack procedure

* CS38 - Climb Trees & perform Aerial rescue

* CS39 - Operate the chainsaw from a rope & harness

* ASG02 - Certificate of Competence in Stump Grinding Operations

* First Aid awareness/certification

* PTS ticket

* Holds a full, valid driving license

* 2-4 years experience in similar job role

* Ability to build and maintain strong working relationships

* Knows Latin plant names and their growth rates

They are offering a competitive salary and a company pension.

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