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25 Sep 2019
23 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Jacobs leads the global professional services sector delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world. Providing a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional and construction- and program-management. Our 50,000+ employees in 400+ locations around the world serve a broad range of companies and organisations, including industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies.

During our 125 years in the UK, we have been involved in some of the biggest and most challenging projects, delivering innovative and sustainable solutions to the country's most critical issues, from access to clean air and safe water, civil and national security and safeguarding mobility.

That's because Jacobs is much more than just a traditional engineering company.

Ranked No. 1 by Fortune's 2019 World's Most Admired Companies???

Our Water & Environment operating unit comprising over 1200 environmental staff provides advice for our clients on sustainability and environmental issues. The Arboriculture discipline sits with the Landscape team, whilst working alongside other disciplines such as Ecology, Planning and Environmental Science.

The successful candidate will be required to support the senior team on a broad range of project deliverables and be able to work well in a team environment.

The Arboriculture workload includes a mix of major infrastructure and regeneration based commissions in both the public and private sectors providing advice and collaborative working within the diverse range of technical disciplines offered at Jacobs.

As an arboricultural consultant the successful candidate will be an organised and self-motivated individual capable of operating well within a team.




An academic qualification in arboriculture (minimum level 2).


Ability to work in a collaborative, multi-disciplinary team environment and develop positive working relationships.


Experience of BS5837 surveying and data capture


Excellent English communication skills - both verbal and written.


Good working knowledge of MS Office software including Word, Outlook and Excel.


All-round technical knowledge of modern arboriculture with a some practical experience.


Experience of professional report writing and ability to analyse and present data.


Willingness to work away from your base office.


Possess a high level of personal responsibility and have a flexible adaptable approach to different project's requirements.


Applicants are required to possess a relevant work permit for the UK.



Experience of working within an environmental consultancy.


Experience in communicating directly with clients


An understanding of planning with respect to the EIA process.


Experience of arboricultural data capture software (GIS/CAD based).


Full UK driving licence

Our Culture

At Jacobs we see safety differently - we strive to go 'BeyondZero' by putting the health, safety and well-being of our employees first in everything we do.

We are committed to equality across our business and we work with external organisations such as STEM, WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) and Stonewall. We are also Disability Confident Committed; therefore, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy.

We encourage applications from candidates looking for flexible working or reduced hours' contracts. Please also bear in mind that you do not need to meet 100% of the Essential Criteria to be considered for a position with Jacobs.

When you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks, centred on inclusion and diversity which is the foundation of our business and at the centre of our values.

To find out more about our networks, please visit our website.

Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all

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