Arborist / Climber

7 days left

Location
Halifax
Salary
£22,634 p/annum rising to £25,670 p/annum with length of service
Posted
10 Oct 2019
Closes
27 Oct 2019
Ref
THGMJ457404
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Arborist / Climber  

Halifax

£22,634 p/annum rising to £25,670 p/annum with length of service

37 hours p/week | permanent

 

Our client is currently enjoying a fantastic period of growth, and as such they have an exciting opportunity for a new Arborist / Climber to join their team. Our client is a leading Housing Association, which improves the lives of thousands across the North of England, from Blackburn & Salford across as far as Hull & Derby.

 

As part of this growth they are expanding their Grounds Maintenance function and Tree related services.

To support their service delivery plans they are looking for a new Arborist & Climber to join their team based out of Halifax.  The post holder will be carrying out a rolling cyclical inspection program of all tree stock. This post is to be based from Halifax, Yorkshire.

This includes, maintaining the tree stock, aerial tree inspections and supporting the surveys, including gathering information on diseases and defects, including tree hazard evaluations. You will also be required to conform to risk zones, and equipment recommendations, as well as Halliwell valuations.

You will be operating as a point of contact for residents, responding to their queries, liaising with colleagues where and when necessary. You will be required to give an excellent standard of customer service at all times.

In order to successfully undertake your role as an arborist based out of Halifax, Calderdale you will require the following key skills, knowledge & experience:

  • You must have a sound understanding of current industry best practice in Arboriculture.
  • You will need to have a knowledge of diseases and defects, tree hazard evaluations, risk zones including equipment recommendation and valuation methods.
  • You must have NPTC CS30, CS31, CS38, CS39 NPTC Level 2 Awareness in the safe use of a manually fed wood chipper or equivalent .

 

Due to the nature of the role, you will require a full and current driving license, with access to a vehicle insured for business use.

 

In return we can offer you a great set of benefits which includes; 

27 days holiday (rising to 32 over 5 years service) + bank holidays

A great flexible working environment, with a range of family friendly policies

Great new comfortable and modern offices

A huge scope of personal development opportunities

A very attractive pension scheme & healthcare benefits as well

For the more active minded we also offer a “cycle to work” scheme

 

The advert closes on the 27th October, and they are holding interviews the following week