Location idverde UK, Telford
Hours per week 40
Job Reference RAF0003614
Salary Up to £14.50 per hour
Application Deadline 31-12-2021
Job Type Full-time

About the role

Climbing Arborists at Idverde

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Arboriculture Department at Idverde as we are seeking to employ 1 or 2 Climbing Arborists operating from our base in Telford.

We are an expanding, progressive company in need of committed and ambitious individuals to aid in our growth. Idverde is a member of the Arboricultural Association’s Approved Contractor scheme and undertakes tree work for both commercial and residential customers.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Undertake all routine and specialised general tree maintenance, including, but not limited to pruning, hedge cutting, removal of trees etc. as per client specification
  • Maintain tools responsibly, including cleaning, oiling and sharpening as directed. Damaged or lost items to be reported to your supervisor
  • Accept responsibility and work collaboratively to achieve results
  • Communicate effectively, keep managers informed, and listen and ask questions to ensure understanding
  • Be efficient and organised, working to company systems e.g. timesheets, work controls tick sheets, rotas
  • Be reliable in your attendance at work and follow company rules and procedures if absent from work for any reason

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED

  • Hold a full current UK Manual driving license
  • Ideally, the applicant should have these or equivalent qualifications:
  • 002001 City & Guilds NPTC Chainsaw Maintenance or 002002 City & Guilds NPTC Cross-cut Using a Chainsaw
  • 002003 City & Guilds Chainsaw Maintenance & Cross-cutting or 002013 City & Guilds Tree Climbing & Aerial Rescue
  • 002106 City & Guilds Aerial Rescue Operations or 002108 City & Guilds Aerial Cutting of Trees with Chainsaw Using Free-fall techniques
  • 002109 City & Guilds Aerial Tree Rigging
  • 002113 City & Guilds Aerial Tree Pruning
  • 002115 City & Guilds Safe Use of Chainsaw from a MEWP
  • ROLO Certification & CSCS Card

PERSONAL QUALITIES

  • Professional attitude
    • Innovative and self-motivated
    • Must be a team player and be respectful of other operatives within the team
    • Must work responsibly as will not always be supervised
  • Will have excellent communication and people management skills

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Professional development and training to further the employees’ skills and remain engaged with their career in Arboriculture
  • Full-time permanent contract
  • Generous holiday allowance and contributory pension scheme including uniform / PPE which are also provided
  • Competitive pay to match your skills and experience
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

 

 

Benefits

  • Competitive pay to match your skills and experience
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Access to our idverde Benefits Hub
  • Plus much more