Location idverde UK, St Helens
Hours per week 40
Job Reference RAF0003382
Application Deadline 30-04-2022
Job Type Full-time

About the role

idverde UK – Two Arborists/Tree Surgeons – based in St Helens

MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB

  • To undertake tree condition surveys and detailed tree inspections.
  • To provide quotations, reports and technical support to colleagues, customers and clients as required.
  • To undertake ad-hoc and programmed inspections of the trees, entering data onto a computerised system and where necessary specifying remedial works.
  • Support the operational team to generate sales and support the estimating team with tenders.
  • Complete regular Adhoc quality and safety audits to support the operations team in ensuring compliance with industry best practices, guidelines, and regulations.
  • Support the Regional Arboriculture Manager with the upkeep and renewal of the Arboriculture Association accreditation.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

General

  • Undertake all routine and specialised tree surveying, focusing on best practice
  • Undertake audits of works to ensure quality and safety
  • Maintain an up to date knowledge of tree pest and disease developments, national standards relating to trees and developments in arboriculture
  • Communicating with clients to provide quotations, reports and technical support
  • Transform enquiries to sales
  • Accept responsibility and work collaboratively to achieve results
  • Communicate effectively, keep managers informed, and listen and ask questions to ensure understanding
  • Be reliable in your attendance at work and follow company rules and procedures if absent from work for any reason

Customer

  • Create a positive impression with our customers and work to exceed their expectations, presenting a polite and responsible attitude at all times
  • Focus on promoting the company wherever possible and feedback potential leads from sites and local press
  • Dealing with the public in a respectful and efficient manner, answering questions relating to the site, noting and reporting any complaints to your supervisor
  • Represent the company respectfully by wearing the correct corporate clothing, ensuring vehicles and machinery are professionally presented and that sites are kept clean and tidy

SHEQ

  • Ensure that works carried out complies and focus on the idverde Health & Safety and Environmental Policy
  • Ensure integrity when reporting accidents, near misses and hazards
  • Work areas to be assessed with integrity to ensure potential hazards are removed or adequate control measures are in place to implement a safer working environment
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to be worn responsibly for each task being undertaken
  • Work to risk assessments and COSHH assessments

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Specific tree knowledge is required to undertake asset inspections
  • Minimum of QCF level 3 Arboricultural qualification Lantra
  • Professional Tree Inspection and relevant industry experience
  • IT literate, MS Office programmes, GIS and Asset Management/Survey software Experience of using mobile computing devices Use of Visual Tree Assessment techniques
  • Demonstrable previous relevant industry experience is desirable
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work unsupervised as well as part of a team
  • Good communication skills (written and verbal) with the ability to communicate professionally, concisely and effectively, particularly to those with and without an understanding of trees and tree-related issues

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

Benefits

  • Competitive pay to match your skills and experience
  • Company Car / Car Allowance
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Generous Holiday Allowance
  • Access to our idverde Benefits Hub
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Plus much more