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Arboriculture Officer

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £20 per hour

  • Contact:

    Matthew Ulysses

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876013

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    15 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:


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What we need:
Carrington West are pleased to offer an exciting opportunity for Arboriculture Officer for Highways projects based in the Hampshire Area.  

What you will do:
Provide professional, accurate advice to line manager, county and district members and in house staff.
Attend county wide sites to assess tree condition and advise of necessary works and intentions
To instruct works to the tree contractors
Manage on-site inspection workloads
Advise on development schemes, S278 an S38 and planning applications
Remain up to date with current legislation
Maintain good communication between client and contractors
To meet project deadlines and provide accurate and proportional arboriculture advice
What will you need to succeed:
Level 4 Diploma in Arboriculture or equivalent experience
Arboriculture association technicians certificate or equivalent (or be working towards)
Arboriculture experience, with particular experience in tree work or planting together with  relevant practical experience.
Practical knowledge of tree biology and structure, plant indentation, tree pests and diseases, law in relation to highway trees, planting practices and standards, arboriculture costing and  environmental impact.
You will be a competent IT user with effective written and verbal skills
Where you will work.
Typically, this job is worked in the office environment with frequent visits to site required. In the current climate, this work can be carried out from home however site visits will still be applicable.

What you will get in return:
You will be working for a fantastic team who are already very talented and experienced. You will work in some of the country's most picturesque locations. Rates start at £20.00ph and this is a limited rate that can be paid Outside IR35

What to do now:
If you are interested in this role and match the criteria required to be considered, please send us your application today.

If you feel that you are right for this job technically, but the rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for jobs very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.
Even if you are happy in your current job for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Traffic & Parking professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 70+ years' experience in this market. Please call Matt at Carrington West on 02393 876013 for more information.