RSK Group
RSK Group

Assistant Arboricultural Consultant

Applications closed 31/05/2024 .
Similar jobs

Graduate scheme


ADAS, part of the RSK Group, is seeking an Assistant Arboricultural Consultant, to join our team on a full-time permanent basis. This is a hybrid working opportunity based in South East England.

Our Arboricultural business comprises a skilled team of chartered and highly qualified Arboriculturists focused on providing services to a wide range of clients, particularly developers, utility companies and rural industries. The team has a vast amount of experience in all aspects of BS5837 tree surveys and planning advice, tree risk surveys and policy advice, utility arboriculture and woodland management. The successful candidate will join a team of Arboricultural professionals who work closely with colleagues in other disciplines, such as Ecology, Planning, Landscape and Archaeology.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone with a related arboricultural qualification who is looking for an opportunity to gain arboricultural surveying and consultancy experience within an established arboricultural team and with good opportunities for longer-term career progression.

Key Responsibilities

  • Supporting with tree surveys and providing advice to a range of developer clients in relation to the requirements of BS5837:2012.
  • Assisting with tree health surveys, hazard assessment, visual tree inspection and risk assessment surveys and reports for developers, utilities and other corporate organisations
  • Assisting with and servicing on-site implementation of arboricultural works including the supervision of contractors
  • Specifying tree works in line with the requirements of BS3998:2010
  • Supporting with Tree Preservation Order queries
  • Using a range of different survey tools including handheld computers and survey software including GIS systems.
  • Produce tree risk management surveys and reports using THREATS, QTRA or other recognized system

Person Specification

  • A full driving licence is essential
  • Flexible working with regard to type of work, timing and location
  • The candidate must also hold a recognised arboricultural qualification (minimum Level 3 or completion of an Arboriculture module within an equivalent Horticulture or Landscape degree award)
  • We would be looking for the candidate to have or be willing to obtain:
    • A Lantra Professional Tree Inspection certificate
    • Membership of a relevant professional association/body such as Arboricultural Association
    • Experience in using Autocad

Salary and Benefits

  • £24,000 per annum
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Life assurance
  • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, health cash plan and discounted gym membership
  • Regular training and career development (including fundinand time allowances for related academic course attendance)

More Details




South East

undefined background image

We've got you

Get the latest jobs, internships, careers advice, courses and graduate events based on what's important to you. Start connecting directly with top employers today.