RSK Group
RSK Group

Assistant Arboricultural Consultant

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Applications closed 31/05/2024 .
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£24,000

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

Salary

£24,000

Locations

South East

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