Arborist

Location
London (North), London (Greater)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Aug 2017
Closes
17 Sep 2017
Ref
BF3993
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Ref: BF3993

Our client in North London is looking for a Arborist to work with the council and its stakeholders to ensure the parks and other open spaces throughout the Borough are attractive, clean, safe and welcoming at all times.

 

Duties

  • Planting, pruning (root, branch and crown reduction) training, pest and disease control, lopping, felling and grubbing out
  • Maintain all hand tools and associated equipment used in arboricultural operations to include ropes, ladders and power tools such as; chain saws, jacks, winches, wood chippers and stump grinders.
  • Work on trees of an unlimited height and size.
  • Undertake appropriate training as required keeping up to date with current legislation.
  • To undertake ‘on the job’ training of Assistant Arborists and or Apprentices to meet the needs of the service, record all details of training.
  • To undertake all arboricultural operations on corporate sites that you are instructed to work on, to include cordoning off work areas.

 

Person Specification

  •  Qualified and experienced to carry out chainsaw maintenance i.e. CS30.1 - Chainsaw Maintenance
  • Qualified and experienced to use small chainsaw to cross-cut and stack timber i.e. CS30.2  - Cross-cut and stack small diameter using chainsaw
  • Qualified and experienced  in felling and processing small trees i.e. CS31 – Fell and Process small trees
  • Qualified and experienced to perform aerial rescues i.e. CS38 -  Climb Trees and Perform Aerial Rescue
  • Qualified and experienced in use of a chainsaw from a rope and harness at height i.e. CS39 – Use a chainsaw from rope and harness
  • Ability to interpret and apply relevant legislation, codes of practice and procedures relating to the management of trees.

 

Desirable

  • First aid
  • Lantra/City & Guilds – Stump Grinding operations
  • Lantra/City & Guilds – Wood Chipper operations
  • MEWP & Chainsaw use in MEWP
  • Full Driving Licence
  • City & Guilds - Street works Signing Lighting and Guarding

 

To register your interest please call us on 020 8732 5450 or email info@buckinghamfutures.com

Should your application be successful, you will be contacted shortly.

Thank you for your interest in our role. Buckingham Futures endeavours to respond to all applications; however, due to the volume of CVs received, this may not always be possible.