Tree Planting and Aftercare Operatives Wanted - EXCELLENT EARNING POTENTIAL - Based at Shenley depot

Groundsman Shenley Depot Covering S/East, South East (United Kingdom) Full Time

Gristwood & Toms Ltd

About the Company

Gristwood and Toms Ltd. have recently undergone a major review of staff earnings.

We studied available salary trends within our sector, comparing these with the ‘real time’ achievable averages of our own pay structures. We also considered the differences affecting earning potential due to variation of contractual rates in London and the South East.

This study has guided a significant change to the day rates we are able to pay across all levels of competence, along with a notable revision to the percentage allocations to certain contract areas. This ensures a greater opportunity for our teams to achieve or exceed their revised day rates.

We are confident that our new pay structures, first class working conditions and unrivalled investment in our staff, equipment, and facilities, makes Gristwood and Toms Ltd. the leading UK employer in our industry.

Come and join one of the country’s leading and progressive arboricultural companies.

Founded in 1974 Gristwood & Toms has grown in to one of the largest and best equipped arboricultural companies in the UK. Employing over 170 staff, we pride ourselves in having sufficient resources and expertise to provide a comprehensive arboricultural service to all sectors regardless of scale..

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About the job

Would you enjoy working outside as part of team, helping the environment in a fast-moving business?

We hold long term contracts with local authorities across London and the Southeast and we have Private clients. Planting around 5,000-7,000 trees each winter season.

Duties include but not limited to, Tree planting, stump removal, root pruning, tree pit creation, pathway works including resetting kerb stones and laying tarmac. During the summer months it's all about keeping those young trees alive with regular watering and young tree maintenance programs to complete.

Imagine walking around your area in years to come and seeing the trees that you have planted reach maturity.
We recruit new staff with or without experience (we provide full training and PPE).

You’ll be working on contracts and projects in various parts of London and the home Counties.

Preferred Skills

Full driving licence. Van driving experience ideal.
Be highly motivated and able to work to an extremely high standard of both safety and quality
20 days paid holiday plus bank holidays
In return we offer a friendly environment and team atmosphere along with progression opportunities.
We are an equal opportunities employer.

For further information please call Joan Young on 01923 851 561 or alternatively please send your CV to Joan directly via the apply button below. Suitable candidates will be invited to interview and asked to attend paid trial days to demonstrate their ability.

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