Climbing Arborists Wanted - Basic package £26-30K - Durham / North East

Arborist Climber Durham, North East (United Kingdom) Full Time£26,000 - £30,000 (GBP)

Arbor Division Ltd

About the Company

Arbor Division Ltd is an established family run Arboricultural company with over 23 years of experience. We provide a complete range of tree services and arboricultural consultancy throughout the UK to both commercial and domestic clients.

We cover a diverse range of works in domestic, commercial, transport & utilities, including but not limited to waterways, highways, rail, electricity & telecommunications. As we continue to expand we are seeking enthusiastic, highly skilled and qualified Arborist Climbers to join our talented team.

In addition to being an Arb Approved Contractor, we have built an impressive portfolio of Accreditations developing a highly trained, talented and well-equipped workforce with excellent standards for safety and competency.

Accreditations include Arboricultural Association Approved Contractor status, UKAS ISO 9001, 14001 and 45001, Achilles UVDB, RISQS, CHAS and more.

We are proud to be a Living Wage Employer.

Professional membership

About the job

Being part of our friendly, knowledgeable and dependable team you will showcase your high standards in tree work and health & safety to ensure we remain at the forefront of arboriculture.

In return we offer an attractive rate of Basic pay between £12.50 - £14.43 per hour (£26,000-£30,000 basic) depending on skill, qualifications and experience.

This role offers excellent opportunities for overtime earnings:
• 40 hours per week (additional hours paid at enhanced rates)
• Weekend work paid at enhanced rates
• Enhanced rates of pay on specified contracts
• Productivity bonus opportunities in place on specified contracts

Plus
• 28 Days paid leave per annum increasing to 33 days with service
• Workplace pension scheme
• All PPE, equipment & work wear provided.

We’d love to hear from you - for more information give us a call on 0191 3771755 or email us via the application system below.

Preferred Skills

Qualifications & Experience required:

Level 2 Award in Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-cutting
Level 2 Award in Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm
Level 2 Award in Tree Climbing and Rescue
Level 3 Award in Aerial Cutting Of Trees With a Chainsaw Using Free-Fall Techniques
Level 3 Award in Aerial Tree Pruning
Level 3 Award in Aerial Tree Rigging

• a basic arboriculture academic qualification or proof of work-based skills
• good communication skills
• excellent customer focus
• experience and a keen interest in all aspects of arboriculture
• full UK driving licence

Suitable candidates will be invited to interview and asked to attend paid trial days to demonstrate their ability.

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