Lead Climber

Arborist Climber Uppsala, Stockholm (Sweden) Self Employed

Ranglo Axe AB

About the Company

We're a small family run firm that offers all types of services for our clients from section felling, felling, pruning, reductions, stumpgrinding and removal. We have a pretty extensive machine yard that covers most bases but we also have very good contacts with local trucking companies to help with bigger jobs. We take pride in offering our clients a full range of services delivered at a high standard by hard working dedicated employees!

About the job

We're looking for of a lead climber for our small company, we subcontract to a few local arborists but need to fill a more full time position. The position is available from April and we'll start off with a trial period and then we can arrange a work permit for a longer period if all goes well.

Our main income is from section felling but during this period there will be lots of pruning jobs as well. The majority of our work is for private clients but then we also do a lot of work for a local council. So a wide variety of work in lots of different and interesting locations.

We operate between 7am to 4pm Monday to Friday with breaks during the day. We're located in Uppsala which is a beautiful University city just North of Stockholm. It's relatively small but still has plenty of things to do and has an active nightlife!

We will obviously arrange accomodation, a comfortable self contained living space about ten minutes from the city. You will be supplied with your own vehicle so you can explore the area and have the freedom to come and go as you please.

So if you're looking to gain lots of experience in a beautiful place like Sweden for a few months then please get in contact with a short email about yourself accompanied by your CV.

Preferred Skills

Minimum requirements would be Level 2 NPTC Forestry and Arboriculture (or equivalent) in felling, climbing, stumpgrinding and chipper operation.
At least four years experience section felling and rigging.
Driving license. (BE would be a bonus)
Good social skills.
Passion for the job.
Good work ethic.
Hard working positive attitude.

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