Arboricultural Surveyor Wanted - Banbury

Surveyor Banbury, Midlands (United Kingdom) Full Time

About the job

We are seeking an enthusiastic arboriculturist to join our survey team, which prides itself on excellent attention to detail and the preparation of the very best arboricultural evidence.  The role of surveyor opens a pathway for career progression within the business, facilitated by a commitment to training, internal mentoring, and shared passion for what we do.

You will be working as part of team and independently, undertaking tree risk management surveys, BS5837:2012 surveys and ground investigations to inform a range of objectives.  You will be applying your professional judgement, knowledge of tree biology and skills to undertake surveys from ground level and at height. You will be responsible for identifying and diagnosing potential problems, enabling you to recommend and prioritise appropriate treatments, relying on the use of the very latest specialist decay investigation and monitoring techniques. Your findings and recommendations will be captured using our on-site data management system

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Preferred Skills

You will have at least a level 3 qualification in Arboriculture; for example National Diploma in Arboriculture, an AA Tech Certificate; or be able to demonstrate an equivalent level of working knowledge of tree risk assessment and legislation and general arboricultural practice.

Excellent species identification and demonstrable knowledge of common pests and diseases

Good attention to detail

Full UK Driving Licence

An understanding of Tree Preservation Orders and Legislation

Ability to plan and prioritise your work, relative to deadlines and project brief

Experience in specifying tree works to BS3998:2010

Desirable requirements

Ideally, you will have a Level 5 qualification in arboriculture, for example a Foundation Degree or equivalent.

Lantra Professional Tree Inspection certification

Tree Climbing and Aerial Rescue (CS38)

Prior experience of undertaking tree surveys and inspections

Confident oral and written communication skills

Readiness to work with portable handheld technology

GIS and CAD experience, however inhouse training will be provided

Familiarity with statutory tree protection and the planning system

Experience operating Ezytreev


Benefits Offered

Flexible hours

23 days paid holidays + Bank Holidays

Use of fleet car or paid mileage

Paid professional memberships

Paid professional development training and mentoring

Paid work related accommodation & subsistence

Personal clothing and equipment allowance

Workplace pension scheme

Paid social events

Modern office facilities set within listed barn conversion and grounds

Private, free, onsite parking


About the Company

Aspect Arboriculture Ltd

We are a forward-thinking division of a multidisciplinary practice offering Arboricultural, Landscape planning and Ecological consultancy services. We deliver evidence-based advice relating to the integration of natural features within the built environment, to the highest possible standard. Would you like to join a progressive and highly regarded arboricultural consultancy?

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