Arborist / Tree Climber Wanted - Grantham

Arborist Climber Grantham, East Midlands (United Kingdom) Full Time£26,000 - £36,000 (GBP)

About the job

We are looking for a competent arborist with comprehensive experience in all aspects of tree surgery.  The ideal candidate will be proficient in using the latest climbing methods and spider lift to work at height.  They will be able to achieve high-quality tree reductions and pruning, and tree felling and be comfortable with rigging techniques.

Requirements: A minimum of 2 years of experience within a tree surgery company is preferred. The candidate should possess a strong understanding of tree surgery practices and safety procedures. Excellent timekeeping, presentation, and enthusiasm are essential, as well as a willingness to work hard and occasionally on weekends.

The ideal candidate should be a good team player with a positive can-do attitude, willing to step in and help the entire team when needed. Work will be on a variety of different sites such as domestic gardens, public places, construction sites and forestry sites.

Job Details: This is a full-time position requiring a minimum of 40 hours per week, with overtime available and potential weekend work as needed.

If you are passionate about tree surgery, take pride in your work and meet the above criteria, we would love to hear from you. 

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

Pay will depend on ability and experience.

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Preferred Skills

Be highly motivated and able to work to an extremely high standard of both safety and quality

  • City & Guilds NPTC Level 2, Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting
  • City & Guilds NPTC Level 2, Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm
  • City & Guilds NPTC Level 2, Tree Climbing and Rescue
  • City & Guilds NPTC Level 3, Aerial Cutting of Trees with a Chainsaw Using Free-fall Techniques
  • IPAF 1B MEWP certificate
  • NPTC / Lantra woodchipper
  • Arboricultural knowledge
  • Clean full UK driving licence
  • First Aid 

Be willing to work as part of a team and take pride in their work. 

Experience / interest in mechanised tree work would also be a benefit. 


Benefits Offered

  • Competitive pay rate – dependant on experience
  • Overtime and weekend work paid at higher rates 
  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays
  • Company pension
  • Established family run company with friendly atmosphere
  • PPE, uniform and equipment provided
  • Variety of work – domestic and commercial arboriculture
  • Opportunity for further training and skills

About the Company

Simpson Arboriculture Ltd

Welcome to Simpson Arboriculture

Based in Ancaster, Lincolnshire, Simpson Arboriculture is a well-established, professional, and trustworthy company dedicated to delivering expert tree management services. Founded by Will Simpson in 2006, our team brings over 18 years of arboricultural experience to every project.

Comprehensive Tree Management Services

We specialize in a wide range of services tailored to meet all aspects of tree care and management. Our operations are primarily based in the East Midlands and East Anglia regions, but we also extend our services across the UK when needed.

Diverse and Loyal Clientele

Our extensive client base includes construction companies, land management firms, local councils, households, schools, and churches. We take pride in the strong relationships we have built with our customers, who trust us for our reliability and high standards of service.

Expanded Services and Accreditations

In recent years, we have broadened our capabilities to include vegetation management, site clearance, and forestry work. We are proud to hold the ARB Approved Contractor accreditation, alongside other notable certifications, reflecting our commitment to excellence and continuous improvement.

Professional Membership

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