Utility Arborists Wanted - Stoke, Telford Area

Tree Surgeon Stoke, Telford & Surrounding Area, West Midlands (United Kingdom) Full Time

About the job

We are currently seeking applications from experienced Utility Arborists to work in Stoke, Telford and surrounding areas. Applications are welcome from self-motivated individuals who are interested in making a positive contribution.

The role requires someone who is comfortable working as part of a team and who demonstrates motivation and drive, pay is dependent on performance.

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Preferred Skills

Essential skills:

  • Able to operate software systems on Tablet hardware in the field.
  • Broad tree identification and characteristics knowledge
  • First Aid Certification
  • NPTC: 201 Chainsaw Maintenance, Cross Cutting, 202 Felling & Processing Trees Up To 380mm, 304 Felling & Processing Trees Over 380mm [Groundsman] + 203 Tree Climb & Aerial Rescue, 204 Aerial Cutting Of Trees Using Free Fall Techniques, 302 Aerial Tree Pruning, 303 Aerial Tree Rigging 
  • UA: 301,302,303,304 & 305 
  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • Excellent map reading skills
  • Strong Communication skills
  • Negotiating skills
  • Able to work using own initiative
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • To commit to own personal development, training and learning new skills to carry out all required duties

Desirable skills:

  • Experience and knowledge of strict H&S operations and its practical implications
  • Practical experience of Overhead Line Vegetation Clearance Lines works up to and including 132KV, with knowledge of:
  • All aspects of vegetation clearance
  • Relevant codes of practice
  • NPTC: 206 Branch Removal & Crown Breakdown, 306 Interwoven Stems & Part Blown Trees, 308 Individual Windblown Trees
  • NRSWA certification
  • Lantra based tree inspection certificate
  • Forestry first aid certification

Benefits Offered

Salary from £35,000

We value the contribution people make to our success and in return we offer a competitive benefits package including: a great place to work whilst earning a competitive salary, company pension scheme and generous holiday entitlement (plus birthday).

About the Company

bts Group Ltd

As part of RSK Group, bts Group provides vital Vegetation Management services to electricity distributor network operators within the UK. bts enables them to provide a resilient and sustainable service to their customers. We have offices and operations across the east of England, midlands and Scotland, and we work with over 300 skilled individuals.

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