Arborist / Team Leader - Royal Wooton Bassett

Team Leader Royal Wooton Bassett, South West (United Kingdom) Full Time£27,000 - £32,000 (GBP)

John O'Conner (GM) Ltd

About the Company

John O'Conner Ltd is an established grounds maintenance company servicing local authority, housing association, schools and commercial contracts throughout the UK.

About the job

Team leader:
Ideally you will already be confident and competent as a climbing arborist, organising and leading operations on a daily basis and managing a crew as well as ensuring daily and weekly vehicle, plant and equipment inspections are completed and recorded. With a passion for arboriculture and customer service you will have the opportunity to develop your management and customer skills and support the arboriculture manager with quoting for works and scheduling work programmes

Preferred Skills

You will hold NPTC qualifications for ground based and aerial chainsaw activities including as a minimum CS30, CS31, CS38, CS39 as well as chipper operations and an in date first aid at work certificate (preferably arb/forestry specific).
A level 2 or 3 qualification in Arboriculture would be an advantage as would certificates in rigging operations and MEWP competency, New Roads and Street Works act certification.
As well as being a competent climber with a minimum of 2 years climbing experience you will have a keen focus on safe working practice, care and maintenance of arboricultural plant, vehicles and equipment and a passion for tree care.
You must be focused, committed and hard working and as well as being resourceful and able to work well with others should be a motivator and an independent self starter
A full driving licence is required as a minimum (Ideally B+E) and 2 references will be required

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