Surveyor / Permissioner - Arboriculture Services - West Midlands, Warwickshire Staffordshire

Surveyor West Midlands, Warwickshire, Staffordshire and Worcestershire, West Midlands (United Kingdom) Full Time£1,000 - £2,000 (GBP)

Fountains OCS Group

About the Company

Fountains Forestry provides a comprehensive range of services in all aspects of forest and land management including acquisition services, forest management and timber harvesting & marketing.

We manage approximately 35,000 hectares (87,000 acres) of forests across the UK, from Caithness to Cornwall.

Our dedicated team of professional forest managers work closely with forest and woodland owners to help them achieve their investment objectives, and the sustainability of their woodlands, through sound forest management advice and best practice in silvicultural and operating procedures.

About the job

Ensure arboriculture services are delivered safely, to a high standard and within the agreed budget.

Your role will be effectively liaising with landowners and obtaining necessary permissions, so that you can then deliver excellent arboriculture services.

You will:

Visit sites and liaise with landowners and their agents identifying arboricultural work to be carried out and obtaining necessary consent and permission for access.
Assist the Team Manager in ensuring all operations are delivered to meet the agreed specification ensuring agreed Service Level Agreements (SLAs) are achieved.
Produce work specifications and instructions for arboriculture/cutting teams to follow, ensuring the agreed plan of work is efficiently carried out and successfully completed.
Carry out audits and site surveys to ensure Key Performace Indicators (KPI’s) are achieved.
Work with the Team Manager to organise and plan the daily work schedule for arboriculture/cutting teams.
Ensure Health and Safety regulations and Company policy is complied with.

Preferred Skills

 About you

With sound knowledge of the arboriculture industry and experience in a field based role, you will be excellent communicator with good negotiation skills.

 You will also need:

NPTC CS30, CS31 preferred
UA1 & 2 1/2.2 qualifications or equivalent preferred
Level 1 First Aid qualification preferred
Surveying experience essential
Experience of arboriculture services within the utility sector preferred
Good organisational skills with the ability to prioritise
To be customer focused
Current Driving Licence

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