Assistant Arboriculturist - East Midlands

Arboriculturalist Ilkeston, East Midlands (United Kingdom) Full Time

RammSanderson Ecology Limited

About the Company

RammSanderson provide services to a wide range of public and private sector clients across all scales of developments. Providing a pragmatic and cost effective approach to projects on a site specific basis. We are founded on the principles of customer service, technical excellence and pragmatic solution-based consulting. We have embraced new technologies to provide efficiencies and advances in our surveying and reporting and we continually seek to make further improvements to our product and service.
Since establishing RammSanderson have grown to provide Ecological Consultancy, Flood Risk Assessment and Arboriculture services.
Our staff are fully H&S, First Aid trained, CIEEM registered & Suitably Qualified (BRE) Ecologist.
We are a RISQS approved supplier with PTS accredited ecologists experienced in undertaking surveys within the rail corridor.

About the job

RammSanderson are looking for an Assistant Arboriculturist to join the expanding arboricultural team based at the East Midlands (Ilkeston) office.

You will be involved in carrying out a varied range of arboricultural surveys and producing corresponding reports for a broad client base. With a main focus on onsite data collection following the guidance of BS5837:2012 for trees on development sites. A sound level of arboricultural knowledge and experience is therefore essential to enable you to carry out surveys with the minimum of supervision.

RammSanderson provide a modern and professional arboricultural service, with a team based approach to meeting our Client’s requirements. The ability to communicate both within the project team and directly to Clients is therefore essential. As is the ability to plan and monitor your own work load to meet deadlines and deliver the project brief.

Preferred Skills

Essential Skills and Experience:
Arboricultural (or closely related) qualification to a minimum of Level 3.
Be able to demonstrate a good level of arboricultural knowledge – tree identification, pests and diseases, visual tree assessment, tree management, relevant legislation.
The ability to carry out arboricultural surveys, including undertaking BS5837 assessments.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Good IT skills, including Microsoft Office.
A current full UK Driving Licence
Desired (but not essential) Skills:
Professional Tree Inspection qualification.
Plan production using AutoCAD.
Technical grade (or higher) membership of the Arboricultural Association.

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