Arboricultural Consultant - Manchester
About the CompanyWe are a design and environmental practice who specialise in landscape architecture, urban design, landscape planning, arboriculture, ecology and natural capital.
Our teams work together to overcome challenges and provide clients with solutions and expert advice. We are driven by a shared desire to make a positive impact on people, places and the environment.
Based in Manchester, we work with clients and on projects across the UK.
About the jobAre you an experienced Arboricultural Consultant looking for a new challenge?
The successful candidate will be responsible for the completion of BS5837 tree surveys, Visual Tree Assessments (VTAs), tree management plans, mortgage reports, tree mapping (CAD and GIS technologies) and community engagement.
How to Apply
If this is you, then please send a cover letter and CV/portfolio for the attention of the Office Manager via the application system below.
Preferred SkillsEssential Requirements:
Relevant qualification to level 4 or above;
Tree surveying experience;
Good understanding of arboricultural principles and a passion for urban forestry;
Knowledge of the planning systems;
Understanding of Tree Preservation Orders and Legislation;
Computer and IT literate with experience in using Microsoft Office;
Good report writing and language skills;
Understanding of targets and deadlines;
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work and liaise at all levels with colleagues, clients and local authority officers;
Initiative and drive, with a positive attitude;
Strong organisational skills and ability to work under pressure to deadlines;
Enthusiastic and flexible approach to work;
Ability to work under your own initiative and as part of a team; and
A valid UK driving licence.
Professional Tree Inspection Certificate (VTA); and
Flexibility to work away from home on occasions.
Urban Green offers a competitive rewards and benefits package, access to a range of individual and professional development opportunities and the guarantee of an engaging and supportive working environment.
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