Tree Surgery Improving (Second) Climber - Southampton

Arborist Climber Southampton, South East (United Kingdom) Full Time£25,000 - £28,000 (GBP)

Southampton Council

About the job

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated individual to undertake the role of Improving (Second) Climber within Southampton City Council’s Tree Surgery Team.

You will possess a professional approach to tree management and impeccable working standards. You will work within a tree surgery team to provide a visible and responsive front-line service to the local community. Your work will help to make Southampton a safer, healthier, cleaner and more attractive City.

You will be competent and experienced in aerial tree work, the use of chainsaws and associated land-based machinery. You must have a full, clean driving licence along with a good level of fitness. A towing licence and a minimum of a Level 2 qualification in arboriculture is desirable.

It is essential for you to work outdoors, sometimes in poor weather.

This is an excellent opportunity for a hard working and motivated individual looking to contribute to an enthusiastic and dynamic team.

For further information about this role please view the job description.

If you feel you have the necessary background, experience and skills to undertake this role we would like to hear from you.

This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received, therefore please apply as soon as you can.

Contact details for informal discussion:

For further information and details regarding the position please contact Loren Scott on 023 8083 3620

Additional information

This post requires a Basic DBS check.

Please note the salary quoted is based on full time hours (37 hours).

This role is 37 hours per week. The expected hours of work are: 7:30am-3:30pm on Monday to Thursday and 7:30am-3pm on Friday.

It is usual for successful candidates to start at the bottom of the pay grade.

To be considered for this post please submit an online application through our website: or click on the 'Apply for this job' button below.

The supporting statement section of the application form must be completed. Unless there are specific criteria questions for you to evidence against, you will need to detail how you meet the essential, and if applicable the desirable criteria for the role. A CV on its own will not be considered.

Recruitment contact details: 023 8083 4033

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