Focus Environmental Consultants
About the CompanyFocus Environmental Consultants® has the expertise to provide sure-fire environmental solutions to a wide range of projects. The company ethos forges the highest standards of professional scientific practice with a best value approach for our clients. Our core area of expertise is in the production of specialist environmental reports and advice to support planning applications. Our comprehensive services include tree constraints surveys, Arboricultural Impact Assessments (AIA) and Method Statements, Health and Safety tree assessments, reports to accompany insurance/mortgage applications and production of Woodland Management Plans. The arboricultural team at Focus Environmental Consultants are all members of the Arboricultural Association and Institute of Chartered Foresters. Our flexible approach, range of skills and broad project experience from major infrastructure contracts to small private developments allows us to adapt to your individual requirements. As well as offering a full suite of arboricultural services, Focus Environmental Consultants is able to provide expert ecological advice and reports and is building an enviable reputation for innovative habitat creation and management solutions. Focus Environmental Consultants is situated in Worcestershire, providing a convenient and central UK location.
About the jobThe Role:
Do you want to take the first step into arboricultural consultancy? An exciting opportunity awaits a self-motivated and organised individual to work within an award-winning, multi-disciplinary consultancy business. The role will suit a Graduate Arborist, who will join our growing arboricultual department. You will work on a range of arboricultural projects across the UK, requiring a mixture of field and office-based skills.
You will be expected to assist your colleagues to ensure tasks are undertaken on time and to a consistently high standard. The ability to organise and prioritise your own workload in a fast-paced environment is essential.
You will work alongside more experienced colleagues and assist with projects requiring Tree Constraint Surveys, Arborcultural Impact Assessments (AIA), tree health and safety inspections, CAVAT tree valuations and mortgage/insurance reports.
The role will be based at our office on the outskirts of Worcester.
Salary & Benefits: We offer a fantastic working environment with a strong remuneration package. Salary will be dependent on experience. Additional benefits include a commitment to ongoing professional development, pension scheme, payment of professional membership fees, TOIL policy, flexible working, and minimum of 24 days annual leave (full-time, plus bank holidays).
Preferred SkillsExperience & Qualifications:
• Relevant Degree / Foundation Degree (to Level 5 or above).
• An understanding of BS 5837 and BS 3998. Able to assist with projects from field to office.
• Familiarity of GIS-based software for tree mapping and assessment.
• Proficient in tree and key fungal species identification and knowledge.
• Full driving license and access to own vehicle.
Outlook & Character:
• A desire to constantly improve personal performance and effectiveness through learning, seeking out constructive feedback, gaining insight and awareness of personal strengths and challenges.
• Confident and sociable person with excellent verbal and written communication.
• Initiative to make best use of time and opportunities.
• Ability to prioritise own workload to meet the requirements of the company.
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