Arboriculturist - Wimborne, Dorset

Tree Surgeon Wimborne, Dorset, South West (United Kingdom) Full Time

Canford School

About the Company

Founded in 1923 Canford School is set in 250 acres of inspirational parkland on the outskirsts of Wimborne in Dorset The School, which has some 650 boys and girls aged 13-18, is amongst the country's top co-educational boarding schools. Canford has established a commanding reputation built on its excellent academic achievement, breadth of education and a fresh lively approach

About the job

Canford is seeking an experienced Arboriculturist to join the School’s friendly and hard-working grounds and gardening team responsible for maintaining the grounds of an impressive independent school estate in Dorset.

Working closely with the Grounds & Gardens Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for managing and maintaining the trees and various areas of parkland on site with duties including tree surveys, arboricultural work, clearance and pruning, maintaining records, preparing RPA calculations and submitting tree work planning applications.

Prior experience in a similar role is essential as is a tree inspection certificate, a strong theoretical and practical knowledge of arboriculture and the relevant NPTC qualifications. Applicants should be team players, have a flexible approach to work and excellent attention to detail.

With close access to the Bournemouth coast, the New Forest and the Dorset Countryside, joining the Grounds & Gardens Team at Canford could be a great opportunity for a fresh new start this summer. An excellent benefits package is offered for the right candidate including 33 days holiday, contributory pension scheme, BUPA Cash Plan scheme, cycle to work scheme, free lunches during term time and discounted membership to both the sports centre and golf club.

Closing date: Monday, 17th May 2021

For further information and to apply, please visit the School’s website following the application link below:

Alternatively please call us on Tel: 01202 847549

or email us at : recruitment@canford.com

Canford is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful job applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening.

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