Arborist/Climber

Arborist Climber Royal Wootton Bassett, United Kingdom Full Time£26,000 - £36,000 (GBP)

John O'Conner (GM) Ltd

About the Company

Founded in 1969, John O’Conner is a privately owned company that keeps people at its heart. We are dedicated to the continuous development of each and every employee, and that commitment is reflected by the high-quality services we deliver to our clients.
Operating throughout the UK, we provide extensive Arboriculture, grounds maintenance and landscaping services to both public and private sectors.

About the job

We are an Arboricultural Association Approved Contractor and due to continued growth we have vacancies for arborists and aerial rescue qualified ground crew based from our Royal Wootton Bassett Depot.

At JOC Arb we believe in delivering a high quality product whilst supporting a good work life balance for our staff so you won’t find yourself working long hours 6 days a week.

What we can offer:
A full time permanent contract (subject to successful probationary period)
Company Uniform and top of the range PPE as well as new, regularly replaced equipment, plant and vehicles
Excellent rates of pay commensurate with skills, qualifications and experience
Regular employee reviews, training and development opportunities. Annual training plans are provided for all staff members including all required refresher training and training and CPD to further your arboricultural knowledge
Opportunities for further development exist as we are a sustainable and growing arboricultural contractor

Preferred Skills

You will hold NPTC qualifications for ground based and aerial chainsaw activities including as a minimum CS30, CS31, CS38, CS39 as well as chipper operations and an in date emergency first aid certificate (preferably arb/forestry specific).
A level 2 qualification in Arboriculture would be an advantage as would certificates in rigging operations and MEWP competency, New Roads and Street Works act certification.

As well as being a competent climber with a minimum of 2 years climbing experience you will have a keen focus on safe working practice, care and maintenance of arboricultural plant, vehicles and equipment and a passion for high quality tree care.

You must be focused, committed and hard working and as well as being resourceful and able to work well with others should be a motivator and an independent self starter
A full driving licence is required as a minimum (Ideally B+E) and 2 references will be required


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