Arborist

Arborist Climber Bristol, South West (United Kingdom) Full Time

Glendale Grounds Management Ltd

About the Company

Glendale is a £50 million+ company delivering ‘green services’ throughout the UK. Activities include grounds management, landscaping, countryside and estates management, horticulture and arboriculture. Glendale’s arboriculture activities generates turnover in excess of £19 million.

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About the job

This is an outstanding career opportunity with a market leader providing arboricultural services to private and public sector businesses.

Services offered in this region include woodland and estates management, vegetation management, fencing, tree surgery, forestry and environmental engineering projects.

Our Bristol depot based near Brockley, currently employs 5 qualified and experienced full-time arborists and 2 apprentices. Working from 7.30 am - 4.00 pm 5 days per week. Regular paid overtime is also available outside of these hours.

Our arborists benefit from a vast array of tools and equipment, from high-end Timberwolf chippers, Husqvarna and Stihl handheld equipment including battery equivalent tools, Mobile Elevated Platforms, stump grinders, etc.

The Opportunity
Permanent contract with the opportunity to build and develop a career over the long term as we are keen to build team resilience.
Good opportunities for overtime earnings.
Ongoing refresher training
Tailored training and development programmes

The Qualified Person
Proactive member of staff with a passion for arboriculture
Strong team working ethic essential
The candidate will need to be flexible and reliable with a thorough, proven knowledge of all aspects of tree work: ground and aerial
Comfortable undertaking arboricultural duties including tree pruning, dismantling & felling
Nature of work requires the qualified candidates to hold the relevant industry qualifications such as NPTC certificates: 201(CS30), 202(CS31), 206/306(CS38) 308(CS39),. Possession of a valid CSCS card would be an advantage. A full, UK driving licence is desired, preferably with trailer towing up to 3,500kg.
Must have a positive attitude towards Health & Safety regulations
Experience in climbing is desirable


What can Glendale offer you?
Sector competitive salary
Generous annual leave up to 22 days plus Bank Holidays
Free gym membership for you and a nominated person
Employee health cash plan
Employee discount portal - discounts on travel bookings, high street vouchers, gift cards, cinema tickets, days out, leisure activities and your day to day spending
Cycle to Work scheme
Pension Scheme
Company sick pay
Career progression
Training and development
Full top end PPE and uniform


Glendale is a well-established business that is continuously growing. Successful applicants can look forward to joining a company that can offer career prospects and believes in investing in its people.

How to Apply
If you feel that you have the necessary skills and competencies to be successful in this role and to develop your career with a dynamic and growing business, please apply with a letter of application and CV via Email to Andrew Bowey Contracts Manager andrew.bowey@glendale-services.co.uk

If you are interested in applying for this role, we suggest that you do so at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment as interviews will be held throughout the process. Please note that if you have not received correspondence within 21 days then please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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