Groundsman - Trainee Climber - Newton Abbot, Devon

Groundsman Devon, South West (United Kingdom) Full Time£18,000 - £27,000 (GBP)

Devon Tree Services Ltd

About the Company

Devon Tree Services is an Arb Approved Contractor. We are a business that has built up a reputation for high-quality workmanship and exceptional customer service. With over 20 employees serving our client base ranging from private tree work, commercial companies and local authorities, we pride ourselves in delivering professional and safe service to all our clients.

Devon Tree Services are an equitable employer.

About the job

We are looking for a number of enthusiastic, hard-working individuals to join our professional company based near Newton Abbot, and also in our Crediton depot.

Devon Tree Services was established in 1978 making us one of the oldest names in the area. Our company’s longevity has been built on a reputation of offering highly professional and efficient services to our clients. We pride ourselves on having a loyal client base with regular clients that we have retained for many years.

Devon Tree Services have maintained the status of an Arb approved contractor since 2006. We have been accredited by Safe Contractor and ACDC under their health and safety schemes. We also hold ISO 9001 certification – a quality standard accreditation.
A full UK driving licence is essential due to our rural location.
We are looking for people who have:
• Good communication skills – both written and verbal
• Good interpersonal skills
• The ability to work as part of a team
• A flexible approach to work
• A passion for learning
• A professional approach and presentable in appearance
• An interest in aboriculture
In return you will receive the following:
• Chainsaw Certificates
• Traffic management operative course
• NPTC Level 2 Aerial Rescue
• NPTC Level 3 Chainsaw from a rope and harness
• Chipper
• Manual Handling
• Forestry First Aid
• Plus, many more

The training will be provided over a period of 3-6 months.

Preferred Skills

The position will include:
• Salary £18,000 - £27,000 (based on experience and qualifications)
• Full uniform and PPE provided
• Pension Scheme
• 28 Days Annual Leave including Bank Holidays
• 40 hours per week, full time

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