Arboricultural Consultant

Freedom Environmental Land Management

Home-based, with office options available
£28,000 - £40,000 + car/car allowance + flexible benefits

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Sectors: ecology, conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Not specified, apply soon!


Freedom Environmental Land Management are currently recruiting a Arboricultural / Senior Arb Consultant to be based from Home, or hybrid working from one of our offices if preferred, with occasional travel required across the England and Scotland.

The Arboricultural Consultant will be a key part of the strong delivery team, working closely with the Environmental Land Management Senior Partner, providing technical oversight and delivery of tree assessments and related land management activities across multiple work streams.

Some of the key deliverables in this role will include: 

  • Providing tree advice across multiple work streams and landholdings related to tree assessment and management, environmental land management, development, and health and safety.
  • Producing tree risk management surveys and reports using QTRA or other recognised systems.
  • Carrying out tree health surveys, hazard assessment, visual tree inspection and risk assessment surveys and reports for developers, utilities, and other corporate organisations.
  • Undertaking arboricultural surveys and provide advice to a range of clients in relation to the requirements of BS5837:2012, including advising on project design, right through to overseeing implementation of works.
  • Managing and servicing on-site implementation of arboricultural works including the supervision of contractors.
  • Undertaking arboricultural surveys for utilities and landowners using the principles of tree assessments and specify the necessary work on individual or groups of trees in accordance with BS3998:2010.
  • Understanding, writing and reviewing risk assessment and method statements for safe site work.

What we’re looking for:

  • Arboricultural degree or a recognised arboricultural qualification at Level 3 or above
  • Membership of the Arboricultural Association or other related, professional body
  • Relevant tree survey experience within a consultancy or other commercial environment
  • Experience of undertaking tree hazard/condition surveys using QTRA, or similar, and development surveys in accordance with BS5837:2012
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills; be able to produce meticulous and accurate technical reports as well as communicate confidently with clients and stakeholders.
  • Lantra Professional Tree Inspection certificate – desirable
  • Licensed QTRA tree risk assessor – desirable
  • Full UK driving licence – essential 

Benefits:

We're always evolving our benefits to ensure we're attracting and retaining great people. Some of what you can expect includes: 

  • Car/Car allowance
  • Salary sacrifice car scheme (Hybrid/Electric Vehicle)
  • Pension with a leading provider and up to 8% employer contribution
  • 25 days holiday
  • Personal Wellbeing and Volunteer Days
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Free 24/7 365 Employee Assistance Program to support mental health and well-being (including counselling sessions and legal advice)
  • Flexible benefits to suit from Dental Insurance, Gym Memberships, Give As You Earn, Travel Insurance, Tax Free Bikes.
  • Personal development programme

Next Steps:

As a business, we’re on a journey to build on our culture where everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. This starts with recruitment and how we bring people into the organisation.

We’ll do our best to outline the recruitment process to you ahead of time with plenty of notice. If you require any accommodations to participate in the application or interview process, please let us know and we will work with you to ensure your needs are met. 

About Us 

Freedom are part of the NG Bailey Group, one of the leading independent engineering and services businesses in the UK. Founded in 1921, with a turnover of £500m and 3000 employees, we are proud of our history of developing great people through our investment in training.

Working across a variety of sectors within the building and infrastructure industry, our innovative, responsible and forward thinking approach allows us to work on fantastic ground-breaking projects, providing solutions using the latest tools and technologies

Progression is something we value and we will make sure that when you join us you have a clearly defined development path, supported by regular reviews, training and ongoing support to enable you to be the best you can be


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