Arboricultural Consultant

James Blake Associates

Home working / Bury St Edmunds

Paid • Full Time • Permanent [email protected]

Sectors: ecology

Closing date: Not specified, apply soon!

Are you the fantastic Consultant we are looking for to join our Arboriculture team?

Location: Home Working/ Bury St Edmunds Office/ Site.

The Opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity to join an established and experienced team where you will develop your arboriculture skills on a wide range of interesting projects for a variety of clients. 

Who are we?

We are a well-established (32 years), award winning, multi-disciplinary practice with professionals in Arboriculture, Ecology, Landscape Architecture and Landscape Planning. We are based in Suffolk, and proud of the culture, values, team spirit and vision we share - ‘together, making a difference, creating better, greener places and brighter futures.’

We specialise in the retention and incorporation of greener and more natural Green Infrastructure into residential development but also carry out consultancy services for all sectors including commercial, leisure, local government, and Infrastructure/ Utility projects.

The Role

You will provide support to the rapidly growing Arboriculture team at JBA and assist in the completion of surveys, report production and arboricultural inspections. In return JBA offer support and professional development to facilitate your career ambitions. This role would suit an enthusiastic, experienced and knowledgeable candidate looking for a consultancy career, but we would equally love to hear from individuals already within the industry and seeking a new challenge. The right person will have: 

  • Minimum NQF Level 4 qualification or equivalent in Arboriculture or Forestry
  • A good understanding of planning law, pest and diseases, fungi, tree identification and visual tree assessment
  • Highly competent with AutoCAD and GPS/GIS technology
  • Experienced in BS5837 surveys and development related work
  • Current full clean UK driving license

We Offer

  • A competitive salary for the right experience
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Ability to work from home when suitable and agreed
  • Strong continuous learning culture
  • Opportunities for promotion as the team grows for the right candidate
  • Funding towards annual professional institution subscriptions

Application information

For further information, please call on Kate 01284 335797 or see our website: alternatively email our recruitment team at [email protected] with your CV and we will call you back straight away.

We look forward to hearing from you soon so email or call NOW!

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