Lead Climber - W152

£24,700 to £27,500 DOE
05 Jan 2017
05 Feb 2017
Gardening Jobs
Full Time
Contract Type

Our client is an established horticultural and arboricultural contractor, maintaining prestigious commercial and residential grounds and gardens throughout Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and North London. We are known for providing an exceptionally high level of service, and our teams work hard to maintain this reputation.

They are looking to recruit a permanent, full-time experienced tree surgeon to work as a Lead Climber, leading a team of 3 to 4 qualified climbers/grounds men.  The work would involve a large amount of climbing and so would be a great opportunity for someone with between 5-10 years climbing experience.

The ideal candidate will be a hard-working and diligent climber with experience leading a small team and managing both small and large projects, committed to ensuring safe working practices and excellent service delivery, and will have the following qualifications and experience:

  • Tree work qualifications (CS30, 31, 38, 39 & 41)
  • Between 5 to 10 years climbing experience
  • Over 2 years’ experience leading a team
  • Experience of writing site-specific risk assessments for tree surgery/climbing/equipment use.
  • Full and clean drivers licence
  • Towing licence (not mandatory)

Any further tickets such as wood chipper / stump grinder / First Aid at Work would enhance your application.

All applicants will be required to undergo an enhanced DRB check.

Thank you for the interest you have shown in this vacancy.  Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications that we receive, it is not possible to respond to every one.  Therefore, unless you hear from us within the next 14 days, your application will have been unsuccessful.