Team Leader Arboriculture

Salford, Greater Manchester
£25,396-£31,588 per annum
01 Sep 2017
01 Oct 2017
Full Time
Contract Type

Team Leader Arboriculture

£25,396-£31,588 per annum

RHS Garden Bridgewater

Salford, Greater Manchester

37.5 hours per week (Any 5 days out of a 7 day period)

The Royal Horticultural Society is the world’s leading gardening charity, devoted to promoting and sharing the best in gardening and horticulture.  Our existing four Gardens are a key part of this vision, and are amongst the finest in the country, showcasing the best in horticulture, as well as being centres of learning and major visitor destinations.  RHS Bridgewater will be our fifth garden and marks a significant milestone in the continuing growth of the organisation within the U.K.

You would be joining the RHS at the most exciting time in its 211 year history with major investments being made across the organisation. This includes a multi-million pound investment into RHS Garden Bridgewater that will create the opportunity to develop new collections, planting combinations and landscapes to engage with an entirely new audience in the north-west of England.

This is a fantastic career opportunity in a challenging and diverse role at an early phase in the development of RHS Bridgewater. Primarily, the onus of this very exciting job will be on managing and developing the garden’s tree stock whilst leading and developing a small team of other arboriculturalists. The job will be required to deliver an excellent quality of garden cultivation/support service management, and ensure the maintenance, delivery and implementation of programmes of work.

You will be expected to have all the relevant arboricultural qualifications and excellent knowledge and expertise in general horticultural with a particular specialisation in arboriculture. Significant post qualification experience is anticipated. You should also have proven ability in undertaking tree safety inspections.

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All applications should be received on the closing date which is Friday 15th September 2017. Interviews to be carried out week commencing Monday 25th September 2017.