Assistant Arboriculture Surveyor

Billericay, Essex
21 Mar 2018
21 Apr 2018
Full Time
Contract Type

We are the UK’s leading grounds maintenance and landscaping company with an ever expanding Arboricutural department and recipient of the Queens Award for Enterprise (Innovation). Our core purpose is to create and maintain external environments that are safe and enjoyable for all. Through our absolute focus on customer service and outstanding delivery, we are the most respected company in our chosen field. To continue our success and growth we have a fabulous opportunity for an Assistant Arb Surveyor to join our Arboricultural department on the HS2 project based in North West London. We, in turn, offer fantastic career prospects and an attractive remuneration package.

As part of the Ground Control HS2 Project team, deliver BS5837 arboricultural consultancy & timber valuations for Costain Skanska Joint Venture (CSJV) under the current HS2 Enabling Works - Area South works package. The project team will work to the highest professional standards using the latest technology, innovation and best practice to help facilitate this nationally significant project.

 Essential criteria

  • Level 3 qualification in Arboriculture (Minimum)
  • Hold a Full & clean UK driving license
  • Excellent tree identification skills
  • Current knowledge of industry best practice
  • Sound written & verbal communication skills
  • A wider understanding of basic ecology & environmental matters
  • Effective IT skills including MS Office and survey data collection software  with aptitude to learn new technology


Desirable Criteria

  • A minimum 1 year relevant work experience
  • Experience of Forestry Mensuration
  • Experience of undertaking BS5837 trees
  • Experienced application of GPS Tree Plotting using proprietary hardware & software (Trimble or other similar surveying equipment) 
  • Experience of tree condition surveys

Through our absolute focus on customer service and outstanding delivery, we are the most respected company in our chosen field.  We inspire each other to be the best that we can be. Ground Control is owned by its employees and as a result, we share the responsibilities of ownership as well as its rewards. Our values are the key to our ongoing success and we are looking for passionate candidates with like-minded values of:

  • Delivering      outstanding customer service
  • Innovation      and embracing change
  • Valuing      each other
  • Acting      with integrity and honouring our commitments
  • Seeking      value in everything we do
  • A      desire to win


If you are looking for an exciting new role and you share our values, we would love to hear from you!