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Graduate / Assistant Arboricultural Consultant - Birmingham

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RSK Group

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2mo ago

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Birmingham

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  • The candidate must have a full driving license, a recognized arboricultural qualification (minimum Level 3 or Arboriculture module within Horticulture/Landscape degree), a Lantra Professional Tree Inspection certificate, membership in a relevant professional association/body, and experience using Autocad. They should also be flexible in terms of work type, timing, and location.
  • The candidate will support tree surveys, provide advice to developers, conduct health assessments, supervise arboricultural works, specify tree works, handle TPO queries, use survey tools and produce risk management reports.

Graduate Job

Science, Sustainability‚ÄĘBirmingham

Description

  • ADAS, part of the RSK Group, is seeking a Graduate / Assistant Arboricultural Consultant, to join our team on a full-time permanent basis. This is a hybrid working opportunity ideally based near Birmingham with a link to our Coventry office.
  • Our Arboricultural business comprises a skilled team of chartered and highly qualified Arboriculturists focused on providing services to a wide range of clients, particularly developers, utility companies and rural industries. The team has a vast amount of experience in all aspects of BS5837 tree surveys and planning advice, tree risk surveys and policy advice, utility arboriculture and woodland management. The successful candidate will join a team of Arboricultural professionals who work closely with colleagues in other disciplines, such as Ecology, Planning, Landscape and Archaeology.
  • This is an excellent opportunity for someone with a related arboricultural qualification who is looking for an opportunity to gain arboricultural surveying and consultancy experience within an established arboricultural team and with good opportunities for longer-term career progression.

Requirements

  • A full driving licence is essential
  • Flexible working with regard to type of work, timing and location
  • The candidate must also hold a recognised arboricultural qualification (minimum Level 3 or completion of an Arboriculture module within an equivalent Horticulture or Landscape degree award)
  • We would be looking for the candidate to have or be willing to obtain:
  • A Lantra Professional Tree Inspection certificate
  • Membership of a relevant professional association/body such as Arboricultural Association
  • Experience in using Autocad

Education requirements

Bachelors
Masters

Area of Responsibilities

Science
Sustainability

Responsibilities

  • Supporting with tree surveys and providing advice to a range of developer clients in relation to the requirements of BS5837:2012.
  • Assisting with tree health surveys, hazard assessment, visual tree inspection and risk assessment surveys and reports for developers, utilities and other corporate organisations
  • Assisting with and servicing on-site implementation of arboricultural works including the supervision of contractors
  • Specifying tree works in line with the requirements of BS3998:2010
  • Supporting with Tree Preservation Order queries
  • Using a range of different survey tools including handheld computers and survey software including GIS systems.
  • Produce tree risk management surveys and reports using THREATS, QTRA or other recognized system

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

Birmingham

Salary

24000 GBP

Benefits

  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Life assurance
  • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, health cash plan and discounted gym membership
  • Regular training and career development (including fundinand time allowances for related academic course attendance)