Qualified Arborists

Weston-super-Mare | £22,500 - £35,000 per annum

Application Close Date: 01/01/2023 (Closed)

Qualified Arborists


Our Arboricultural Association Approved office at Weston Super Mare has witnessed significant growth over the last 2 years, and with contracts now secured for the next 5 years we have a unique opportunity to recruit arborists to develop our teams for the future and support arborists of all levels in progressing their career with Glendale.

Glendale Countryside’s dedicated arboriculture teams carry out a wide range of tree-related works for domestic, commercial & public sector clients, throughout Somerset and Wiltshire and South Whales. We are looking for staff to join our award-winning arboriculture teams based at Weston-super-Mare. As well as core technical arboricultural tasks, services offered from this office include woodland and estates management, vegetation management, fencing, tree surgery, forestry and environmental engineering projects so there is a wide variety of experiences and skills to be gained at Glendale. Our Weston operations are flagship arboricultural bases, employing qualified and experienced arborists and supporting a team of trainees. Working from 7.30 am – 4.00 pm, work patterns are routine and regular, with significant paid overtime available for staff wishing to maximise their earning potential. All staff are expected to work to a call out rota for emergency tree work.

There is significant variety of work, with teams carrying out routine amenity arboriculture, technical and veteran tree management, highways and ADB projects as well as woodland management. Our arborists benefit from the use of and experience with a vast array of tools and equipment including MEWPs, Tree shears, whole tree chippers, 26ton Hi-Ab timber lorries, remote-controlled stump grinders, telehandlers and 3.5t – 7.5t arb spec vehicles.

The Opportunity

  • Permanent contract with the opportunity to build and develop a career
  • Good opportunities for overtime earnings.
  • Night works opportunities.
  • Ongoing refresher training & CPD
  • Tailored training and development programmes
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Arborists
  • Proactive member of staff with a passion for arboriculture
  • Strong team working ethic essential
  • The candidate will need to be flexible and reliable with a thorough, proven knowledge of all aspects of tree work: ground and aerial
  • Comfortable undertaking arboricultural duties including tree pruning, dismantling & felling
  • Nature of work requires the qualified candidates to hold the relevant industry qualifications such as NPTC certificates: 201(CS30), 202(CS31), 206/306(CS38) 308(CS39)
  • Possession of a valid CSCS card would be an advantage.
  • A full, UK driving licence is desired, preferably with trailer towing up to 3,500kg.
  • Must have a positive attitude to safety.

What can Glendale offer you?

  • Sector competitive salary
  • Generous, paid annual leave up to 22 days (Plus Bank Holidays)
  • Free gym membership for you and a nominated person
  • Employee health cash plan
  • Employee discount portal – discounts on travel bookings, high street vouchers, gift cards, cinema tickets, days out, leisure activities and your day to day spending
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Pension Scheme
  • Company sick pay
  • Career progression
  • Training and development
  • Full top end PPE and uniform

Glendale is a market leading business, established for over 30 years and is continuously growing.

Successful applicants can look forward to joining a company that can offer career prospects and believes in investing in its people.

How to Apply

If you feel that you have the necessary skills and competencies to be successful in this role and to develop your career with a dynamic and growing business, please apply with a letter of application and CV.

For an informal chat about working for Glendale in the Bristol area and why our staff retention is twice the national average, call Andrew Bowey on 07747 562 669

If you are interested in applying for this role, we suggest that you do so at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment as interviews will be held throughout the process. Please note that if you have not received correspondence within 21 days then please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

About Glendale

Glendale is one of the largest green space management service providers in the UK and specialises in tree care and management, grounds maintenance and landscaping. For more information visit www.glendale-services.co.uk.

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