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Tree Surgery Ground Operative

Closing date     21/01/2019 23:59:00

Job Type          Permanent

Job Hours         Full-time

Industry            Agriculture

Location           Southampton, Hampshire

Salary               £18578 - 20811 per year +


Job Description


Southampton City Council have a position available for a Tree Surgery Team Grounds Operative. You will join our enthusiastic team of arborists operating in Central Southampton, providing a wide range of arboricultural services across the city.


This is an opportunity for those with some experience or entry level role into arboriculture. Ideally you will have some experience in arboricultural related work and relevant NPTC qualifications in the use and maintenance of a chainsaw and wood chipper. You will either have or be willing to work towards an aerial rescue ticket. You will be supporting the climbing arborists, will be conscientious about your role, and promoting a safer working environment.


You’ll need an enthusiasm for trees, and a professional desire to see this role as key in ensuring the city’s trees are as well managed as they can be, for the future generations.


You must have a full clean driving licence along with a good level of fitness as the role involves regular lifting and carrying of heavy and awkward weights (i.e. Machines to different sites) as part of the ongoing day to day tasks. You would also enjoy working outdoors, sometimes in poor weather and have high a standard and take pride in your work.


A towing licence is desirable.


For further information about this role please view the job description and person specification.


If you feel you have the necessary background, experience and skills to undertake this role we would like to hear from you.


For further information and details regarding the position please contact Loren Scott on 023 8083 3620 


Additional Information


Please note this this post requires a Standard DBS check.


Full Driving Licence is required, as driving is essential


For Recruitment queries, please contact Syeda on: 023 8083 4033 


To apply for the position please click here




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