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Sparsholt College Hampshire

Instructor/Technician Arboriculture and Forestry

18,873 - 23,169 (dependent upon qualifications)


This is an exciting opportunity to work with our team in the training of arboriculture and forestry students. We have a strong dedication to industry and aim to produce students that are fit for purpose. We have extensive industrial worksites and are well resourced.  Responsible for equipment checks, maintenance and service/repair of a range of equipment including chippers, stump grinders, chainsaws, brush cutters and tractors. The role also includes monitoring equipment and managing stores the ordering of spares and inventory. The delivery of practical training to various levels of courses also being an element of the role makes this a diverse and interesting role within the Arboriculture and Forestry Section.


The successful candidate will have a minimum of a Level 3 qualification in a relevant subject, strong practical skills and at least 2 year experience in Arboriculture and Forestry, together with experience of equipment maintenance and repair and excellent communication skills.  A flexible approach and a passion for training is paramount, NPTC certificates in Climbing and aerial rescue, use of chainsaw in the canopy and felling up to medium trees is also required. This role requires a mature outlook and organised working method.


This role is to be based at the Sparsholt campus.


Closing date: 06 January 2020


Application packs are available from:

24 hour recruitment line: 01962 797438






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